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New and Published Books

  1. Building Construction Handbook

    10th Edition

    By Roy Chudley, Roger Greeno

    The Building Construction Handbook is THE authoritative reference for all construction students and professionals. Its detailed drawings clearly illustrate the construction of building elements, and have been an invaluable guide for builders since 1988. The principles and processes of construction...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Building Regulations in Brief

    8th Edition

    By Ray Tricker, Samantha Alford

    This eighth edition of the most popular and trusted guide to the building regulations is the most comprehensive revision yet. It reflects all the latest amendments to Building Regulations, Planning Permission and the Approved Documents A,B,C, H, K, P, Regulation 7 incorporating all amendments up to...

    Published April 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. BIM for Construction Health and Safety

    By Stefan Mordue, Roland Finch

    What is BIM and how does it affect the health and safety professional? How are BIM technologies used on a practical level? What opportunities are there for the use of BIM in the health and safety arena? This concise and practical guide aims to answer all these questions and more. The health and...

    Published March 31st 2014 by NBS

  4. Design in Modular Construction

    By Mark Lawson, Ray Ogden, Chris Goodier

    Modular construction can dramatically improve efficiency in construction, through factory production of pre-engineered building units and their delivery to the site either as entire buildings or as substantial elements. The required technology and application are developing rapidly, but design is...

    Published February 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Reducing Thermal Bridging at Junctions When Designing and Installing Solid Wall Insulation

    FB 61

    By Caroline Weeks, Tim Ward, Colin King

    With the advent of the Green Deal, Energy Company Obligation (ECO) and other financial incentives to improve the UK’s existing building stock, there has never been a more relevant time to push the construction industry towards better performance. Current practice during refurbishment does little or...

    Published February 18th 2014 by IHS BRE Press

  6. Construction Mathematics

    2nd Edition

    By Surinder Virdi, Roy Baker, Narinder Kaur Virdi

    Construction Mathematics is an introductory level mathematics text, written specifically for students of construction and related disciplines. Learn by tackling exercises based on real-life construction maths. Examples include: costing calculations, labour costs, cost of materials and setting out...

    Published January 8th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Specifying Minor Works

    Edited by Patrick Reddin

    Efficient maintenance of a property requires a reliable assessment for defects or inadequacies and a systematic method for dealing with them. This book provides the information you’ll need for both. Throughout the specification process, all manner of issues face the surveyor, property manager or...

    Published January 6th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Manual of Purpose-Made Woodworking Joinery

    By Les Goring

    A practical introduction to woodworking and purpose-made joinery, this book starts with the basics of interpreting drawings and works right the way through to designing and making stairs. Les Goring introduces each chapter with a brief historical overview of the topic, then goes on to explain how...

    Published December 8th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Residential Retrofit

    Twenty Case Studies

    By Marion Baeli

    The essence of sustainability in buildings is their capability to adapt to change over time. The UK has a large housing stock that has been developed and evolved over generations, and become the fabric and character of our cities, towns and neighbourhoods. The capability of buildings to adapt to...

    Published December 8th 2013 by RIBA Publishing

  10. Construction of Houses / Understanding Housing Defects Bundle

    This bundle offers the ideal combination for any student surveyor or professional wanting an easy to use desk reference. Perfect for those on Construction, Real Estate, Architecture and Built Environment courses. The fifth edition of The Construction of Houses is aimed specifically at those...

    Published November 25th 2013 by Routledge