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  1. Risk and Insurance in Construction

    2nd Edition

    By Nael G. Bunni

    Those involved in construction have to cope with so much learning in their own discipline that they shun further involvement in subjects such as insurance and law which in themselves are so deeply and intensely complex. However, insurance and law are interwoven in the basic procedures used in the...

    Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Contemporary Issues in Construction in Developing Countries

    Edited by George Ofori

    Series: CIB

    Economic growth and socio-economic development are particuliarly important for developing countries, and the construction industry plays a central role in driving both of these. Traditionally the issues faced have been assumed to be merely offshoots of those encountered in industrialised...

    Published September 19th 2011 by Routledge

  3. New Perspectives on Construction in Developing Countries

    Edited by George Ofori

    Series: CIB

    Developing countries face the challenge of maintaining economic growth and socio-economic development, at the core of which sits the construction industry. Considerable research on construction in developing countries took place in the 1970's and 1980's, but little since, a gap which this book...

    Published June 30th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Life Cycle Assessment in the Built Environment

    By Robert Crawford

    Life cycle assessment enables the identification of a broad range of potential environmental impacts occurring across the entire life of a product, from its design through to its eventual disposal or reuse. The need for life cycle assessment to inform environmental design within the built...

    Published March 7th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Introduction to Building Procurement

    By Brian Greenhalgh, Graham Squires

    The procurement stage of the building process is critical to the success of any building project, and as such must be understood by everybody entering the industry. Introduction to Building Procurement is designed to familiarize the novice with the principles and methods of building procurement,...

    Published January 6th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Modern Construction Economics

    Theory and Application

    Edited by Gerard de Valence

    Traditional building economics has primarily been concerned with issues around project appraisal and cost management techniques. On the other hand, modern construction economics has a wider focus with stronger links to mainstream economics, reflecting an increased interest in a range of...

    Published November 8th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Cost Studies of Buildings

    5th Edition

    This practical guide to cost studies of buildings has been updated and revised throughout for the 5th edition. New chapters have been added on the RICS New Rules of Measurement (NRM) for order of cost estimating and elemental cost planning, and on the procurement of construction projects....

    Published February 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  8. Performance Improvement in Construction Management

    Edited by Brian Atkin, Jan Borgbrant

    Series: Spon Research

    Novel research in construction management is often distant from existing practice. This collection of reviews serves to bridge this gap under three major themes: innovation, organisation and human behaviour, and methods and tools. It outlines a series of successful collaborative projects between...

    Published September 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  9. Relational Contracting for Construction Excellence

    Principles, Practices and Case Studies

    By Albert P Chan, Daniel W Chan, John F Yeung

    Series: Spon Research

    Improved efficiency and effectiveness in the construction industry provide huge potential savings. Various forms of relational contracting such as partnering, alliancing, public private partnership (PPP), and joint venture are good examples of this. Relational Contracting for Construction...

    Published September 21st 2009 by Routledge

  10. Location-Based Management for Construction

    Planning, scheduling and control

    By Russell Kenley, Olli Seppänen

    With extensive case studies for illustration, this is a practitioner's guide to an entirely new production system for construction management using flowline scheduling. Covering the entire process of presenting a comprehensive management system – from design, through measurement,...

    Published July 21st 2009 by Routledge