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  1. Modern Methods of Valuation

    11th Edition

    By Eric Shapiro, David Mackmin, Gary Sams

    The new and improved eleventh edition of this essential valuation textbook reflects the changes in the property market since 2009, whilst presenting the tried and tested study of the principles governing the valuation of land, houses and buildings of the previous editions. The eleventh&...

    Published November 6th 2012 by Estates Gazette

  2. Quantity Surveyor's Pocket Book

    2nd Edition

    By Duncan Cartlidge

    Series: Routledge Pocket Books

    This second edition of the Quantity Surveyor’s Pocket Book is fully updated in line with NRM1, NRM2 and JCT(11), and remains a must-have guide for students and qualified practitioners. Its focussed coverage of the data, techniques, and skills essential to the quantity surveying role make it an...

    Published August 13th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Urban and Environmental Economics

    An Introduction

    By Graham Squires

    The importance of the built environment to environmental protection is well established, with strict environmental regulations now a feature of the working lives of planners, contractors, building designers, and quantity surveyors alike. Those new to, or preparing to join this industry must have an...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Whole Life Costing

    A New Approach

    By Peter Caplehorn

    Whole life costing has been a subject waiting to come of age for many years. What was previously of mainly academic interest is now becoming a key business tool in the procurement and construction of significant projects. With the advent of PPP and in particular of PFI, details of the project...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 16th 2011 by Routledge

  6. 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 20th 2011 by Routledge

  7. 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 July 1st 2011 by Routledge

  8. 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 8th 2011 by Routledge

  9. 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 7th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Cost Studies of Buildings

    5th Edition

    By Allan Ashworth, Srinath Perera

    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 3rd 2010 by Routledge