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  1. Constructing the Future

    nD Modelling

    By Ghassan Aouad, Angela Lee, Song Wu

    This essential book introduces the concept of nD modelling, which takes the theory of computer modelling of the built environment to n dimensions. nD modelling utilizes a decision support tool for systematic assessment and comparison between various design parameters such as cost, accessibility,...

    Published November 27th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Implementing IT in Construction

    By James Sommerville, Nigel Craig

    Contrary to stereotype, the construction industry has embraced IT with some vigour. Computers are used effectively across the sector and this use is increasing. A range of new issues have emerged in consequence. This practical book draws on direct industrial experience and examines the role of IT...

    Published September 29th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Concurrent Engineering in Construction Projects

    Edited by Chimay Anumba, John M. Kamara, Anne-Francoise Cutting-Decelle

    Series: Spon Research

    Concurrent Engineering (CE) is a systematic approach to the integrated and concurrent design of products and related processes, including aspects as diverse as manufacture and support. It is only now being carefully applied to the construction sector and offers considerable potential for increasing...

    Published September 13th 2006 by Routledge

  4. eWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction. ECPPM 2006

    European Conference on Product and Process Modelling 2006 (ECPPM 2006), Valencia, Spain, 13-15 September 2006

    Edited by Manuel Martinez, Raimar Scherer

    The task of structuring information on built environment has presented challenges to the research community, software developers and the industry for the last 20 years. Recent work has taken advantage of Web and industry standards such as XML, OWL, IFC and STEP. Another important technology for the...

    Published August 24th 2006 by CRC Press

  5. Communication in Construction Teams

    By Stephen Emmitt, Christopher Gorse

    Series: Spon Research

    Construction teams are usually complex, interdisciplinary and temporary, and, as such, the need for effective communication is crucial. However, published data regarding the manner in which individuals interact within the temporary project team is scarce, with little other than anecdotal evidence...

    Published August 17th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Construction Business Management

    By Nick Ganaway

    Only 43 per cent of U.S. construction firms remain in business after four years. Why? Inadequate management, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. This is surprising because most construction firms are formed by ambitious construction project managers, executives and tradesmen who...

    Published July 26th 2006 by Routledge

  7. New Generation Whole-Life Costing

    Property and Construction Decision-Making Under Uncertainty

    By Ian Ellingham, William Fawcett

    New Generation Whole-Life Costing presents an innovative approach to decision-making and risk management for construction and real estate. It applies the options-based approach that has revolutionized the management of uncertainty in the business world. Based on government-sponsored research at...

    Published July 6th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Predictive and Optimised Life Cycle Management

    Buildings and Infrastructure

    Edited by Asko Sarja

    Predictive and Optimised Life-Cycle Management sets out methodologies to meet the demands of the current trend towards sustainable civil engineering and building. Encompassing all aspects of construction practice, from design through to demolition and the recycling of materials, Sarja provides...

    Published June 30th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Partnering in the Construction Industry

    By John Bennett, Sarah Peace

    Partnering is the most effective way of tackling construction projects. This book explains how clients and construction firms using partnering can achieve ever higher levels of efficiency and certainty to provide world class buildings and infrastructure of all kinds.Detailed guidance about the...

    Published June 26th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Environmental Management in Construction

    A Quantitative Approach

    By Heng Li, Zhen Chen

    Demands on the construction industry are changing, and it is now virtually essential for environmental management to be considered at all stages of a project. Many construction managers are finding a quantitative approach useful, and this book outlines four quantitative methods which can be applied...

    Published May 17th 2006 by Routledge