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New and Published Books

  1. Materials for Architects and Builders

    5th Edition

    By Arthur Lyons

    Materials for Architects and Builders provides a clear and concise introduction to the broad range of materials used within the construction industry and covers the essential details of their manufacture, key physical properties, specification and uses. Understanding the basics of materials is a...

    Published August 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Calcium Aluminates

    Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference

    Edited by Charles Fentiman, Raman Mangabhai, Karen Scrivener

    The first industrial process for the production of a cement based on calcium aluminates was patented in 1908 and since then these cements have become hugely important for a wide range of applications. This volume presents the proceedings of the international conference held in Avignon, France, in...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by IHS BRE Press

  3. Environmental Impact of Biomaterials and Biomass

    By Nigel Jones

    This report reviews how biomaterials and biomass have been assessed within The Green Guide to Specification, including the application of the Environmental Profiles methodology, which underlies data. The way in which biomaterials and biomass are addressed within building-level environmental...

    Published June 16th 2014 by IHS BRE Press

  4. Skins, Envelopes, and Enclosures

    Concepts for Designing Building Exteriors

    By Mayine L. Yu

    Integrate the best building envelope construction methods, materials science, and structural principles in your work using this book as a resource to help you… With more than seventy significant case studies located in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia from prehistory to the present,...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Environmental Impact of Brick, Stone and Concrete

    By Kim Allbury, Emma Franklin, Anderson Jane

    This report provides a review of how brick, stone and concrete materials have been assessed within the current edition of The Green Guide to Specification, including the application of the Environmental Profiles Methodology that underlies The Green Guide. This report aims to provide manufacturers...

    Published August 20th 2013 by IHS BRE Press

  6. Environmental Impact of Metals

    By Kim Allbury, Owen Abbe, Jane Anderson

    This report provides a review of how metals have been assessed within the current edition of The Green Guide to Specification, including the application of the Environmental Profiles Methodology that underlies The Green Guide. This report aims to provide manufacturers and specifiers with a general...

    Published August 20th 2013 by IHS BRE Press

  7. Construction Materials Reference Book

    2nd Edition

    Edited by David Doran, Bob Cather

    Fully updated to reflect the latest materials and their applications, this second edition of the Construction Materials Reference Book remains the definitive reference source for professionals involved in the conception, design and specification stages of a construction project. The theory and...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Mass Customisation and Personalisation in Architecture and Construction

    Edited by Poorang A.E. Piroozfar, Frank T. Piller

    Challenged by the recent economic crisis, the building and construction industry is currently seeking new orientation and strategies. Here mass customisation is uncovered as a key strategy in helping to meet this challenge. The term mass customisation denotes an offering that meets the demands of...

    Published June 30th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Security Glazing: Is It All It's Cracked Up To Be?

    A Guide to the Selection of Effective Security Glazing

    By Craig Devine, Richard Flint

    The BRE Trust-funded research project ‘Security glazing: is it all that it’s cracked up to be?’ followed a spate of burglaries in the West End of London in 2008. The burglaries in London used ‘smash-and-grab’ attacks to steal expensive goods such as jewellery and designer clothing from window...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by IHS BRE Press

  10. The Tall Buildings Reference Book

    Edited by David Parker, Antony Wood

    As the ever-changing skylines of cities all over the world show, tall buildings are an increasingly important solution to accommodating growth more sustainably in today’s urban areas. Whether it is residential, a workplace or mixed use, the tower is both a statement of intent and the defining image...

    Published May 20th 2013 by Routledge