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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 73 new and published books in the subject of Construction Materials — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Dealing with Difficult Demolition Wastes

    A Guide

    By Katherine Adams, Gilli Hobbs, Christopher Yapp

    This report provides practical guidance for recovery of product and waste types that are difficult to recover or recycle, such as carpet underlay, insulated concrete formwork, industrial batteries, structural insulated panels and smoke alarms. Current waste management routes are examined, together...

    Published April 4th 2013 by IHS BRE Press

  9. Building Services Design for Energy Efficient Buildings

    By Paul Tymkow, Savvas Tassou, Maria Kolokotroni, Hussam Jouhara

    The role and influence of building services engineers is undergoing rapid change and is pivotal to achieving low-carbon buildings. However, textbooks in the field have largely focused on the detailed technicalities of HVAC systems, often with little wider context. This book addresses that need by...

    Published April 1st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Saving Money, Resources and Carbon Through SMARTWaste

    By Katherine Adams, Margaret Blackwell, Amanda Holt

    SMARTWaste Plan is an online tool that was developed by BRE to help users to prepare, implement and review their site waste management plans. This report provides an overview of SMARTWaste Plan and how the data it collects can be used. Since SMARTWaste Plan was introduced in 2008, data on over 6500...

    Published February 3rd 2013 by IHS BRE Press