Industrial Spaces Volume 1
Industrial Spaces features designs derived from the need of various in-dustries to provide efficient, safe and workable spaces for both operations and administration, while at the same time complying with rigorous industry standards and incorporating the latest technology.
Project Management for Building Construction
Heat-Air-Moisture Transport: Measurements on Building Materials
Innovation in Small Professional Practices in the Built Environment
Innovation in Small Professional Practices in the Built Environment makes a significant contribution to an underdeveloped area of innovation by offering new theoretical and practical insights and models grounded in results from a 22-month case study of a small professional practice.Small professional practices in the built environment are crucial to the success and long-term viability of the design, construction and property industries. This research-based book addresses the urgent need to better understand the nature and process of innovation in these important firms.
Construction Process Planning and Management
Construction Process Planning and Management: An Owner's Guide to Successful Projects
Construction Process Planning and Management provides you with the necessary tools to save time and money on your construction project. In this book, Sid Levy provides valuable advice for avoiding or working through the common problems that are a result of the long-term nature of
construction projects, failure to select a ?project delivery system? appropriate to the project, incomplete drawing and specifications, unrealistic scheduling, poor communication and coordination among participants, and inadequate contract administration. From project genesis, through design development to contractor and contract selection, on to construction oversight, punch list and successful project close-out, this book will point out those pitfalls to avoid and offer practical advice at every step along the way.
Common Ground, Consensus Building and Continual Improvement
Common Ground, Consensus Building and Continual Improvement: International Standards and Sustainable Building. This publication, Common Ground, Consensus Building, and Continual Improvement: Standards and Sustainable Building, contains papers presented at the first international symposium of the same name held in Washington, DC, on 19-20 April, 2007. The symposium was sponsored by the ASTM International Committee E06 on Performance of Buildings, Subcommittee E06.71 on Sustainability.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Green Building and Remodeling
Putting Loafing Streams To Work
Shelter Is Not Enough: Transforming Multi-Storey Housing
Global Warming: Engineering Solutions
Global Warming: Engineering Solutions goes beyond the discussion of what global warming is, and offers complete concrete solutions that can be used to help prevent global warming. Innovative engineering solutions are needed to reduce the effects of global warming.