Building construction & materials

    Design and Analysis of Connections in Steel Structures

    By Wiley

    Paperback £44.96

    The book introduces all the aspects needed for the safe and economic design and analysis of connections using bolted joints in steel structures. This is not treated according to any specific standard but making comparison among the different norms and methodologies used in the engineering practice, e.g. Eurocode, AISC, DIN,...

    Concrete in Extreme Environments

    Hardback £66.46

    Provides indicative case studies of concrete in extreme environments or conditions. Gives vital insights to help designers and users of concrete in unusual situations. A truly international authorship.

    Conservation: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide

    By Hugh Feilden

    Paperback £32.21

    Conservation is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and successful projects using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013. Each guide takes a particular angle - in this case the author guides you through working on a conservation project - and explains the...

    Solar Cooling Design Guide

    Hardback £53.46

    This book presents results of research initiated by the International Energy Agency's Solar Heating and Cooling Program and conducted by leading experts. It provides cutting-edge information on the design of solar air conditioning plants.

    Construction Quality Management

    By Tim Howarth

    Paperback £43.76

    Revised edition of: Construction quality management: principles and practice / Paul Watson, Tim Howarth. 2011.

    When Galleries Shake - Earthquake Damage Mitigation for Muse

    By Jerry Podany

    Paperback £49.21

    Earthquakes pose myriad dangers to heritage collections worldwide. This book provides an accessible introduction to these dangers and to the methodologies developed at the Getty and other museums internationally for mitigating seismic vulnerability. Conceived as a primer and reference, this abundantly illustrated volume begins with an engaging overview of explanations...

    Building Design, Construction and Performance in Tropical Cl

    Paperback £38.37

    The design, construction and use of buildings in tropical climates pose specific challenges to built environment professionals. This text seeks to capture some of the key issues of technology and practice in the areas of building design, refurbishment, construction and facilities management in tropical regions. Using a consistent chapter structure...

    Building Physics - Heat, Air and Moisture

    By Hugo S. L. C. Hens

    Paperback Save £5.04 = £44.96

    Building physics combines heat and mass transfer, building acoustics, lighting, and indoor air quality, and has a true impact on energy performance and serviceability. This volume focuses on heat, air, moisture transfer and its usage in engineering applications. With examples.

    100 Contemporary Brick Buildings

    By Philip Jodidio

    Hardback Save £17.54 = £32.46

    This two-volume set tours the world to cover the most exciting and innovative brick buildings of the past 15 years. The collection features new talents as well as established stars and showcases the use of brick across diverse buildings, from Tate Modern Switch House by Herzog & De Meuron to...

    New Financial Strategies for Sustainable Buildings

    By Stephen Finnegan

    Paperback £33.88

    Built environment professionals considering whether to embark on the design and construction or retrofit of a fully `sustainable' or `green' build need to know the financial implications of their decisions. What are their financial options? What are the risks? This book offers practical guidance on how sustainable building projects are...

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