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Physical Modelling for Architecture and Building Design: A design practice tool

Author(s): Olga Popovic Larsen
Publication date: 21 October 2019
ISBN: 9780727763839
Stock level: In stock
£48.00
Physical models have been an essential design tool for architecture, building design and urban projects, aiding design development from conception to realisation. Despite digitalisation, physical modelling remains a vital design tool. In Physical Modelling for Architecture and Building Design, Olga Popovic Larsen explores the role of physical mo

Refurbishment Projects: Health and safety management

Author(s): Edited by David Oloke
Publication date: 08 June 2020
ISBN: 9780727761590
Stock level: In stock
£51.25
Refurbishment Projects by David Oloke is a qualitative reference tool for exploring health and safety management and risk management of alteration, renovation and refurbishment projects. As the need to make old stock more energy efficient increases in line with the requirements of sustainable development, the number of extensions, loft conversions,

BIM for Project Managers: Digital construction management

Author(s): Peter Barnes
Publication date: 30 November 2020
ISBN: 9780727765291
Stock level: In stock
£51.25
BIM for Project Managers is a concise practical guide which shows how cutting-edge BIM related technologies can facilitate the successful management of construction and infrastructure projects. Focused specifically on core project management topic areas, the book shows how BIM can act as a catalyst for key project management functions in constructi

Designing a Safer Built Environment: A complete guide to the management of design risk

Author(s): John Carpenter
Publication date: 05 May 2021
ISBN: 9780727765826
Stock level: In stock
£60.00
Designing a Safer Built Environment addresses long-standing uncertainties and challenges faced by designers, highlighted by recent events such as the Grenfell Tower fire, by providing a clear methodology for design risk management. Applicable across projects of all sizes, the book shows how designers can effectively manage risks to safety and healt

BIM in Principle and in Practice, Third edition

Author(s): Peter Barnes
Publication date: 04 March 2019
ISBN: 9780727763693
Stock level: In stock
£37.25
BIM in Principle and in Practice, now in its third edition, is an indispensable guide to BIM principles and techniques. It provides clear explanations of core concepts, and answers many of the common questions that are asked about BIM.; In contrast to other narrowly focused guidance on BIM, this book offers a straightforward overview of BIM fund

Repair of Historic Timber Structures, Second edition

Author(s): David Yeomans
Publication date: 11 March 2020
ISBN: 9780727764386
Stock level: In stock
£61.50
Timber is a timeless construction material and there is a growing movement to use modern methods to repair and maintain heritage structures. What is the best approach in refurbishing timber-framed buildings and how can a modern engineer understand the approaches needed to undertake these processes? In this new edition, David Yeomans explores str

Appraisal and Repair of Timber Structures, Second edition

Author(s): Andrew Lawrence and Peter Ross
Publication date: 21 August 2020
ISBN: 9780727761781
Stock level: In stock
£87.25
Appraisal and Repair of Timber Structures, Second edition is a comprehensive and fully updated guide focusing on the appraisal and repair of timber structures with reference to Eurocode 5.

Civil Engineering Special Issue: Delivering London 2012: Infrastructure and Venues

Author(s): Editor: Simon Fullalove
Publication date: 01 November 2011
ISBN: 9780727757456
Stock level: In stock
£21.20
This second Civil Engineering special issue about the London 2012 Olympics project describes the physical delivery of key assets on the Olympic Park. The nine papers discuss how each of the project teams for the major infrastructure and venues projects individually responded to the briefs set by ODA and the challenges of design and construction.

Intelligent Buildings, 2nd edition

Author(s): Edited by D. Clements-Croome
Publication date: 15 August 2013
ISBN: 9780727757340
Stock level: In stock
£64.75
Intelligent Buildings is a comprehensive guide to the latest knowledge on the design, construction, management and technology of intelligent buildings and cities for sustainable developments that meet the needs of users now and in the future. Intelligent buildings are functional, economical, adaptable and sustainable, responding to the needs of the

Seismic Design of Foundations: Concepts and applications

Author(s): Subhamoy Bhattacharya, Rolando P. Orense and Domenico Lombardi
Publication date: 06 February 2019
ISBN: 9780727761668
Stock level: In stock
£90.25
With easy-to-understand explanations of the basic concepts, Seismic Design of Foundations examines recent and worldwide research outputs and post-earthquake reconnaissance case studies, and offers practical means of applying them to the real world. Each case study also provides worked examples of new and innovative findings that reveal background i