Construction Site Coordination and Management Guide

This book provides construction practitioners with the knowledge they need to successfully coordinate and manage construction projects. Coordination and management are essential functions in the building procedure. Recent research has demonstrated that poor or inadequate coordination is the best that is accomplished on construction sites. Nevertheless, not many writers of construction project management have examined this essential s...

Solar Power in Building Design (GreenSource)

All I can tell you is what my son-in-law told me. The book was a Christmas gift for him. He is in the business of solar power and this was the book he needed for his work. After opening it and looking through it, he said it was exactly what he needed. It got here in a timely mannor and I was very pleased with the service.

The Aubin Academy Revit Architecture: 2016 and beyond

Probably the only Revit Architecture book that I'd give 5 stars, and yes, I've read them all. Not only will you get the correct steps, but you'll understand why. It's not that you won't get good information from the others, but if I were to purchase one Revit book it would be this one. Paul does a great job of helping develop best practices through his instruction and tutorials. - Reviewer on Amazon

Suburb : Planning Politics and the Public Interest

"Having spent a decade as chair of the Montgomery County Planning Board, Hanson is the ideal narrator. Suburb is infused with his personal experiences and thoughtful perspective.... Suburb is unique in its depth of detail and Hanson's first-hand knowledge of planning decisions.... [It] is a valuable contribution for its deep dive into the planning processes behind suburban development patterns." "In Suburb, Royce Hanson presents the ...

Digital Archetypes: Adaptations of Early Temple Architecture in South and Southeast Asia

'Datta and Beynon demonstrate the substantial benefits that digital methods can bring to the analysis of architectural and cultural history. Asian scholars will particularly welcome their new insights into old questions about the historical connections between the various South and Southeast Asian polities and the processes of "Indianisation" that are thought to have shaped Southeast Asian cultures.' William Logan, Deakin University,...

Understanding Buildings a Multidisciplinary Approach

This book meets the needs for a basic, yet comprehensive and up-to-date, introductory text to building technology for students in architecture and the other disciplines in building design. The wide coverage is organised under the chapter headings: structure, enclosure, climate services, utility services, lighting, acoustics, fire safety, the future? The treatment in each case is concentrated on the close relationship between good des...

Research in Landscape Architecture : Methods and Methodology

As a practice-led discipline, landscape architecture faces a challenge when trying to impose methodology on a somewhat theory-resistant subject. This new book presents cases of landscape architecture research in their methodical context. We learn how landscape architecture research questions are formulated and how evidence for answering them can be found. We live in an era of ever increasing complexity on the one hand and strong spec...

Earthquake Engineering

This multi-contributor book provides comprehensive coverage of earthquake engineering problems, an overview of traditional methods, and the scientific background on recent developments. It discusses computer methods on structural analysis and provides access to the recent design methodologies and serves as a reference for both professionals and researchers involved in earthquake engineering. With an entire chapter dedicated to seismi...

Shigeru Ban: Humanitarian Architecture

The most thorough book available on Ban’s emergency shelters. His work in emergency response design and development is such a core part of his oeuvre, it would be difficult to understand or appreciate his more high-profile projects without it. (Andrew Michler Inhabitat) By focusing on Ban’s designs for those who “haven’t had the voice to ask for them,” Humanitarian Architecture provides inspiration for those who believe that thoughtf...