Architecture

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By: Ralph P. Stoddard

35 sets of floor plans, elevations, and specifications depict a wide variety of structures — from bungalows and cottages to single- and double-car garages and multiple-dwelling buildings.

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By: Alan Griffith, Tim Howarth

Provides knowledge, understanding and guidance to the detailed and complex requirements of health and safety legislation as applied to the construction industry. This book provides the knowledge, understanding and guidance to the CDM regulations t...

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By: C. M. H. Barritt

This newly revised edition is an up-to-date and concise volume, clarifying the Building Acts and Regulations relating to houses, flats and maisonettes, for all construction professionals and students.Each chapter forms a self-contained unit coveri...

882008

By: D. Langford, M. R. Hancock, R. Fellows

Human Resources Management in Construction fills an important gap in current management literature by applying general principles of human resources management specifically to the construction industry. It discusses and explores findings from rese...

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By: Kenneth Hewitt

An introduction to hazards, human vulnerability and disaster, paying particular attention to the more severe or novel risks and disaster that affect the general public. The book is split into two parts, the first of which gives an overview of the ...

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By: DR A.M. Mannion

Now in its second edition. This text has been extensively revised and rewritten to reflect the growth in environmental research during the last decade. Human-induced environmental change is occurring at such a rapid rate that, inevitably, the fund...

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By: Akihiko Seki, Elizabeth Heilman Brooke

With over 180 color photographs and extensive commentary, this book showcases the beauty of Japanese inn, or ryokan.Featured are both old and new-from inns with a history dating back a thousand years to modern inns with the latest facilities that ...

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This book examines the ways in which the house appears in films and the modes by which it moves beyond being merely a backdrop for action. Specifically, it explores the ways that domestic spaces carry inherent connotations that filmmakers exploit ...

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American Architects and the Single-Family Home explains how a small group of architects started the Architects' Small House Service Bureau in 1919 and changed the course of twentieth-century residential design for the better. Concepts and princip...

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By: Mohammad Najafi

The complete guide to trenchless technology project management, planning, costs, and methods Written by an expert in the field of pipeline system engineering, this book describes how to plan, schedule, and implement efficient, cost-effective tren...