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Construction Estimating - Mitchell's Introduction to Building (Mitchell's Building Series)

Mitchell's Introduction to Building (Mitchell's Building Series)

Mitchell's Introduction to Building (Mitchell's Building Series)
By Roger Greeno

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Book Description

Introduction to Building provides a comprehensive introduction to various aspects of development and associated building procedures, from initial planning and design through procurement of building work, contractual arrangements and construction techniques.

Now in its Fifth Edition, this popular text continues to present an authoritative overview of the many design and practical considerations associated with the creation and maintenance of modern buildings, including repair of existing buildings and traditional construction procedures.  Topics covered include the functional requirements of a building: appearance, durability, dimensional suitability, strength and stability, weather exclusion, sound control, thermal comfort, fire protection, lighting and ventilating, sanitation and drainage, security, cost, sustainability, building processes, the building team, communication and construction methods.

Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #8213346 in Books
  • Published on: 2015-09-29
  • Original language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.69" h x 7.44" w x .0" l, 1.70 pounds
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • 328 pages

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About the Author
Roger Greeno is a consultant, examiner and established author of many construction papers and publications.

Derek Osbourn was Head of the School of Architecture and Interior Design at the Polytechnic of North London, and an examiner for the Royal Institute of British Architects.

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