Mitchell's Introduction to Building
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Introduction to Building is recommended for students of all construction-related courses, including architecture, building technology, construction management, building surveying, quantity surveying, and estate and facilities management.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 328 pages
  • 188 x 244 x 20mm | 639.56g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrated
  • 5th edition
  • 0273738046
  • 9780273738046
  • 603,402

About Roger Greeno

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.show more

Table of contents

AcknowledgementsPrefaceSI UnitsIntroduction Part AChapter 1 The Requirements of a buildingChapter 2 AppearanceChapter 3 DurabilityChapter 4 Dimensional suitabilityChapter 5 Strength and stabilityChapter 6 Weather exclusionChapter 7 Sound controlChapter 8 Thermal comfort and efficiencyChapter 9 Fire protectionChapter 10 Lighting and ventilationChapter 11 Sanitation and drainageChapter 12 SecurityChapter 13 Cost Part BChapter 14 SustainabilityChapter 15 Building processesChapter 16 The Building teamChapter 17 Communication Part CChapter 18 Construction method Appendix 1 Working drawings and schedulesAppendix 11 Examples of planning and Building Regulations application formsIndexshow more