Category Archives: Awaiting allocation

Books we have received for review, and for which we seek a reviewer. If you would like to volunteer, please let us know. Sometimes, this list contains more than a screenful of titles, so if “Older posts” appears at the foot of the page, do click on it to see the full list.

Chapman, R C (2014) The Rules of Project Risk Management: Implementation Guidelines for Major Projects. London: Gower.

The Rules of Project Risk Management: Implementation Guidelines for Major Projects. By Robert C Chapman, Gower, London, 2014. ISBN 978-1-4724-1195-2, £39.50 (hb) Publisher’s description: The evidence continues to grow that the effective management of risk is the very kernel of … Continue reading

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Loosemore, M (2014) Innovation, strategy and risk in construction: turning serendipity into capability. London: Routledge.

Innovation, strategy and risk in construction: turning serendipity into capability. By Martin Loosemore, Routledge, London, 2014. ISBN 978-0-415-67599-4, £34.00 (pb) Publisher’s description: Innovation, Strategy and Risk in Construction integrates insights from business and government leaders with contemporary research, to help … Continue reading

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Dixon, T, Eames, M, Hunt, M and Lannon, S (2014) Urban retrofitting for sustainability: mapping the transition to 2050. London: Routledge

Urban retrofitting for sustainability: mapping the transition to 2050. By Tim Dixon, Malcolm Eames, Miriam Hunt and Simon Lannon, Routledge, London, 2014. ISBN 978-0-415-64251-4, £55.00 (hb) Publisher’s description: As concerns over climate change and resource constraints grow, many cities across the … Continue reading

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Myers, D (2013) Construction economics: a new approach. 3rd ed. London: Routledge

Construction economics: a new approach, 3rd ed. By Danny Myers, Routledge, London, 2013. 352 pp, ISBN 978-0-415-52779-8, £32.99 (pb) Publisher’s description: Construction Economics provides students with the principles and concepts underlying the relationship between economic theory and the construction industry. … Continue reading

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Tymkow, P, Tassou, S, Kolokotroni, M and Jouhara, H (2013) Building Services Design for Energy Efficient Buildings. Abingdon: Routledge.

Building Services Design for Energy Efficient Buildings. By Paul Tymkow, Savvas Tassou, Maria Kolokotroni and Hussam Jouhara, Routledge, Abingdon, 2013. 378 pp, ISBN 978-0-415-59637-4, £29.99 (pb) Publisher’s description: The role and influence of building services engineers is undergoing rapid change … Continue reading

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Barkham, R (2012) Real estate and globalisation. London: Wiley-Blackwell

Real estate and globalisation By Richard Barkham, Wiley-Blackwell, London, 2012. 360 pp, ISBN 978-0-4706-5597-9, £59.99 (pb) Publisher’s description: 2000 to 2010 was a remarkable decade for real estate. It started with the dot.com bubble and ended with the putative recovery … Continue reading

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