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Book reviews published, with a link to the article on the journal’s website

Harrison, A L (2012) Architectural theories of the environment: post-human territory. London: Routledge.

Architectural theories of the environment: post-human territory. By Ariane Lourie Harrison, Routledge, London, 2012. 336 pp, ISBN 978-0-415-50619-9, £29.99 (pb) Click to buy this book from the Construction Management bookstore Publisher’s description: As architects and designers, we struggle to reconcile … Continue reading

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International Energy Agency – Renewable Energy Technology Deployment (2013) Business Models for Renewable Energy in the Built Environment. Abingdon: Routledge.

Business Models for Renewable Energy in the Built Environment. By International Energy Agency – Renewable Energy Technology Deployment, Routledge, Abingdon, 2013. 200 pp, ISBN 978-0-415-63868-5, £49.99 (pb) Publisher’s description: Business Models for Renewable Energy in the Built Environment provides insight … Continue reading

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Harris, F, McCaffer, R and Edum-Fotwe, F (2013) Modern Construction Management. 7th ed. London: Wiley

Modern Construction Management, 7th ed. By Frank Harris, Ron Mccaffer and Francis Edum-Fotwe, Wiley, London, 2013. 576 pp, ISBN 978-0-470-67217-4, £34.95 (pb) Publisher’s description: This new edition of a core undergraduate textbook for construction managers reflects current best practice, topical … Continue reading

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Blockley, D (2012) Bridges: the science and art of the world’s most inspiring structures. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bridges: the science and art of the world’s most inspiring structures. By David Blockley, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012. 328 pp, ISBN 978-0-19-964572-5, £10.99 (pb) Click to buy this book from the Construction Management bookstore Publisher’s description: Bridges touch all … Continue reading

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Barnes, R (2012) Professional services agreements. 2nd ed. London: Thomas Telford

Professional services agreements, 2nd ed. By Rachel Barnes, Thomas Telford, London, 2012. 472 pp, ISBN 9780727741585, £55.00 (hb) Click to buy this book from the Construction Management bookstore Publisher’s description: Professional Services Agreements is a practical guide to identifying, understanding … Continue reading

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Akintoye, A, Goulding, J and Zawdie, G, (Eds.) (2012) Construction innovation and process improvement. London: Wiley-Blackwell

Construction innovation and process improvement Edited by Akintola Akintoye, Jack Goulding and Girma Zawdie, Wiley-Blackwell, London, 2012. ISBN 978-1-4051-5648-6, £72.50 (hb) Publisher’s description: Innovation in construction is essential for growth. The industry strives to remain competitive using a variety of … Continue reading

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Bossink, B (2011) Managing environmentally sustainable innovation: insights from the construction industry. London: Routledge

Managing environmentally sustainable innovation: insights from the construction industry By Bart Bossink, Routledge, London, 2011. ISBN 978-0-415-87971-2:, £80.00 (hb) A paradigm shift is happening at this moment. Firms and consumers are aware of the fact that they cause environmental pollution, … Continue reading

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Smith, J G and Hinze, J (2009) Construction management: sub-contractor scope of work. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press

Construction management: subcontractor scope of work. By Jason G Smith and Jimmie Hinze, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2009. 464pp, ISBN 978-1-43980-941-9, 92 (hb) A single mistake, whether made during the bidding process or when executing a construction project, can … Continue reading

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Rezgui, Y and Miles, J (2011) Harvesting and managing knowledge in construction. London: Spon Press

Harvesting and managing knowledge in construction. By Yacine Rezgui and John Miles, Spon Press, London, 2011. 232pp, ISBN 978-0-415-54596-9, 29 (pb) A successful construction business is a knowledge business. And knowledge must be managed effectively to be used efficiently, especially … Continue reading

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Book reviews published in 2011

Brooker, P and Wilkinson, S, (Eds.) (2010) Mediation in the construction industry: an international review. London: Spon Press. (Reviewed by Peter Fenn, University of Manchester) DOI:10.1080/01446193.2011.602353 Brooker, P and Wilkinson, S, (Eds.) (2010) Mediation in the construction industry: an international … Continue reading

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