Category Archives: Unreviewed

Books that we received for review, but the reviewer let us down, or books that we did not receive but wish we’d reviewed.

Squires, G (2012) Urban and environmental economics: an introduction. London: Routledge

Urban and environmental economics: an introduction By Graham Squires, Routledge, London, 2012. ISBN 978-0-415-61991-2, £29.99 (pb) Click to buy this book from the Construction Management bookstore Publisher’s description: The importance of the built environment to environmental protection is well established, … Continue reading

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Wellman, K and Spiller, M (2012) Urban infrastructure: finance and management. London: Wiley-Blackwell

Urban infrastructure: finance and management By K Wellman and Marcus Spiller, Wiley-Blackwell, London, 2012. ISBN 978-0-470-67218-1, £72.50 (hb) Click to buy this book from the Construction Management bookstore Publisher’s description: The magnitude of investment, the long time-frames involved and the … Continue reading

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Rohinton, E and Baker, K (2012) Carbon management in the built environment. London: Routledge

Carbon management in the built environment By Emmanuel Rohinton and Keith Baker, Routledge, London, 2012. ISBN 978-0-415-68407-1, 978-0-415-68407-1 (pb) Publisher’s description: Three broad sectors of the economy are generally recognised as key to a low carbon future: energy, construction and … Continue reading

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Davies, E, Fenn, P and O’Shea, M (2012) Dispute resolution and conflict management in construction: an international perspective. London: Routledge

Dispute resolution and conflict management in construction: an international perspective By Edward Davies, Peter Fenn and Michael O’shea, Routledge, London, 2012. ISBN 978-0-415-51449-1, £24.99 (pb) Publisher’s description: Many construction conflicts and disputes are not limited to particular jurisdictions or cultures, … Continue reading

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Pryke, S (2012) Social Network Analysis in Construction. London: Wiley-Blackwell

Social Network Analysis in Construction By Stephen Pryke, Wiley-Blackwell, London, 2012. 288 pp, ISBN 978-1-1183-4391-3, £45.00 (pb) Publisher’s description: Increasingly demanding and knowledgeable clients in construction require an approach to project management that recognises both the important role played by … Continue reading

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Maidl, B, Herrenknecht, M, Maidl, U, Wehrmeyer, G and Sturge, D (2012) Mechanised Shield Tunnelling, 2nd Edition. London: Wiley-Blackwell

Mechanised Shield Tunnelling, 2nd Edition By Bernhard Maidl, Martin Herrenknecht, Ulrich Maidl, Gerhard Wehrmeyer and David Sturge, Wiley-Blackwell, London, 2012. ISBN 978-3-433-02995-4, £100.00 (hb) Publisher’s description: This book presents the state of the art in mechanised shield tunnelling technology and … Continue reading

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Lamond, J, Booth, C, Hammond, F and Proverbs, D, (Eds.) (2011) Flood hazards. London: CRC Press

Flood hazards Edited by Jessica Lamond, Colin Booth, Felix Hammond and David Proverbs, CRC Press, London, 2011. ISBN 978-1-4398262-5-6, £82.00 (hb) Publisher’s description: As major flooding events around the world show, the impact of flooding on the built environment can … Continue reading

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Jankovic, L (2012) Designing zero carbon buildings using dynamic simulation methods. London: Routliedge

Designing zero carbon buildings using dynamic simulation methods By Ljubomir Jankovic, Routliedge, London, 2012. ISBN 978-1-84971-294-1, £35.00 (pb) Publisher’s description: As we increasingly become aware of the causes and consequences of the climate change, there is a sense that we … Continue reading

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Brunn, S D (2011) Engineering earth: the impacts of mega-engineering projects. Dordrecht: Springer

Engineering earth: the impacts of mega-engineering projects By Stanley D Brunn, Springer, Dordrecht, 2011. ISBN 978-90-481-9919-8, £359.50 (hb) Publisher’s description: This is the first book to examine the actual impact of physical and social engineering projects in more than fifty … Continue reading

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El-Reedy, M A (2011) Construction management for industrial projects: a modular guide for project managers. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley

Construction management for industrial projects: a modular guide for project managers By Wiley, Hoboken, NJ, 2011. ISBN 978-0-470-87816-3, £130 (hb) Publisher’s description: This book presents techniques for effective and successful project management across all phases of the project, covering all … Continue reading

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