Pearce, A, Ahn, Y H and HanmiGlobal Co Ltd (2012) Sustainable buildings and ifrastructure: paths to the future. London: Routledge

Sustainable buildings and ifrastructure: paths to the future By Annie Pearce, Yong Han Ahn and Hanmiglobal Co Ltd, Routledge, London, 2012. ISBN 978-0-415-69092-8, £29.99 (pb)

Publisher’s description: Construction is one of the biggest industries in the world, providing necessary facilities for human prosperity ranging from the homes in which we live to the highways we drive, the power plants that provide energy for our daily activities, and the very infrastructure on which human society is built. The construction sector, including the building sector, has among the largest potential of any industry to contribute to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. This ambitious and comprehensive textbook covers the concept of embedding sustainability across all construction activities. It is aimed at students taking courses in construction management and the built environment. Written in a lively and engaging style the book sets out the practical requirements of making the transition to a sustainable construction industry by 2020. Case studies are included throughout making the book both a core reference and a practical guide.

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Professor of Construction Management and Economics, University of Reading, UK. Editor-in-Chief, Construction Management and Economics (1992-2016). Programme Director, MSc Construction Management. School Director of Postgraduate Teaching Programmes.
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