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Construction Technology 3: The Technology of Refurbishment and Maintenance. Mike Riley and Alison Cotgrave
     

Construction Technology 3: The Technology of Refurbishment and Maintenance. Mike Riley and Alison Cotgrave

by Mike Riley
 
Designed in a structured, directed format to help develop understanding, rather than just providing a simple source of information, this text focuses on the environmental impact of refurbishment rather than new build.

Key features:

• Student-centred learning style
• Illustrated case studies and review tasks
• Focus on the importance of

Overview

Designed in a structured, directed format to help develop understanding, rather than just providing a simple source of information, this text focuses on the environmental impact of refurbishment rather than new build.

Key features:

• Student-centred learning style
• Illustrated case studies and review tasks
• Focus on the importance of sustainability in refurbishment and building use
• Updated to reflects current issues such as flood damage
• Covers refurbishment in both housing and large-span multi-storey commercial and industrial buildings
• Easy-to-follow page layout, with a wealth of figures and photos

A companion website featuring extra photographs and other additional material can be found at:

www.palgrave.com/science/engineering/riley3


This volume builds on material introduced in Construction Technology 1: House Construction and Construction Technology 2: Industrial and Commercial Building, but is also valuable as a standalone text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230290143
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
04/28/2011

Meet the Author

MIKE RILEY is Director andALISON COTGRAVEis Deputy Director of the School of the Built Environment, Liverpool John Moores University, UK. Both have extensive experience of teaching Construction Technology at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

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