Cost Studies of Buildings

Cost Studies of Buildings

by Allan Ashworth
     
 

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This book examines the different methods of forecasting, planning and control of costs associated with the provision of new capital building works, taking into account changes in legislation and recent research.

It introduces construction economics and the importance of cost and examines the contol of costs whilst a project is under construction. It also discusses

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This book examines the different methods of forecasting, planning and control of costs associated with the provision of new capital building works, taking into account changes in legislation and recent research.

It introduces construction economics and the importance of cost and examines the contol of costs whilst a project is under construction. It also discusses methods used to assess economics during the design process, effects of taxation and cost modelling. It is illustrated throughout with graphs and charts and the text is supported by worked examples. This edition includes a new chapter on post-contract cost control.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781138017351
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/31/2015
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
570
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Allan Ashworth DUniv(Hon), MSc, MRICS HMI is visiting professor at the University of Salford where he is involved with the work of Centre for Education in the Built Environment (CEBE). He is also a visiting professor in quantity surveying at Unitec in New Zealand and at UTAR in Malaysia

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