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All students undertaking Level One undergraduate programmes in construction need to develop an understanding of basic building techniques. This up-to-date and dependable textbook takes the reader through the essential skills, concepts and methods of constructing a simple house to provide a solid grounding in building techniques.
Working through each element of a building project and incorporating practical considerations from materials selection to implementation, this is the ideal handbook for all students who need a hands-on and thorough guide. Self-assessment exercises at key points underline the main concepts and make this text ideal for distance or independent learners as well as university students.
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'Informs and seeks to test the reader's understanding of building materials and the construction process ... a very well thought-out and useful publication.' – Building EngineerAbout the Author:
Andrew Charlett is Principal Lecturer in the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment at Nottingham Trent University. He has almost thirty years experience of teaching building technology to a range of further and higher education students.
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Book Description Routledge, 2006. Hardcover. Condition: New. Next day dispatch from the UK (Mon-Fri). Please contact us with any queries. Seller Inventory # mon0000398958