Building Construction Handbook

An authoritative reference for all students and professionals, full of detailed drawings that clearly illustrate the construction of building elements. The principles and processes of construction are explained with the concepts of design included where appropriate. Extensive coverage of building construction practice and techniques, representing both traditional procedures and modern developments, are also included to provide the most comprehensive and easy to understand guide to building construction.


"The Building Construction Handbook is a long established staple on degree level Construction Technology reading lists throughout the UK. The latest updates to this well regarded text should ensure that it retains its status as one of the leaders in the subject area." - Anthony Kelly, University of Greenwich

"This is essential reading and a valuable reference handbook for both construction students and professional practitioners." - Ali Bayyati, London South Bank University

"Excellent in all aspects, easy to read. Covers most areas of the syllabus, suits all levels of learner." - Steve Girking, University of Hull

"Best textbook available at this level. Excellent illustrations and text covering every possible topic." - M Stanbra, Sheffield City College


About the Author

Roger Greeno is a well-known author of construction texts. He has extensive practical and consultancy experience in the industry, in addition to lecturing at several colleges of further and higher education, and the University of Portsmouth. He has also examined for City & Guilds, Edexcel, the Chartered Institute of Building and the University of Reading.

Roy Chudley, formerly Senior Lecturer in Building Technology at the Guildford College of Technology, U.K., is an established author of numerous respected construction texts.


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