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Construction in Cities Social, Environmental, Political and Economic Concerns by Patricia J. Lancaster.

professional experience, Construction in Cities: Social, Environmental, Political, and Economic Concerns provides you with a compendium of knowledge with which to solve problems and propel your projects. Beginning with an overview of the regulations governing construction in cities, the book continues with concrete, practical advice for below-ground work such as tunnels, roadways and foundations. It follows with an examination of five actual projects to explore ways to complete elaborate urban buildings. Finally, the book takes you deep into the murky waters of issues that often halt construction projects.

It is a source that delineates clean and concise recipes for successfully dealing with such diverse conditions as unexpected archeological finds, dying trees, and toxic air. If you play a role in ensuring the delivery of capital projects in an urban environment, Construction in Cities serves as a handy reference of actions and methods for overriding these barriers.

Construction in Cities Social, Environmental, Political and Economic Concerns by Patricia J. Lancaster pdf free Download

Table Of Contents:
Chapter 1 Not just bricks and mortar "1"
Patricia J. Lancaster

Chapter 2 The challenges of constructing major tunnels in Central London "7"
Clive Pollard and John C. Hester

Chapter 3 How things you can’t see can cause problems "25"
Joseph D. Guertin

Chapter 4 The contest with groundwater for underground space "49"
J. Patrick Powers

Chapter 5 Mobilization for a tunnel project in an
urban environment "59"
Edward S. Plotkin

Chapter 6 Siting the North River wastewater treatment plant "69"
Nicholas S. Ilijic

Chapter 7 Getting along with the existing infrastructure  "77"
Reuben Samuels

Chapter 8 Exterior wall renovation in urban areas  "83"
Gregory T. Waugh

Chapter 9 Community relations and urban design: the New York
Psychiatric Institute case study "93"
Jill N. Lerner

Chapter 10 Building under a city street "105"
Deborah Leonard

Chapter 11 We’ve got an historic landmark, now what do we do?  " 117"
Richard W. Southwick

Chapter 12 Turning archaeological problems into assets  "135"
Sherene Baugher

Chapter 13 Trees in urban construction "157"
Jason Grabosky

Chapter 14 Building for high performance "193"
Hillary Brown

Chapter 15 Construction labor in the urban setting  "221"
Francis X. McArdle

Chapter 16 Women in construction "231"
Lenore Janis and Evelyn Mertens

Chapter 17 University of Washington case study "241"
Jon Marmor
Appendix – The international 

perspective "245"
Patricia J. Lancaster

Index  "249"


Construction in Cities
Social, Environmental, Political, and Economic Concerns

Book Details:
➢Edition: 1st Edition
Author: Patricia J. Lancaster
Publisher: CRC Press
Puplication Date: December 21, 2000
Language: English
Pages: 268
Size: 7.03 MB
Format: PDF

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