Cost Studies of Buildings
This practical guide to cost studies of buildings has been updated and revised throughout for the 6th edition, including extra detail on using the RICS New Rules of Measurement (NRM), and a forward-looking examination of the role of the quantity surveyor. New chapters on ICT in construction and carbon estimating will prepare the reader for the latest emerging aspects of the cost management function.
There is no more trusted guide available for those studying for, or new to a cost management role. Every key task is addressed in an approachable style, and based on best practice as it is applied in industry.
From introductory data on the construction industry and the history of construction economics, to recommended methods for cost analysis and post-contract cost control, Cost Studies of Buildings is an ideal companion for anyone learning about cost management and is a core text for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in quantity surveying and construction management.