Fundamental Building Technology
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.