Construction Technology 1

House construction, fourth edition

by Mike Riley and Alison Cotgrave

Book overview

This fourth edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect new technology and construction methods. Its student-friendly layout and features take you through each step of the building process from planning to internal finishes.

Construction Technology 1: House Construction

  • Offers a clear and accessible text structure for ease of use, with each chapter including definitions of key terms, review tasks and reflective summaries
  • Features a wealth of case studies drawn from real-life building sites
  • Includes comparative studies that allow critical evaluation of different build details or design solutions
  • Rigorously updated in line with recent developments in modern methods of construction (MMC), sustainable building, technology and UK building regulations
  • New page design with additional figures, photos and an expanded plate section of colour photos