With the world’s population growing by 2.6 people per second, by 2050 we will need twice as many homes, highways, streets, and schools–all kinds of built infrastructure - if we are to maintain our standard of living.
The fourth edition of Quantity Surveyor's Pocket Book remains a must-have guide for students and qualified practitioners. Its focused coverage of the data, techniques and skills essential to the quantity surveying role makes it an invaluable companion for everything from initial cost advice to the final account stage.
The book presents new findings on timber joints and offers inspiration for architects and other professionals in the field of timber construction, lavishly illustrated with images, plans, and drawings.
Global building and construction cultures are hard-wired to constructing too much, too badly, with major social and ecological consequences. Rob Imrie calls us to build less and to build better as a pre-requisite for enhancing welfare and well-being.