Insight into Architectural Management

Insight into Architectural Management

By: M. Paul Nicholson (editor)Hardback

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This book allows the construction professional to gain an insight into the fast moving subject of architectural management. Subjects covered include: organization of design and construction; Computing and the architect; quality and value engineering; performance of buildings; the public estate; professional/construction law and education and training.

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Part 1 Architectural management and practice: architects in a changing environment, M.P. Nicholson and W.B. Jepson; data on the managerial tasks and needs of architects, R.E. Finnigan et al; communication and clarification between designer and client - good practice and legal obligation, A.P. Lavers; learning from Detroit - architecture, mass production and the car re-visited, A. Clelford. Part 2 Design management: the price of the independent design, A.G. Doree; planning and estimating design work - a review of British practice, D.J. Blackwood et al; the management of building flexibility in the design process - a design decision support model for optimization of building flexibility in relation to life-cycle costs, M. Prins; planning building design work, E.J. Coles; the management of the design process, B. Sawczuk; managing the construction process through a framework of decisions, M. Loosemore; constructability evaluation during detailed design phase, S. Alkass et al; a total cost performance index for buildings, M.J. Packham. Part 3 Project management: construction contracts and risk, R.F. Gibson; constructability and the conceptual design, K.Th. Veenvliet; design and build - the role of project manager, M.A. Cairney. Part 4 Facilities management: specification writing for preservation and maintenance works, D. Bosta and A. Cirbini; building pathology and maintenance management - methodology and tools, M. Moroni; post occupancy evaluation method for effective management of office facilities, H. Nakagita; optimizing premises performance through pro-active premises management, B.J. Varcoe. Part 5 Value engineering and quality: development of models and methods for the management of the building process and design, R. Vinci; value management enhances professional development, J.E.S. Dale; value management - its relevance to managing construction projects, M.F. Dallas; modern value engineering for design and construction, H. Ellegant; value engineering during design - new directions in research, S.D. Green; value management from a global perspective, W.F. Lenzer. Part 6 Computing in architecture: data transfer - designs on the move, C.R. Coleman; taking control of IT, M. Leith; CAD utilization and issues at NTT - data co-ordination, T. Nishimura; coding for computerization of building maintenance data, A. Spedding. Part 7 Education: development of a distance learning MSc in construction management, R.F. Fellows and T.D. Bilham; eduation in the role of management, G.M. Cairns; open learning as a contribution to CPD in British architectural practice, M. Hatchett. Part 8 Human resources: managing change within the professional firm, P. Barrett; the impact of cyclical trends on human resource requirements, J. Sommerville; interdependent group activity in architectural management, R.A. Fraser. Part 9 And to the future: future organization of the building process, W. Bakens.

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/03/1992
  • ISBN13: 9780419177807
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9780419177807
  • weight: 748
  • ISBN10: 0419177809

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