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The FIDIC Contracts 2017

The FIDIC Contracts 2017

Author: William Godwin Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/03/2020

Construction Contracts and the Law

Construction Contracts and the Law

Author: Mike Montoya, Donald E. Campbell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/12/2019

A comprehensive, easy to understand guide to legal issues associated with the construction industry. Written by a construction lawyer and general contractor in collaboration to produce relevant, comprehensive and real-world information. Straight forward material on contract, common, and regulatory law associated with designing and managing construction projects with engaging graphics, exercises and real-world examples. Provides a logical structure for those teaching construction law including case studies and information and resources necessary to meet accreditation requirements for a university construction management degree course.

Construction Law in a Nutshell

Construction Law in a Nutshell

Author: Donald Campbell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/12/2019

This book provides a comprehensive survey of the major legal issues that arise in the course of a construction project. The structure of the book first focuses on the major participants on a project and the relationships and interests of each of participant. It then shifts to chapters on recurring themes in construction law such as the economic loss rule, calculation of damages, and defective construction. While making the concepts accessible for any reader, the book provides a logical structure for those teaching construction law to use as either the primary or supplemental reading for the course.

Building Regulations and Urban Form, 1200-1900

Building Regulations and Urban Form, 1200-1900

Author: Terry R. (University of Birmingham, UK) Slater Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/12/2019

Towns are complicated places. It is therefore not surprising that from the beginnings of urban development, towns and town life have been regulated. Whether the basis of regulation was imposed or agreed, ultimately it was necessary to have a law-based system to ensure that disagreements could be arbitrated upon and rules obeyed. The literature on urban regulation is dispersed about a large number of academic specialisms. However, for the most part, the interest in urban regulation is peripheral to some other core study and, consequently, there are few texts which bring these detailed studies together. This book provides perspectives across the period between the high medieval and the end of the nineteenth century, and across a geographical breadth of European countries from Scandinavia to the southern fringes of the Mediterranean and from Turkey to Portugal. It also looks at the way in which urban regulation was transferred and adapted to the colonial empires of two of those nations.

Green Buildings and the Law

Green Buildings and the Law

Author: Julie (Salford Law School, UK) Adshead Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/12/2019

In countries such as the UK, the energy used in constructing, occupying and operating buildings represents approximately fifty percent of greenhouse gas emissions. Pressure to improve the environmental performance of buildings during both construction and occupancy, particularly to reduce carbon emissions from buildings, has become intense. Understandably, legislation and regulation are driving green development and compliance. And this is happening in a wide variety of ways. This review of the law in key jurisdictions for the research community, lawyers, the construction industry and government examines some of the mechanisms in place - from the more traditional building regulation controls to green leases and the law relating to buildings and their natural environment. Members of the CIB TG69 research group on 'Green Buildings and the Law' review aspects of the law relating to green development in a range of jurisdictions.

Hudson's Building and Engineering Contracts

Hudson's Building and Engineering Contracts

Author: Robert Clay Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/12/2019

Built on the wealth of practical, commercial and legal experience accumulated by the authors, Hudson's Building and Engineering Contracts provides a comprehensive update on the law and interpretation of construction contracts. Frequently cited in court Hudson's is written in a clear and accessible way, providing guidance to the practical and commercial realties of construction projects to all those who work in the industry. Featuring: An in-depth explanation and interpretation of the law relating to construction contracts The issues arising from the provisions in common use in bespoke contracts and in all key standard construction contracts The leading UK cases, significant and illuminating cases from commonwealth jurisdictions, and important decisions not reported elsewhere Influential discussions of significant construction law problems The ambiguities and technicalities often arising over interpretation and application of contracts New to this edition: Revised analysis of Contractor's and Employer's implied obligations New summary of insurance relevant to construction Extensive updating of adjudication cases New analysis of quality obligations Discussion of quantum meruit recovery on termination

Marketing Multifamily Housing with Integrated Marketing Strategies

Marketing Multifamily Housing with Integrated Marketing Strategies

Author: Diane Leone Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2019

Renters have unique needs and preferences and unique hot buttons connected to finding a home. IMS -- Integrated Marketing Strategies -- blends communication, marketing, promotional, and environmental tools to create a highly effective multifamily marketing strategy. Learn unique techniques, get referrals, boost profits, and fill homes without using strong-arm techniques or inflated promises. Recommended reading for RAM and CLP.

Construction Law in a Nutshell

Construction Law in a Nutshell

Author: Donald E. Campbell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/10/2019

This book provides a comprehensive survey of the major legal issues that arise in the course of a construction project. The structure of the book first focuses on the major participants on a project and the relationships and interests of each of participant. It then shifts to chapters on recurring themes in construction law such as the economic loss rule, calculation of damages, and defective construction. While making the concepts accessible for any reader, the book provides a logical structure for those teaching construction law to use as either the primary or supplemental reading for the course. The second edition, in addition to adding new substantive material and case examples, is also updated to reference the 2017 revisions to the AIA construction documents.

The International Application of FIDIC Contracts A Practical Guide

The International Application of FIDIC Contracts A Practical Guide

Author: Donald Charrett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/2019

FIDIC contracts are the most widely used contracts for international construction around the world and are used in many different jurisdictions, both common law and civil law. For any construction project, the General Conditions of Contract published by FIDIC need to be supplemented by Particular Conditions that specify the specific requirements of that project. The International Application of FIDIC Contracts: A Practical Guide provides readers with detailed guidance and resources for the preparation of the Particular Conditions that will comply with the requirements of the applicable laws that apply to the site where the work is carried out, and for the governing law of the contract, for a number of the jurisdictions in which FIDIC contracts are used. This book is essential reading for construction professionals, lawyers and students of construction law.

The Law of Construction Disputes

The Law of Construction Disputes

Author: Cyril (Crown Office Chambers, UK) Chern Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/10/2019

Now in a fully updated third edition, The Law of Construction Disputes is a leading source of authoritative and detailed information on the whole area of construction law including contracts and their performance, third parties, pursuing claims and dispute resolution. It covers the construction dispute process by analysing the main areas from which disputes arise, up to date case law, and how to effectively deal with construction project disputes once they have arisen. Now including references to the new FIDIC contracts, which were released in 2017, this edition expands on advanced practitioner issues, as well as the emerging law of construction disputes on an international basis and gives the practitioner all the case law needed in one concise volume. The book examines the methods and methodology of construction law, not only for a common law context, but also under other legal systems. Readers will be guided through the various international contract formats governing construction, alongside applicable case law. Additionally, they will be shown the correct contract provisions and forms used to prevent disputes from escalating in order to reach successful conclusions without litigation. Including expert advice and many relevant reference materials, this book is an extremely helpful guide to legal practitioners and construction professionals.