British Building Industry Since 1800 by Christopher Powell
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British Building Industry Since 1800
By Christopher Powell

The British Building Industry Since 1800

An Economic History

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British Building Industry Since 1800 by Christopher Powell

Book Description

This scholarly and well-researched study of the building industry documents the interplay of new materials and technologies, costs and the changing social and economic forces that affected the decision-making about our built environment over the last two centuries. The author provides a succinct and readable survey of the growth and development of British building which will be of interest to all building specialists and those training for a career in the construction industry.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780419207306
ISBN-10: 0419207309
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 16mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Spon Press
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Oct-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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