Best Value in Construction
February 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
This book from the RICS Foundation analyses how to provide best value by the effective application of leading edge techniques and processes throughout the entire life cycle of buildings, from the business case which underpins their initiation to the achievement of a satisfactory project out-turn.
This book is a successor to Quantity Surveying Techniques: New Directions, edited by Peter Brandon and published on behalf of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors by Blackwell. It will be of interest not only to surveyors and construction managers but also to final year undergraduates of construction degrees.
'[This book] will make a major contribution to the advancement of the methods by which construction professionals provide a service to their clients' - Professor Peter Brandon
* value in construction a key goal for the industry, following the Government's Latham and Egan Reports
* published in conjunction with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
* a successor to Brandon 's Quantity Surveying Techniques : New Directions, also published with the RICS
* "This book will make a major contribution to the advancement of the methods by which construction professionals provide a service to their clients" - Professor Peter Brandon, University of Salford
Stephen Brown, Director or Research, RICS Foundation