The British Building Industry since 1800: An economic history

1st Edition

Christopher Powell

Published October 31, 1996
Reference - 288 Pages
ISBN 9780419207306 - CAT# RU28915

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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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