Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods [Edward Allen, Joseph Iano] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Note from the publisher:<br /><br />Now in its sixth edition, this bestselling reference focuses on the basic materials and methods used in building construction.
Green building (also known as green construction or sustainable building) refers to both a structure and the application of processes that are environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building's life-cycle: from planning to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, and demolition.
Construction is the process of constructing a building or infrastructure. Construction differs from manufacturing in that manufacturing typically involves mass production of similar items without a designated purchaser, while construction typically takes place on location for a known client.