Ana Mª Roldán Riejos, Joaquín Santiago López and Paloma Úbeda Mansilla
This book not only provides unique and in-depth information to understand the language of architecture and civil engineering, it is also helpful for students and professionals who need to improve their linguistic skills. The Language of Architecture and Civil Engineering includes plenty of examples and practical exercises that engage the reader’s participation. It also contains an updated bibliography that offers a wide perspective on this subject matter. It is written in a rigorous and at the same time accessible style, so readers will surely profit from its content.
The compilation and updating of all technical terms needed by students, architects and engineers is enormously welcome. This book fills a gap long-existing in the market which makes its authors worthy of our recognition. This book gives us wings to fly again on the paths of new technologies and should not be missing from any university library.
Ana Mª Roldán Riejos, Joaquín Santiago López and Paloma Úbeda Mansilla have a long teaching history at the Technical University of Madrid, Spain. They are experts in the linguistics of architecture and building construction, and in managing courses in English for Academic and Professional Communication for native and non-native English speakers. Their research interests include teaching methodology, cognitive linguistics and Professional Application of English and Spanish for Architects.