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  1. An Interview with Donald E. Parker, author of Parametric Cost Modeling for Buildings

    Parametric Cost Modeling for Buildings describes a successful budgeting system for cost management and value engineering in construction based on accurate and early estimations of cost.  We recently spoke with author Donald E. Parker about what led him to write the book and what he would like to see implemented as a result. 

  2. Browse our Online Catalog for Built Environment Professionals

    We are pleased to bring you all our professional titles in one place, covering topics ranging from Architecture to Urban Design and Real Estate to Landscape, in our Built Environment Books for Professionals Online Catalog.

    View selected publishing highlights on the front page of the catalog, or simply click on the subject area you are interested in on the left hand side of your screen to see a full list of books in that area. You can find more details of these books and many more at www.routledge.com/builtenvironment, where you can also see all our latest news and sign up to receive our free newsletters.

  3. Essential Tools for Professionals

    This year Routledge have a number of new books publishing that will be essential tools for the concerning professional. We have selected a few of the key titles below. For a full listing of our professional books click on the links to the catalogs below.

    Architecture Catalog 2013  -  Building and Construction Catalog 2013  -  Landscape Catalog 2013  -  Property and Real Estate Catalog 2013

     

  4. Development and Planning Law, 4th Edition ( November 2012)

    This book is the fourth edition of a highly regarded work widely used by students and practitioners of real estate management, development, surveying, valuation, planning and law. Written by two experienced experts on law and the UK planning system, Development and Planning Law is essential reading for anyone involved in building and construction, surveying, planning and development, and who needs to know the law as it relates to their everyday professional practice.

    It has been extensively updated to reflect the most recent legal developments, including the 2011 Localism Act.

    To order a copy of the book click here

  5. Renewable Energy in the Countryside 3rd Edition (August 2012)

    This is one of very few books which addresses the issue of renewable energy from the point of view of landowners, farmers and rural land managers – those people who must make important decisions about how, where and when to install renewable energy sources on their land and the business implications of the decisions they make.

    The third edition of Renewable Energy in the Countryside contains a new chapter on biogas, up-to-date discussions on the implications of the Renewable Heat Initiative and new opportunities for solar energy and ground source heat in the context of farms and country houses as well as the implications of changes in UK planning policies.
     

    To order a copy of the book click here

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