We are pleased to announce our latest award-winning Built Environment titles. Browse the articles below to find our more information about each book award or click here to download free chapters from our award-winning books
By Kristi Gaines, Angela Bourne, Michelle Pearson, Mesha Kleibrink
Winner of the:
- 2017 IDEC Book Award
- 2017 EDRA Great Places Award (Book Category)
- 2017 American Society of Interior Designers Joel Polsky Prize
- 2016 International Interior Design Association TXOK Research Award
Drawing on the latest research in the fields of environmental psychology and education, Designing for Autism Spectrum Disorders explains the influence of the natural and man-made environment on individuals with autism spectrum disorders and other forms of intellectual/developmental disabilities.
By Kate Kennen, Niall Kirkwood
Winner of the 2017 CBHL Literature Award of Excellence in Landscape Design and Architecture
Phyto presents the concepts of phytoremediation and phytotechnology in one comprehensive guide. This is the first book to address the benefits of phytotechnologies from a design point of view, taking complex scientific terms and translating the research into an easy-to-understand reference book for those involved in creating planting solutions.
Edited by Dean Apostol, James Palmer, Martin Pasqualetti, Richard Smardon, Robert Sullivan
Winner of the 2017 EDRA Great Places Award (Research Category)
The Renewable Energy Landscape is a definitive guide to understanding, assessing, avoiding, and minimizing scenic impacts as we transition to a more renewable energy future. It focuses attention, for the first time, on the unique challenges solar, wind, and geothermal energy will create for landscape protection, planning, design, and management.
By Hugh F. Kelly, Foreword by Richard Florida
Winner of the Gold Award in the Tenth Annual Robert Bruss Real Estate Book Competition
24 Hour Cities is the very first full length book about America’s cities that never sleep. Over the last fifty years, the nation’s top live-work-play cities have proven themselves more than just vibrant urban environments for the elite. Yet, just a generation ago, cities like New York, Boston, Washington, San Francisco, and Miami were broke (financially and physically), scarred by violence, and prime examples of urban dysfunction. How did the turnaround happen? Hugh Kelly’s cross-disciplinary research identifies the ingredients of success, and the recipe that puts them together.