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  • Whole Life Costing for Sustainable Building book cover

    Whole Life Costing for Sustainable Building

    1st Edition

    By Mariana Trusson

    Whole life costing is now integral to building procurement, both for new buildings and major refurbishments. It is key when assessing investment scenarios for estates as well as individual buildings, and has become a tool for justifying higher capital cost items. Standard whole life costing methods…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Construction of Built Heritage: A North European Perspective on Policies, Practices and Outcomes book cover

    The Construction of Built Heritage

    A North European Perspective on Policies, Practices and Outcomes, 1st Edition

    By G.J. Ashworth

    Edited by Angela Phelps

    This title was first published in 2002.Employing a range of case studies from three northern European countries - England, Sweden and The Netherlands - this captivating book explores the process of heritage conservation from theoretical initiation to practical expression. It traces the threads from…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Smart City in India: Urban Laboratory, Paradigm or Trajectory? book cover

    Smart City in India

    Urban Laboratory, Paradigm or Trajectory?, 1st Edition

    By Binti Singh, Manoj Parmar

    This book is a critical reflection on the Smart City Mission in India. Drawing on ethnographic data from across Indian cities, this volume assesses the transformative possibilities and limitations of the program. It examines the ten core infrastructural elements that make up a city, including water…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11
    Routledge India

  • Law in Practice: The RIBA Legal Handbook book cover

    Law in Practice

    The RIBA Legal Handbook, 3rd Edition

    By John Wevill

    Intensely practical and clearly written, Law in Practice is the definitive jargon-free, professional guide to the law as it relates to a construction project. Addressing all the fundamental issues of contemporary English construction law, it allows architects to make sound judgements, avoid…

    Paperback – 2019-11-07
    RIBA Publishing

  • Value in the View: Conserving Historic Urban Views book cover

    Value in the View

    Conserving Historic Urban Views, 1st Edition

    By Tom Brigden

    Value in the View: Conserving Historic Urban Views presents readers with a comprehensive study of the ideas and philosophies at work in policies of view protection. The power of UNESCO’s policy of view protection is investigated through six studies of contemporary cities (London, Dresden, St…

    Paperback – 2019-11-07
    RIBA Publishing

  • Sustainable Cities Reimagined: Multidimensional Assessment and Smart Solutions book cover

    Sustainable Cities Reimagined

    Multidimensional Assessment and Smart Solutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stanislav E. Shmelev

    To assess urban sustainability performance, this book explores several clusters of cities, including megacities, cities of the Global South, European and North American cities, cities of the Middle East and North Africa, cities of Central and South East Asia, a city state of Singapore and a large…

    Paperback – 2019-11-06
    Routledge

  • Architecture and the Smart City book cover

    Architecture and the Smart City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sergio M. Figueiredo, Sukanya Krishnamurthy, Torsten Schroeder

    Increasingly the world around us is becoming ‘smart.’ From smart meters to smart production, from smart surfaces to smart grids, from smart phones to smart citizens. ‘Smart’ has become the catch-all term to indicate the advent of a charged technological shift that has been propelled by the promise…

    Paperback – 2019-11-06
    Routledge
    Critiques

  • Affordable Housing for Smart Villages book cover

    Affordable Housing for Smart Villages

    1st Edition

    By Hemanta Doloi, Sally Donovan

    This book initiates a fresh discussion of affordability in rural housing set in the context of the rapidly shifting balance between rural and urban populations. It conceptualises affordability in rural housing along a spectrum that is interlaced with cultural and social values integral to rural…

    Paperback – 2019-10-31
    Routledge

  • Healthy Homes: Designing with light and air for sustainability and wellbeing book cover

    Healthy Homes

    Designing with light and air for sustainability and wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Nick Baker, Koen Steemers

    It is widely acknowledged that there is an urgent need to transform our housing stock to a better energy performance level. However, improving energy performance should not result in a negative impact on the health, wellbeing and the comfort of building occupants. There are many energy-neutral…

    Paperback – 2019-10-28
    RIBA Publishing

  • Are you an inclusive designer? book cover

    Are you an inclusive designer?

    1st Edition

    By Julie Fleck

    Despite improvements in the last 20 years we still have a long way to go before all of our buildings, places and spaces are easy and comfortable for all of us to use. This book puts forward a powerful case for a totally new attitude towards inclusivity and accessibility. Exploring both the social…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28
    RIBA Publishing

  • EnerPHit: A Step by Step Guide to Low Energy Retrofit book cover

    EnerPHit

    A Step by Step Guide to Low Energy Retrofit, 1st Edition

    By James Traynor

    In order to meet UK Carbon reduction commitments for 2020 and 2050 building owners will be required to upgrade their buildings to meet an increasingly stringent set of energy performance requirements. In the absence of any clear advice from UK Government on how this can be achieved, the EnerPHit…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28
    RIBA Publishing

  • Saving The Planet By Design: Reinventing Our World Through Ecomimesis book cover

    Saving The Planet By Design

    Reinventing Our World Through Ecomimesis, 1st Edition

    By Ken Yeang

    Can we ‘save the Planet’? For a resilient, durable and sustainable future for human society, we need to repurpose, reinvent, redesign, remake and recover our human-made world so that our built environment is benignly and seamlessly biointegrated with Nature to function synergistically with it.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-25
    Routledge

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