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  • Sustainable Design for the Built Environment book cover

    Sustainable Design for the Built Environment

    By Robert Fleming, Saglinda Roberts

    Sustainable Design for the Built Environment marks the transition of sustainable design from a specialty service to the mainstream approach for creating a healthy and resilient built environment. This ground-breaking and transformative approach introduces sustainable design in a clear, concise,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-10 
    Routledge

  • Building Performance Simulation for Design and Operation book cover

    Building Performance Simulation for Design and Operation

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Jan L.M. Hensen, Roberto Lamberts

    When used appropriately building performance simulation has the potential to reduce the environmental impact of the built environment, to improve indoor quality and productivity, as well as facilitating future innovation and technological progress in construction. Since publication of the first…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Planning, Housing and Infrastructure for Smart Villages book cover

    Planning, Housing and Infrastructure for Smart Villages

    By Hemanta Doloi, Ray Green, Sally Donovan

    This book provides an overview of the field of rural social economic development through the lens of housing and other infrastructure. It focusses on the most inventive, dynamic practices. As such, it provides a useful guide to the current state of the art for building and infrastructure…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure

    Edited by Paolo Gardoni

    To best serve current and future generations, infrastructure needs to be resilient to the changing world while using limited resources in a sustainable manner. Research on and funding towards sustainability and resilience are growing rapidly, and significant research is being carried out at a…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Sustainable Construction book cover

    Sustainable Construction

    2nd Edition

    By Sandy Halliday

    The second edition of Sustainable Construction provides an accessible primer to the principles and techniques involved in the design and construction of sustainable buildings. It presents examples of current best practice with numerous case studies to highlight current experiences, improve…

    Paperback – 2018-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better book cover

    Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better

    By Sandeeka Vamudi Mannakkara, Suzanne Wilkinson, Regan Potangaroa

    "Building Back Better" (BBB) has been a popular slogan in disaster recovery efforts around the world including the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, the 2009 Samoan Tsunami, the 2010 Haiti Earthquake, and the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. BBB has recently been identified as one of four priorities of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-02 
    Routledge

  • A Handbook of Sustainable Building Design and Engineering: An Integrated Approach to Energy, Health and Operational Performance book cover

    A Handbook of Sustainable Building Design and Engineering

    An Integrated Approach to Energy, Health and Operational Performance, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Dejan Mumovic, Mat Santamouris

    The second edition of this authoritative textbook equips students with the tools they will need to tackle the challenges of sustainable building design and engineering. The book looks at how to design, engineer and monitor energy efficient buildings, how to adapt buildings to climate change, and…

    Hardback – 2018-10-29 
    Routledge

  • Eco-Cities book cover

    Eco-Cities

    By Federico Cugurullo

    Overpopulation, resource scarcity and climate change are just a few of the many issues casting a shadow on the future. Now that the world is entering an ‘urban age’, if the eco-city is, or is about to become a paradigm of city-making, it is time to evaluate this model. To date, there are very few…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • 101 Case Studies in Construction Management book cover

    101 Case Studies in Construction Management

    By Len Holm

    This book provides 101 real-life construction management case studies from an author with over 40 years’ experience in the construction industry and as a lecturer in construction management. Over 14 chapters, Len Holm has included case studies from real jobsites that cover organization,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Design and Construction in Africa: A System Dynamics Approach book cover

    Sustainable Design and Construction in Africa

    A System Dynamics Approach

    By Oluwaseun Dosumu, Clinton Aigbavboa

    This book addresses some of the countless challenges faced by developing countries when adopting sustainable design and construction and offers suggestions for the way forward for African development projects. The authors argue that the pervasive non-consideration of the interrelationship between…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Housing for Degrowth: Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities book cover

    Housing for Degrowth

    Principles, Models, Challenges and Opportunities

    Edited by Anitra Nelson, François Schneider

    ‘Degrowth’, a type of ‘postgrowth’, is becoming a strong political, practical and cultural movement for downscaling and transforming societies beyond capitalist growth and non-capitalist productivism to achieve global sustainability and satisfy everyone’s basic needs. This groundbreaking…

    Hardback – 2018-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Sustainable Retrofits: Post War Residential Towers in Britain book cover

    Sustainable Retrofits

    Post War Residential Towers in Britain

    By Asterios Agkathidis, Rosa Urbano Gutiérrez

    Presenting the state-of-the-art in sustainable retrofits in post war residential towers, this book captures and re-informs the current intense refurbishing process that is taking place in Britain, which is part of a global phenomenon happening all over the world, as cities upgrade their building…

    Paperback – 2018-06-13
    Routledge

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