• Contemporary Co-housing in Europe (Open Access): Towards Sustainable Cities? book cover

    Contemporary Co-housing in Europe (Open Access)

    Towards Sustainable Cities?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pernilla Hagbert, Henrik Gutzon Larsen, Håkan Thörn, Cathrin Wasshede

    This book investigates co-housing as an alternative housing form in relation to sustainable urban development. Co-housing is often lauded as a more sustainable way of living. The primary aim of this book is to critically explore co-housing in the context of wider social, economic, political and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-21
    Routledge

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities: Soul-Nourishing Sustainability book cover

    Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    Paperback – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Real Estate Development and Finance book cover

    Introduction to Real Estate Development and Finance

    1st Edition

    By Richard M. Levy

    This book provides readers with a basic understanding of the principles that underlie real estate development. A brief historical overview and an introduction to basic principles are followed by examples from practice. Case studies focus on how cities change and respond to the economic,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-19
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Estimating, Plan Reading and Construction Techniques book cover

    Introduction to Estimating, Plan Reading and Construction Techniques

    1st Edition

    By Gary Anglin

    To understand Construction Estimating one must also understand plan reading and construction techniques. This book is designed to teach the construction student these three core skills in equal measure. Using hundreds of plans, sketches, and photos, the book builds case studies of the major…

    Hardback – 2019-11-18
    Routledge

  • 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

  • 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

  • Construction Superintendents: Essential Skills for the Next Generation book cover

    Construction Superintendents

    Essential Skills for the Next Generation, 1st Edition

    By Len Holm, John E. Schaufelberger

    Construction Superintendents: Essential Skills for the Next Generation is the first college-level textbook designed to prepare you to take on a site supervisor role on a complex jobsite. The book covers the responsibilities of superintendents in relation to the jobsite project management team, the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29
    Routledge

  • Best Tall Buildings 2013: CTBUH International Award Winning Projects book cover

    Best Tall Buildings 2013

    CTBUH International Award Winning Projects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antony Wood, Steven Henry, Safarik Daniel

    The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is the world’s foremost authority on tall buildings. This book chronicles the annual awards process, in which the CTBUH recognizes outstanding tall buildings and design innovations that advance the potential of integrated sustainability in…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29
    Routledge

  • Best Tall Buildings: A Global Overview of 2014 Skyscrapers book cover

    Best Tall Buildings

    A Global Overview of 2014 Skyscrapers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antony Wood, Steven Henry, Daniel Safarik

    The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is the world’s foremost authority on tall buildings. This book chronicles the annual awards process, in which the CTBUH recognizes outstanding tall buildings and design innovations that advance the potential of integrated sustainability in…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Solar Heating Systems for Houses: A Design Handbook for Solar Combisystems book cover

    Solar Heating Systems for Houses

    A Design Handbook for Solar Combisystems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Werner Weiss

    The use of solar collectors for domestic hot water over the past 20 years has demonstrated that solar heating systems are now founded on a reliable and mature technology. However, the development of similar, but more complex, systems to provide both domestic hot water and space heating (solar…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    Routledge

  • Solar Thermal Technologies for Buildings: The State of the Art book cover

    Solar Thermal Technologies for Buildings

    The State of the Art, 1st Edition

    Edited by M. Santamouris

    Solar thermal is now a proven technology in terms of reliability, cost-benefit, and low environmental impact. The integration of solar thermal systems and installations into the design of buildings can provide a clean, efficient and sustainable low-energy solution for heating and cooling, whilst,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    Routledge

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