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Real Estate Investment: A Strategic Approach provides a unique introduction to both the theory and practice of real estate investing, and examines the international real estate investment industry as it reacts to the global financial crisis. Andrew Baum outlines the market and the players who…
Paperback – 2015-05-20
The fifth edition of this bestselling textbook has been thoroughly revised to provide the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the legislation, administration and management of construction contracts. It now includes comparisons of working with JCT, NEC3, and FIDIC contracts throughout.…
Paperback – 2015-04-20
Beginning with the foundations of community development, An Introduction to Community Development offers a comprehensive and practical approach to planning for communities. Road-tested in the authors’ own teaching, and through the training they provide for practicing planners, it enables students…
Paperback – 2014-11-24
The success of every construction project begins with reading and understanding the contract. Contract Administrators and Project Managers for all parties in the construction process must realize the major impact their actions have on cost, schedule, and quality in relation to the contract terms…
Paperback – 2014-11-20
Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understand is an essential companion to Simon Unwin’s Analysing Architecture, and part of the trilogy which also includes his Exercises in Architecture: Learning to Think as an Architect. Together the three books offer an introduction to the workings of…
Paperback – 2014-11-17
Materials for Architects and Builders provides a clear and concise introduction to the broad range of materials used within the construction industry and covers the essential details of their manufacture, key physical properties, specification and uses. Understanding the basics of materials is a…
Paperback – 2014-08-14
Explores the Science and Practice Of Acoustics for Arts Centers Employing the experiences of a world-renowned acoustician celebrated for the successful design of multi-use performing arts centers, Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers examines the complexities of this venue and discusses…
Hardback – 2015-12-01
Licensing law is a wide ranging , detailed and complex body of law within the UK. This book comes at a time when local authorities are required to consider and approve, or reject, applications for an increasing number and very wide range of licences. The book provides easy to read, and…
Hardback – 2015-12-01
Community Planning is starting to include a broader food systems focus, spanning topics such as nutrition and health outcomes, sustainable farming practices, economic and social implications of local food production, distribution, and consumption. Together, these issues are a driving force for the…
Paperback – 2015-11-30
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Fran Ford acquires books on architecture for professional and scholarly audiences. She has been commissioning for the Routledge architecture list since 2008 and publishes books in a variety of formats including professional texts, student textbooks, edited collections and scholarly handbooks. Where appropriate, the books on her list are highly designed and beautifully illustrated to appeal to their core markets.
Louise Fox publishes books across several built environment subject areas including landscape, planning, and architecture. As part of the team of planning and architecture editors, she specialises in commissioning books for the Routledge Research series which publishes academic monographs aimed at the scholarly and research markets in these areas. Louise is also responsible for publishing books in all areas of landscape, including history, theory, digital, professional practice, management, design and sustainability in a variety of formats – from professional books to textbooks to handbooks. She is dedicated to ensuring the list remains at the forefront of landscape publishing, and is currently seeking books for the global practitioner and student market in particular. Routledge Landscape is on Twitter @RoutLandscape and Facebook.
Wendy Fuller acquires books on architecture, beginning design, environmental design, industrial design, and interiors for students, professionals, and scholars. Typical books include student textbooks or studio companions, professional desk reference texts, supplemental texts, and library reference companions. She has an MArch from North Carolina State University and has been commissioning for Routledge since 2010. She is happy to schedule Skype video meetings to discuss book ideas and to connect via LinkedIn.
Helena Hurd commissions books on two distinct areas: Property and Real Estate, and Health and Safety. For Property and Real Estate, Helena commissions books on property, real estate, and architectural conservation for both the academic and professional markets. The list consists of an influential textbooks, complemented with a range of monographs, handbooks, and professional titles, with particular strengths in property valuation, investment, and development. Helena is interested in book proposals for any of these formats. On the Health and Safety list, Helena commissions books on all aspects of health and safety for the professional and academic markets. With particular strengths in occupational health and safety, including the bestselling NEBOSH course textbooks by renowned experts Ed Ferrett and Phil Hughes, the list also encompasses health and safety law, fire safety, oil and gas safety, behavioural health and safety, corporate responsibility, risk assessment, and environmental health and safety. Building on the strength of the list’s reputation for innovative and influential publishing, Helena is interested in book proposals for professional titles, edited collections, reference works, and student textbooks.
Ed Needle commissions a wide range of text types, from textbooks and professional guides to research monographs and handbooks. He commissions across a broad range of topics in Building and Construction, including Construction Finance and Economics, Law, Quantity Surveying, Sustainability and Green Construction, Services Engineering, Facilities Management, Building Techniques and Materials, Construction Management, Fire Safety, and Building Regulations. Contact Ed with your publishing ideas or any queries related to his areas of interest.
Nicole Solano publishes books on the Planning and Urban Design list across a range of text types, including textbooks for undergraduate and graduate courses, heavily illustrated professional titles for practicing planners and urban designers, and research titles comprising monographs, edited collections, and handbooks. She is particularly interested in developing the list’s handbook offerings as well as titles focused on issues of social justice, the right to the city, informality, and voices from the Global South. For professional titles she is looking for books focused on best practices, lessons learned, and guiding policy. For more information please visit Nicole’s LinkedIn profile.