• Management of Construction Projects

    A Constructor's Perspective, 2nd Edition

    By John Schaufelberger, Len Holm

    Unlike the majority of construction project management textbooks out there, Management of Construction Projects takes a distinctive approach by setting itself in the context of a single and real world construction project throughout, but also by looking at construction project management from the…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Tall Buildings

    A Theory of Placemaking

    By Kheir Al-Kodmany

    In recent years, the rapid pace of tall building construction has fostered a certain kind of placelessness, with many new tall buildings being built out of scale, context and place. By analyzing hundreds of tall buildings and by providing hundreds of visuals that inspire, stimulate and engage,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Hardback – 2017-03-22 
    Routledge

  • Imagining Sustainability

    Creative urban environmental governance in Chicago and Melbourne

    By Julie L Cidell

    Cities, rather than nations, have become the key sites for enacting environmental policies. This is due to the combination of growing urban populations and increased action on the part of local governments (generally attributed to national governments’ failure to act on climate change). Imagining…

    Hardback – 2017-03-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Rating and Council Tax Pocket Book

    By Cain Ormondroyd

    The Rating and Council Tax Pocket Book is a concise, practical guide to the legal and practical issues surrounding non-domestic rates and council tax. An essential tool for busy tax collection practitioners in local authorities and private practice, it will also be suitable for a range of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • Sustainability Principles and Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Margaret Robertson

    This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition’s accessible and comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The focus is on furnishing solutions and equipping the student with both conceptual understanding and technical skills for the workplace. Each…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16 
    Routledge

  • Dynamic Patterns

    Visualizing Landscapes in a Digital Age

    By Karen M'Closkey, Keith VanDerSys

    Dynamic Patterns explores the role of patterns in designed landscapes. Patterns are inherently relational, and the search for and the creation of patterns are endemic to many scientific and artistic endeavors. Advances in optical tools, sensors, and computing have expanded our understanding of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Sport and Architecture

    By Benjamin S. Flowers

    Sport and architecture are two elements of contemporary life that have a broad and profound impact on the world around us. The role architecture plays in shaping buildings and societies has occupied historians for centuries. Likewise the cultural, economic, and political importance of sport is the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Sport

  • Introducing Environmental Health

    By Graeme Mitchell

    Environmental Health is an area within the field of public health that is concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment that affect the health of a population. In this landmark text, Graeme Mitchell eschews the traditional model of environmental health, which views the primary…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Building Structures

    understanding the basics, 3rd Edition

    By Malcolm Millais

    This is a one-stop book for knowing everything important about building structures. Self-contained and with no prerequisites needed, it is suitable for both general readers and building professionals. follow the history of structural understanding grasp the concepts of structural behaviour via…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Reinventing an Urban Vernacular

    Developing Sustainable Housing Prototypes for Cities Based on Traditional Strategies

    By Terry Moor

    With increasing population and its associated demand on our limited resources, we need to rethink our current strategies for construction of multi-family buildings in urban areas. Reinventing an Urban Vernacular addresses these new demands for smaller and more efficient housing units adapted to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Green Infrastructure

    Social-Ecological Perspectives

    Edited by J. Blum

    This book explores the social and ecological aspects of green infrastructure through articles and case studies chosen to highlight pertinent theoretical, empirical, design, and planning issues, including: green infrastructure as a hybrid between nature and culture where ecology and society are not…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Apple Academic Press

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