• Building Dynamics: Exploring Architecture of Change book cover

    Building Dynamics

    Exploring Architecture of Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Branko Kolarevic, Vera Parlac

    Buildings are increasingly ‘dynamic’: equipped with sensors, actuators and controllers, they ‘self-adjust’ in response to changes in the external and internal environments and patterns of use. Building Dynamics asks how this change manifests itself and what it means for architecture as buildings…

    Paperback – 2015-06-23
    Routledge

  • Fall Prevention Through Design in Construction: The Benefits of Mobile Computing book cover

    Fall Prevention Through Design in Construction

    The Benefits of Mobile Computing, 1st Edition

    By Imriyas Kamardeen

    The role of designers has traditionally been to design a building so that it conforms to accepted local building codes. The safety of workers is left up to the contractor building the designs. Research shows, however, that designers can have an especially strong influence on construction safety…

    Hardback – 2015-06-18
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • The Rebound Effect in Home Heating: A guide for policymakers and practitioners book cover

    The Rebound Effect in Home Heating

    A guide for policymakers and practitioners, 1st Edition

    By Ray Galvin

    This is a definitive guide to the rebound effect in home heating – the increase in energy service use after a technological intervention aimed at reducing consumption. It sets out what the effect is, how it plays out in the home heating sector, what this implies for energy saving initiatives in…

    Paperback – 2015-06-18
    Routledge
    Building Research and Information

  • Applications of Furrow and Micro Irrigation in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions book cover

    Applications of Furrow and Micro Irrigation in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal

    Applications of Furrow and Micro Irrigation in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions, the fifth volume in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation series, addresses the ever-challenging need for irrigation systems in arid and semi-arid regions of the world, areas that are suffering from severe…

    Hardback – 2015-06-18
    Apple Academic Press
    Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation

  • Developing Property Sustainably book cover

    Developing Property Sustainably

    1st Edition

    By Sara J. Wilkinson, Sarah L. Sayce, Pernille H. Christensen

    Developing Property Sustainably introduces readers to the key issues surrounding sustainable property development in the global marketplace. Pulling together received wisdom and original research, the authors provide a clear and practical overview of the sustainable property development process as…

    Paperback – 2015-06-17
    Routledge

  • Beyond Gated Communities book cover

    Beyond Gated Communities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Samer Bagaeen, Ola Uduku

    Research on gated communities is moving away from the hard concept of a 'gated community' to the more fluid one of urban gating. The latter allows communities to be viewed through a new lens of soft boundaries, modern communication and networks of influence. The book, written by an international…

    Paperback – 2015-06-17
    Routledge

  • Architects' Sketches book cover

    Architects' Sketches

    1st Edition

    By Kendra Schank Smith

    Concepts from architects’ minds evolve through sketches and as a mode of transference are conveyed to the finished building. This book compares qualities of sketches to reveal unique approaches to the instruments of thinking in which all architects engage. It provides new insight into the…

    Paperback – 2015-06-17
    Routledge

  • PAT: Portable Appliance Testing, 4th ed: In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment book cover

    PAT: Portable Appliance Testing, 4th ed

    In-Service Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment, 4th Edition

    By Brian Scaddan

    Fully up-to-date with the relevant parts of the 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations: Amendment 3 and the 2012 Code of Practice Provides all the required information on portable appliance testing in a user-friendly manner Expert advice from an engineering training consultant, supported with…

    Paperback – 2015-06-16
    Routledge

  • Builders of the Vision: Software and the Imagination of Design book cover

    Builders of the Vision

    Software and the Imagination of Design, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Cardoso Llach

    Builders of the Vision traces the intellectual history and contemporary practices of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Numerical Control since the years following World War II until today. Drawing from primary archival and ethnographic sources, it identifies and documents the crucial ideas shaping…

    Paperback – 2015-06-15
    Routledge

  • Integrated Urban Models Volume 2: New Research and Applications of Optimization and Dynamics (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Integrated Urban Models Volume 2: New Research and Applications of Optimization and Dynamics (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Stephen H. Putman

    Following on from Integrated Models Volume 1: Policy Analysis of Transportation and Lane Use (Routledge Library Editions, 2006), this book bridges the gap between the scholars and the practitioners of transportation and land-use modelling. First published in 1991, chapters discuss…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • JCT Contract Administration Pocket Book book cover

    JCT Contract Administration Pocket Book

    1st Edition

    By Andy Atkinson

    Successfully managing your JCT contracts is a must, and this handy reference is the swiftest way to doing just that. Making reference to best practice throughout, the JCT Standard Building Contracts SBC/Q, DB and MW are used as examples to take you through all the essential contract administration…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • The Hierarchy of Energy in Architecture: Emergy Analysis book cover

    The Hierarchy of Energy in Architecture

    Emergy Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Ravi Srinivasan, Kiel Moe

    The laws of thermodynamics—and their implications for architecture—have not been fully integrated into architectural design. Architecture and building science too often remain constrained by linear concepts and methodologies regarding energy that occlude significant quantities and qualities of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-12
    Routledge
    PocketArchitecture

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