Built Environment Books for Professionals New and Recent Titles

Our key titles for professionals, across the Built Environment disciplines.

Welcome to Our Collection of Books for the Built Environment Professional

You can find just a few of our publishing highlights below, but for a full list of books, simply click on the subject area you are most interested in on the left-hand side of your screen. We have books in  Architecture, Building & Construction, Landscape, Planning & Urban Design, and Property & Real Estate, as well as titles which we distribute published by APA Planners Press*, IHS BRE Press, and RIBA Publishing**.

You can find more details of these books and many more at  www.routledge.com/builtenvironment, and to hear about new books that have published and receive exclusive discounts you can sign up here for any of our discipline e-Newsletters: Architecture, Building & Construction, Landscape, Planning & Urban Design, and Property & Real Estate.

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Featured Books

  • Rebuilding the American City

    Design and Strategy for the 21st Century Urban Core

    By David Gamble, Patty Heyda

    Urban redevelopment in American cities is neither easy nor quick. It takes a delicate alignment of goals, power, leadership and sustained advocacy on the part of many. Rebuilding the American City highlights 15 urban design and planning projects in the U.S. that have been catalysts for their…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge

  • Re-Framing Urban Space

    Urban Design for Emerging Hybrid and High-Density Conditions

    By Im Sik Cho, Chye-Kiang Heng, Zdravko Trivic

    Re-framing Urban Space: Urban Design for Emerging Hybrid and High-Density Conditions rethinks the role and meaning of urban spaces through current trends and challenges in urban development. In emerging dense, hybrid, complex and dynamic urban conditions, public urban space is not only a precious…

    Paperback – 2015-12-16
    Routledge

  • Building Services Handbook

    8th Edition

    By Roger Greeno, Fred Hall

    This eighth edition of Hall and Greeno's leading textbook has been reviewed and updated in relation to the latest building and water regulations, new technology, and new legislation, and even more design calculations have been added. In addition, topics such as: alternative sources of…

    Paperback – 2015-09-07
    Routledge

  • Specifications for Building Conservation

    Volume 1: External Structure

    Edited by Rory Cullen, Rick Meier

    In Specifications for Building Conservation, the National Trust draws on a range of case studies and specifications to provide a much needed guide to specification writing for building conservation. Although traditional building accounts for approximately a quarter of all buildings in the UK, the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-28
    Routledge

  • Architect's Legal Pocket Book

    2nd Edition

    By Matthew Cousins

    A little book that's big on information, the Architect's Legal Pocket Book is the definitive reference on legal issues for architects and architectural students. This handy pocket guide covers key legal principles which will help you to quickly understand the law and where to go for further…

    Paperback – 2015-08-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • Plastics Now

    On Architecture’s Relationship to a Continuously Emerging Material

    By Billie Faircloth

    Plastics Now addresses one primary question: why do we build with plastics the way that we do? For decades, plastics have been described over and over again as "the future," yet we still do not know precisely what to do with them. Billie Faircloth argues that this inertia is due to plastics’…

    Hardback – 2015-07-14
    Routledge

  • Graphic Design for Architects

    A Manual for Visual Communication

    By Karen Lewis

    Graphic Design for Architects is a handbook of techniques, explanations and examples of graphic design most relevant to architects. The book covers a variety of scales of graphic design, everything from portfolio design and competition boards, to signage and building super-graphics – to address…

    Paperback – 2015-06-30
    Routledge

  • Emotionally Durable Design

    Objects, Experiences and Empathy, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Chapman

    Emotionally Durable Design presents counterpoints to our ‘throwaway society’ by developing powerful design tools, methods and frameworks that build resilience into relationships between people and things. The book takes us beyond the sustainable design field’s established focus on energy and…

    Hardback – 2015-05-28
    Routledge

  • Post-Petroleum Design

    By George Elvin

    Despite the growing demand for design strategies to reduce our petroleum use, no one has yet brought together the lessons of the world’s leading post-petroleum designers into a single resource. Post-Petroleum Design brings them together for the first time. Readers will be introduced to the most…

    Paperback – 2015-05-15
    Routledge

  • Phyto

    Principles and Resources for Site Remediation and Landscape Design

    By Kate Kennen, Niall Kirkwood

    Phyto presents the concepts of phytoremediation and phytotechnology in one comprehensive guide, illustrating when plants can be considered for the uptake, removal or mitigation of on-site pollutants. Current scientific case studies are covered, highlighting the advantages and limitations of…

    Paperback – 2015-04-29
    Routledge

  • Altruism by Design

    How To Effect Social Change as an Architect

    By Adam R. Wilmes

    Altruism by Design: How to Effect Social Change as an Architect is meant to prepare the individual designer – whether a student or practicing professional – for a career dedicated to serving communities in need through design and construction. It will help you understand the complexities,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-24
    Routledge

  • Solid Wood

    Case Studies in Mass Timber Architecture, Technology and Design

    By Joseph Mayo

    Over the past 10-15 years a renaissance in wood architecture has occurred with the development of new wood building systems and design strategies, elevating wood from a predominantly single-family residential idiom to a rival of concrete and steel construction for a variety of building types,…

    Hardback – 2015-04-17
    Routledge

  • Foundations of Real Estate Financial Modelling

    By Roger Staiger

    Foundations of Real Estate Financial Modelling is specifically designed to provide an overview of pro forma modelling for real estate projects. The book introduces students and professionals to the basics of real estate finance theory before providing a step-by-step guide for financial model…

    Paperback – 2015-04-16
    Routledge

  • University Planning and Architecture

    The search for perfection, 2nd Edition

    By Jonathan Coulson, Paul Roberts, Isabelle Taylor

    The environment of a university – what we term a campus – is a place with special resonance. They have long been the setting for some of history’s most exciting experiments in the design of the built environment. Christopher Wren at Cambridge, Le Corbusier at Harvard, and Norman Foster at the Free…

    Hardback – 2015-02-11
    Routledge

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