E-books: Built Environment

  • Urban Development and New Towns in the Third World: Lessons from the New Bombay Experience book cover

    Urban Development and New Towns in the Third World

    Lessons from the New Bombay Experience, 1st Edition

    By Alain R.A. Jacquemin

    First published in 1999, this volume examines India and Bombay, countries which represent some of the world’s most dramatic examples of rapid urban growth. One of the strategies frequently adopted by the Indian authorities to cope with this urban growth is the development of new towns, such as New…

    eBook – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Metaphysical City: Six Ways of Understanding the Urban Milieu book cover

    The Metaphysical City

    Six Ways of Understanding the Urban Milieu, 1st Edition

    By Rob Sullivan

    The Metaphysical City examines the metaphorical existence of the city as an entity to further understand its significance on urban planning and geography. It encourages an open-minded approach when studying cities so as to uncover broader connecting themes that may otherwise be missed. Case studies…

    eBook – 2019-02-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Narratives of Architectural Education: From Student to Architect book cover

    Narratives of Architectural Education

    From Student to Architect, 1st Edition

    By James Thompson

    Narratives of Architectural Education provides an overview of life as an architecture student, detailing how a layperson may develop an architectural identity. This book proposes becoming an architect as a personal narrative of professional development structured around various stages and…

    eBook – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • A New Era for Collaborative Forest Management: Policy and Practice insights from the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program book cover

    A New Era for Collaborative Forest Management

    Policy and Practice insights from the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program, 1st Edition

    Edited by William H. Butler, Courtney A. Schultz

    This book assesses the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program (CFLRP) and identifies lessons learned for governance and policy through this new and innovative approach to collaborative forest management. Unlike anything else in US public land management, the CFLRP is a nationwide…

    eBook – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Representing Landscapes: Analogue book cover

    Representing Landscapes

    Analogue, 1st Edition

    By Nadia Amoroso

    The fourth book in Nadia Amoroso‘s Representing Landscapes series, this text focuses on traditional methods of visual representation in landscape architectural education. Building on from the previous titles in the series, which look at digital and hybrid techniques, Representing Landscapes:…

    eBook – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Representing Landscapes

  • The Routledge Companion to Rural Planning book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Rural Planning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Scott, Nick Gallent, Menelaos Gkartzios

    The Routledge Companion to Rural Planning provides a critical account and state of the art review of rural planning in the early years of the twenty-first century. Looking across different international experiences – from Europe, North America and Australasia to the transition and emerging…

    eBook – 2019-01-24 
    Routledge

  • Masonry Design book cover

    Masonry Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul W. McMullin, Jonathan S. Price

    Masonry is found extensively in construction throughout the world. It is economical and strong. Masonry Design—part of the Architect’s Guidebook to Structures series—presents the fundamentals in an accessible fashion through beautiful illustrations, simple and complete examples, and from the…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Architect's Guidebooks to Structures

  • Hybrid Drawing Techniques for Interior Design book cover

    Hybrid Drawing Techniques for Interior Design

    1st Edition

    By Jorge Paricio Garcia

    Hybrid Drawing Techniques for Interior Design shows you a flexible and productive design workflow that starts with hand drawing and moves on to digital techniques. In this book, digital and freehand images are displayed side-by-side, so that you can choose at every step which method is best…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge

  • Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935: The Gender of Ornament book cover

    Women Artists and the Decorative Arts 1880-1935

    The Gender of Ornament, 1st Edition

    By Janice Helland

    Edited by Bridget Elliott

    This title was first published in 2002. To date, studies explaining decorative practice in the early modernist period have largely overlooked the work of women artists. For the most part, studies have focused on the denigration of decorative work by leading male artists, frequently dismissed as…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Sores: On the Interaction between Segregation, Urban Decay and Deprived Neighbourhoods book cover

    Urban Sores

    On the Interaction between Segregation, Urban Decay and Deprived Neighbourhoods, 1st Edition

    By Hans Skifter Andersen

    This title was first published in 2003. Most European cities have experienced problems in certain neighbourhoods that are termed deprived or excluded. Traditionally these were found in the oldest urban areas with lowest quality housing, but since the 1980s, such areas have emerged in housing…

    eBook – 2019-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Equity in Heritage Conservation: The Case of Ahmedabad, India book cover

    Equity in Heritage Conservation

    The Case of Ahmedabad, India, 1st Edition

    By Jigna Desai

    Recognised by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals as a measure to make cities inclusive, safe and resilient, conservation of natural and cultural heritage has become an increasingly important issue across the globe. The equity principle of sustainable development necessitates that citizens hold…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • Health and Safety: Risk Management book cover

    Health and Safety: Risk Management

    5th Edition

    By Tony Boyle

    Health and Safety: Risk Management is the clearest and most comprehensive book on risk management available today. This newly revised fifth edition takes into account new developments in legislation, standards and good practice. ISO 45001, the international health and safety management system…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Routledge

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