E-books: Built Environment

  • The City in Geography: Renaturing the Built Environment book cover

    The City in Geography

    Renaturing the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Benedict Anderson

    Monumental in scale and epic in development, cities have become the most visible and significant symbol of human progress. The geography on and around which they are constructed, however, has come to be viewed merely in terms of its resources and is often laid to waste once its assets have been…

    eBook – 2019-03-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Total Safety and the Productivity Challenge book cover

    Total Safety and the Productivity Challenge

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Chiara Leva, Tom Kontogiannis, Marko Gerbec, Olga Aneziris

    Adopting a strategic approach to risk management can maximize competitiveness and profitability. Total Safety and Productivity approaches offer managers a set of methods and tools to apply a Total Safety Management (TSM) philosophy to achieve this. The capability to anticipate, assess and plan for…

    eBook – 2019-03-13
    Routledge

  • Waste to Sustainable Energy: MFCs – Prospects through Prognosis book cover

    Waste to Sustainable Energy

    MFCs – Prospects through Prognosis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lakhveer Singh, Durga Madhab Mahapatra

    With no emissions and water as a byproduct, the globe could imagine a sustainable and resilient human kind that obliterates any possible chances of future climate change. With increased globalization, there has been an unprecedented escalation in production processes thus generating valued products…

    eBook – 2019-03-13
    CRC Press

  • Social Process and the City book cover

    Social Process and the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Williams

    Contemporary urban studies engages a wide range of approaches in the analysis of the processes at work in urban areas. These approaches derive from anthropology, economics, geography, history, politics and sociology as well as from the professional experience of town planning and architecture.…

    eBook – 2019-03-08
    Routledge

  • The Long Lives of Medieval Art and Architecture book cover

    The Long Lives of Medieval Art and Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer M. Feltman, Sarah Thompson

    Traditional histories of medieval art and architecture often privilege the moment of a work’s creation, yet surviving works designated as "medieval" have long and expansive lives. Many have extended prehistories emerging from their sites and contexts of creation, and most have undergone a variety…

    eBook – 2019-03-08
    Routledge
    AVISTA Studies in the History of Medieval Technology, Science and Art

  • School Design Matters: How School Design Relates to the Practice and Experience of Schooling book cover

    School Design Matters

    How School Design Relates to the Practice and Experience of Schooling, 1st Edition

    By Harry Daniels, Andrew Stables, Hau Ming Tse, Sarah Cox

    Presenting qualitative and quantative findings from the unique, multi-disciplinary project, Design Matters?, this timely book explores the complex relationship between school design and practice to consider how environmental aspects impact on the day-to-day perceptions, actions and behaviours of…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge

  • Unlocking Land Law book cover

    Unlocking Land Law

    6th Edition

    By Judith Bray

    Unlocking Land Law will help you grasp the main concepts of the subject with ease. Containing accessible explanations in clear and precise terms that are easy to understand, it provides an excellent foundation for learning and revising land law. The information is clearly presented in a logical…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    Routledge
    Unlocking the Law

  • The Routledge Handbook of Teaching Landscape book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Teaching Landscape

    1st Edition

    Edited by Karsten Jørgensen, Nilgül Karadeniz, Elke Mertens, Richard Stiles

    Written in collaboration with the European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools (ECLAS) and LE: NOTRE, The Routledge Handbook of Teaching Landscape provides a wide-ranging overview of teaching landscape subjects, from geology to landscape design, reflecting different perspectives and…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Visions of Energy Futures: Imagining and Innovating Low-Carbon Transitions book cover

    Visions of Energy Futures

    Imagining and Innovating Low-Carbon Transitions, 1st Edition

    By Benjamin K. Sovacool

    This book examines the visions, fantasies, frames, discourses, imaginaries, and expectations associated with six state-of-the-art energy systems—nuclear power, hydrogen fuel cells, shale gas, clean coal, smart meters, and electric vehicles—playing a key role in current deliberations about…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • Migrant Housing: Architecture, Dwelling, Migration book cover

    Migrant Housing

    Architecture, Dwelling, Migration, 1st Edition

    By Mirjana Lozanovska

    Migrant Housing, the latest book by author Mirjana Lozanovska, examines the house as the architectural construct in the processes of migration. Housing is pivotal to any migration story, with studies showing that migrant participation in the adaptation or building of houses provides…

    eBook – 2019-03-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Instabilities and Potentialities: Notes on the Nature of Knowledge in Digital Architecture book cover

    Instabilities and Potentialities

    Notes on the Nature of Knowledge in Digital Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Chandler Ahrens, Aaron Sprecher

    Now that information technologies are fully embedded into the design studio, Instabilities and Potentialities explores our post-digital culture to better understand its impact on theoretical discourse and design processes in architecture. The role of digital technologies and its ever-increasing…

    eBook – 2019-02-22
    Routledge

  • Agricultural and Agribusiness Law: An Introduction for Non-Lawyers book cover

    Agricultural and Agribusiness Law

    An Introduction for Non-Lawyers, 2nd Edition

    By Theodore A. Feitshans

    This introductory textbook provides an overview of the concepts necessary for an understanding of agricultural and agribusiness law. The text will help students of land-based industries with little or no legal background to appreciate and identify issues that may require referral or consultation…

    eBook – 2019-02-21
    Routledge

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