E-books: Built Environment

  • Defining the Urban: Interdisciplinary and Professional Perspectives book cover

    Defining the Urban

    Interdisciplinary and Professional Perspectives

    Edited by Deljana Iossifova, Christopher N.H Doll, Alexandros Gasparatos

    What is "urban"? How can it be described and contextualised? How is it used in theory and practice? Urban processes feature in key international policy and practice discourses. They are at the core of research agendas across traditional academic disciplines and emerging interdisciplinary fields.…

    eBook – 2017-10-06
    Routledge

  • Designing with Smell: Practices, Techniques and Challenges book cover

    Designing with Smell

    Practices, Techniques and Challenges

    Edited by Victoria Henshaw, Kate McLean, Dominic Medway, Chris Perkins, Gary Warnaby

    Designing with Smell aims to inspire readers to actively consider smell in their work through the inclusion of case studies from around the world, highlighting the current use of smell in different cutting-edge design and artistic practices. This book provides practical guidance regarding different…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge

  • Information and Communications Technology as Potential Catalyst for Sustainable Urban Development: Experiences in Eindhoven, Helsinki, Manchester, Marseilles and The Hague book cover

    Information and Communications Technology as Potential Catalyst for Sustainable Urban Development

    Experiences in Eindhoven, Helsinki, Manchester, Marseilles and The Hague

    By Leo van den Berg, Willem van Winden

    This title was first published in 2002: The information revolution has deeply influenced the development of Europe’s large cities. They are faced with new opportunities and threats from the information and communication technologies (ICTs) and require strategic policy responses. By examining and…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Geographies of Transport and Mobility: Prospects and Challenges in an Age of Climate Change book cover

    Geographies of Transport and Mobility

    Prospects and Challenges in an Age of Climate Change

    By Stewart Barr, Jan Prillwitz, Tim Ryley, Gareth Shaw

    Geographies of Transport and Mobility aims to provide a comprehensive and evidenced account of the intellectual and pragmatic challenges for personal mobility in the twenty-first century. In doing so, it argues that geographers have a key role to play in shaping academic and policy debates on…

    eBook – 2017-10-04
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • Germain Boffrand: Book of Architecture Containing the General Principles of the Art and the Plans, Elevations and Sections of some of the Edifices Built in France and in Foreign Countries book cover

    Germain Boffrand

    Book of Architecture Containing the General Principles of the Art and the Plans, Elevations and Sections of some of the Edifices Built in France and in Foreign Countries

    By Caroline van Eck

    This title was first published in 2003. Germain Boffrand was one of the great French architects of the early eighteenth century. His work encompassed not only the design of town and country houses for the wealthy but also mines, bridges and hospitals. His Livre d’Architecture is one of the most…

    eBook – 2017-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • EGLR 2004 Cumulative Index book cover

    EGLR 2004 Cumulative Index

    By Barry Denyer-Green

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2017-10-03
    Estates Gazette

  • Le Corbusier - An Analysis of Form book cover

    Le Corbusier - An Analysis of Form

    3rd Edition

    By Geoffrey Baker

    This unique appraisal of the famous Swiss architect's major works have now been expanded to include two more buildings. The Villa Shodhan and the Pavilion Suisse round out the coverage of Le Corbusier's significant works. The author critically examines Le Corbusier's achievements helping student…

    eBook – 2017-10-03
    Taylor & Francis

  • The Architect's Portfolio: Planning, Design, Production book cover

    The Architect's Portfolio

    Planning, Design, Production

    By Andreas Luescher

    The creation of a successful portfolio is a vital skill needed by architectural students and professionals alike. In a highly competitive global market the accomplished representation of the architect�s work must be able to turn opportunities into triumphs. This book offers a fresh step-by-step…

    eBook – 2017-10-03
    Routledge

  • Climate Change Mitigation Actions in Five Developing Countries book cover

    Climate Change Mitigation Actions in Five Developing Countries

    Edited by Harald Winkler

    Five case studies on mitigation actions (MAs) in developing countries illustrate the rich diversity of climate action. Researchers from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and South Africa reflect on what is possible in their countries. Case studies reflect the sheer diversity of NAMAs: from a ‘Pronami’…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Managing China's Energy Sector: Between the Market and the State book cover

    Managing China's Energy Sector

    Between the Market and the State

    Edited by Hongyi Lai, Malcolm Warner

    Since China has now become the world’s largest energy consumer, its energy sector has understandably huge implications for the global economy. This book examines the transformation of China’s conventional and renewable energy sectors, with special attention to state-business relations. Two studies…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • The South Caucasus – Security, Energy and Europeanization book cover

    The South Caucasus – Security, Energy and Europeanization

    Edited by Meliha B. Altunışık, Oktay F. Tanrisever

    This book explores developments in the countries of the South Caucasus – Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia – since the EU included the region in the European Neighbourhood Policy in 2003. It considers issues related to energy, ethnic conflict, steps towards regional integration, and, above all,…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    BASEES/Routledge Series on Russian and East European Studies

  • Managing the Sustainable City book cover

    Managing the Sustainable City

    By Genie N. L. Stowers

    We hear the term "sustainability" everywhere today; in the context of city management, the term is most used to mean environmental sustainability or being able to thrive in a world facing climate change. In this book, however, the term means something more extensive—how cities can sustain…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

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