E-books: Built Environment

  • Building Materials book cover

    Building Materials

    By S.K. Duggal

    This text on building materials includes discussion of structural clay products, rocks and stones, wood, materials for making concrete, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, and miscellaneous materials.…

    eBook – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Rating Valuation: Principles and Practice book cover

    Rating Valuation

    Principles and Practice, 4th Edition

    By Patrick H. Bond, Peter K. Brown

    Rating Valuation: Principles and Practice has long been the standard go-to guide for both students studying rating valuation and practitioners needing a comprehensive reference book covering rating law, valuation and, importantly, practice. This fourth edition brings the reader up to date with the…

    eBook – 2017-12-01
    Routledge

  • Rural Housing and Economic Development book cover

    Rural Housing and Economic Development

    Edited by Don E. Albrecht, Scott Loveridge, Stephan Goetz, Rachel Welborn

    Housing is crucial to the quality of life and wellbeing for individuals and familes, but the availability of adequate or affordable housing also plays a vital role in community economic development. Rural areas face a substantial disadvantage compared to urban areas in regard to housing, and this…

    eBook – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Engineering Noise Control, Fifth Edition book cover

    Engineering Noise Control, Fifth Edition

    By David A. Bies, Colin Hansen, Carl Howard

    This classic and authoritative student textbook contains information that is not over simplified and can be used to solve the real world problems encountered by noise and vibration consultants as well as the more straightforward ones handled by engineers and occupational hygienists in industry. The…

    eBook – 2017-12-01
    CRC Press

  • Knights and Castles: Minorities and Urban Regeneration book cover

    Knights and Castles

    Minorities and Urban Regeneration

    By Francesco Lo Piccolo

    Edited by Huw Thomas

    Title first published in 2003. Much has been written about the problems minorities encounter in Western European and North American cities. This insightful volume acknowledges the deep-rooted nature of inequalities and discrimination, but seeks ways of ameliorating and eradicating them from…

    eBook – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Transport Projects, Programmes and Policies: Evaluation Needs and Capabilities book cover

    Transport Projects, Programmes and Policies

    Evaluation Needs and Capabilities

    By John Nellthorp, Peter Mackie

    Edited by Alan Pearman

    This title was first published in 2003. The European Union is constantly struggling to find effective ways to plan major transport infrastructure developments at a European level. This is a critical factor in the emerging debates surrounding the absorption of the accession states into the EU, but…

    eBook – 2017-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Reshaping Regional Planning: A Northern Perspective book cover

    Reshaping Regional Planning

    A Northern Perspective

    By Brita Olerup

    Edited by Folke Snickars

    This title was first published in 2002: Uniting scholars from across the full range of social sciences, this distinctive volume provides a unique overview of northern European planning. It examines all the key issues as well as the evolution, traditions, current innovations and future developments…

    eBook – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • Regional Planning and Development in Europe book cover

    Regional Planning and Development in Europe

    By David Shaw, Peter Roberts

    This title was first published in 2000:  Providing a review and assessment of a number of the major features evident in regional planning and development in Europe, this volume contains a series of regional case studies, drawn from current research in various European countries. These…

    eBook – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • Housing, Space and Quality of Life book cover

    Housing, Space and Quality of Life

    By David L. Uzzell

    Houses, and other spaces and environments in which people spend their time, have a crucial impact on quality of life. We are increasingly living in multi-cultural cities and communities, and this too significantly affects how we feel about spaces in which we live. This volume brings together…

    eBook – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • Growth Management in Florida: Planning for Paradise book cover

    Growth Management in Florida

    Planning for Paradise

    By Timothy S.Chapin

    Despite its historical significance and its state-mandated comprehensive planning approach, the Florida growth management experiment has received only piecemeal attention from researchers. Drawing together contributions from national experts on land use planning and growth management, this volume…

    eBook – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • Growth Management in the US: Between Theory and Practice book cover

    Growth Management in the US

    Between Theory and Practice

    By Karina Pallagst

    Urban sprawl is one of the key planning issues facing many US cities, leading to the creation and adoption of a variety of approaches to control growth. However, many growth management ideas do not align well with the growth-promoting planning traditions of the US, which historically have been…

    eBook – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

  • Urban Regeneration, Community Power and the (In)Significance of 'Race' book cover

    Urban Regeneration, Community Power and the (In)Significance of 'Race'

    By Paul J. Maginn

    The concepts of community consultation and participation have come to dominate academic and policy debate about urban regeneration partnerships. However, there has been relatively little discussion about the nature of 'community power' within regeneration partnerships. Adopting an ethnographic…

    eBook – 2017-11-30
    Routledge

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