E-books: Built Environment

  • Streets Reconsidered: Inclusive Design for the Public Realm book cover

    Streets Reconsidered

    Inclusive Design for the Public Realm, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Iacofano, Mukul Malhotra

    Streets Reconsidered is a fundamental rethinking of America's streets. It explores the future of streets and what America's roadways could be if they were designed for living, instead of just driving. The book includes: detailed design guidelines, fully illustrated, four color case studies of…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Landscape Performance: Ian McHarg’s ecological planning in The Woodlands, Texas book cover

    Landscape Performance

    Ian McHarg’s ecological planning in The Woodlands, Texas, 1st Edition

    By Bo Yang

    Ian McHarg’s ecological planning approach has been influential since the 20th century. However, few empirical studies have been conducted to evaluate the performance of his projects. Using the framework of landscape performance assessment, this book demonstrates the long-term benefits of a renowned…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Strategic Designs for Climate Policy Instrumentation: Governance at the Crossroads book cover

    Strategic Designs for Climate Policy Instrumentation

    Governance at the Crossroads, 1st Edition

    By Gjalt Huppes

    This book provides insight into the development of effective climate policy instrumentation in two divergent and mutually exclusive directions. Examining the role of political philosophies, the book explains why current climate policy is ineffective and unable to halt rapidly rising atmospheric…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Structure and Architecture book cover

    Structure and Architecture

    3rd Edition

    By Angus J. Macdonald

    This thoroughly updated edition of Angus J. Macdonald’s insightful book Structure and Architecture offers an in depth analysis of structural design and its relationship with architecture. It draws on clear explanations of the connections between structural form, structural performance and…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • The Phenomenology of Real and Virtual Places book cover

    The Phenomenology of Real and Virtual Places

    1st Edition

    Edited by Erik Malcolm Champion

    This collection of essays explores the history, implications, and usefulness of phenomenology for the study of real and virtual places. While the influence of phenomenology on architecture and urban design has been widely acknowledged, its effect on the design of virtual places and environments has…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Production of Alternative Urban Spaces: An International Dialogue book cover

    The Production of Alternative Urban Spaces

    An International Dialogue, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jens Kaae Fisker, Letizia Chiappini, Lee Pugalis, Antonella Bruzzese

    Alternative urban spaces across civic, private, and public spheres emerge in response to the great challenges that urban actors are currently confronted with. Labour markets are changing rapidly, the availability of affordable housing is under intensifying pressure, and public spaces have become…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Creating Smart Cities book cover

    Creating Smart Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claudio Coletta, Leighton Evans, Liam Heaphy, Rob Kitchin

    In cities around the world, digital technologies are utilized to manage city services and infrastructures, to govern urban life, to solve urban issues and to drive local and regional economies. While "smart city" advocates are keen to promote the benefits of smart urbanism – increased efficiency,…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • The Architecture of Ethics book cover

    The Architecture of Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Thomas Fisher

    Ethics is one of the most important and least understood aspects of design practice. In his latest book, Thomas Fisher shows how ethics are inherent to the making of architecture – and how architecture offers an unusual and useful way of looking at ethics. The Architecture of Ethics helps students…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2019 book cover

    Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2019

    50th Edition

    Edited by AECOM

    Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2019 continues to be the most comprehensive and best annual services engineering price book currently available, providing detailed pricing information across the full range of mechanical and electrical services, together with higher-level costs…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    CRC Press
    Spon's Price Books

  • Aluminium in Building book cover

    Aluminium in Building

    1st Edition

    By John Lane

    First published in 1992. Aluminium is a relatively new material, first used on a commercial basis just over 100 years ago. Today it has taken its place alongside other traditional materials as an established building element. In this variable reference source, John Lane discusses the history and…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Medieval Bishops’ Houses in England and Wales book cover

    Medieval Bishops’ Houses in England and Wales

    1st Edition

    By Michael Thompson

    First published in 1998, this book describes the surviving medieval remains there and the far more numerous manor houses and castles owned by the bishops, as well as their London houses. Apart from royal residences these are far the largest group of medieval domestic buildings of a single type…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Nanostructured Electrochromic Materials for Smart Switchable Windows book cover

    Nanostructured Electrochromic Materials for Smart Switchable Windows

    1st Edition

    By Avinash Balakrishnan, Praveen Pattathil

    This book focuses on next-generation smart windows which can change their optical-physical properties by reflecting and/or transmitting incoming light radiation to attain comfortable indoor temperatures throughout the year. The book will address different techniques and materials used in smart…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    CRC Press

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