E-books: Built Environment

  • Working Cities: Architecture, Place and Production book cover

    Working Cities

    Architecture, Place and Production, 1st Edition

    By Howard Davis

    Cities have historically supported production, commerce, and consumption, all central to urban life. But in the contemporary Western city, production has been hidden or removed, and commerce and consumption have dominated. This book is about the importance of production in the life of the city, and…

    eBook – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Crime, Bodies and Space: Towards an Ethical Approach to Urban Policies in the Information Age book cover

    Crime, Bodies and Space

    Towards an Ethical Approach to Urban Policies in the Information Age, 1st Edition

    By Miriam Tedeschi

    With cities increasingly following rigid rules for designing out crime and producing spaces under surveillance, this book asks how information shapes bodies, space, and, ultimately, policymaking. In recent years, public spaces have changed in Western countries, with the urban realm becoming an…

    eBook – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Space, Materiality and the Normative

  • Irish Housing Design 1950 – 1980: Out of the Ordinary book cover

    Irish Housing Design 1950 – 1980

    Out of the Ordinary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Ward, Michael Pike, Gary Boyd

    This book examines the architectural design of housing projects in Ireland from the mid-twentieth century. This period represented a high point in the construction of the Welfare State project where the idea that architecture could and should shape and define community and social life was not yet…

    eBook – 2019-12-11
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Nanomaterials-Based Composites for Energy Applications: Emerging Technology and Trends book cover

    Nanomaterials-Based Composites for Energy Applications

    Emerging Technology and Trends, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keka Talukdar

    This volume, Nanomaterials-Based Composites for Energy Applications: Emerging Technology and Trends, covers the importance of nanomaterials-based composites for renewable and alternative energy applications. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, it looks at using composites without losing the…

    eBook – 2019-12-11
    Apple Academic Press

  • Regeneration, Heritage and Sustainable Communities in Turkey: Challenges, Complexities and Potentials book cover

    Regeneration, Heritage and Sustainable Communities in Turkey

    Challenges, Complexities and Potentials, 1st Edition

    By Muge Akkar Ercan

    Over the last three decades, historic housing areas have become one of the major concerns in urban regeneration, housing renovation and conservation projects. Since the late 1990s, the notion of community, sustainability and sustainable community have become rising issues in the urban regeneration…

    eBook – 2019-12-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Underground Urbanism book cover

    Underground Urbanism

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Reynolds

    Have you ever wondered what lies beneath the streets of your city? Do you picture, in isolation, a series of train tunnels and pipes? Or perhaps the foundations of tall buildings that lie scattered, like icebergs, beneath the surface? As our cities grow up, out, and down, it is time we better…

    eBook – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • Baudrillard for Architects book cover

    Baudrillard for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Francesco Proto

    Marginalized due to the deployment of both a highly specialized jargon and a novel stylistic approach meant to upset established norms and conventions, Baudrillard's thought has suffered from the lack of an accessible, consistent and comprehensive exposition able to make it relevant to diverse…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Property Rights from Below: Commodification of Land and the Counter-Movement book cover

    Property Rights from Below

    Commodification of Land and the Counter-Movement, 1st Edition

    Edited by Olivier De Schutter, Balakrishnan Rajagopal

    Recent years have seen a globalization of property rights as the Western conception of property over land has extended across the world. As formerly community-owned land and natural resources are privatized and titling schemes proliferate, Property Rights from Below questions the trend toward…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

  • Zero-Waste: Reconsidering Waste Management for the Future book cover

    Zero-Waste

    Reconsidering Waste Management for the Future, 1st Edition

    By Atiq Zaman, Tahmina Ahsan

    This book analyses ‘zero-waste’ (ZW) as an emerging waste management strategy for the future, which considers waste prevention through innovative design and sustainable consumption practices. Drawing on a diverse range of case studies from Australia, Bangladesh, Japan, New Zealand, Sweden,…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • Elements of Sustainable Architecture book cover

    Elements of Sustainable Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Rosa Urbano Gutiérrez, Laura de la Plaza Hidalgo

    For sustainable architecture to become a reality, the way we design buildings needs to change. Many architects are concerned that sustainable technologies may interfere with a building’s aesthetic appearance, and so these are often ‘added on’ once the design process is complete. Elements of…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Energy Access and Forced Migration book cover

    Energy Access and Forced Migration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Owen Grafham

    This edited collection brings together a selection of expert authors and draws on a wide range of case studies, geographies, and perspectives to explore the links between forced migration and energy access. This book addresses the paucity of academic study on how energy is delivered to the…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • Finding San Carlino: Collected Perspectives on the Geometry of the Baroque book cover

    Finding San Carlino

    Collected Perspectives on the Geometry of the Baroque, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adil Mansure, Skender Luarasi

    The church of San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane, also called San Carlino, is an architectural artefact that continues to attract numerous hypotheses and geometric analyses attempting to explain its form and meaning. Numerous investigations have attempted to reveal its underlying geometrical principles…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural History

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