E-books: Built Environment

  • A History of Energy Flows: From Human Labor to Renewable Power book cover

    A History of Energy Flows

    From Human Labor to Renewable Power, 1st Edition

    By Anthony N. Penna

    This book presents a global and historical perspective of energy flows during the last millennium. The search for sustainable energy is a key issue dominating today’s energy regime. This book details the historical evolution of energy, following the overlapping and slow flowing transitions from one…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • Digital Monuments: The Dreams and Abuses of Iconic Architecture book cover

    Digital Monuments

    The Dreams and Abuses of Iconic Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Simone Brott

    Digital Monuments radically explodes "iconic architecture" of the new millennium and its hijacking of the public imagination via the digital image. Hallucinatory constructions such as Rem Koolhaas’s CCTV headquarters in Beijing, Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao and Zaha Hadid’s Performing…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • Time Resources, Society and Ecology: On the Capacity for Human Interaction in Space and Time book cover

    Time Resources, Society and Ecology

    On the Capacity for Human Interaction in Space and Time, 1st Edition

    By Tommy Carlstein

    Originally published in 1982, Time Resources, Society and Ecology examines and seeks to examine the time dimension in terms of the ecology, technology, social organization and spatial structure of the human habitat. Approaches to time resources – sociological time-budget studies, anthropological…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • Ian McHarg and the Search for Ideal Order book cover

    Ian McHarg and the Search for Ideal Order

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen John-Alder

    Ian McHarg and the Search for Ideal Order looks at the well-known and studied landscape architect, Ian McHarg, in a new light. The author explores McHarg’s formative years, and investigates how his ideas developed in both their complexity and scale. As a precursor to McHarg’s approach in his …

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Building Tomorrow: Innovation in Construction and Engineering book cover

    Building Tomorrow: Innovation in Construction and Engineering

    1st Edition

    By André Manseau

    Edited by Rob Shields

    In the past decade construction and engineering have changed dramatically, with an explosion of innovative new approaches to construction and new methodologies. By bringing together economic, social and construction/engineering management perspectives, this book offers a unique and comprehensive…

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

  • The University as a Settlement Principle: Territorialising Knowledge in Late 1960s Italy book cover

    The University as a Settlement Principle

    Territorialising Knowledge in Late 1960s Italy, 1st Edition

    By Francesco Zuddas

    The 1960s and the 1970s marked a generational shift in architectural discourse at a time when the revolts inside universities condemned the academic institution as a major force behind the perpetuation of a controlling society. Focusing on the crisis and reform of higher education in Italy,&…

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Arctic and Environmental Change book cover

    Arctic and Environmental Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by J.A. Dowdeswell

    This timely book presents a wide-ranging review of Arctic environmental change in response to global warming, and gives a broad insight into the transformation of the Arctic which we can expect during the next century. It is in high northern latitudes that we can expect to observe global warming at…

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

  • Urban Connections in the Contemporary Pedestrian Landscape book cover

    Urban Connections in the Contemporary Pedestrian Landscape

    1st Edition

    By Philip Pregill

    Urban Connections in the Contemporary Pedestrian Landscape explores the significant physical and cultural changes in our urban areas following the implementation of design strategies and increased pedestrian activity. Beginning with a history of the urban grid, the book then discusses experiential…

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

  • US Infrastructure: Challenges and Directions for the 21st Century book cover

    US Infrastructure

    Challenges and Directions for the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aman Khan, Klaus Becker

    This book presents an in-depth look at US infrastructure and its challenges in the 21st century. While infrastructure has received considerable attention in recent years, much of the discussion has concentrated on physical, economic, or noneconomic conditions. The Trump administration has…

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

  • Green Up!: Sustainable Design Solutions for Healthier Work and Living Environments book cover

    Green Up!

    Sustainable Design Solutions for Healthier Work and Living Environments, 1st Edition

    By Stevie Famulari

    There are unique greening solutions and practices that help create a lifestyle shift, improving the health of living and working spaces for its occupants from a personal, business, environmental, and profitable perspective. Short-term and long-term considerations are important elements when moving…

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Productivity Press

  • Advanced Electrical Installation Work: City and Guilds Edition book cover

    Advanced Electrical Installation Work

    City and Guilds Edition, 9th Edition

    By Trevor Linsley

    This new edition covers the City and Guilds 2365-03 course, updated in line with the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations. Written in an accessible style with a chapter dedicated to each unit of the syllabus, this book helps you to master each topic before moving on to the next. This new edition…

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Routledge

  • Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2020 book cover

    Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2020

    145th Edition

    Edited by AECOM

    SPON’S ARCHITECTS’ AND BUILDERS’ PRICE BOOK 2020, compiled by AECOM, still provides the most accurate, detailed and professionally relevant construction price information for the UK. Its unique Tender Index, updated through the year (2015 = 100), gives an ongoing reality check and allows you to…

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    CRC Press
    Spon's Price Books

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