E-books: Built Environment

  • Urban Development in China under the Institution of Land Rights book cover

    Urban Development in China under the Institution of Land Rights

    1st Edition

    By Jieming Zhu

    How have the development and redevelopment of China’s cities since the early 1950s transformed the settlements and fortunes of a fifth of the world’s population? Rapid urbanization since the 1980s has changed the nation from a rural society to an urban one, marking it as one of the most significant…

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Bassett's Environmental Health Procedures book cover

    Bassett's Environmental Health Procedures

    9th Edition

    By W.H. Bassett, Tim Deveaux

    Environmental health law is a wide-ranging, detailed and complex body of law within the UK. Bassett’s Environmental Health Procedures is an established and essential reference source which provides an accessible entry into enforcement and administrative procedures for environmental health. The main…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2020 book cover

    Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2020

    39th Edition

    Edited by AECOM

    Now in its 39th edition, Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2020 offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and landscape costs. It covers all the items to be found in hard and soft landscape contracts, and forms an indispensable reference book for…

    eBook – 2019-09-16
    CRC Press
    Spon's Price Books

  • Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2020 book cover

    Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2020

    51st Edition

    Edited by AECOM

    Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2020 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 – 2019-09-16
    CRC Press
    Spon's Price Books

  • Buildings Used: Human Interactions with Architecture book cover

    Buildings Used

    Human Interactions with Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Nora Lefa, Pavlos Lefas

    Buildings Used takes the reader on an exploration into the impact of use on buildings and users. While most histories and theories of architecture focus on a building’s conception, design, and realization, this book argues that its identity is formed after its completion through use; and that the…

    eBook – 2019-09-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Tall: the design and construction of high-rise architecture book cover

    Tall: the design and construction of high-rise architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Guy Marriage

    This is a guide to both the basics and the details of tall building design, delving into the rudimentary aspects of design that an architect of a tall office building must consider, as well as looking at the rationale for why and how a building must be built the way it is. Liberally illustrated…

    eBook – 2019-09-10
    Routledge

  • Risk Management in Engineering and Construction: Tools and Techniques book cover

    Risk Management in Engineering and Construction

    Tools and Techniques, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Ogunlana, Prasanta Kumar Dey

    Today’s businesses are driven by customer ‘pull’ and technological ‘push’. To remain competitive in this dynamic business world, engineering and construction organizations are constantly innovating with new technology tools and techniques to improve process performance in their projects. Their…

    eBook – 2019-09-09
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Design and Nature: A Partnership book cover

    Design and Nature

    A Partnership, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Fletcher, Louise St. Pierre, Mathilda Tham

    Organised as a dialogue between nature and design, this book explores design ideas, opportunities, visions and practices through relating and uncovering experience of the natural world. Presented as an edited collection of 25 wide-ranging short chapters, the book explores the possibility of new…

    eBook – 2019-09-09
    Routledge

  • Housing, Neoliberalism and the Archive: Reinterpreting the Rise and Fall of Public Housing book cover

    Housing, Neoliberalism and the Archive

    Reinterpreting the Rise and Fall of Public Housing, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen Flanagan

    From the mid-1940s, state housing authorities in Australia built large housing estates to enable home ownership by working-class families, but the public housing system they created is now regarded as broken. Contemporary problems with the sustainability, effectiveness and reputation of the…

    eBook – 2019-09-09
    Routledge
    Explorations in Housing Studies

  • Reciprocal Landscapes: Stories of Material Movements book cover

    Reciprocal Landscapes

    Stories of Material Movements, 1st Edition

    By Jane Hutton

    How are the far-away, invisible landscapes where materials come from related to the highly visible, urban landscapes where those same materials are installed? Reciprocal Landscapes: Stories of Material Movements traces five everyday landscape construction materials – fertilizer, stone, steel, trees…

    eBook – 2019-09-06
    Routledge

  • Town Planning: The Basics book cover

    Town Planning

    The Basics, 1st Edition

    By Tony Hall

    The planning of urban and rural areas requires thinking about where people will live, work, play, study, shop and how they will get about the place, and to devise strategies for long time periods. Town Planning: The Basics provides a general introduction to the components of urban areas, including…

    eBook – 2019-09-06
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Elements of Visual Design in the Landscape book cover

    Elements of Visual Design in the Landscape

    3rd Edition

    By Simon Bell

    What makes a visually appealing landscape? How can the design and use of a landscape be harmonized? In this significantly revised and updated third edition of Simon Bell's seminal text, he further explores the answers to these questions by interrogating a range of design principles, applications…

    eBook – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

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