E-books: Built Environment

  • B.S.Patil’s Building and Engineering Contracts, 7th Edition book cover

    B.S.Patil’s Building and Engineering Contracts, 7th Edition

    7th Edition

    By B.S. Patil, S.P. Woolhouse

    From the standpoint of practising engineers, architects and contractors, the law of contract is the most important one and, from preparation of technical documents to its execution and in the determination of disputes, the engineer or architect must have relevant knowledge. This book acts as a…

    eBook – 2019-08-29
    CRC Press

  • Thinking Design Through Literature book cover

    Thinking Design Through Literature

    1st Edition

    By Susan Yelavich

    This book deploys literature to explore the social lives of objects and places. The first book of its kind, it embraces things as diverse as escalators, coins, skyscrapers, pottery, radios, and robots, and encompasses places as various as home, country, cities, streets, and parks. Here, fiction,…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Design Studies

  • Architect's Legal Pocket Book book cover

    Architect's Legal Pocket Book

    3rd Edition

    By Matthew Cousins

    A little book that’s big on information, the Architect’s Legal Pocket Book is the definitive reference guide on legal issues for architects and architectural students. This handy pocket guide covers key legal principles which will help you to quickly understand the law and where to go for further…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • Materials for Architects and Builders book cover

    Materials for Architects and Builders

    6th Edition

    By Arthur Lyons

    Materials for Architects and Builders provides a clear and concise introduction to the broad range of materials used within the construction industry and covers the essential details of their manufacture, key physical properties, specification and uses. Understanding the basics of materials is a…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Metropolitan Economic Development: The Political Economy of Urbanisation in Mexico book cover

    Metropolitan Economic Development

    The Political Economy of Urbanisation in Mexico, 1st Edition

    By Alejandra Trejo Nieto

    Metropolitan areas are home to a significant proportion of the world’s population and its economic output. Taking Mexico as a case study and weaving in comparisons from Latin America and developed countries, this book explores current trends and policy issues around urbanisation, metropolisation,…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Airport Building Information Modelling book cover

    Airport Building Information Modelling

    1st Edition

    By Ozan Koseoglu, Yusuf Arayici

    This book details how Building Information Modelling is being successfully deployed in the planning, design, construction and future operation of the Istanbul New Airport, a mega-scale construction project incorporating a varying mix of infrastructures including terminals, runways, passenger gates,…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • The Planner's Use of Information book cover

    The Planner's Use of Information

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Hemalata C. Dandekar

    For more than 35 years, planners have depended on The Planner's Use of Information to help them address their information needs. While the ability to manage complex information skillfully remains central to the practice of planning, the variety and quantity of information have ballooned in the last…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Tourism Fictions, Simulacra and Virtualities book cover

    Tourism Fictions, Simulacra and Virtualities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Gravari-Barbas, Nelson Graburn, Jean-Francois Staszak

    Tourism Fictions, Simulacra and Virtualities offers a new understanding of tourism’s interaction with space, questioning the ways in which fictions, simulacra and virtualities express tourism in the built environment and vice versa. Since its beginnings, tourism has inspired themed built…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Wellbeing in Interiors: Philosophy, Design and Value in Practice book cover

    Wellbeing in Interiors

    Philosophy, Design and Value in Practice, 1st Edition

    By Elina Grigoriou, Richard Francis

    This 4-colour practical guide explores how the design of interior spaces impacts wellbeing. In the built environment, this topic is generally overlooked, even though it is one of the most important topics in sustainable building. This book will enable project teams to understand how specific…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    RIBA Publishing

  • Pavement Drainage: Theory and Practice book cover

    Pavement Drainage: Theory and Practice

    1st Edition

    By G L Sivakumar Babu, Prithvi S. Kandhal, Nivedya Mandankara Kottayi, Rajib Basu Mallick, Amirthalingam Veeraragavan

    SUMMARY This book provides complete coverage of surface and subsurface drainage of all types of pavements for highways, urban roads, parking lots, airports, and container terminals. It provides up-to-date information on the principles and technologies for designing and building drainage systems and…

    eBook – 2019-08-26
    CRC Press

  • Architecture and Silence book cover

    Architecture and Silence

    1st Edition

    By Christos P. Kakalis

    This book explores the role of silence in how we design, present and experi-ence architecture. Grounded in phenomenological theory, the book builds on historical, theoretical and practical approaches to examine silence as a methodological tool of architectural research and unravel the experiential…

    eBook – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • UNESCO Biosphere Reserves: Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability and Society book cover

    UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

    Supporting Biocultural Diversity, Sustainability and Society, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maureen G. Reed, Martin F. Price

    UNESCO Biosphere Reserves (BRs) are designated areas in geographical regions of global socio-ecological significance. This definitive book shows their global relevance and contribution to environmental protection, biocultural diversity and education. Initiated in the 1970s as part of UNESCO’s Man…

    eBook – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

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