E-books: Built Environment

  • 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

  • Lead Designer's Handbook: The Lead Designer and Design Management book cover

    Lead Designer's Handbook

    The Lead Designer and Design Management, 1st Edition

    By Dale Sinclair

    Despite co-ordination being the principal focus of the Lead Designer’s role, there is very little written about how to undertake these duties. What tools can the Lead Designer use to address the many complexities of developing a design as part of an iterative process? How can the Lead Designer…

    eBook – 2019-08-23
    RIBA Publishing

  • Construction Health and Safety in Developing Countries book cover

    Construction Health and Safety in Developing Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Manu, Fidelis Emuze, Tarcisio Abreu Saurin, Bonaventura H. W. Hadikusumo

    The global construction sector is infamous for high levels of injuries, accidents and fatalities, and poor health and well-being of its workforce. While this record appears in both developed and developing countries, the situation is worse in developing countries, where major spending on…

    eBook – 2019-08-22
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Neighbourhood Planning: Place, Space and Politics book cover

    Neighbourhood Planning

    Place, Space and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Janet Banfield

    This book carries out an in-depth investigation of a neighborhood planning process that engages critically with the issues surrounding articulation of local concerns in a strategic manner and the prospects of implementing ‘bottom up’ community initiatives successfully. It highlights the dynamics…

    eBook – 2019-08-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Globalization, Planning and Local Economic Development book cover

    Globalization, Planning and Local Economic Development

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Beer, Terry L. Clower

    This textbook is concerned with economic development at the local, community or regional scale. Its aim is to provide students with a comprehensive introduction to contemporary thinking about locally based economic development, how growth can be planned and how that development can be realized. &…

    eBook – 2019-08-21
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Memory and Place book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Memory and Place

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah De Nardi, Hilary Orange, Steven High, Eerika Koskinen-Koivisto

    This Handbook explores the latest cross-disciplinary research on the inter-relationship between memory studies, place, and identity. In the works of dynamic memory, there is room for multiple stories, versions of the past and place understandings, and often resistance to mainstream narratives.…

    eBook – 2019-08-20
    Routledge

  • Automatic for the City: Designing for People In the Age of The Driverless Car book cover

    Automatic for the City

    Designing for People In the Age of The Driverless Car, 1st Edition

    By Riccardo Bobisse, Andrea Andrea Pavia

    How will automated vehicles change our lives? Where are the opportunities and challenges? Future streets require planning today. This timely book envisions ways in which changes to urban mobility and technology will transform city streetscapes and, importantly, how cities can prepare. It is a…

    eBook – 2019-08-20
    RIBA Publishing

  • Product Design and Sustainability: Strategies, Tools and Practice book cover

    Product Design and Sustainability

    Strategies, Tools and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Jane Penty

    Whether it is the effects of climate change, the avalanche of electronic and plastic waste or the substandard living and working conditions of billions of our fellow global citizens, our ability to deal with unsustainability will define the twenty-first century. Given that most consumption is…

    eBook – 2019-08-19
    Routledge

  • Chern on Dispute Boards: Practice and Procedure book cover

    Chern on Dispute Boards

    Practice and Procedure, 4th Edition

    By Cyril Chern

    Chern on Dispute Boards examines the law of dispute boards and their development internationally, while also covering procedural topics that are of particular concern to those utilising dispute boards. It deals with advanced practitioner issues in the emerging law of dispute boards on an…

    eBook – 2019-08-19
    Informa Law from Routledge
    Construction Practice Series

  • A Gendered Profession book cover

    A Gendered Profession

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Benedict Brown, Harriet Harriss, Ruth Morrow, James Soane

    The issue of gender inequality in architecture has been part of the profession’s discourse for many years, yet the continuing gender imbalance in architectural education and practice remains a difficult subject. This book seeks to change that. It provides the first ever attempt to move the debate…

    eBook – 2019-08-16
    RIBA Publishing

  • The Political Economy of Government Subsidised Housing in South Africa book cover

    The Political Economy of Government Subsidised Housing in South Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sithembiso Lindelihle Myeni, Andrew Okem

    This book unpacks the political economy of government subsidised housing programmes in South Africa. Exploring government policy towards subsidised housing in South Africa, this edited collection analyses various programmes, their shortcomings and potential options to address these weaknesses in…

    eBook – 2019-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Political Economy of Africa

  • Holford: A Study in Architecture, Planning and Civic Design book cover

    Holford

    A Study in Architecture, Planning and Civic Design, 1st Edition

    By Gordon E. Cherry, Leith Penny

    Originally published in 1986 Holford is not just a biography of a major architect, planner and civic designer. In describing the life and times of the man, the authors provide a fascinating analysis of the developments in British architecture and planning from the 1930s to the 1970s. The book…

    eBook – 2019-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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