E-books: Built Environment

  • A Decision-Makers Guide to Public Private Partnerships in Airports book cover

    A Decision-Makers Guide to Public Private Partnerships in Airports

    1st Edition

    By Andy Ricover, Jeffrey Delmon

    Airport development is critical to economic growth and poverty reduction. This book will help decision-makers assess whether Public Private Partnerships (PPP) might be a viable option to meet their airport development requirements. It walks the reader through the airport PPP process,…

    eBook – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • U.S. Emergency Management in the 21st Century: From Disaster to Catastrophe book cover

    U.S. Emergency Management in the 21st Century

    From Disaster to Catastrophe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire B. Rubin, Susan L. Cutter

    U.S. Emergency Management in the 21st Century: From Disaster to Catastrophe explores a critical issue in American public policy: Are the current public sector emergency management systems sufficient to handle future disasters given the environmental and social changes underway? In this timely book,…

    eBook – 2019-12-06
    Routledge

  • Writing for Planners: A Handbook for Students and Professionals in Writing, Editing, and Document Production book cover

    Writing for Planners

    A Handbook for Students and Professionals in Writing, Editing, and Document Production, 1st Edition

    By Claudia Kousoulas

    Writing is never easy, but this book can make it easier. With attentiveness and experience, Claudia Kousoulas gives readers applied writing, editing, and production approaches that provide a clear path to completing a document and tools that ensure it is engaging and professional. The book follows…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge

  • InterVIEWS: Insights and Introspection on Doctoral Research in Architecture book cover

    InterVIEWS

    Insights and Introspection on Doctoral Research in Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Federica Goffi

    With the continued growth of PhD programs in architecture and the simultaneous broadening of approaches, InterVIEWS: Insights and Introspection on Doctoral Research in Architecture begins a timely survey into contemporary research at academic institutions internationally, in the context of the…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Smart Cities and Connected Intelligence: Platforms, Ecosystems and Network Effects book cover

    Smart Cities and Connected Intelligence

    Platforms, Ecosystems and Network Effects, 1st Edition

    By Nicos Komninos

    Internet and World Wide Web platforms, big data analytics, software, social media and civic technologies allow for the creation of smart ecosystems in which connected intelligence emerges and disruptive social and eco-innovation flourishes. This book focuses on three grand challenges that matter…

    eBook – 2019-12-05
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Place Branding: Connecting Tourist Experiences to Places book cover

    Place Branding

    Connecting Tourist Experiences to Places, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pantea Foroudi, Chiara Mauri, Charles Dennis, T C Melewar

    Place branding as a field of research is still in a state of infancy. This book seeks to address this, offering a theory of place branding based on the tourist experience, keeping in mind the roles of stakeholders, both public and private organisations and DMOs in managing the place brand. Place…

    eBook – 2019-11-28
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Urban Resilience book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Urban Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael A. Burayidi, Adriana Allen, John Twigg, Christine Wamsler

    This volume provides a comprehensive discussion and overview of urban resilience, including socio-ecological and economic hazard and disaster resilience. It provides a summary of state of the art thinking on resilience, the different approaches, tools and methodologies for understanding the subject…

    eBook – 2019-11-27
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Contemporary Climate Change Debates: A Student Primer book cover

    Contemporary Climate Change Debates

    A Student Primer, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Hulme

    Contemporary Climate Change Debates is an innovative new textbook which tackles some of the difficult questions raised by climate change. For the complex policy challenges surrounding climate migration, adaptation and resilience, structured debates become effective learning devices for students.…

    eBook – 2019-11-27
    Routledge

  • Practical Finance for Property Investment book cover

    Practical Finance for Property Investment

    1st Edition

    By Craig Furfine

    Practical Finance for Property Investment provides readers with an introduction to the most fundamental concepts, principles, analytical methods, and tools useful for making investing and financing decisions regarding income-producing property. The book begins by considering how to value…

    eBook – 2019-11-27
    Routledge

  • Electrical Inspection, Testing and Certification: A Guide to Passing the City and Guilds 2391 Exams book cover

    Electrical Inspection, Testing and Certification

    A Guide to Passing the City and Guilds 2391 Exams, 3rd Edition

    By Michael Drury

    Updated in line with the 18th edition of the wiring regulations. This book is an essential guide to the City & Guilds 2391-50 and 51: Initial Verification and Certification of Electrical Installation and Periodic Inspection and Testing, also C&G 2391-52: an amalgamation of Initial…

    eBook – 2019-11-27
    Routledge

  • Making Architecture Through Being Human: A Handbook of Design Ideas book cover

    Making Architecture Through Being Human

    A Handbook of Design Ideas, 1st Edition

    By Philip D. Plowright

    Architecture can seem complicated, mysterious or even ill-defined, especially to a student being introduced to architectural ideas for the first time. One way to approach architecture is simply as the design of human environments. When we consider architecture in this way, there is a good place to…

    eBook – 2019-11-26
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Games in Architecture and Urban Planning: Tools for Design, Teaching, and Research book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Games in Architecture and Urban Planning

    Tools for Design, Teaching, and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marta Brković Dodig, Linda N. Groat

    The Routledge Companion to Games in Architecture and Urban Planning aims to identify and showcase the rich diversity of games, including: simulation games, game-like approaches, game scenarios, and gamification processes for teaching/learning, design and research in architecture and urban planning.…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    Routledge

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