E-books: Built Environment

  • 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

  • Innovations in Hospice Architecture book cover

    Innovations in Hospice Architecture

    2nd Edition

    By Stephen Verderber, Ben J. Refuerzo

    This fully revised, new edition of Innovations in Hospice Architecture responds to the need for an up-to-date, theoretically based reference book summarizing key historical and recent developments with respect to this rapidly evolving building type. This Second Edition presents: an overview of…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    Routledge

  • Innovative Wind Turbine: An Illustrated Guidebook book cover

    Innovative Wind Turbine

    An Illustrated Guidebook, 1st Edition

    By Vaughn Nelson

    Innovative Wind Turbines is a tribute to the inventors, entrepreneurs, researchers, and companies that through their efforts have envisioned, designed, and constructed models and prototypes for wind energy devices. There are numerous concepts and ideas on ways to convert wind energy into usable…

    eBook – 2019-11-25
    CRC Press

  • Programming Interior Environments: A Practical Guide for Students book cover

    Programming Interior Environments

    A Practical Guide for Students, 1st Edition

    By Cynthia M. Karpan

    Programming Interior Environments introduces a four-component framework you can use to program interiors, and twelve methods for you to gather, analyze and synthesize programmatic information to take the guesswork out of your studio projects. This book studies the Student Programming Model: a…

    eBook – 2019-11-21
    Routledge

  • The Multi-Skilled Designer: A Cognitive Foundation for Inclusive Architectural Thinking book cover

    The Multi-Skilled Designer

    A Cognitive Foundation for Inclusive Architectural Thinking, 1st Edition

    By Newton D'souza

    The Multi-Skilled Designer presents and analyzes different approaches to contemporary architectural design and interprets them through the theory of multiple intelligences. The book establishes a systematic framework that uses the lens of cognitive psychology and developments in…

    eBook – 2019-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Routledge Handbook of Henri Lefebvre, The City and Urban Society book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Henri Lefebvre, The City and Urban Society

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael E. Leary-Owhin, John P. McCarthy

    The Routledge Handbook of Henri Lefebvre,The City and Urban Society is the first edited book to focus on Lefebvre's urban theories and ideas from a global perspective, making use of recent theoretical and empirical developments, with contributions from eminent as well as emergent global scholars.…

    eBook – 2019-11-21
    Routledge

  • Bioclimatic Double-Skin Façades book cover

    Bioclimatic Double-Skin Façades

    1st Edition

    By Mary Ben Bonham

    Visually enriched with over 250 photographs and drawings, Bioclimatic Double-Skin Façades is an essential reference guide for understanding the types and functions of double-skin façades. Author Mary Ben Bonham examines the history and continuing potential of double-skin architecture, informing on…

    eBook – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • Designing Post-Virtual Architectures: Wicked Tactics and World-Building book cover

    Designing Post-Virtual Architectures

    Wicked Tactics and World-Building, 1st Edition

    By Heather Renée Barker

    Designing Post-Virtual Architectures: Wicked Tactics and World-Building explores, describes, and demonstrates theories and strategies for design in a post-virtual world. This book reveals affinities among social, mathematical, philosophical, and language expressions integrated into a theoretical…

    eBook – 2019-11-20
    Routledge

  • Human Thermal Comfort book cover

    Human Thermal Comfort

    1st Edition

    By Ken Parsons

    Thermal comfort is a desirable state familiar to all people. Providing inspirational indoor and outdoor environments that provide thermal comfort, in the context of energy use and climate change, is a challenge for the 21st century. This book provides an up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of…

    eBook – 2019-11-20
    CRC Press

  • Olympic Stadia: Theatres of Dreams book cover

    Olympic Stadia

    Theatres of Dreams, 1st Edition

    By Geraint John, Dave Parker

    Olympic Stadia provides a comprehensive account of the development of stadia including but not limited to: developments in running tracks, the introduction of lighting, improvements in spectator viewing standards and the introduction of roofs. Written by a world-renowned expert on sports…

    eBook – 2019-11-19
    Routledge

Product Search