E-books: Built Environment

  • The Architecture Portfolio Guidebook: The Essentials You Need to Succeed book cover

    The Architecture Portfolio Guidebook

    The Essentials You Need to Succeed, 1st Edition

    By Vincent Hui

    The Architecture Portfolio Guidebook shows you how to make portfolios for both academic and professional needs to provide reviewers exactly what they are looking for. In school, architecture curricula nurture the knowledge and skills to develop design work to varying levels of presentation. In the…

    eBook – 2019-11-12
    Routledge

  • Coordinating Public and Private Sustainability: Green Energy Policy, International Trade Law, and Economic Mechanisms book cover

    Coordinating Public and Private Sustainability

    Green Energy Policy, International Trade Law, and Economic Mechanisms, 1st Edition

    By Roy Partain

    This book demonstrates the need to coordinate private and corporate actors with national and global sustainable climate policies, with conventions in the spheres of green energy laws, as well as from the spheres of commercial, trade, and other private law. While many states have joined together in…

    eBook – 2019-11-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Energy Law and Regulation

  • Urban Planning in the Third World: The Chandigarh Experience book cover

    Urban Planning in the Third World

    The Chandigarh Experience, 1st Edition

    By Madhu Sarin

    Originally published in 1982 Urban Planning in the Third World is concerned with some of the critical issues underlying urban planning in the Third World. Taking the specific case of Chandigarh, planned or rather ‘designed’ by Le Corbusier as the new capital of Punjab following Partition, the…

    eBook – 2019-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities: Soul-Nourishing Sustainability book cover

    Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    eBook – 2019-11-08
    Routledge

  • New Narratives of Russian and East European Art: Between Traditions and Revolutions book cover

    New Narratives of Russian and East European Art

    Between Traditions and Revolutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Galina Mardilovich, Maria Taroutina

    This book brings together thirteen scholars to introduce the newest and most cutting-edge research in the field of Russian and East European art history. Reconsidering canonical figures, re-examining prevalent debates, and revisiting aesthetic developments, the book challenges accepted histories…

    eBook – 2019-11-08
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Autonomous and Integrated Parking and Transportation Services book cover

    Autonomous and Integrated Parking and Transportation Services

    1st Edition

    By Amalendu Chatterjee

    In this book, the author outlines a Robust Web Parking, Truck and Transportation Portal (RWPTTP) for integrating parking and transportation services – a revolutionary approach in contrast to incremental change for managing traffic congestion. Autonomous vehicle technology, artificial intelligence,…

    eBook – 2019-11-08
    CRC Press

  • The Environmental Imagination: Technics and Poetics of the Architectural Environment book cover

    The Environmental Imagination

    Technics and Poetics of the Architectural Environment, 2nd Edition

    By Dean Hawkes

    The Environmental Imagination explores the relationship between tectonics and poetics in environmental design in architecture. Working thematically and chronologically from the eighteenth century to the present day, this book redefines the historiography of environmental design by looking beyond…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Taylor & Francis

  • Spatial Practices: Modes of Action and Engagement with the City book cover

    Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge

  • Gender and Religion in the City: Women, Urban Planning and Spirituality book cover

    Gender and Religion in the City

    Women, Urban Planning and Spirituality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Clara Greed

    This book provides a conceptual, historical and contemporary context to the relationships between gender, religion and cities. It draws together these three components to provide an innovative view of how religion and gender interact and affect urban form and city planning. While there have been…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Gender and Environments

  • Sustainable Energy Education in the Arctic: The Role of Higher Education book cover

    Sustainable Energy Education in the Arctic

    The Role of Higher Education, 1st Edition

    By Gisele M. Arruda

    This book examines the nature of the ‘energy curriculum’ in Arctic Higher Education and provides invaluable data and new models to assess levels of Sustainable Development Literacy. Drawing on course mapping conducted in Higher Education institutions across the Arctic, Arruda looks at the nature,…

    eBook – 2019-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Energy Studies

  • Zoning: A Guide for 21st-Century Planning book cover

    Zoning

    A Guide for 21st-Century Planning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elliott Sclar, Bernadette Baird-Zars, Lauren Ames Fischer, Valerie Stahl

    Zoning is at once a key technical competency of urban planning practice and a highly politicized regulatory tool. How this contradiction between the technical and political is resolved has wide-reaching implications for urban equity and sustainability, two key concerns of urban planning. Moving…

    eBook – 2019-11-06
    Routledge

  • The Age of Sustainability: Just Transitions in a Complex World book cover

    The Age of Sustainability

    Just Transitions in a Complex World, 1st Edition

    By Mark Swilling

    With transitions to more sustainable ways of living already underway, this book examines how we understand the underlying dynamics of the transitions that are unfolding. Without this understanding, we enter the future in a state of informed bewilderment. Every day we are bombarded by reports…

    eBook – 2019-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

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