E-books: Built Environment

  • Geographic Information Systems to Spatial Data Infrastructures: A Global Perspective book cover

    Geographic Information Systems to Spatial Data Infrastructures

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Masser

    This book draws on author’s wealth of knowledge working on numerous projects across many countries. It provides a clear overview of the development of the SDI concept and SDI worldwide implementation and brings a logical chronological approach to the linkage of GIS technology with SDI enabling data…

    eBook – 2019-09-25
    CRC Press

  • Wind and Solar Energy Transition in China book cover

    Wind and Solar Energy Transition in China

    1st Edition

    By Marius Korsnes

    This book explores the mobilisation of China’s wind and solar industries and examines the implications of this development to energy generation and distribution, innovation and governance. Unlike other publications that focus mainly on the formal policy landscape and statistics of industry…

    eBook – 2019-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Energy Studies

  • Routledge Handbook of Energy Economics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Energy Economics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Uğur Soytaş, Ramazan Sarı

    Energy consumption and production have major influences on the economy, environment, and society, but in return they are also influenced by how the economy is structured, how the social institutions work, and how the society deals with environmental degradation. The need for integrated assessment…

    eBook – 2019-09-23
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Routledge Companion to Urban Media and Communication book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Urban Media and Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Zlatan Krajina, Deborah Stevenson

    The Routledge Companion to Urban Media and Communication traces central debates within the burgeoning interdisciplinary research on mediated cities and urban communication. The volume brings together diverse perspectives and global case studies to map key areas of research within media, cultural…

    eBook – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

  • Smart Growth and Sustainable Transport in Cities book cover

    Smart Growth and Sustainable Transport in Cities

    1st Edition

    By Amir Shakibamanesh, Mahshid Ghorbanian, Seyed Navid Mashhadi Moghadam

    This book delves into the urban planning theory of “smart growth” to encourage the creation of smart cities, where compact urban spaces are optimized to create transit-oriented, pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly areas, with a clear focus on developing a sustainable, humanistic transport system.…

    eBook – 2019-09-23
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Energy and Environment: An Earth System Approach book cover

    Sustainable Energy and Environment

    An Earth System Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandeep Narayan Kundu, Muhammad Nawaz

    Here is a comprehensive introductory discussion of Earth, energy, and the environment in an integrated manner that will lead to an appreciation of our complex planet. The book looks at Earth from the perspective of a livable planet and elaborates on the surface and subsurface processes and the…

    eBook – 2019-09-20
    Apple Academic Press

  • The Democratic Courthouse: A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity book cover

    The Democratic Courthouse

    A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity, 1st Edition

    By Linda Mulcahy, Emma Rowden

    The Democratic Courthouse examines how changing understandings of the relationship between government and the governed came to be reflected in the buildings designed to house the modern legal system from the 1970s to the present day in England and Wales. The book explores the extent to which…

    eBook – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • Water for Food Security, Nutrition and Social Justice book cover

    Water for Food Security, Nutrition and Social Justice

    1st Edition

    By Lyla Mehta, Theib Oweis, Claudia Ringler, Barbara Schreiner, Shiney Varghese

    This book is the first comprehensive effort to bring together Water, Food Security and Nutrition (FSN) in a way that goes beyond the traditional focus on irrigated agriculture. Apart from looking at the role of water and sanitation for human well-being, it proposes alternative and more locally…

    eBook – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    Pathways to Sustainability

  • Solutions for Sustainable Development: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Engineering Solutions for Sustainable Development (ICESSD 2019), October 3-4, 2019, Miskolc, Hungary book cover

    Solutions for Sustainable Development

    Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Engineering Solutions for Sustainable Development (ICESSD 2019), October 3-4, 2019, Miskolc, Hungary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Klára Szita Tóthné, Károly Jármai, Katalin Voith

    The first International Conference on Engineering Solutions and Sustainable Development which is organized by the University of Miskolc, Hungary is a significant and timely initiative creating the capacity of engineering students, educators, practicing engineers and industries to demonstrate values…

    eBook – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • A History of Energy Flows: From Human Labor to Renewable Power book cover

    A History of Energy Flows

    From Human Labor to Renewable Power, 1st Edition

    By Anthony N. Penna

    This book presents a global and historical perspective of energy flows during the last millennium. The search for sustainable energy is a key issue dominating today’s energy regime. This book details the historical evolution of energy, following the overlapping and slow flowing transitions from one…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • Digital Monuments: The Dreams and Abuses of Iconic Architecture book cover

    Digital Monuments

    The Dreams and Abuses of Iconic Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Simone Brott

    Digital Monuments radically explodes "iconic architecture" of the new millennium and its hijacking of the public imagination via the digital image. Hallucinatory constructions such as Rem Koolhaas’s CCTV headquarters in Beijing, Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao and Zaha Hadid’s Performing…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge

  • Time Resources, Society and Ecology: On the Capacity for Human Interaction in Space and Time book cover

    Time Resources, Society and Ecology

    On the Capacity for Human Interaction in Space and Time, 1st Edition

    By Tommy Carlstein

    Originally published in 1982, Time Resources, Society and Ecology examines and seeks to examine the time dimension in terms of the ecology, technology, social organization and spatial structure of the human habitat. Approaches to time resources – sociological time-budget studies, anthropological…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

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