E-books: Built Environment

  • The Triumph of the Sun in 2000–2020: How Solar Energy Conquered the World book cover

    The Triumph of the Sun in 2000–2020

    How Solar Energy Conquered the World, 1st Edition

    By Wolfgang Palz

    Dramatic forest fires in California, flooding in Mozambique, unusual heat waves in Europe, hurricanes of strength never seen before—the world’s climate is getting out of control. The list of human casualties and damage in billions of euros and dollars is getting longer day by day. Weather experts…

    eBook – 2019-09-02
    Jenny Stanford Publishing
    Pan Stanford Series on Renewable Energy

  • Squatters in the Capitalist City: Housing, Justice, and Urban Politics book cover

    Squatters in the Capitalist City

    Housing, Justice, and Urban Politics, 1st Edition

    By Miguel Martinez

    To date, there has been no comprehensive analysis of the disperse research on the squatters’ movement in Europe. In Squatters in the Capitalist City, Miguel A. Martínez López presents a critical review of the current research on squatting and of the historical development of the movements in…

    eBook – 2019-08-30
    Routledge
    Housing and Society Series

  • Teaching Landscape: The Studio Experience book cover

    Teaching Landscape

    The Studio Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karsten Jørgensen, Nilgül Karadeniz, Elke Mertens, Richard Stiles

    Teaching Landscape: The Studio Experience gathers a range of expert contributions from across the world to collect best-practice examples of teaching landscape architecture studios. This is the companion volume to The Routledge Handbook of Teaching Landscape in the two-part set initiated by the…

    eBook – 2019-08-30
    Routledge

  • Parry's Valuation and Investment Tables book cover

    Parry's Valuation and Investment Tables

    14th Edition

    By University College of Estate Management

    First published in 1913, Richard Parry’s Valuation and Investment Tables has since become an essential tool for students and professionals in the study and practice of valuation and appraisal. That the book reached its centenary year in print and now fourteenth edition is a testament to its acclaim…

    eBook – 2019-08-30
    Routledge

  • Transformative Ground: A Field Guide to the Post-Industrial Landscape book cover

    Transformative Ground

    A Field Guide to the Post-Industrial Landscape, 1st Edition

    By Ross Mclean

    Aimed at students and instructors, alongside practitioners and researchers, in landscape architecture and its allied disciplinary fields, this book provides the reader with a clear framework of theoretical and practical considerations for interpreting and designing post-industrial landscapes. One…

    eBook – 2019-08-29
    Routledge

  • B.S.Patil’s Building and Engineering Contracts, 7th Edition book cover

    B.S.Patil’s Building and Engineering Contracts, 7th Edition

    7th Edition

    By B.S. Patil, S.P. Woolhouse

    From the standpoint of practising engineers, architects and contractors, the law of contract is the most important one and, from preparation of technical documents to its execution and in the determination of disputes, the engineer or architect must have relevant knowledge. This book acts as a…

    eBook – 2019-08-29
    CRC Press

  • Thinking Design Through Literature book cover

    Thinking Design Through Literature

    1st Edition

    By Susan Yelavich

    This book deploys literature to explore the social lives of objects and places. The first book of its kind, it embraces things as diverse as escalators, coins, skyscrapers, pottery, radios, and robots, and encompasses places as various as home, country, cities, streets, and parks. Here, fiction,…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Design Studies

  • Architect's Legal Pocket Book book cover

    Architect's Legal Pocket Book

    3rd Edition

    By Matthew Cousins

    A little book that’s big on information, the Architect’s Legal Pocket Book is the definitive reference guide on legal issues for architects and architectural students. This handy pocket guide covers key legal principles which will help you to quickly understand the law and where to go for further…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • Materials for Architects and Builders book cover

    Materials for Architects and Builders

    6th Edition

    By Arthur Lyons

    Materials for Architects and Builders provides a clear and concise introduction to the broad range of materials used within the construction industry and covers the essential details of their manufacture, key physical properties, specification and uses. Understanding the basics of materials is a…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Metropolitan Economic Development: The Political Economy of Urbanisation in Mexico book cover

    Metropolitan Economic Development

    The Political Economy of Urbanisation in Mexico, 1st Edition

    By Alejandra Trejo Nieto

    Metropolitan areas are home to a significant proportion of the world’s population and its economic output. Taking Mexico as a case study and weaving in comparisons from Latin America and developed countries, this book explores current trends and policy issues around urbanisation, metropolisation,…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Airport Building Information Modelling book cover

    Airport Building Information Modelling

    1st Edition

    By Ozan Koseoglu, Yusuf Arayici

    This book details how Building Information Modelling is being successfully deployed in the planning, design, construction and future operation of the Istanbul New Airport, a mega-scale construction project incorporating a varying mix of infrastructures including terminals, runways, passenger gates,…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • The Planner's Use of Information book cover

    The Planner's Use of Information

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Hemalata C. Dandekar

    For more than 35 years, planners have depended on The Planner's Use of Information to help them address their information needs. While the ability to manage complex information skillfully remains central to the practice of planning, the variety and quantity of information have ballooned in the last…

    eBook – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

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