E-books: Built Environment

  • Preventing Workplace Incidents in Construction: Data Mining and Analytics Applications book cover

    Preventing Workplace Incidents in Construction

    Data Mining and Analytics Applications, 1st Edition

    By Imriyas Kamardeen

    The construction industry is vital to any national economy; it is also one of the industries most susceptible to workplace incidents. The unacceptably high rates of incidents in construction have huge socio-economic consequences for the victims, their families and friends, co-workers, employers and…

    eBook – 2019-06-21
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • The Science of Risk Analysis: Foundation and Practice book cover

    The Science of Risk Analysis

    Foundation and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Terje Aven

    This book provides a comprehensive demonstration of risk analysis as a distinct science covering risk understanding, assessment, perception, communication, management, governance and policy. It presents and discusses the key pillars of this science, and provides guidance on how to conduct…

    eBook – 2019-06-21
    Routledge

  • Law and Intangible Cultural Heritage in the City book cover

    Law and Intangible Cultural Heritage in the City

    1st Edition

    By Sara Gwendolyn Ross

    With disappearing music venues, and arts and culture communities at constant risk of displacement in our urban centers, the preservation of intangible cultural heritage is of growing concern to global cities. This book addresses the role and protection of intangible cultural heritage in the urban…

    eBook – 2019-06-20
    Routledge

  • The New Companion to Urban Design book cover

    The New Companion to Urban Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tridib Banerjee, Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris

    The New Companion to Urban Design continues the assemblage of rich and critical ideas about urban form and design that began with the Companion to Urban Design (Routledge, 2011). With chapters from a new set of contributors, this sequel offers a more comparative perspective representing…

    eBook – 2019-06-19
    Routledge

  • Offsite Production and Manufacturing for Innovative Construction: People, Process and Technology book cover

    Offsite Production and Manufacturing for Innovative Construction

    People, Process and Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jack S. Goulding, Farzad Pour Rahimian

    The offsite and modular market is continuing to grow. This book builds on the success of a number of initiatives, including formative findings from literature, research and development and practice-based evidence (success stories). It presents new thinking and direction from leading experts in the…

    eBook – 2019-06-19
    Routledge

  • Big Data, Code and the Discrete City: Shaping Public Realms book cover

    Big Data, Code and the Discrete City

    Shaping Public Realms, 1st Edition

    By Silvio Carta

    Big Data, Code and the Discrete City explores how digital technologies are gradually changing the way in which the public space is designed by architects, managed by policymakers and experienced by individuals. Smart city technologies are superseding the traditional human experience that has…

    eBook – 2019-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • EG Property Handbook book cover

    EG Property Handbook

    1st Edition

    By Geoff Parsons

    This book has been written to meet the needs of those who work with property or property-related matters, but without any formal training, and describes how those in the property industry go about their work. The principal theme in the book is realty or landed property, including buildings. Other…

    eBook – 2019-06-18
    Estates Gazette

  • UnDoing Buildings: Adaptive Reuse and Cultural Memory book cover

    UnDoing Buildings

    Adaptive Reuse and Cultural Memory, 1st Edition

    By Sally Stone

    UnDoing Buildings: Adaptive Reuse and Cultural Memory discusses one of the greatest challenges for twenty-first-century society: what is to be done with the huge stock of existing buildings that have outlived the function for which they were built? Their worth is well recognised and the importance…

    eBook – 2019-06-18
    Routledge

  • Justice, Power and the Political Landscape book cover

    Justice, Power and the Political Landscape

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Olwig, Donald Mitchell

    Landscape is now on the agenda in a new way. The increasing interest in justice, power and the political landscape expresses a sea change occurring in the meaning of landscape itself, from landscape as scenery to landscape as polity and place. As Lionella Scazzosi argues "The meaning of the term ‘…

    eBook – 2019-06-17
    Routledge

  • Principles of Structural Design: Wood, Steel, and Concrete, Third Edition book cover

    Principles of Structural Design

    Wood, Steel, and Concrete, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Ram S. Gupta

    Timber, steel, and concrete are common engineering materials used in structural design. Material choice depends upon the type of structure, availability of material, and the preference of the designer. The design practices the code requirements of each material are very different. In this updated…

    eBook – 2019-06-17
    CRC Press

  • The Challenge of Environmental Management in Urban Areas book cover

    The Challenge of Environmental Management in Urban Areas

    1st Edition

    By Adrian Atkinson, Julio D. Dávila, Michael Mattingly

    First published in 1999, this volume features contributors specialising in urban planning and examines the challenges of environmental planning in urban areas, focusing on policy, management, organisation and policy. A collection of ground-breaking and thought-provoking papers, they are written by…

    eBook – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Studies in Segregation and Desegregation book cover

    Studies in Segregation and Desegregation

    1st Edition

    By Wim Ostendorf

    Edited by Izhak Schnell

    This title was first published in 2002: Over the past fifty years, numerous geographical concepts and methodologies have been developed to study urban segregation. This volume brings together an international team of scholars, practitioners and policy makers to examine the latest of these. The…

    eBook – 2019-06-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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