E-books: Built Environment

  • Urban Lighting for People: Evidence-Based Lighting Design for the Built Environment book cover

    Urban Lighting for People

    Evidence-Based Lighting Design for the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by Navaz Davoudian

    Lighting has the power to illuminate and enhance our experience within the built environment. The light that enables people to travel around their neighbourhood or their city; the light which they see themselves and their neighbourhood under. Research into the effects of urban lighting on behaviour…

    eBook – 2019-07-17
    RIBA Publishing

  • Rescue and Reuse: Communities, Heritage and Architecture book cover

    Rescue and Reuse

    Communities, Heritage and Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Ian Morrison, Merlin Waterson

    Historic buildings and places play an essential role in the everyday lives of the people of the UK, their cultural identity and the economy. They can inspire creativity and enterprise, bring communities together, and make people happier about where they live. This book explores how historic…

    eBook – 2019-07-17
    RIBA Publishing

  • Happy by Design: A Guide to Architecture and Mental Wellbeing book cover

    Happy by Design

    A Guide to Architecture and Mental Wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Ben Channon

    Can good design truly make us happier? Given that we spend over 80% of our time in buildings, shouldn’t we have a better understanding of how they make us feel? This book explores the ways in which buildings, spaces and cities affect our moods. It reveals how architecture and design can make us…

    eBook – 2019-07-17
    RIBA Publishing

  • Future Office: Next-generation workplace design book cover

    Future Office

    Next-generation workplace design, 1st Edition

    By Nicola Gillen

    The office is dead. Long live the office. Despite decades of predictions that the office is on the verge of extinction, it is surviving and thriving. Of course, things are changing. And changing fast. Digital technologies are transforming not only the work we do, but also the ways our workplaces…

    eBook – 2019-07-17
    RIBA Publishing

  • Re-readings: 2: Interior Architecture and the Principles of Remodelling Existing Buildings book cover

    Re-readings: 2

    Interior Architecture and the Principles of Remodelling Existing Buildings, 1st Edition

    By Graeme Brooker, Sally Stone

    Re-readings 2 is a companion book to Re-readings, originally published in 2004. This second volume is testament to the growing interest and demand for clarification of the re-modelling, adaptation and transformation processes within the existing built environment. With increased interest in the…

    eBook – 2019-07-17
    RIBA Publishing

  • The Relationship Factor in Safety Leadership: Achieving Success through Employee Engagement book cover

    The Relationship Factor in Safety Leadership

    Achieving Success through Employee Engagement, 1st Edition

    By Rosa Antonia Carrillo

    At the core of The Relationship Factor in Safety Leadership are eight beliefs about human nature that are common to leaders who successfully communicate that safety is important while meeting business results. Using stories and business language the book explains how to create and recover important…

    eBook – 2019-07-11
    Routledge

  • Ceilings and Dreams: The Architecture of Levity book cover

    Ceilings and Dreams

    The Architecture of Levity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Emmons, Federica Goffi, Jodi La Coe

    Where is the space for dreaming in the twenty-first century? Lofty thoughts, like dreams, are born and live overhead, just as they have been represented in Renaissance paintings and modern cartoons. Ceilings are often repositories of stories, events and otherwise invisible oneiric narratives. Yet…

    eBook – 2019-07-08
    Routledge

  • Solar PV Engineering and Installation: Preparation for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional, Specialist and Inspector Certification Exams book cover

    Solar PV Engineering and Installation

    Preparation for the NABCEP PV Installation Professional, Specialist and Inspector Certification Exams, 2nd Edition

    By Sean White

    The NABCEP PV Installation Professional (PVIP) Exam is the gold standard certification exam for PV professionals and is famously difficult to pass. As the industry grows and jobs have become more specialized, the Board has responded to this with NABCEP Specialist Certification Exams. As well as…

    eBook – 2019-07-08
    Routledge

  • Sustainability: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide book cover

    Sustainability

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide, 1st Edition

    By Sandy Halliday, Richard Atkins

    Sustainability is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and successful projects using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013. Each guide takes a core project task – in this case those associated with achieving sustainable design and construction - and…

    eBook – 2019-07-05
    RIBA Publishing

  • Conservation: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide book cover

    Conservation

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Feilden

    Conservation is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and successful projects using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013. Each guide takes a particular angle – in this case the author guides you through working on a conservation project - and explains the…

    eBook – 2019-07-05
    RIBA Publishing

  • Health and Safety: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide book cover

    Health and Safety

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide, 1st Edition

    By Peter Caplehorn

    Health and Safety is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and successful projects using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013. Each guide takes a core project activity – in this case those associated with managing and integrating health and safety - and…

    eBook – 2019-07-04
    RIBA Publishing

  • Historic Construction and Conservation: Materials, Systems and Damage book cover

    Historic Construction and Conservation

    Materials, Systems and Damage, 1st Edition

    By Pere Roca, Paulo B. Lourenço, Angelo Gaetani

    Conservation in the built environment raises fundamental questions which have been debated for centuries - what is worth preserving, how is it possible, why is it important? This book takes a modern approach to the meaning of a heritage structure and its conservation. The historical evolution of…

    eBook – 2019-07-03
    Routledge

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