E-books: Built Environment

  • 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

  • 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

  • Sustainable Biofuel and Biomass: Advances and Impacts book cover

    Sustainable Biofuel and Biomass

    Advances and Impacts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arindam Kuila

    Biofuel production from waste biomass is increasingly being focused on due to due to several advantages of lignocellulosic biomass, such as availability in abundance from several sources, cost-effectiveness, little competition with food sources, etc. This new volume, Sustainable Biofuel and Biomass…

    eBook – 2019-06-14
    Apple Academic Press

  • Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis: A Global Response book cover

    Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis

    A Global Response, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adenrele Awotona

    Rebuilding Afghanistan in Times of Crisis provides academics and researchers interested in planning, urbanism and conflict studies with a multidisciplinary, international assessment of the reconstruction and foreign aid efforts in Afghanistan. The book draws together expert contributions from…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Experimental Architecture: Designing the Unknown book cover

    Experimental Architecture

    Designing the Unknown, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Armstrong

    In this ground-breaking book, the first to provide an overview of the theory and practice of experimental architecture, Rachel Armstrong explores how interdisciplinary, design-led research practices are beginning to redefine the possibilities of architecture as a profession. Drawing on experts from…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    Routledge

  • BIM and Urban Land Administration book cover

    BIM and Urban Land Administration

    1st Edition

    By Abbas Rajabifard, Behnam Atazadeh, Mohsen Kalantari

    Rapid urbanization has created an unprecedented pressure on the use of land in cities around the world, resulting in physical and legal complexities. This book explains the theoretical basis and practicality of connecting urban land administration practices with the 3D digital data environment of…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    CRC Press

  • Architectural Rhetoric and the Iconography of Authority in Colonial Mexico: The Casa de Montejo book cover

    Architectural Rhetoric and the Iconography of Authority in Colonial Mexico

    The Casa de Montejo, 1st Edition

    By C. Cody Barteet

    This book investigates the Casa de Montejo and considers the role of the building’s Plateresque façade as a form of visual rhetoric that conveyed ideas about the individual and communal cultural identities in sixteenth-century Yucatán. C. Cody Barteet analyzes the façade within the complex colonial…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Architecture of Defeat book cover

    Architecture of Defeat

    1st Edition

    By Kengo Kuma

    Kengo Kuma, one of Japan’s leading architects, has been combining professional practice and academia for most of his career. In addition to creating many internationally recognized buildings all over the world, he has written extensively about the history and theory of architecture. Like his built…

    eBook – 2019-06-11
    Routledge

  • Race, Nation, War: Japanese American Forced Removal, Public Policy and National Security book cover

    Race, Nation, War

    Japanese American Forced Removal, Public Policy and National Security, 1st Edition

    By Ayanna Yonemura

    This book examines international post-9/11 policies by connecting them to the US violations of Japanese Americans’ human rights during World War II. Analysing the policies of the United States, Race, Nation, War illustrates how ideas of race and masculinity shaped the indefinite leave policy which…

    eBook – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • American Buildings book cover

    American Buildings

    1st Edition

    Edited by Leland M. Roth

    Architecture requires a broad definition. It involves more than simply questions of style, esoteric theory, or technical progress; it is the physical record of a culture's relationship to its technology and the land, and, most important, of the system of values concerning men's relationships with…

    eBook – 2019-06-10
    Routledge

  • Water Histories of South Asia: The Materiality of Liquescence book cover

    Water Histories of South Asia

    The Materiality of Liquescence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sugata Ray, Venugopal Maddipati

    This book surveys the intersections between water systems and the phenomenology of visual cultures in early modern, colonial and contemporary South Asia. Bringing together contributions by eminent artists, architects, curators and scholars who explore the connections between the environmental and…

    eBook – 2019-06-10
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Pseudo-Public Spaces in Chinese Shopping Malls: Rise, Publicness and Consequences book cover

    Pseudo-Public Spaces in Chinese Shopping Malls

    Rise, Publicness and Consequences, 1st Edition

    By Yiming Wang

    Shopping malls in China create a new pseudo-public urban space which is under the control of private or quasi-public power structure. As they are open for public use, mediated by the co-mingling of private property rights and public meanings of urban space, the rise, publicness and consequences of…

    eBook – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Complex Real Property Rights Series

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