E-books: Built Environment

  • 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

  • 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

  • Human Factors for Sustainability: Theoretical Perspectives and Global Applications book cover

    Human Factors for Sustainability

    Theoretical Perspectives and Global Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Thatcher, Klaus J. Zink, Klaus Fischer

    This book deals with the central question of how human factors and ergonomics (HFE) might contribute to solutions for the more sustainable development of our world. The contents of the book are highly compatible with the recent political agenda for sustainable development as well as with…

    eBook – 2019-06-14
    CRC Press

  • 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

  • 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

  • Solving Critical Design Problems: Theory and Practice book cover

    Solving Critical Design Problems

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Tania Allen

    Solving Critical Design Problems demonstrates both how design is increasingly used to solve large, complex, modern-day problems and, as a result, how the role of the designer continues to develop in response. With 13 case studies from various fields, including program and product design, Tania…

    eBook – 2019-06-06
    Routledge

  • Nature's Matrix: Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty book cover

    Nature's Matrix

    Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty, 2nd Edition

    By Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer, Angus Wright

    When first published in 2009, Nature’s Matrix set out a radical new approach to the conservation of biodiversity. This new edition pushes the frontier of the biodiversity/agriculture debate further, making an even stronger case for the need to transform agriculture and support small- and…

    eBook – 2019-05-31
    Routledge

  • Electrical Installation Work: Level 2: EAL Edition book cover

    Electrical Installation Work: Level 2

    EAL Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Trevor Linsley

    Updated in line with the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations and written specifically for the EAL Diploma in Electrical Installation, this book has a chapter dedicated to each unit of the EAL syllabus, allowing you to master each topic before moving on to the next. This new edition also includes…

    eBook – 2019-05-20
    Routledge

  • Dissertation Research and Writing for Built Environment Students book cover

    Dissertation Research and Writing for Built Environment Students

    4th Edition

    By Shamil G. Naoum

    Dissertation Research and Writing for Built Environment Students is a step-by-step guide to get students through their final year research project. Trusted and developed over three previous editions, the new fourth edition shows you how to select a dissertation topic, write a proposal, conduct a…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Dating Buildings and Landscapes with Tree-Ring Analysis: An Introduction with Case Studies book cover

    Dating Buildings and Landscapes with Tree-Ring Analysis

    An Introduction with Case Studies, 1st Edition

    By Darrin L. Rubino, Christopher Baas

    This book presents guidance, theory, methodologies, and case studies for analyzing tree rings to accurately date and interpret historic buildings and landscapes. Written by two long-time practitioners in the field of dendrochronology, the research is grounded in the fieldwork data of approximately…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Smartcities, Resilient Landscapes and Eco-Warriors book cover

    Smartcities, Resilient Landscapes and Eco-Warriors

    2nd Edition

    By CJ Lim, Ed Liu

    Following on from the success of the first edition, Smartcities + Eco-Warriors (2010), this book is the latest innovative response on urban resilience from one of the world’s leading urban design and architectural thinkers. An ecological symbiosis between nature, society and the built form, the…

    eBook – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • The Connectivity of Innovation in the Construction Industry book cover

    The Connectivity of Innovation in the Construction Industry

    1st Edition

    Edited by Malena Ingemansson Havenvid, Åse Linné, Lena E. Bygballe, Chris Harty

    The construction industry is currently experiencing accelerating developments concerning societal demands along with project complexity, internationalization and digitalization. In an attempt to grasp the consequences of these demands on productivity and innovation, this edited book addresses how…

    eBook – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Spon Research

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