E-books: Built Environment

  • Estimator's Pocket Book 2e book cover

    Estimator's Pocket Book 2e

    2nd Edition

    By Duncan Cartlidge, Duncan Cartlidge

    The Estimator’s Pocket Book, Second Edition is a concise and practical reference covering the main pricing approaches, as well as useful information such as how to process sub-contractor quotations, tender settlement and adjudication. It is fully up to date with NRM2 throughout, features a look…

    eBook – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • Organic Design in Twentieth-Century Nordic Architecture book cover

    Organic Design in Twentieth-Century Nordic Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Erik Champion

    Organic Design in Twentieth-Century Nordic Architecture presents a communicable and useful definition of organic architecture that reaches beyond constraints. The book focuses on the works and writings of architects in Nordic countries, such as Sigurd Lewerentz, Jørn Utzon, Sverre Fehn and the…

    eBook – 2019-02-18
    Routledge

  • FIDIC Red Book: A Commentary book cover

    FIDIC Red Book

    A Commentary, 1st Edition

    By Ben Beaumont

    Written by a member of the FIDIC President’s List of Adjudicators, this detailed and critical commentary on the FIDIC Red Book provides authoritative guidance and recommendations for best practice. Focusing on each Clause of the Condition of Contract, this book identifies pitfalls and logistics…

    eBook – 2019-02-18
    Informa Law from Routledge
    Contemporary Commercial Law

  • Managing Diversity and Inclusion in the Real Estate Sector book cover

    Managing Diversity and Inclusion in the Real Estate Sector

    1st Edition

    By Amanda Clack, Judith Gabler

    Research shows that high-performing organisations focus on diversity and inclusion (D&I). In any workplace, it is important to both understand and recognise the benefits that having a D&I workforce provides. It is integral to developing people within an organisation, serving clients as best…

    eBook – 2019-02-18
    Routledge

  • Spatial Planning and Fiscal Impact Analysis: A Toolkit for Existing and Proposed Land Use book cover

    Spatial Planning and Fiscal Impact Analysis

    A Toolkit for Existing and Proposed Land Use, 1st Edition

    By Linda Tomaselli

    The Spatial Fiscal Impact Analysis Method is an innovative approach to measure fiscal impact and project the future costs of a proposed development, recognizing that all revenues and expenditures are spatially related. The Spatial Method focuses on estimating existing fiscal impacts of detailed…

    eBook – 2019-02-14
    Routledge

  • Routledge Companion to Global Heritage Conservation book cover

    Routledge Companion to Global Heritage Conservation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vinayak Bharne, Trudi Sandmeier

    The act of identifying, protecting, restoring, and reusing buildings, districts, and built landscapes of historic and cultural significance is, at its best, a reflective and consequential process of urban and socio-economic reform. It has the potential to reconcile conflicting memories, meanings,…

    eBook – 2019-02-12
    Routledge

  • The Meanings of Landscape: Essays on Place, Space, Environment and Justice book cover

    The Meanings of Landscape

    Essays on Place, Space, Environment and Justice, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth R. Olwig

    Compiling eighteen authoritative essays spanning an extensive academic career, author Kenneth R. Olwig presents explorations in landscape geography and architecture from an environmental humanities perspective. With influences from art, literature, theatre staging, architecture, and garden design,…

    eBook – 2019-02-12
    Routledge

  • An Architecture Manifesto: Critical Reason and Theories of a Failed Practice book cover

    An Architecture Manifesto

    Critical Reason and Theories of a Failed Practice, 1st Edition

    By Nadir Lahiji

    In this manifesto, the author takes a leap of faith. It is a faith in Lost Causes. He asserts that today, architectonic reason has fallen into ruins. As soon as architecture leaves the limits set to it by architectonic reason, no other path is open to it but the path to aestheticism. This is the…

    eBook – 2019-02-06
    Routledge

  • Twentieth Century Town Halls: Architecture of Democracy book cover

    Twentieth Century Town Halls

    Architecture of Democracy, 1st Edition

    By John Stewart

    This is the first book to examine the development of the town hall during the twentieth century and the way in which these civic buildings have responded to the dramatic political, social and architectural changes which took place during the period. Following an overview of the history of the town…

    eBook – 2019-02-05
    Routledge

  • Human Heat Stress book cover

    Human Heat Stress

    1st Edition

    By Ken Parsons

    Thousands of people continue to die from heat. Heat illnesses and advice for preventing heat casualties at work, during heatwaves, sport and the effects of global warming are described. A new perspective on thermoregulation integrates physiological and psychophysical regulated variables. Heat…

    eBook – 2019-02-05
    CRC Press

  • Diagramming the Big Idea: Methods for Architectural Composition book cover

    Diagramming the Big Idea

    Methods for Architectural Composition, 2nd Edition

    By Jeffrey Balmer, Michael T. Swisher

    Becoming an architect is a daunting task. Beyond the acquisition of new skills and procedures, beginning designers face an entirely unfamiliar mode of knowledge: design thinking. In Diagramming the Big Idea, Jeffrey Balmer and Michael T. Swisher introduce the fundamentals of design thinking by…

    eBook – 2019-02-04
    Routledge

  • Agricultural Landscapes: Seeing Rural Through Design book cover

    Agricultural Landscapes

    Seeing Rural Through Design, 1st Edition

    By Dewey Thorbeck

    Agricultural Landscapes: Seeing Rural Through Design follows on from the author’s previous books, Rural Design and Architecture and Agriculture, to encourage using design thinking to provide greater meaning and understanding of places where humans live and work with the rural landscape. Rural areas…

    eBook – 2019-02-01
    Routledge

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