E-books: Built Environment

  • The Ecology of Hedgerows and Field Margins book cover

    The Ecology of Hedgerows and Field Margins

    1st Edition

    Edited by John W. Dover

    Hedges and field margins are important wildlife habitats and deliver a range of ecosystem services, and their value is increasingly recognised by ecologists. This book reviews and assesses the current state of research on hedgerows and associated field margins. With the intensification of…

    eBook – 2019-02-01
    Routledge

  • Julian Abele: Architect and the Beaux Arts book cover

    Julian Abele

    Architect and the Beaux Arts, 1st Edition

    By Dreck Spurlock Wilson

    Julian Abele, Architect and the Beaux Arts uncovers the life of one of the first beaux arts trained African American architects. Overcoming racial segregation at the beginning of the twentieth century, Abele received his architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania in…

    eBook – 2019-02-01
    Routledge
    Minorities in Architecture

  • Energy Transitions and Social Psychology: A Sociotechnical Perspective book cover

    Energy Transitions and Social Psychology

    A Sociotechnical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Paul Upham, Paula Bögel, Katinka Johansen

    This book explains how social psychological concepts can be closely integrated with sociotechnical perspectives of energy transitions. It shows the value of actor-centred analysis that acknowledges the role of individual-level processes within their wider contexts of energy supply and use. In this…

    eBook – 2019-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Energy Transitions

  • Greening Affordable Housing: An Interactive Approach book cover

    Greening Affordable Housing

    An Interactive Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abdullateef Olanrewaju, Zalina Shari, Zhonghua Gou

    Books on green building theories, principles and strategies applicable to life cycles of all kinds of buildings and building types are already widely available. However, those specifically on greening affordable housing that guide various housing stakeholders at different life cycles are still very…

    eBook – 2019-01-30
    CRC Press

  • Modern Methods of Valuation book cover

    Modern Methods of Valuation

    12th Edition

    By Eric Shapiro, David Mackmin, Gary Sams

    The twelfth edition of this essential valuation textbook reflects the changes in the regulatory and statutory framework for property valuations that have occurred since 2013, as well as presenting the tried and tested principles and practices of real estate valuation. The twelfth edition is up to…

    eBook – 2019-01-30
    Estates Gazette

  • Indigenous Rights to the City: Ethnicity and Urban Planning in Bolivia and Ecuador book cover

    Indigenous Rights to the City

    Ethnicity and Urban Planning in Bolivia and Ecuador, 1st Edition

    By Philipp Horn

    This book breaks new ground in understanding urban indigeneity in policy and planning practice. It is the first comprehensive and comparative study that foregrounds the complex interplay of multiple organisations involved in translating indigenous rights to the city in Latin America, focussing on…

    eBook – 2019-01-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Doing Research in Urban and Regional Planning: Lessons in Practical Methods book cover

    Doing Research in Urban and Regional Planning

    Lessons in Practical Methods, 1st Edition

    By Diana MacCallum, Courtney Babb, Carey Curtis

    Doing Research in Urban and Regional Planning provides a basic introduction to methodology and methods in planning research. It brings together the methods most commonly used in planning, explaining their key applications and basic protocols. It addresses the unique needs of planners by dealing…

    eBook – 2019-01-25
    Routledge
    Natural and Built Environment Series

  • Milton Keynes in British Culture: Imagining England book cover

    Milton Keynes in British Culture

    Imagining England, 1st Edition

    By Lauren Pikó

    The new town of Milton Keynes was designated in 1967 with a bold, flexible social vision to impose "no fixed conception of how people ought to live." Despite this progressive social vision, and its low density, flexible, green urban design, the town has been consistently represented in British…

    eBook – 2019-01-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern British History

  • Constructing the Architect: An Introduction to Design, Research, Planning, and Education book cover

    Constructing the Architect

    An Introduction to Design, Research, Planning, and Education, 1st Edition

    By Leonard R. Bachman

    Unlike books that concentrate on the monuments and other artefacts that architects produce, Constructing the Architect focuses on architecture as a disciplinary and professional process, an institution of society, and a career of learning and mastery. In doing so, it offers a lens into the…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • Urban Social Sustainability: Theory, Policy and Practice book cover

    Urban Social Sustainability

    Theory, Policy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by M. Reza Shirazi, Ramin Keivani

    This ground breaking volume raises radical critiques and proposes innovative solutions for social sustainability in the built environment. Urban Social Sustainability provides an in-depth insight into the discourse and argues that every urban intervention has a social sustainability…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Superusers: Design Technology Specialists and the Future of Practice book cover

    Superusers

    Design Technology Specialists and the Future of Practice, 1st Edition

    By Randy Deutsch

    Design technology is changing both architectural practice and the role of the architect and related design professionals. With new technologies and work processes appearing every week, how can practitioners be expected to stay on top and thrive? In a word, Superusers. Superusers: Design Technology…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge

  • Flood Risk Management: Global Case Studies of Governance, Policy and Communities book cover

    Flood Risk Management

    Global Case Studies of Governance, Policy and Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edmund C. Penning-Rowsell, Matilda Becker

    Our changing climate and more extreme weather events have dramatically increased the number and severity of floods across the world. Demonstrating the diversity of global flood risk management (FRM), this volume covers a range of topics including planning and policy, risk governance and…

    eBook – 2019-01-22
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

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