E-books: Built Environment

  • Narratives of Architectural Education: From Student to Architect book cover

    Narratives of Architectural Education

    From Student to Architect, 1st Edition

    By James Thompson

    Narratives of Architectural Education provides an overview of life as an architecture student, detailing how a layperson may develop an architectural identity. This book proposes becoming an architect as a personal narrative of professional development structured around various stages and…

    eBook – 2019-01-14
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Equity in Heritage Conservation: The Case of Ahmedabad, India book cover

    Equity in Heritage Conservation

    The Case of Ahmedabad, India, 1st Edition

    By Jigna Desai

    Recognised by the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals as a measure to make cities inclusive, safe and resilient, conservation of natural and cultural heritage has become an increasingly important issue across the globe. The equity principle of sustainable development necessitates that citizens hold…

    eBook – 2019-01-10
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • Health and Safety: Risk Management book cover

    Health and Safety: Risk Management

    5th Edition

    By Tony Boyle

    Health and Safety: Risk Management is the clearest and most comprehensive book on risk management available today. This newly revised fifth edition takes into account new developments in legislation, standards and good practice. ISO 45001, the international health and safety management system…

    eBook – 2019-01-10

  • Housing Policy: An Introduction book cover

    Housing Policy

    An Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Paul Balchin, Maureen Rhoden

    Now in its fourth edition, this textbook has been completely revised to examine the current state of housing policy in the UK. Exploring developments in housing policy made since Labour's 1997 electoral victory, the book addresses current issues including the 'brownfield versus greenfield' debate;…

    eBook – 2019-01-09

  • Drawing (...) City (...) Body, Dwelling on Earth: Imagined-Architectures: Architectural Graphic Representation and Other Images book cover

    Drawing (...) City (...) Body, Dwelling on Earth

    Imagined-Architectures: Architectural Graphic Representation and Other Images, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pedro António Janeiro

    This international seminar’s fifth edition, dedicated to the theme Desenho (...) Cidade (…) Corpo, Habitando a Terra (Drawing […] City […] Body, Inhabiting the Earth) was held as a joint activity between: this C.I.A.U.D./F.A./U.Lisboa Research Project, the University of São Paulo, represented by…

    eBook – 2019-01-08
    CRC Press

  • Solar Energy Pocket Reference book cover

    Solar Energy Pocket Reference

    1st Edition

    By Christopher L. Martin, D. Yogi Goswami

    Drawing on the experience of some of the foremost experts in the field, this easy-to-use and affordable pocket reference includes a wealth of information relating to solar energy and solar energy technologies. Topics covered range from solar angles, sun path diagrams, solar radiation and radiative…

    eBook – 2019-01-04

  • The Spatial and Economic Transformation of Mountain Regions: Landscapes as Commodities book cover

    The Spatial and Economic Transformation of Mountain Regions

    Landscapes as Commodities, 1st Edition

    By Manfred Perlik

    Mountain regions are subject to a unique set of economic pressures: they act as collective enterprises which have to valorize rare resources, such as spectacular landscapes. While primarily rural in nature, they often border large cities, and the development of industries such as hydroelectric…

    eBook – 2019-01-03
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Desert Landscape Architecture book cover

    Desert Landscape Architecture

    1st Edition

    By John C. Krieg

    This book provides an understanding of desert environments, their climatic conditions, and unique physical beauty - using the five American deserts of the southwestern United States as an example. Through considerable research, sensitivity, and practical experience, the author provides insight into…

    eBook – 2018-12-20

  • Integrated Buffer Planning: Towards Sustainable Development book cover

    Integrated Buffer Planning

    Towards Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    By Jerzy Kozlowski, Ann Peterson

    First published in 2005, this book examines the contribution of planning and integrated landscape management to the process of reversing the continuing deterioration of our natural environment. Planning for integrated buffer zones is important to conserve national parks, nature reserves, threatened…

    eBook – 2018-12-20
    Routledge Revivals

  • Regional Development and Planning for the 21st Century: New Priorities, New Philosophies book cover

    Regional Development and Planning for the 21st Century

    New Priorities, New Philosophies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Allen G. Noble, Frank J. Costa, Ashok K. Dutt, Robert B. Kent

    Published in 1998, Regional Development and Planning for the 21st Century examines a number of related themes including: the traditional approach of local and regional planning initiatives developed within the context of national goals; the current decline of bi-polar political and ideological…

    eBook – 2018-12-20
    Routledge Revivals

  • Planning for a Better Urban Living Environment in Asia book cover

    Planning for a Better Urban Living Environment in Asia

    1st Edition

    By Anthony Gar-On Yeh, Mee Kam Ng

    First published in 2000, this volume explores how Asia has developed very rapidly in the last quarter of the century and will be a main focus of the world in the 21st century. With rapid growth and development, the urban areas in the region are undergoing dramatic changes. An appreciation of the…

    eBook – 2018-12-20
    Routledge Revivals

  • Indoor Air Quality Issues book cover

    Indoor Air Quality Issues

    1st Edition

    By David L. Hansen

    This  text examines problems such as microbial contamination, building design, ventilation systems and psychological effects. It uses a multi-disciplined approach in examining the causes and effects of the interactions between occupants and non-industrial environments. The text also provides…

    eBook – 2018-12-19

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