E-books: Built Environment

  • Palaeoecology of Africa and the Surrounding Islands - Volume 26 book cover

    Palaeoecology of Africa and the Surrounding Islands - Volume 26

    1st Edition

    Edited by Heine Klaus

    This volume offers comprehensive and up-to-date information on research in many different disciplines which give an overall insight into the environmental history of Africa.…

    eBook – 2018-12-19
    Routledge

  • Seismic Damage to Masonry Buildings: Proceedings of the International Workshop, Padova, Italy, 25-27 June, 1998 book cover

    Seismic Damage to Masonry Buildings

    Proceedings of the International Workshop, Padova, Italy, 25-27 June, 1998, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alberto Bernadini

    Many traditional masonry buildings are exposed to high intensity earthquakes where the collapse of masonry claims the majority of casualties. This workshop provided a forum for discussion, including survey and measurement, retrofitting criteria and approaches used in different European countries.…

    eBook – 2018-12-18
    Routledge

  • How Drawings Work: A User-Friendly Theory book cover

    How Drawings Work

    A User-Friendly Theory, 1st Edition

    By Susan C. Piedmont-Palladino

    How Drawings Work cheekily explains that what architects make is information that enables other people to make buildings. That information comes in a variety of forms: drawings by hand and computer, models both physical and virtual, and words as needed. The book reflects in witty prose on the…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paolo Gardoni

    To best serve current and future generations, infrastructure needs to be resilient to the changing world while using limited resources in a sustainable manner. Research on and funding towards sustainability and resilience are growing rapidly, and significant research is being carried out at a…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Renewable Energy: Four Volume Set book cover

    Renewable Energy

    Four Volume Set, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bent Sorensen

    This four-volume set, edited by a leading expert in the field, brings together in one collection a series of papers that have been fundamental to the development of renewable energy as a defined discipline. Some of the papers were first published many years ago, but they remain classics in their…

    eBook – 2018-12-14
    Routledge
    Earthscan Reference Collections

  • Addressing Climate Change at the Community Level in the United States book cover

    Addressing Climate Change at the Community Level in the United States

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paul R. Lachapelle, Don E. Albrecht

    The concept of community, in all its diverse definitions and manifestations, provides a unique approach to learn more about how groups of individuals and organizations are addressing the challenges posed by climate change. This new volume highlights specific cases of communities developing…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge
    Community Development Research and Practice Series

  • New Approaches to Cinematic Space book cover

    New Approaches to Cinematic Space

    1st Edition

    Edited by Filipa Rosário, Iván Villarmea Álvarez

    New Approaches to Cinematic Space aims to discuss the process of creation of cinematic spaces through moving images and the subsequent interpretation of their purpose and meaning. Throughout seventeen chapters, this edited collection will attempt to identify and interpret the formal strategies used…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Host Government Agreements and the Law in the Energy Sector: The case of Azerbaijan and Turkey book cover

    Host Government Agreements and the Law in the Energy Sector

    The case of Azerbaijan and Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Hakan Sahin

    The energy industry is a key source of growth stimulation for developing states. Understandably, developing states are eager to enter into petroleum investment contracts with international investors, with the expectation that this will benefit their countries. The domestic law of some developing…

    eBook – 2018-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Energy Law and Regulation

  • Garden Practices and Their Science book cover

    Garden Practices and Their Science

    1st Edition

    By Geoff Dixon

    Written in a clear and accessible style, Garden Practices and Their Science guides gardeners in the practical arts of plant husbandry and in their understanding of its underpinning principles. The author, Professor Geoff Dixon, is an acknowledged and internationally respected horticulturist and…

    eBook – 2018-12-11
    Routledge

  • Institutional Leases in the 21st Century book cover

    Institutional Leases in the 21st Century

    1st Edition

    By Chris Edwards, Paul Krendel

    Since the 1980s the "institutional" lease has undergone a dramatic transformation. Landlord-orientated FRI leases for a term of twenty-five years with no breaks and upwards-only rent reviews have retreated before market demands for shorter, more flexible letting arrangements and, recently, in…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Estates Gazette

  • Community and Sustainable Development: Participation in the future book cover

    Community and Sustainable Development

    Participation in the future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Diane Warburton

    Books like this which bubble over with the fruits of many people experience and insight add new layers of meaning to (the concept if sustainable development) deepening our understanding of what for me is the most important political challenge of our age-by a very Long way... this timely and…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Cities in Europe book cover

    Sustainable Cities in Europe

    1st Edition

    By Peter Nijkamp, Adriaan Perrels

    Although urbanization steadily increases, many modern cities are finding the accommodation of their populations an increasingly difficult task. Planners and policy-makers battling to alleviate the problem with a host of urban renewal initiatives have made environmental issues and policies central…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Energy and Infrastructure Set

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