E-books: Built Environment

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    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
    Routledge

  • 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
    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
    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
    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
    Routledge

  • 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

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