E-books: Built Environment

  • Rural Change and Planning: England and Wales in the Twentieth Century book cover

    Rural Change and Planning

    England and Wales in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Gordon E. Cherry, Alan Rogers

    Originally published in 1996 Rural Change and Planning describes the turbulent changes that have occurred in rural England and Wales since the outbreak of the First World War. The book describes the changes from an agriculturally-dominated countryside to one which has had to increasingly adapt to…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Economics and Property book cover

    Economics and Property

    4th Edition

    By Danny Myers

    Economics and Property provides a clear and easy-to-read introduction to any property economics module in a degree leading to a profession in real estate, surveying, construction and related courses in the built environment. It focuses on the core principles to provide the economic background…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Sensory Evaluation of Sound book cover

    Sensory Evaluation of Sound

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Zacharov

    Sensory Evaluation of Sound provides a detailed review of the latest sensory evaluation techniques, specifically applied to the evaluation of sound and audio. This three-part book commences with an introduction to the fundamental role of sound and hearing, which is followed by an overview of…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    CRC Press

  • Advanced Structural Analysis with MATLAB® book cover

    Advanced Structural Analysis with MATLAB®

    1st Edition

    By Srinivasan Chandrasekaran

    Building structures are unique in the field of engineering, as they pose challenges in the development and conceptualization of their design. As more innovative structural forms are envisioned, detailed analyses using computer tools are inevitable. This book enables readers to gain an overall…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    CRC Press

  • The Morphology of Tourism: Planning for Impact in Tourist Destinations book cover

    The Morphology of Tourism

    Planning for Impact in Tourist Destinations, 1st Edition

    By Philip Feifan Xie, Kai Gu

    Morphological research studies the physical form of landscapes, including how landscape structures function and operate, the adaptability of forms, and how functions and forms change over time. Applying the methods and models of morphology to tourism, this innovative book explores some of the…

    eBook – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • GIS-Based Simulation and Analysis of Intra-Urban Commuting book cover

    GIS-Based Simulation and Analysis of Intra-Urban Commuting

    1st Edition

    By Yujie Hu, Fahui Wang

    Commuting, the daily link between residences and workplaces, sets up the complex interaction between the two most important land uses (residential and employment) in a city, and dictates the configuration of urban structure. In addition to prolonged time and stress for individual commuters on…

    eBook – 2018-11-20
    CRC Press

  • Healthcare Architecture as Infrastructure: Open Building in Practice book cover

    Healthcare Architecture as Infrastructure

    Open Building in Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen H. Kendall

    Architects and healthcare clients are increasingly coming to recognize that, once built, healthcare facilities are almost immediately subject to physical alterations which both respond to and affect healthcare practices. This calls into question the traditional ways in which these facilities…

    eBook – 2018-11-19
    Routledge

  • Culture, Space and Climate Change: Vulnerability and Resilience in European Coastal Areas book cover

    Culture, Space and Climate Change

    Vulnerability and Resilience in European Coastal Areas, 1st Edition

    By Thorsten Heimann

    Ways of handling climate change vary worldwide. Differences can be observed in the perception of potential threats and opportunities as well as in the appraisal of adequate coping strategies. Collective efforts often fail not because of technical restrictions, but as a result of social and cultural…

    eBook – 2018-11-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • India’s Contemporary Urban Conundrum book cover

    India’s Contemporary Urban Conundrum

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sujata Patel, Omita Goyal

    This book lays out the different and complex dimensions of urbanisation in India. It brings together contributors with expertise in fields as varied as demography, geography, economics, political science, sociology, anthropology, architecture, planning and land use, environmental sciences, creative…

    eBook – 2018-11-15
    Routledge India

  • Spon's Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book 2019 book cover

    Spon's Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book 2019

    33rd Edition

    Edited by AECOM

    SPON'S CIVIL ENGINEERING AND HIGHWAY WORKS PRICE BOOK 2019 from AECOM gives costs for both general and civil engineering works and highway works. It provides a full breakdown of labour, plant and material elements, with labour rates updated. cost guidance is given at a number of levels, varying…

    eBook – 2018-11-13
    CRC Press
    Spon's Price Books

  • Transformative Propaganda: Opening the Archives of the British Safety Council book cover

    Transformative Propaganda

    Opening the Archives of the British Safety Council, 1st Edition

    By Mike Esbester

    What do seat belts, life jackets and anti-jack knife technology have in common? They were all the subjects of campaigns run by the British Safety Council since its inception in 1957. James Tye, its charismatic founder and leader for nearly 40 years, created the British Safety Council to bring about…

    eBook – 2018-11-13
    Routledge

  • Alternative Fusion Fuels and Systems book cover

    Alternative Fusion Fuels and Systems

    1st Edition

    By Sergei V. Ryzhkov, Alexei Yu. Chirkov

    Explores the systems of magnetic confinement of high-temperature plasma with closed and open magnetic field lines which relate to alternative compact devices of controlled thermonuclear fusion. Energy balance schemes of thermonuclear plasmas and main reactor characteristics are presented as the…

    eBook – 2018-11-13
    CRC Press

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