E-books: Built Environment

  • Mass Customization and Design Democratization book cover

    Mass Customization and Design Democratization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Branko Kolarevic, José Pinto Duarte

    Parametric design and digital fabrication are enabling non-designers to mass produce non-standard, highly differentiated products – from shoes and tableware to furniture and even houses. The result of these newly available mass customization tools has been a ‘democratization’ of design. Mass…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Interior Design for Small Dwellings book cover

    Interior Design for Small Dwellings

    1st Edition

    By Sherrill Baldwin Halbe, Rose K Mark

    Interior Design for Small Dwellings addresses the onrush of interest in smaller homes and the possibility that small dwellings might be the answer to housing needs and sustainability. The book explores key principles essential to residing and designing small interiors with emphasis on client…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • Forest Ecosystem Management and Timber Production: Divergence and Resource Use Resilience book cover

    Forest Ecosystem Management and Timber Production

    Divergence and Resource Use Resilience, 1st Edition

    By Russell Warman

    Timber sourcing is shifting from extraction from natural forests to forms of cultivation that are increasingly agricultural in nature. This book takes a multidisciplinary approach to examine the socio-political, biophysical and discursive dimensions of this divergence of wood production from…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Disruptive Transport: Driverless Cars, Transport Innovation and the Sustainable City of Tomorrow book cover

    Disruptive Transport

    Driverless Cars, Transport Innovation and the Sustainable City of Tomorrow, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Riggs

    With the rise of shared and networked vehicles, autonomous vehicles, and other transportation technologies, technological change is outpacing urban planning and policy. Whether urban planners and policy makers like it or not, these transformations will in turn result in profound changes to streets,…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

  • Practical Guide to Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations, 5th ed book cover

    Practical Guide to Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations, 5th ed

    5th Edition

    By Christopher Kitcher

    Covers all your testing and inspection needs to help you pass your exams on City & Guilds 2391 and EAL 600/4338/6 and 600/4340/4 and Part P courses. Entirely up to date with the 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulations Step-by-step descriptions and photographs of the tests show exactly how to…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • The New Public Library: Design Innovation for the Twenty-First Century book cover

    The New Public Library

    Design Innovation for the Twenty-First Century, 1st Edition

    By R. Thomas Hille

    The New Public Library is an in-depth design study of an exemplary collection of recent public libraries, and the historical precedents that have informed and inspired their development. An introductory overview presents seven critical themes that characterize public library design, past and…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • The Design Student's Journey: understanding How Designers Think book cover

    The Design Student's Journey

    understanding How Designers Think, 1st Edition

    By Bryan Lawson

    Being a professional designer is one of the most intellectually rewarding careers. Learning to become a designer can be tremendous fun but it can also be frustrating and at times painful. What you have to do to become a designer is not often clearly laid out and can seem mysterious. Over the past…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • 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

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