E-books: Built Environment

  • Routledge Handbook of Climate Justice book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Climate Justice

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tahseen Jafry

    The term "climate justice" began to gain traction in the late 1990s following a wide range of activities by social and environmental justice movements that emerged in response to the operations of the fossil fuel industry and, later, to what their members saw as the failed global climate governance…

    eBook – 2018-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Politics of Radioactive Waste Management: Public Involvement and Policy-Making in the European Union book cover

    The Politics of Radioactive Waste Management

    Public Involvement and Policy-Making in the European Union, 1st Edition

    By Gianluca Ferraro

    Environmental concerns have pushed the decarbonisation of the European economy high on the EU political agenda. This has renewed old debates about the role of nuclear energy in the European economy and society that gravitate around the issues of nuclear safety and radioactive waste management (RWM)…

    eBook – 2018-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Waste Management and Policy

  • Global Planning Innovations for Urban Sustainability book cover

    Global Planning Innovations for Urban Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sébastien Darchen, Glen Searle

    As the world becomes more urbanised, solutions are required to solve current challenges for three arenas of sustainability: social sustainability, environmental sustainability and urban economic sustainability. This edited volume interrogates innovative solutions for sustainability in cities…

    eBook – 2018-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Life Cycle Analysis and Assessment in Civil Engineering: Towards an Integrated Vision: Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE 2018), 28-31 October 2018, Ghent, Belgium book cover

    Life Cycle Analysis and Assessment in Civil Engineering: Towards an Integrated Vision

    Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE 2018), 28-31 October 2018, Ghent, Belgium, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robby Caspeele, Luc Taerwe, Dan M. Frangopol

    This volume contains the papers presented at IALCCE2018, the Sixth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE2018), held in Ghent, Belgium, October 28-31, 2018. It consists of a book of extended abstracts and a USB device with full papers including the Fazlur R. Khan lecture, 8…

    eBook – 2018-10-31
    CRC Press
    Life-Cycle of Civil Engineering Systems

  • Elemental Architecture: Temperaments of Sustainability book cover

    Elemental Architecture

    Temperaments of Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Phillip James Tabb

    Elemental Architecture presents a new and refreshing approach to sustainable architectural practice. Going beyond the standard performance-based and quantitative sustainable measures, it incorporates a broader framework of considerations, including the more poetic and noetic possibilities of…

    eBook – 2018-10-31
    Routledge

  • Cantilever Architecture book cover

    Cantilever Architecture

    1st Edition

    By Kyoung Sun Moon

    Cantilever Architecture shows you how to integrate cantilever designs into your building from conception, to help you create support-free structures without the need for columns or walls, whether for balconies, stairs, to occupy the air rights of the lot next door, or to build super tall buildings.…

    eBook – 2018-10-30
    Routledge

  • A Handbook of Sustainable Building Design and Engineering: An Integrated Approach to Energy, Health and Operational Performance book cover

    A Handbook of Sustainable Building Design and Engineering

    An Integrated Approach to Energy, Health and Operational Performance, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Dejan Mumovic, Mat Santamouris

    The second edition of this authoritative textbook equips students with the tools they will need to tackle the challenges of sustainable building design and engineering. The book looks at how to design, engineer and monitor energy efficient buildings, how to adapt buildings to climate change, and…

    eBook – 2018-10-30
    Routledge

  • Riverine: Architecture and Rivers book cover

    Riverine

    Architecture and Rivers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald Adler, Manolo Guerci

    Riverscapes are the main arteries of the world’s largest cities, and have, for millennia, been the lifeblood of the urban communities that have developed around them. These human settlements – given life through the space of the local waterscape – soon developed into ritualised spaces that sought…

    eBook – 2018-10-29
    Routledge

  • Streets Reconsidered: Inclusive Design for the Public Realm book cover

    Streets Reconsidered

    Inclusive Design for the Public Realm, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Iacofano, Mukul Malhotra

    Streets Reconsidered is a fundamental rethinking of America's streets. It explores the future of streets and what America's roadways could be if they were designed for living, instead of just driving. The book includes: detailed design guidelines, fully illustrated, four color case studies of…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • Landscape Performance: Ian McHarg’s ecological planning in The Woodlands, Texas book cover

    Landscape Performance

    Ian McHarg’s ecological planning in The Woodlands, Texas, 1st Edition

    By Bo Yang

    Ian McHarg’s ecological planning approach has been influential since the 20th century. However, few empirical studies have been conducted to evaluate the performance of his projects. Using the framework of landscape performance assessment, this book demonstrates the long-term benefits of a renowned…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Strategic Designs for Climate Policy Instrumentation: Governance at the Crossroads book cover

    Strategic Designs for Climate Policy Instrumentation

    Governance at the Crossroads, 1st Edition

    By Gjalt Huppes

    This book provides insight into the development of effective climate policy instrumentation in two divergent and mutually exclusive directions. Examining the role of political philosophies, the book explains why current climate policy is ineffective and unable to halt rapidly rising atmospheric…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environmental Policy

  • Structure and Architecture book cover

    Structure and Architecture

    3rd Edition

    By Angus J. Macdonald

    This thoroughly updated edition of Angus J. Macdonald’s insightful book Structure and Architecture offers an in depth analysis of structural design and its relationship with architecture. It draws on clear explanations of the connections between structural form, structural performance and…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

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