E-books: Built Environment

  • NEC4: 100 Questions and Answers book cover

    NEC4: 100 Questions and Answers

    1st Edition

    By Kelvin Hughes

    This book details some of the most important and interesting questions raised about the NEC4 family of contracts and provides clear, comprehensive answers to those questions. Written by an NEC expert with over 20 years’ experience using, advising and training others, the book has several…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Global Urban Health book cover

    Handbook of Global Urban Health

    1st Edition

    Edited by Igor Vojnovic, Amber L. Pearson, Gershim Asiki, Geoff DeVerteuil, Adriana Allen

    Through interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives, and with an emphasis on exploring patterns as well as distinct and unique conditions across the globe, this collection examines advanced and cutting-edge theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of the health of urban…

    eBook – 2019-05-09
    Routledge
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • The Client Role in Successful Construction Projects book cover

    The Client Role in Successful Construction Projects

    1st Edition

    By Jason Challender, Russell Whitaker

    The Client Role in Successful Construction Projects is a practical guide for clients on how to initiate, procure and manage construction projects and developments. This book is written from the perspective of the client initiating a construction project as part of a business venture and differs…

    eBook – 2019-05-08
    Routledge

  • Strategic Security: Forward Thinking for Successful Executives book cover

    Strategic Security

    Forward Thinking for Successful Executives, 1st Edition

    By Jean Perois

    Strategic Security will help security managers, and those aspiring to the position, to think strategically about their job, the culture of their workplace, and the nature of security planning and implementation. Security professionals tend to focus on the immediate (the urgent) rather than the…

    eBook – 2019-05-08
    CRC Press

  • Planning Singapore: The Experimental City book cover

    Planning Singapore

    The Experimental City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Hamnett, Belinda Yuen

    Two hundred years ago, Sir Stamford Raffles established the modern settlement of Singapore with the intent of seeing it become ‘a great commercial emporium and fulcrum’. But by the time independence was achieved in 1965, the city faced daunting problems of housing shortage, slums and high…

    eBook – 2019-05-08
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Transportation Network Companies and Taxis: The Case of Seattle book cover

    Transportation Network Companies and Taxis

    The Case of Seattle, 1st Edition

    By Craig A. Leisy

    Transportation Network Companies and Taxis: The Case of Seattle is a modern economic case history and thorough analysis of the devastating impact of the transportation network company (TNC) industry (Uber and Lyft) on the taxicab industry in Seattle, Washington, beginning in 2014. The events that…

    eBook – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • The Protected Vista: An Intellectual and Cultural History book cover

    The Protected Vista

    An Intellectual and Cultural History, 1st Edition

    By Tom Brigden

    The Protected Vista draws a historical lineage from the eighteenth-century picturesque to present-day planning policy, highlighting how the values embedded within familiar views have developed over time through appropriation by diverse groups for cultural and political purposes. The book examines…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • Peak Performance: How to Achieve and Sustain Excellence in Operations Management book cover

    Peak Performance

    How to Achieve and Sustain Excellence in Operations Management, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Melton Allen, Frances E. Alston, Emily Millikin DeKerchove

    The key to success and reaching peak performance is integrating three processes to optimize business through the use of human performance improvement tools, lean thinking, operational excellence, along with a strong organizational culture as the underpinning. These components form the basis of the…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Improvements in Environment Safety and Health

  • Energy Fables: Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector book cover

    Energy Fables

    Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jenny Rinkinen, Elizabeth Shove, Jacopo Torriti

    Energy Fables: Challenging Ideas in the Energy Sector takes a fresh look at key terms and concepts around which energy research and policy are organised. Drawing on recent research in energy and transport studies, and combining this with concepts from sociology, economics, social theory and…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge

  • The Shaping of London: A Political and Economic Perspective 1066-1870 book cover

    The Shaping of London

    A Political and Economic Perspective 1066-1870, 1st Edition

    By Paul Balchin

    Originally published in 2014, The Shaping of London chronologically examines the likely impact of wars, dynastic struggles, demographic change and economic growth on the physical fabric of London. The book traces the evolution of architectural style in London within the context of politics and…

    eBook – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Public Infrastructure, Private Finance: Developer Obligations and Responsibilities book cover

    Public Infrastructure, Private Finance

    Developer Obligations and Responsibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Demetrio Muñoz Gielen, Erwin van der Krabben

    Traditionally, the public sector has been responsible for the provision of all public goods necessary to support sustainable urban development, including public infrastructure such as roads, parks, social facilities, climate mitigation and adaptation, and affordable housing. With the shift in…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Urban Design Under Neoliberalism: Theorising from Santiago, Chile book cover

    Urban Design Under Neoliberalism

    Theorising from Santiago, Chile, 1st Edition

    By Francisco Vergara Perucich

    This book discusses the status of urban design as a disciplinary field and as a practice under the current and pervasive neoliberal regime. The main argument is that urban design has been wholly reshaped by neoliberalism. In this transformation, it has become a discipline that has neglected its…

    eBook – 2019-05-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Urban Studies

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