E-books: Built Environment

  • Nuclear Power in Crisis: Politics and Planning for the Nuclear State book cover

    Nuclear Power in Crisis

    Politics and Planning for the Nuclear State, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Blowers, David Pepper

    Originally published in 1987. The Chernobyl disaster intensified the whole debate on the nuclear power industry. There was great public concern about the industry regulation, about the siting of nuclear facilities, including the dumping of nuclear waste, and about the alleged secretiveness of the…

    eBook – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • Desert Paradises: Surveying the Landscapes of Dubai’s Urban Model book cover

    Desert Paradises

    Surveying the Landscapes of Dubai’s Urban Model, 1st Edition

    By Julian Bolleter

    Desert Paradises: Surveying the Landscapes of Dubai’s Urban Model explores how designed landscapes can play a vital role in constructing a city’s global image and legitimizing its socio-political hierarchy. Using the case study of Dubai, Bolleter explores how Dubai’s rulers employ a paradisiacal…

    eBook – 2019-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • Project Risk and Opportunity Management: The Owner's Perspective book cover

    Project Risk and Opportunity Management

    The Owner's Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Agnar Johansen, Nils O. E. Olsson, George Jergeas, Asbjørn Rolstadås

    Effective risk and opportunity management is key to the successful delivery of any major engineering and construction project. This book looks at how all those involved can manage risk and capitalise on the opportunities that uncertainty present. The authors of this book highlight that…

    eBook – 2019-03-29
    Routledge

  • Priorities in Nuclear Technology: Program Prosperity and Decay in the United States Atomic Energy Commission, 1956-1971 book cover

    Priorities in Nuclear Technology

    Program Prosperity and Decay in the United States Atomic Energy Commission, 1956-1971, 1st Edition

    By Irvin C. Bupp

    Originally published in 1988. This book considers why some public policies succeed and others do not. It looks at the entrepreneurial process that creates public policies and examines whether they prosper or falter because of their political consequences. The programs and personnel of the Atomic…

    eBook – 2019-03-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • Metaphor: an exploration of the metaphorical dimensions and potential of architecture book cover

    Metaphor

    an exploration of the metaphorical dimensions and potential of architecture, 1st Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Each of these Analysing Architecture Notebooks is devoted to a particular theme in understanding the rich and varied workings of architecture. They can be thought of as addenda to the foundation volume Analysing Architecture, which first appeared in 1997 and has subsequently been enlarged in three…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Analysing Architecture Notebooks

  • Children as Place-Makers: the innate architect in all of us book cover

    Children as Place-Makers

    the innate architect in all of us, 1st Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Each of these Analysing Architecture Notebooks is devoted to a particular theme in understanding the rich and varied workings of architecture. They can be thought of as addenda to the foundation volume Analysing Architecture, which first appeared in 1997 and has subsequently been enlarged in three…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Analysing Architecture Notebooks

  • Temporary Cities: Resisting Transience in Arabia book cover

    Temporary Cities

    Resisting Transience in Arabia, 1st Edition

    By Yasser Elsheshtawy

    Are Arab Gulf cities, the likes of Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Doha, on their way to extinction? Is their fate obsolescence? Or, are they the model for our urban future? Can a city whose very existence is predicated on an imported labour force who build and operate these gleaming urban centres remain a…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • The Nuclear Power Debate: A Guide to the Literature book cover

    The Nuclear Power Debate

    A Guide to the Literature, 1st Edition

    By Jerry W. Mansfield

    Originally published in 1984. This annotated bibliography will serve as a starting point for information on the issue of nuclear power. Arranged for easy use into three sections – Pro-Nuclear, Anti-Nuclear, and Neutral – the book cites over a hundred of the most important books on the subject,…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • Nuclear Power: Siting and Safety book cover

    Nuclear Power

    Siting and Safety, 1st Edition

    By Stan Openshaw

    Originally published in 1986. Nuclear power is now regarded as essential to survival in the twenty-first century. But the safety of nuclear power stations is a highly controversial topic, and where they will be sited is a most vital question. In this independent critique, based on four years of…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • Nuclear Decommissioning and Society: Public Links to a New Technology book cover

    Nuclear Decommissioning and Society

    Public Links to a New Technology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin J. Pasqualetti

    Originally published in 1990. This book argues that a better understanding of the social impact of decommissioning - in areas such as jobs, waste, economics, opinion, law, public policy, land-use and legacies - is vital to the successful application of any technical solution. The issues raised are…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • The American Nuclear Power Industry: A Handbook book cover

    The American Nuclear Power Industry

    A Handbook, 1st Edition

    By William A. Pearman, Philip Starr

    Originally published in 1985. This book examines the scope of the industry and also focuses on issues relevant to it, divided into three sections: an overview of the American nuclear power industry, an examination of the nuclear power plant licensing process and issues that face the nuclear…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

  • Nuclear Power in India: A Comparative Analysis book cover

    Nuclear Power in India

    A Comparative Analysis, 1st Edition

    By David Hart

    Originally published in 1983. The Indian nuclear power programme, both the earliest in the Third World and also one of the most comprehensive, is an important and instructive subject for a wide-ranging and detailed study. This book examines the origins and rationale of the Indian programme in the…

    eBook – 2019-03-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Energy Resources

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