E-books: Built Environment

  • Supported Housing: Past, Present and Future book cover

    Supported Housing

    Past, Present and Future, 1st Edition

    By Yoric Irving-Clarke

    This book covers the history of supported housing provision in the context of the broader political and theoretical considerations of the time in which the respective policies were being implemented. The book takes an historical perspective using path dependency as an analytical framework.…

    eBook – 2019-04-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Housing and Philosophy

  • Curve: possibilities and problems with deviating from the straight in architecture book cover

    Curve

    possibilities and problems with deviating from the straight in 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 – 2019-04-03
    Routledge
    Analysing Architecture Notebooks

  • Digital Signal Processing in Audio and Acoustical Engineering book cover

    Digital Signal Processing in Audio and Acoustical Engineering

    1st Edition

    By Francis F. Li, Trevor J. Cox

    Starting with essential maths, fundamentals of signals and systems, and classical concepts of DSP, this book presents, from an application-oriented perspective, modern concepts and methods of DSP including machine learning for audio acoustics and engineering. Content highlights include but are not…

    eBook – 2019-04-02
    CRC Press

  • Drawing Imagining Building: Embodiment in Architectural Design Practices book cover

    Drawing Imagining Building

    Embodiment in Architectural Design Practices, 1st Edition

    By Paul Emmons

    Drawing Imagining Building focuses on the history of hand-drawing practices to capture some of the most crucial and overlooked parts of the process. Using 80 black and white images to illustrate the examples, it examines architectural drawing practices to elucidate the ways drawing advances the…

    eBook – 2019-04-01
    Routledge

  • The Connectivity of Innovation in the Construction Industry book cover

    The Connectivity of Innovation in the Construction Industry

    1st Edition

    Edited by Malena Ingemansson Havenvid, Åse Linné, Lena E. Bygballe, Chris Harty

    The construction industry is currently experiencing accelerating developments concerning societal demands along with project complexity, internationalization and digitalization. In an attempt to grasp the consequences of these demands on productivity and innovation, this edited book addresses how…

    eBook – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • The Urban Fix: Resilient Cities in the War Against Climate Change, Heat Islands and Overpopulation book cover

    The Urban Fix

    Resilient Cities in the War Against Climate Change, Heat Islands and Overpopulation, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Kelbaugh

    Cities are one of the most significant contributors to global climate change. The rapid speed at which urban centers use large amounts of resources adds to the global crisis and can lead to extreme local heat. The Urban Fix addresses how urban design, planning and policies can counter the threats…

    eBook – 2019-04-01
    Routledge

  • 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

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