Taylor & Francis India: Built Environment

  • Aural Architecture in Byzantium: Music, Acoustics, and Ritual

    Edited by Bissera Pentcheva

    Aural architecture identifies those features of a building that can be perceived by the act of listening in them. Emerging from the challenge to reconstruct sonic and spatial experiences of the deep past, this book invites readers into the complex world of the Byzantine liturgy, experienced in its…

    Hardback – 2017-07-06 
    Routledge

  • Special Structural Topics

    Edited by Paul W. McMullin, Jonathan S. Price

    Special Structural Topics covers specialty structural situations for students and professional architects and engineers, such as soil mechanics, structural retrofit, structural integrity, cladding design, blast considerations, vibration, and structural sustainability. As part of the Architect’s…

    Paperback – 2017-07-04 
    Routledge
    Architect's Guidebooks to Structures

  • A Definitive Guide to Behavioural Safety book cover

    A Definitive Guide to Behavioural Safety

    By Tim Marsh

    This book makes the case that far too much work undertaken under the banner ‘behavioural safety’ is overly person focused. ‘If you can walk on hot coals you can do anything – so be safe’ needs to be dismissed out of hand but also more advanced techniques based on coaching and empowerment fail to…

    Paperback – 2017-07-03 
    Routledge

  • Towards Tate Modern: Public Policy, Private Vision book cover

    Towards Tate Modern

    Public Policy, Private Vision

    By Caroline Donnellan

    Tate Modern is not modern - it was a century in the making. This interdisciplinary book is a unique account of a how Tate Modern transformed itself into the highly successful museum it is today. Tate Modern had to entice an audience which had earlier railed against modern art but by creating its…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    Routledge

  • The Art of Building a Garden City: Designing New Communities for the 21st Century book cover

    The Art of Building a Garden City

    Designing New Communities for the 21st Century

    By Kate Henderson, Katy Lock, Hugh Ellis

    The Art of Building a Garden City is a well-researched guide to the history of the garden city movement and the delivery of a new generation of communities for the 21st Century. Bringing together key findings from the TCPA’s campaign work, and drawing on lessons from the first garden cities, the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Revising Green Infrastructure: Concepts Between Nature and Design book cover

    Revising Green Infrastructure

    Concepts Between Nature and Design

    Edited by Daniel Czechowski, Thomas Hauck, Georg Hausladen

    Consider this … How do we handle the convergence of landscape architecture, ecological planning, and civil engineering? What are convenient terms and metaphors to communicate the interplay between design and ecology? What are suitable scientific theories and technological means? What…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • Soundscape and the Built Environment book cover

    Soundscape and the Built Environment

    Edited by Jian Kang, Brigitte Schulte-Fortkamp

    Soundscape Basics and Practical Implications Soundscape research represents a paradigm shift, as it involves human and social sciences and physical measurements to account for the diversity of soundscapes across countries and cultures. Moreover, it treats environmental sounds as a resource rather…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • Small Practice and the Sole Practitioner

    By Marianne Davys Architects Ltd

    This book is a practical guide for students or those already running or thinking of running a small practice on how to set up and run a small architectural practice and how to run multiple small projects efficiently. It is split into three distinct sections: Part 1 begins with the practicalities of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2018

    Edited by AECOM

    ‘An essential reference for everybody concerned with the calculation of costs of mechanical and electrical works.’ – Cost Engineer Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2018 continues to be the most comprehensive and best annual services engineering price book currently available,…

    Hardback – 2017-07-01 
    CRC Press

  • Adapting Infrastructure to Climate Change

    Uncertainty and decision-making in contrasting governance regimes

    By Todd Schenk

    Climate change poses a range of threats to our infrastructure systems and these threats are complicated by the uncertainty and complexity involved, which comprises more than the science or dynamic nature of the climate itself. Many of the challenges decision-makers and other stakeholders must…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • The Crisis Management Cycle

    Theory and Practice

    By Christer Pursiainen

    The Crisis Management Cycle is the first holistic, multidisciplinary introduction to the dynamic field of crisis management theory. By drawing together the different theories and concepts of crisis management literature and practice, this book develops a theoretical framework of analysis that can…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Museum Thresholds

    The Design and Media of Arrival

    Edited by Ross Parry, Ruth Page, Alex Moseley

    Museum Thresholds is a progressively interdisciplinary volume, in which a range of international experts explore the importance and potential of entrance spaces for visitor experience. The chapters, in the three themed sections, explore a range of museum thresholds: first as a problem space; then…

    Hardback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

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