Taylor & Francis India: Built Environment

  • Architecture as Civil Commitment: Lucio Costa's Modernist Project for Brazil book cover

    Architecture as Civil Commitment: Lucio Costa's Modernist Project for Brazil

    1st Edition

    By Gaia Piccarolo

    Architecture as Civil Commitment analyzes the many ways in which Costa shaped the discourse of Brazilian modern architecture, tracing the roots, developments, and counter-marches of a singular form of engagement that programmatically chose to act by cultural means rather than by political ones.…

    Hardback – 2019-12-07 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Wind and Solar Energy Transition in China book cover

    Wind and Solar Energy Transition in China

    1st Edition

    By Marius Korsnes

    This book explores the mobilisation of China’s wind and solar industries and examines the implications of this development to energy generation and distribution, innovation and governance. Unlike other publications that focus mainly on the formal policy landscape and statistics of industry…

    Hardback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Energy Studies

  • Contract Law in the Construction Industry Context book cover

    Contract Law in the Construction Industry Context

    1st Edition

    By Carl J. Circo

    This book chronicles how contract cases from the construction industry have influenced, solidified, refined and particularized U.S. contract law. The book’s central claim is that the construction industry experience has helped to contextualize U.S. contract law and, therefore, has encouraged the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-18 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • American Colonisation and the City Beautiful: Filipinos and Planning in the Philippines, 1916-35 book cover

    American Colonisation and the City Beautiful

    Filipinos and Planning in the Philippines, 1916-35, 1st Edition

    By Ian Morley

    American Colonisation and the City Beautiful explores the history of city planning and the evolution of the built environment in the Philippines between 1916 and 1935. In so doing, it highlights the activities of the Bureau of Public Works’ Division of Architecture as part of Philippine national…

    Hardback – 2019-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • New Narratives of Russian and East European Art: Between Traditions and Revolutions book cover

    New Narratives of Russian and East European Art

    Between Traditions and Revolutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Galina Mardilovich, Maria Taroutina

    This book brings together thirteen scholars to introduce the newest and most cutting-edge research in the field of Russian and East European art history. Reconsidering canonical figures, reexamining prevalent debates, and revisiting aesthetic developments, the book challenges accepted histories and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-24 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Buildings Used: Human Interactions with Architecture book cover

    Buildings Used

    Human Interactions with Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Nora Lefa, Pavlos Lefas

    Buildings Used takes the reader on an exploration into the impact of use on buildings and users. While most histories and theories of architecture focus on a building’s conception, design, and realization, this book argues that its identity is formed after its completion through use; and that the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Ian McHarg and the Search for Ideal Order book cover

    Ian McHarg and the Search for Ideal Order

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen John-Alder

    Ian McHarg and the Search for the Ideal Order looks at the well-known and studied landscape architect, Ian McHarg, in a new light. The author explores McHarg’s formative years, and investigates how his ideas developed in both their complexity and scale. As a precursor to McHarg’s approach in his…

    Hardback – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • A History of Energy Flows: From Human Labor to Renewable Power book cover

    A History of Energy Flows

    From Human Labor to Renewable Power, 1st Edition

    By Anthony N. Penna

    This book presents a global and historical perspective of energy flows during the last millennium. The search for sustainable energy is a key issue dominating today's energy regime. This book details the historical evolution of energy, following the overlapping and slow flowing transitions from one…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04 
    Routledge

  • The University as a Settlement Principle: Territorialising Knowledge in Late 1960s Italy book cover

    The University as a Settlement Principle

    Territorialising Knowledge in Late 1960s Italy, 1st Edition

    By Francesco Zuddas

    The 1960s and 1970s marked a generational shift in architectural discourse at a time when the revolts inside universities condemned the academic institution as a major force behind the perpetuation of a controlling society. Focusing on the crisis and reform of higher education in Italy, this book…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • The Creative Arts in Governance of Urban Renewal and Development book cover

    The Creative Arts in Governance of Urban Renewal and Development

    1st Edition

    By Rory Shand

    This book focuses on the role of the creative sector in the governance of urban renewal and economic development initiatives. Rory Shand examines the ways in which both the top-down nature of the creative sector, and the bottom-up roles of creative arts organisations, drive development and engage…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Reliability Data on Fire Sprinkler Systems: Collection, Analysis, Presentation, and Validation book cover

    Reliability Data on Fire Sprinkler Systems

    Collection, Analysis, Presentation, and Validation, 1st Edition

    By Arnstein Fedøy, Ajit Kumar Verma

    This book covers fire and extinguishing theory and reliability theory and how to validate any survey within the field of engineering. It’s based on a year’s study of historical literature, using critical review and document analysis. It covers how data is collected, analyzed, and presented. It…

    Hardback – 2019-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • Risk Management in Engineering and Construction: Tools and Techniques book cover

    Risk Management in Engineering and Construction

    Tools and Techniques, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Ogunlana, Prasanta Kumar Dey

    Today’s businesses are driven by customer ‘pull’ and technological ‘push’. To remain competitive in this dynamic business world, engineering and construction organizations are constantly innovating with new technology tools and techniques to improve process performance in their projects. Their…

    Hardback – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge
    Spon Research

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