Paperbacks Direct: Built Environment

  • Governing Cities on the Move: Functional and Management Perspectives on Transformations of European Urban Infrastructures book cover

    Governing Cities on the Move

    Functional and Management Perspectives on Transformations of European Urban Infrastructures

    By Walter Schenkel

    Edited by Martin Dijst

    This title was first published in 2002: The success of any investment strategy in urban infrastructures is dependent on how people as members of households, companies or institutions will use these infrastructures in their daily lives and how actors take decisions on their investment strategies.…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Planning in the UK: Agendas for the New Millennium book cover

    Planning in the UK

    Agendas for the New Millennium

    By Andy Thornley

    Edited by Yvonne Rydin

    This title was first published in 2003:The advent of the Labour government in 1997 provoked major change in the political landscape of the UK. Priorities changed and different themes moved to the top of the agenda such as local democracy, community, transparency, sustainability and co-ordinated or…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Renewable Energy Engineering and Technology: Principles and Practice book cover

    Renewable Energy Engineering and Technology

    Principles and Practice

    Edited by V. V. N. Kishore

    This is the most comprehensive guide ever written on renewables technology and engineering, intended to cater for the rapidly growing numbers of present and future engineers who are keen to lead the revolution. All the main sectors are covered - photovoltaics, solar thermal, wind, bioenergy, hydro…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Agents and Multi-Agent Systems in Construction book cover

    Agents and Multi-Agent Systems in Construction

    Edited by Chimay Anumba, Zhaomin Ren, O.O. Ugwu

    This book describes current advances and future directions in the theory and application of intelligent agents and multi-agent systems in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) sector. It is the product of an international effort involving a network of construction IT and computing…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Managing Energy From the Top Down: Connecting Industrial Energy Efficiency to Business Performance book cover

    Managing Energy From the Top Down

    Connecting Industrial Energy Efficiency to Business Performance

    By Christopher Russell

    Written in accessible, understandable prose, this book explains the connection between energy and business performance. It delineates how day-to-day choices relate to the risks and rewards of energy use. Concise, to-the-point chapters explain how energy is invested, preserved, and ultimately…

    Paperback – 2018-09-30 
    CRC Press

  • The Urban Contract: Community, Governance and Capitalism book cover

    The Urban Contract

    Community, Governance and Capitalism

    By Paolo Perulli

    Today, the increasing mobility of capital, people and information has changed the space relations of urban societies. Contractual relations have increased in every field of social life: in the economic field, but also in the political, and in creative and scientific areas. Contracts are not only…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Douglas Snelling: Pan-Pacific Modern Design and Architecture book cover

    Douglas Snelling

    Pan-Pacific Modern Design and Architecture

    By Davina Jackson

    Douglas Burrage Snelling (1916–85) was one of Britain’s significant emigré architects and designers. Born in Kent and educated in New Zealand, he became one of Australia’s leading mid-century architects, of luxury residences and commercial buildings, and a trend-setting designer of furniture,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Architecture Competition: Project Design and the Building Process book cover

    Architecture Competition

    Project Design and the Building Process

    Edited by Ignaz Strebel, Jan Silberberger

    Much valued by design professionals, controversially discussed in the media, regularly misunderstood by the public and systematically regulated by public procurement; in recent years, architecture competitions have become projection screens for various and often incommensurable desires…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Hypersexual City: The Provocation of Soft-Core Urbanism book cover

    Hypersexual City

    The Provocation of Soft-Core Urbanism

    By Nicole Kalms

    Much of feminist architectural scholarship focuses on the enormous task of instating women’s experience of space into spatial praxis. Hypersexual City: The Provocation of Soft-Core Urbanism suggests this attention to women’s invisibility in sociocultural space has overlooked the complex ways in…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Climate and Clean Energy Policy: State Institutions and Economic Implications book cover

    Climate and Clean Energy Policy

    State Institutions and Economic Implications

    By Benjamin H. Deitchman

    State climate and clean energy policy will play a critical role in the future of the political dialogue and economic development. Policymakers from around the world already recognize the leadership of American states in this domain. Rooted in public policy theory, and employing a mixed-methods…

    Paperback – 2018-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Environmental Policy and Politics

  • Sport and Architecture book cover

    Sport and Architecture

    By Benjamin S. Flowers

    Sport and architecture are two elements of contemporary life that have a broad and profound impact on the world around us. The role architecture plays in shaping buildings and societies has occupied historians for centuries. Likewise, the cultural, economic, and political importance of sport is the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-09 
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Sport

  • Bioenergy Production by Anaerobic Digestion: Using Agricultural Biomass and Organic Wastes book cover

    Bioenergy Production by Anaerobic Digestion

    Using Agricultural Biomass and Organic Wastes

    Edited by Nicholas Korres, Padraig O'Kiely, John A.H. Benzie, Jonathan S. West

    Interest in anaerobic digestion (AD), the process of energy production through the production of biogas, has increased rapidly in recent years. Agricultural and other organic waste are important substrates that can be treated by AD.  This book is one of the first to provide a broad…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Bioenergy

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