Paperbacks Direct: Built Environment

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Property Diversity and its Implications book cover

    Property Diversity and its Implications

    By John Page

    Property is more diverse than is usually assumed. Developing the concept of property diversity, this book explores the varied role of property in placed human landscapes. In acknowledging the propertied diversity about us, the book highlights the paucity of our settled contemporary assumptions of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-02 
    Routledge

  • Integrating Programming, Evaluation and Participation in Design (Routledge Revivals): A Theory Z Approach book cover

    Integrating Programming, Evaluation and Participation in Design (Routledge Revivals)

    A Theory Z Approach

    By Henry Sanoff

    First published in 1992, this book is about making connections that may lead towards a new professionalism, since the past several decades have given rise mainly to new kinds of specialists in the areas of programming, evaluation, and participation. The implications for such integration are far…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Energy Law and the Sustainable Company: Innovation and corporate social responsibility book cover

    Energy Law and the Sustainable Company

    Innovation and corporate social responsibility

    By Patricia Park, Duncan Magnus Park

    What kind of decision-making should multinationals engage in to create a sustainable company? There is substantial debate over why CEOs, senior management and Boards of Directors make the wrong decisions by not asking the right questions, with the result that not only is the company itself damaged,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-20 
    Routledge

  • The Governance of Sustainable Rural Renewal: A comparative global perspective book cover

    The Governance of Sustainable Rural Renewal

    A comparative global perspective

    By Rory Shand

    This book examines examples of rural regeneration projects through the public administration lens, analysing how governance arrangements in rural settings work. In particular, the author focusses on the role of communities, business and tiers of governance (local, regional, national, and supra…

    Paperback – 2018-01-20 
    Routledge

  • Strategies for Rapid Climate Mitigation: Wartime mobilisation as a model for action? book cover

    Strategies for Rapid Climate Mitigation

    Wartime mobilisation as a model for action?

    By Laurence L Delina

    To keep the global average temperature from rising further than 2°C, emissions must peak soon and then fall steeply. This book examines how such rapid mitigation can proceed – in the scale and speed required for effective climate action – using an analogy provided by the mobilisation for a war that…

    Paperback – 2018-01-20 
    Routledge

  • Regulation in the European Electricity Sector book cover

    Regulation in the European Electricity Sector

    By Maciej M Sokołowski

    Since the very beginning of European integration, electricity has been within the legal sphere of the EU. Much of this is found within the binding European acts making up the framework of the Energy Packages. The established legal institutions have had a significant impact on the shape of the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation: Biking for all? book cover

    Bicycle Justice and Urban Transformation

    Biking for all?

    Edited by Aaron Golub, Melody L. Hoffmann, Adonia E. Lugo, Gerardo F. Sandoval

    As bicycle commuting grows in the United States, the profile of the white, middle-class cyclist has emerged. This stereotype evolves just as investments in cycling play an increasingly important role in neighborhood transformations. However, despite stereotypes, the cycling public is actually quite…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Energy, Cities and Sustainability: An historical approach book cover

    Energy, Cities and Sustainability

    An historical approach

    By Harry Margalit

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 
    Routledge

  • South Asia's Nuclear Security book cover

    South Asia's Nuclear Security

    By Bhumitra Chakma

    South Asia is often viewed as a potential nuclear flashpoint and a probable source of nuclear terrorism. But, how valid are such perceptions? This book seeks to address this question and assesses the region’s nuclear security from two principal standpoints. First, it evaluates the robustness of the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

  • China's Energy Security: A Multidimensional Perspective book cover

    China's Energy Security

    A Multidimensional Perspective

    Edited by Giulia C Romano, Jean-Francois Meglio

    A secure supply of energy is essential for all nations, to sustain their economy, and indeed their very survival. This subject is especially important in the case of China, as China’s booming economy and consequent demand for energy is affecting the whole world, and in turn potentially driving…

    Paperback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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