Built Environment Products

  • Practical Guide to Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations

    4th Edition

    By Christopher Kitcher

    This book covers everything students need to learn about inspection and testing in order to pass their exams, containing clear reference to the latest legal requirements. All of the theory required in order to pass the City & Guilds 2394 and 2395 certificates, EAL 600/4338/6 and 600/4340/4 is…

    Paperback – 2015-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Acoustics of Multi-Use Performing Arts Centers

    By Mark Holden

    Multi-use performing arts centers are among the most complex of all building types and excellent and flexible acoustics must be in place to suit the facility’s varied programming needs. This technical and practical book by renowned acoustician Mark Holden delivers a full discussion of the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-11 
    CRC Press

  • Capital Dilemma

    Growth and Inequality in Washington, D.C.

    Edited by Derek Hyra, Sabiyha Prince

    Capital Dilemma: Growth and Inequality in Washington, DC uncovers and explains the dynamics that have influenced the contemporary economic advancement of Washington, DC. This volume’s unique interdisciplinary approach using historical, sociological, anthropological, economic, geographic, political,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-11 
    Routledge

  • People's Spaces

    Coping, Familiarizing, Creating

    By Nihal Perera

    Who controls space? Powerful corporations, institutions, and individuals have great power to create physical and political space through income and influence. People’s Spaces attempts to understand the struggle between people and institutions in the spaces they make. Current literature on cities…

    Paperback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge

  • Planning for Wicked Problems

    A Planner's Guide to Land Use Law

    By Dawn Jourdan, Eric J. Strauss

    Efforts to teach students pursuing graduate degrees in urban and regional planning are often frustrated by the "case books" that have been prepared for use by law professors teaching similar courses. Dawn Jourdan and Eric J. Strauss have attempted to take their concerns to heart in the design of…

    Paperback – 2015-11-10 
    Routledge

  • Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design

    The Evolution and Impacts of Successful Products

    By Robin Roy

    Consumer Product Innovation and Sustainable Design follows the innovation and evolution of consumer products from vacuum cleaners to mobile phones from their original inventions to the present day. It discusses how environmental concerns and legislation have influenced their design and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Building Futures

    Managing energy in the built environment

    By Jane Powell, Jenn Monahan, Chris Foulds

    A reduction in the energy demand of buildings can make a major contribution to achieving national and international carbon reduction goals, in addition to addressing the interlinked issues of sustainable development, fuel poverty and fuel security. Despite improvements in thermal efficiency, the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies

    Edited by Raymond Talinbe Abdulai, Franklin Obeng-Odoom, Edward Ochieng, Vida Maliene

    Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies examines the relationships between real estate and construction sectors and explores how each sector, and the relationships between them, affect economic development in emerging market economies (EMEs). Throughout the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Conflicted Identities

    Housing and the Politics of Cultural Representation

    By Alexandra Staub

    Nation-states have long used representational architecture to create symbolic identities for public consumption both at home and abroad. Government buildings, major ensembles and urban plans have a visibility that lends them authority, while their repeated portrayals in the media cement their image…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Responsive Landscapes

    Strategies for Responsive Technologies in Landscape Architecture

    By Bradley E Cantrell, Justine Holzman

    The sensing, processing, and visualizing that are currently in development within the environment boldly change the ways design and maintenance of landscapes are perceived and conceptualised. This is the first book to rationalize interactive architecture and responsive technologies through the lens…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Community-based adaptation

    Mainstreaming into national and local planning

    Edited by Hannah Reid

    Community-based adaptation (CBA) to climate change is based on local priorities, needs, knowledge and capacities. Early CBA initiatives were generally implemented by non-government organisations (NGOs), and operated primarily at the local level. Many used ‘bottom-up’ participatory processes to…

    Hardback – 2015-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Building Conservation

    Theory and Practice of Responsive Design in the Heritage Environment

    By Oriel Prizeman

    This book incorporates UK and international case studies and essays to identify the overlaps in the interests of energy and building conservation. The relevance and adjustments of qualitative and quantitative frames of reference are introduced, alongside the various expertise of the contributors:…

    Paperback – 2015-10-31 
    RIBA Publishing

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