Built Environment Products

  • The Spatial and Economic Transformation of Mountain Regions

    Landscapes as Commodities

    By Manfred Perlik

    Mountain regions are subject to a unique set of economic pressures: they act as collective enterprises which have to valorise rare resources, such as spectacular landscapes. While primarily rural in nature, they often border large cities, and the development of industries such as hydroelectric…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Landscape and Agency

    Critical Essays

    Edited by Ed Wall, Tim Waterman

    Landscape and Agency explores how landscape, as an idea, a visual medium and a design practice, is organized, appropriated and framed in the transformation of places, from the local to the global. It highlights how the development of the idea of agency in landscape theory and practice can…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Capsules: Typology of Other Architecture

    By Peter Šenk

    This book investigates the architectural, product design and urban typology of the capsule which, beginning in the 1960s, broadened the concept of the basic building blocks of architecture to include a minimal living unit, called the "capsule." Here it is presented with regard to the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge

  • Engineering Noise Control, Fifth Edition

    By David A. Bies, Colin Hansen, Carl Howard

    This classic and authoritative student textbook contains information that is not over simplified and can be used to solve the real world problems encountered by noise and vibration consultants as well as the more straightforward ones handled by engineers and occupational hygienists in industry. The…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06 
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing for Landscape Ecology

    Monitoring, Modeling, and Assessment of Ecosystems, Second Edition

    By Ricardo D. Lopez, Robert C. Frohn

    This book provides the practical basis for the use of remote sensing to accomplish landscape ecological projects, through the merging of theory and practice, with examples. This is a specialized application and both these topics have evolved rapidly in the past decade. This evolution is not in the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    CRC Press

  • Towards Tate Modern

    Public Policy, Private Vision

    By Caroline Donnellan

    This interdisciplinary book examines how Tate Modern transformed itself into the highly successful gallery it is today. Donnellan argues that, faced with the prospect of convincing a sceptical public, Tate Modern set about establishing its own vision of art, its own vision of a public, and its own…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Urban Knowledge and Innovation Spaces

    Insights, Inspirations and Inclinations from Global Practices

    Edited by Tan Yigitcanlar, Melih Bulu

    The expansion of knowledge economy, globalization, and economic competitiveness has imparted importance of knowledge and innovation in local economies worldwide. As a result, integrating knowledge generation and innovation considerations in urban planning and development processes has become an…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Smart Urban Regeneration

    Visions, Institutions and Mechanisms for Real Estate

    Edited by Simon Huston

    The role of real estate in our cities is crucial to building sustainable and resilient urban futures. Smart Urban Regeneration brings together institutional, planning and real estate insights into an innovative regeneration framework for academics, students and property professionals. Starting by…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • Designing with Smell

    Practices, Techniques and Challenges

    Edited by Victoria Henshaw, Kate McLean, Dominic Medway, Chris Perkins, Gary Warnaby

    Designing with Smell aims to inspire readers to actively consider smell in their work through the inclusion of case studies from around the world, highlighting the current use of smell in different cutting-edge design and artistic practices. This book provides practical guidance regarding different…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • The New Tenement

    By Florian Urban

    This book examines "new tenements" – dense, medium-rise, multi-storey residences that have been the backbone of European inner-city regeneration since the 1970s and came with a new positive view on urban living. Focusing principally on Berlin, Copenhagen, Glasgow, Rotterdam, and Vienna, it relates…

    Paperback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge

  • The Illicit and Illegal in Regional and Urban Governance and Development

    Corrupt Places

    Edited by Francesco Chiodelli, Tim Hall, Ray Hudson

    Discussions of the illicit and the illegal have tended to be somewhat restricted in their disciplinary range, to date, and have been largely confined to the literatures of anthropology, criminology, policing and, to an extent, political science. However, these debates have impinged little on…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Prevention of Accidents at Work

    Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on the Prevention of Accidents at Work (WOS 2017), October 3-6, 2017, Prague, Czech Republic

    Edited by Lucie Kocurkova, Ales Bernatik, Kirsten Jørgensen

    This book collects papers presented at the 9th International Conference on the Prevention of Accidents at Work (WOS 2017) held in Prague, Czech Republic, on October 3-6, 2017, organized by the VSB-Technical University of Ostrava. The conference on current issues within occupational safety is…

    Hardback – 2017-10-03 
    CRC Press

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