Built Environment Products

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Sketching for Engineers and Architects

    By Ron Slade

    Using real working drawings from a 50 year career, Ron Slade shows how drawing remains at the heart of the design process in the everyday working life of engineers and architects. The book explains simple techniques that can be learnt and used to enhance any professional’s natural ability. Using…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

  • Creative Regions in Europe

    Edited by Nick Clifton, Caroline Chapain, Roberta Comunian

    Creative and cultural industries, broadly defined, are now considered by many policy makers across Europe at the heart of their national innovation and economic development agenda. Similarly, many European cities and regions have adopted policies to support and develop these industries and their…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Routledge

  • The Changing Shape of Practice

    Integrating Research and Design in Architecture

    Edited by Michael U. Hensel, Fredrik Nilsson

    Architectural practices worldwide have to deal with increasingly complex design requirements. How do practices acquire the ability to do so? The Changing Shape of Practice provides a handbook of examples for practices that wish to integrate more research into their work and a reference book for…

    Paperback – 2016-05-25 
    Routledge

  • Designing for Autism Spectrum Disorders

    By Kristi Gaines, Angela Bourne, Michelle Pearson, Mesha Kleibrink

    Designing for Autism Spectrum Disorders explains the influence of the natural and man-made environment on individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and other forms of intellectual/developmental disabilities (IDD). Drawing on the latest research in the fields of environmental psychology and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25 
    Routledge

  • The Experimental City

    Edited by James Evans, Andrew Karvonen, Rob Raven

    This book explores how the concept or urban experimentation is being used to reshape practices of knowledge production in urban debates about resilience, climate change governance, and socio-technical transitions. With contributions from leading scholars, and case studies from the Global North and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Function and Fantasy: Iron Architecture in the Long Nineteenth Century

    Edited by Paul Dobraszczyk, Peter Sealy

    The introduction of iron - and later steel - construction and decoration transformed architecture in the nineteenth-century. While the structural employment of iron has been a frequent subject of study, this book re-directs scholarly scrutiny on its place in the aesthetics of architecture in the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-24 
    Routledge

  • Understanding and Negotiating EPC Contracts, Volume 2

    Annotated Sample Contract Forms

    By Howard M. Steinberg

    Any project which involves an EPC contract is also likely to involve a number of other complicated contracts. The challenge of the parties to an EPC contract is not to try to eliminate risk but rather put into place a narrative structure that enables the parties to predict the contractual result…

    Hardback – 2016-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Brutalism Resurgent

    Edited by Julia Gatley, Stuart King

    Brutalism had its origins in béton brut – concrete in the raw – and thus in the post-war work of Le Corbusier. The British architects Alison and Peter Smithson used the term "New Brutalism" from 1953, claiming that if their house in Soho had been built, "it would have been the first exponent of the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Understanding and Negotiating EPC Contracts, Volume 1

    The Project Sponsor's Perspective

    By Howard M. Steinberg

    In Understanding and Negotiating EPC Contracts, Howard M. Steinberg presents a practical and comprehensive guide to understanding virtually every aspect of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts for infrastructure projects. The 25 chapters in Volume 1 are supplemented with…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 
    Routledge

  • BIM for Landscape

    By Landscape Institute

    BIM (Building Information Modelling) is transforming working practices across the built environment sector, as clients, professionals, contractors and manufacturers throughout the supply chain grasp the opportunities that BIM presents. The first book ever to focus on the implementation of BIM…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge

  • Electrical Installation Work: Level 3

    EAL Edition

    By Peter Roberts

    The only EAL approved textbook for the Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation (600/9331/6) Fully up-to-date with the 3rd Amendment of the 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations Expert advice that has been written in collaboration with EAL to ensure that it covers what learners need to know in…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge

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