Built Environment Products

  • Imagining Sustainability

    Creative urban environmental governance in Chicago and Melbourne

    By Julie L Cidell

    Cities, rather than nations, have become the key sites for enacting environmental policies. This is due to the combination of growing urban populations and increased action on the part of local governments (generally attributed to national governments’ failure to act on climate change). Imagining…

    Hardback – 2017-03-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainable Urbanism

  • Rating and Council Tax Pocket Book

    By Cain Ormondroyd

    The Rating and Council Tax Pocket Book is a concise, practical guide to the legal and practical issues surrounding non-domestic rates and council tax. An essential tool for busy tax collection practitioners in local authorities and private practice, it will also be suitable for a range of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • Sustainability Principles and Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Margaret Robertson

    This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition’s accessible and comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The focus is on furnishing solutions and equipping the student with both conceptual understanding and technical skills for the workplace. Each…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16 
    Routledge

  • Dynamic Patterns

    Visualizing Landscapes in a Digital Age

    By Karen M'Closkey, Keith VanDerSys

    Dynamic Patterns explores the role of patterns in designed landscapes. Patterns are inherently relational, and the search for and the creation of patterns are endemic to many scientific and artistic endeavors. Advances in optical tools, sensors, and computing have expanded our understanding of…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Sport

  • Introducing Environmental Health

    By Graeme Mitchell

    Environmental Health is an area within the field of public health that is concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment that affect the health of a population. In this landmark text, Graeme Mitchell eschews the traditional model of environmental health, which views the primary…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Building Structures

    understanding the basics, 3rd Edition

    By Malcolm Millais

    This is a one-stop book for knowing everything important about building structures. Self-contained and with no prerequisites needed, it is suitable for both general readers and building professionals. follow the history of structural understanding grasp the concepts of structural behaviour via…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Reinventing an Urban Vernacular

    Developing Sustainable Housing Prototypes for Cities Based on Traditional Strategies

    By Terry Moor

    With increasing population and its associated demand on our limited resources, we need to rethink our current strategies for construction of multi-family buildings in urban areas. Reinventing an Urban Vernacular addresses these new demands for smaller and more efficient housing units adapted to…

    Paperback – 2017-03-15 
    Routledge

  • Green Infrastructure

    Social-Ecological Perspectives

    Edited by J. Blum

    This book explores the social and ecological aspects of green infrastructure through articles and case studies chosen to highlight pertinent theoretical, empirical, design, and planning issues, including: green infrastructure as a hybrid between nature and culture where ecology and society are not…

    Hardback – 2017-03-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Housing America

    Issues and Debates

    By Emily Molina

    In an effort to explain why housing remains among the United States’ most enduring social problems, Housing America explores five of the U.S.’s most fundamental, recurrent issues in housing its population: affordability of housing, homelessness, segregation and discrimination in the housing market,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge
    The Metropolis and Modern Life

  • Rethinking Basic Design in Architectural Education

    Foundations Past and Future

    By Mine Ozkar

    Rethinking Basic Design in Architectural Education provides historical and computational insights into beginning design education for architecture. Inviting the readers to briefly forget what is commonly known as basic design, it delivers the account of two educators, Denman W. Ross and Arthur W.…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Whole Energy System Dynamics

    Theory, modelling and policy

    By Catalina Spataru

    In order to address the twenty-first-century challenges of decarbonisation, energy security and cost-effectiveness it is essential to understand whole energy systems and the interconnection and interaction between different components. An integrated language is therefore needed to assist energy…

    Paperback – 2017-03-09 
    Routledge

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