Built Environment Products

  • Beginning Design Technology

    By Mike Christenson

    Beginning Design Technology introduces how design technologies work together, including tools, materials, and software, such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Autodesk AutoCAD, and others. It teaches you how to think about each design tool, whether a software program or physical modelmaking,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-14 

  • Designing Tall Buildings

    Structure as Architecture, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Sarkisian

    This second edition of Designing Tall Buildings, an accessible reference to guide you through the fundamental principles of designing high-rises, features two new chapters, additional sections, 400 images, project examples, and updated US and international codes. Each chapter focuses on a theme…

    Paperback – 2016-01-14 

  • Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques

    Edited by Mat Santamouris, Denia Kolokotsa

    The urban climate is continuously deteriorating. Urban heat lowers the quality of urban life, increases energy needs, and affects the urban socio-economy. Urban Climate Mitigation Techniques presents steps that can be taken to mitigate this situation through a series of innovative technologies and…

    Hardback – 2016-01-13 

  • Urban Cosmopolitics

    Agencements, assemblies, atmospheres

    Edited by Anders Blok, Ignacio Farías

    Invoking the notion of ‘cosmopolitics’ from Bruno Latour and Isabelle Stengers, this volume shows how and why cities constitute privileged sites for studying the search for and composition of common worlds of cohabitation. A cosmopolitical approach to the city focuses on the multiple assemblages of…

    Paperback – 2016-01-13 
    Questioning Cities

  • Ethno-Architecture and the Politics of Migration

    Edited by Mirjana Lozanovska

    Ethno-Architecture and the Politics of Migration explores the interface between migration and architecture. Cities have been substantially affected by transnational migration but the physical manifestations of migration in architecture – and its effect on streetscape, neighbourhood and city – have…

    Hardback – 2016-01-11 

  • Electrical Installation Work: Level 3

    EAL Edition

    By Peter Roberts

    The only endorsed book for the EAL Level 3 Diploma in Electrical Installation Written specifically for the EAL Diploma in Electrical Installation, this book has a chapter dedicated to each unit of the syllabus, allowing you to master each topic before moving on to the next. End of chapter revision…

    Paperback – 2016-01-11 

  • Inspections and Reports on Dwellings: Inspecting

    Inspecting, 2nd Edition

    By Philip Santo

    Inspections and Reports on Dwellings is a three volume series that comprehensively explores the process of independent professional home assessment required for the purchase of residential property. This fully updated second edition of Inspecting retains a focus on the needs of the surveyor to…

    Paperback – 2016-01-06 

  • The Geothermal World: Past, Present and Future

    Power Plants and Geothermal Fields

    Edited by Ruggero Bertani

    This book covers the history of geothermal science, with a special focus on electricity production. The Larderello area, the cradle of the modern geothermal industry, is particularly highlighted. A major portion of the book is devoted to geothermal energy generation in various countries with a…

    Hardback – 2016-01-01 
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Energy Developments

  • A Cartographic Turn

    Edited by Jacques Lévy

    Contemporary cartography faces a threefold, simultaneous set of pressures. First, it is clear that a restricted circle of specialists no longer holds a monopoly over cartographic production and that there is no longer any implicit agreement about maps. Secondly, scientific and technological…

    Hardback – 2016-01-01 

  • Subversive Property

    Law and the Production of Spaces of Belonging

    By Sarah Keenan

    This book explores the relationship between space, subjectivity, and property in order to invert conventional socio-legal understandings of property. Moreover, Sarah Keenan demonstrates that new political possibilities for property may be unveiled by thinking about property in terms of space and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-01 
    Social Justice

  • 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 – 2015-12-31 

  • Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

    Volume 1

    Edited by Bruce Stiftel, Vanessa Watson

    Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning offers a selection of the best urban planning scholarship from each of the world's planning school associations. The award-winning papers presented illustrate the concerns and the discourse of planning scholarship communities and provide a glimpse into…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Dialogues in Urban and Regional Planning

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