Built Environment Products

  • Handbook of UK Wind Energy Technologies

    Edited by Simon Hogg, Christopher Crabtree

    Phase 1 of the EPSRC SUPERGEN Wind programme began in March 2006 and work continued under Phase 2 until March 2014. The strategic aim was to re-establish a strong research community in wind energy technologies, across the UK’s leading academic and industrial research organisations. The Handbook of…

    Hardback – 2016-03-15 

  • Cities in Transition

    Social Innovation for Europe’s Urban Sustainability

    Edited by Thomas Sauer, Susanne Elsen, Cristina Garzillo

     Cities in Transition focuses on the sustainability transitions initiated in 40 European cities. The book presents the incredible wealth of insights gathered through hundreds of interviews and questionnaires. Four key domains—local energy systems, local green spaces, local water systems and…

    Paperback – 2016-03-11 

  • Bioenergy Crops for Ecosystem Health and Sustainability

    By Alex Baumber

    The growing of crops for bioenergy has been subject to much recent criticism, as taking away land which could be used for food production or biodiversity conservation. This book challenges some commonly-held ideas about biofuels, bioenergy and energy cropping, particularly that energy crops pose an…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10 

  • Remaking Post-Industrial Cities

    Lessons from North America and Europe

    Edited by Donald K. Carter

    Remaking Post-Industrial Cities: Lessons from North America and Europe examines the transformation of post-industrial cities after the precipitous collapse of big industry in the 1980s on both sides of the Atlantic, presenting a holistic approach to restoring post-industrial cities. Developed…

    Paperback – 2016-03-10 

  • Construction Adjudication in Ireland

    By Anthony Hussey

    The Construction Contracts Act 2013 introduces adjudication for the construction industry in Ireland for the first time. The essence of adjudication is in providing a means whereby disputes as to payment under a construction contract are resolved quickly and cheaply. The key feature distinguishing…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10 

  • Energy, Cities and Sustainability

    An historical approach

    By Harry Margalit

    According to some estimates, humanity has now passed the point at which city dwellers outnumber country dwellers. This simple fact encapsulates a multitude of historical trends and contentions, not the least being "is this sustainable"? Energy, Cities and Sustainability aims to illuminate this…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09 
    Routledge Studies in Energy Policy

  • Technologies for Sustainable Urban Design and Bioregionalist Regeneration

    By Dora Francese

    This book explores the role of technology in ecological urban design and regeneration. Part I provides theoretical and methodological insights into technological approaches that offer optimum respect to existing cultural and natural environments, while offering minimum impact and carbon footprint.…

    Hardback – 2016-03-09 
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City


    Sustainable and Efficient Urban Transport Interchanges

    Edited by Andres Monzon-de-Caceres, Floridea Di Ciommo

    Transport planners throughout the world can implement a range of policies to influence travellers’ behaviour and encourage a move to public transport to achieve urban sustainability and social inclusion. At the same time population growth and urban sprawl exert their own pressures. Quality,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-07 
    CRC Press

  • The Practical Guide to Corporate Social Responsibility

    Do the Right Thing

    By Stephen Asbury, Richard Ball

    Corporate social responsibility has gained substantial traction in recent decades but many still struggle with conveying the importance of integrating ethics and environmental and social values within the demands of a business world understandably concerned with making profit. First published in…

    Paperback – 2016-03-04 

  • Sacred Architecture in a Secular Age

    Anamnesis of Durham Cathedral

    By Marie Clausén

    Having won more than one recent poll as Britain’s best-loved building, the appeal of Durham Cathedral appears abiding, which begs the question whether an iconic sacred building can retain meaning and affective pertinence for contemporary, secular visitors. Using the example of Durham Cathedral,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-04 
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Actor Networks of Planning

    Exploring the Influence of Actor Network Theory

    Edited by Yvonne Rydin, Laura Tate

    Planning is centrally focused on places which are significant to people, including both the built and natural environments. In making changes to these places, planning outcomes inevitably benefit some and disadvantage others. It is therefore perhaps surprising that Actor Network Theory (ANT) has…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03 
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Electrical Inspection, Testing and Certification

    A guide to passing the City & Guilds 2394/2395 exams

    By Michael Drury

    Addresses the areas highlighted as poor in the Chief Examiner's feedback of candidateperformance Assists students in decoding questions found in the City and Guilds 2394 and 2395 exams Uses realistic exam questions as examples and rather than simply providing the answers, explains how the student…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03 

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