Built Environment Products

  • Coproducing Water, Energy and Waste Services

    Edited by Luisa Moretto, Marco Ranzato

    Conventional services, such as water, energy and waste services, have been for a long time physically networked and centrally managed. Today, this delivery model appears increasingly inefficient in two respects. It often fails in guaranteeing its financial viability and equitable service access,…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05 
    Routledge

  • Health and Safety Pocket Book

    2nd Edition

    By Garry Hunt

    The second edition of the Health and Safety Pocket Book has been fully revised and updated to include all relevant legal, HSE ACoP/Guidance and practice references. It remains a handy reference tool for practising health and safety professionals, auditors, managers, HR personnel, employee…

    Paperback – 2018-02-04 
    Routledge

  • Dwelling in the Future

    Land Use, Housing, and the Conditions for Contemporary Architectural Production

    By Pierre d'Avoine

    Drawing together writings, drawings, and photographs produced over the past decade, this volume focuses specifically on the issue of contemporary land value, availability and use as the fundamental condition determining architectural production and, in particular, housing. It presents design…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

  • Integrating Programming, Evaluation and Participation in Design (Routledge Revivals)

    A Theory Z Approach

    By Henry Sanoff

    First published in 1992, this book is about making connections that may lead towards a new professionalism, since the past several decades have given rise mainly to new kinds of specialists in the areas of programming, evaluation, and participation. The implications for such integration are far…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Resources, Financial Risk and the Dynamics of Growth

    Systems and society

    By Aled Jones, Roberto Pasqualino

    Decision making processes within government and the finance sector are unable to adequately engage with the interconnectivity of environmental, economic, geopolitical, societal and technological systems, and the associated growth in systemic risk. One significant factor is the inability of models…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge

  • Housing in Post-Growth Society

    Japan on the Edge of Social Transition

    By Yosuke Hirayama, Misa Izuhara

    In this global age, many mature economies share ‘post-growth’ characteristics such as low economic growth, low fertility, ageing of the population and increasing social stratification. Japan stands at the forefront of such social change in the East Asian region as well as in the Global North. It is…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Housing Studies

  • Industrial Energy Management Strategies

    Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement

    By Kaushik Bhattacharjee

    The importance of energy management has grown in recent years due to the heightened awareness of the impact of energy use on the environment and its very real impact on a company’s bottom line. This book provides a detailed and knowledgeable reference for those engaged in the energy management…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Fairmont Press

  • The Sustainable Tall Building

    A Design Primer

    By Philip Oldfield

    What factors can inform and inspire the design of a tall building? What are the design options and implications in terms of architectural organisation of form and core? How can a tall building design respond to the cultural and social characteristics of a region? How can a tall building achieve a…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge

  • The Green Studio Handbook

    Environmental Strategies for Schematic Design

    By Alison G Kwok, Walter Grondzik

    The Green Studio Handbook remains an essential resource for design studios and professional practice. This extensive and user-friendly tool presents practical guidelines for the application of green strategies during the schematic design of buildings. Students and professionals can quickly get up…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge

  • Democratic Rural Organizations

    Thresholds for Evolution in Africa and Asia

    By Esbern Friis-Hansen, Janki Andharia, Suubi Godfrey

    Democratic rural organizations can play an important role in helping their members, who are frequently poor farmers living in the margins of the economy, to escape their disadvantaged starting point and to gain access to financial services, political influence and profitable markets for their…

    Hardback – 2018-01-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Foundations of Vibroacoustics

    By Colin Hansen

    This text provides the foundation material for solving problems in vibroacoustics. These include the prediction of structural vibration levels and sound pressure levels in enclosed spaces resulting from known force or acoustic pressure excitations and the prediction of sound levels radiated by…

    Paperback – 2018-01-26 
    CRC Press

  • Human Factors in Land Use Planning and Urban Design

    Methods, Practical Guidance and Applications

    By Nicholas J. Stevens, Paul M. Salmon, Guy H. Walker, Neville A. Stanton

    This book furthers the role of human factors methods in land use planning and urban design that was recognised by Stevens and Salmon in 2014. At a simplistic level the issues found in both discipline areas are one and the same: the design of the environment brings about emergent behaviours that in…

    Hardback – 2018-01-23 
    CRC Press
    Human Factors and Socio-technical Systems

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