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  • Structural Materials for Sustainable Architecture

    Imagining Delight, Form and Performance, 1st Edition

    By Michael Dickson, Peter Walker

    This book discusses and illustrates the aesthetics, use and shaping of structural materials in the design and construction of a sustainable built environment. It develops the argument for, and an appreciation of, novel and innovative structural engineering forms through the comparative choice of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Natural Infrastructure for Achieving Water Security

    The Role of Ecosystems in the Water Cycle, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Acreman, David Coates, Nick Davidson, Rob McInnes

    This book assesses the potential for delivering water management solutions through conserving or restoring the natural infrastructure of ecosystems and their interactions in the landscape.…

    Paperback – 2019-03-31 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Water Resource Management

  • Bioclimatic Double-skin Facades

    1st Edition

    By Mary Benedict Bonham

    This guide shows you how to adapt a double-facade building strategy to your climate so that you can meet client needs for beauty and comfort while also reducing their energy load and environmental impacts. Bioclimatic double-skins conserve energy passively and often resonate with the culture of a…

    Paperback – 2019-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Building Performance Simulation for Design and Operation

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Jan L.M. Hensen, Roberto Lamberts

    When used appropriately building performance simulation has the potential to reduce the environmental impact of the built environment, to improve indoor quality and productivity, as well as facilitating future innovation and technological progress in construction. Since publication of the first…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Design for the Built Environment

    1st Edition

    By Rob Fleming, Saglinda H Roberts

    Sustainable Design for the Built Environment marks the transition of sustainable design from a specialty service to the mainstream approach for creating a healthy and resilient built environment. This ground-breaking and transformative approach introduces sustainable design in a clear, concise,…

    Paperback – 2019-01-04 
    Routledge

  • Planning, Housing and Infrastructure for Smart Villages

    1st Edition

    By Hemanta Doloi, Ray Green, Sally Donovan

    This book provides an overview of the field of rural social economic development through the lens of housing and other infrastructure. It focusses on the most inventive, dynamic practices. As such, it provides a useful guide to the current state of the art for building and infrastructure…

    Paperback – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure

    1st Edition

    Edited by Paolo Gardoni

    To best serve current and future generations, infrastructure needs to be resilient to the changing world while using limited resources in a sustainable manner. Research on and funding towards sustainability and resilience are growing rapidly, and significant research is being carried out at a…

    Hardback – 2018-12-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Sustainable Construction

    2nd Edition

    By Sandy Halliday

    The second edition of Sustainable Construction provides a masterclass on the principles and techniques involved in the design and delivery of practical, affordable, high quality sustainable buildings and places. It presents precedents, theory, concepts and principles alongside 120 wide ranging case…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Resilient Post Disaster Recovery through Building Back Better

    1st Edition

    By Sandeeka Mannakkara, Suzanne Wilkinson, Regan Potangaroa

    "Building Back Better" (BBB) has been a popular slogan in disaster recovery efforts around the world, including the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, the 2009 Samoan Tsunami, the 2010 Haiti Earthquake and the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. BBB has recently been identified as one of four priorities of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-16 
    Routledge

  • A Handbook of Sustainable Building Design and Engineering

    An Integrated Approach to Energy, Health and Operational Performance, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Dejan Mumovic, Mat Santamouris

    The second edition of this authoritative textbook equips students with the tools they will need to tackle the challenges of sustainable building design and engineering. The book looks at how to design, engineer and monitor energy efficient buildings, how to adapt buildings to climate change, and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-02 
    Routledge

  • 101 Case Studies in Construction Management

    1st Edition

    By Len Holm

    This book provides 101 real-life construction management case studies from an author with over 40 years’ experience in the construction industry and as a lecturer in construction management. Over 14 chapters, Len Holm has included case studies from real jobsites that cover organization,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Design and Construction in Africa

    A System Dynamics Approach, 1st Edition

    By Oluwaseun Dosumu, Clinton Aigbavboa

    This book addresses some of the countless challenges faced by developing countries when adopting sustainable design and construction and offers suggestions for the way forward for African development projects. The authors argue that the pervasive non-consideration of the interrelationship between…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30
    Routledge
    Spon Research

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