Built Environment Products

  • Giving Preservation a History

    Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Max Page, Randall Mason

    In this volume, some of the leading figures in the field have been brought together to write on the roots of the historic preservation movement in the United States, ranging from New York to Santa Fe, Charleston to Chicago.  Giving Preservation a History explores the long history of historic…

    Paperback – 2019-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Squatters in the Capitalist City

    Housing, Justice, and Urban Politics, 1st Edition

    By Miguel Martinez

    To date, there has been no comprehensive analysis of the disperse research on the squatters’ movement in Europe. In Squatters in the Capitalist City, Miguel A. Martínez presents a critical review of the current research on squatting and of the historical development of the movements in European…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge
    Housing and Society Series

  • Living Architecture, Living Cities

    Soul-Nourishing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Day, Julie Gwilliam

    It’s widely accepted that our environment is in crisis. Less widely recognized is that three quarters of environmental damage is due to cities – the places where most of us live. As this powerful new book elucidates, global sustainability is therefore directly dependent on urban design. In Living…

    Paperback – 2019-10-14 
    Routledge

  • Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Home Extension Design

    2nd Edition

    By Julian Owen

    This book is a practical guide for homeowners, with checklists and guidance on how to make their project successful. Most people considering a significant alteration to their home have no experience or knowledge of the process that has to be followed to make their project successful, and the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Tall: the design and construction of high-rise architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Guy Marriage

    This is a guide to both the basics and the details of tall building design, delving into the rudimentary aspects of design that an architect of a tall office building must consider, as well as looking at the rationale for why and how a building must be built the way it is. Liberally illustrated…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Healthy Homes

    Designing with light and air for sustainability and wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Nick Baker, Koen Steemers

    It is widely acknowledged that there is an urgent need to transform our housing stock to a better energy performance level. However, improving energy performance should not result in a negative impact on the health, wellbeing and the comfort of building occupants. There are many energy-neutral…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Digital Monuments

    The Dreams and Abuses of Iconic Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Simone Brott

    Digital Monuments radically explodes "iconic architecture" of the new millennium and its hijacking of the public imagination via the digital image. Hallucinatory constructions such as Rem Koolhaas’s CCTV headquarters in Beijing, Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, and Zaha Hadid’s Performing…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • The Democratic Courthouse

    A Modern History of Design, Due Process and Dignity, 1st Edition

    By Linda Mulcahy, Emma Rowden

    The Democratic Courthouse examines how changing understandings of the relationship between government and the governed came to be reflected in the buildings designed to house the modern legal system from the 1970s to the present day in England and Wales. The book explores the extent to which…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Local Consumption and Global Environmental Impacts

    Accounting, Trade-offs and Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Kuishuang Feng, Klaus Hubacek, Yang Yu

    This book describes how local consumption, particularly in urban areas, is increasingly met by global supply chains. These supply chains often extend over large geographical distances and have greater global environmental impacts, contributing to pollution, climate change, water scarcity and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge-SCORAI Studies in Sustainable Consumption

  • Planning and the Intelligence of Institutions

    Interactive Approaches to Territorial Policy-Making Between Institutional Design and Institution-Building, 1st Edition

    By Enrico Gualini

    This title was first published in 2001. The hierarchical approach of regional planning institutions is facing crisis. In an era of globalization, the conditions of urban growth dynamics is dependent on innovation, entrepreneurial and economic structures and socio-political and institutional forces.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Knights and Castles

    Minorities and Urban Regeneration, 1st Edition

    By Francesco Lo Piccolo

    Edited by Huw Thomas

    Title first published in 2003. Much has been written about the problems minorities encounter in Western European and North American cities. This insightful volume acknowledges the deep-rooted nature of inequalities and discrimination, but seeks ways of ameliorating and eradicating them from…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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