Built Environment Products

  • The Organization and Management of Construction

    Managing construction information, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Langford, Arkady Retik

    The proceedings of the CIB W65 Symposium on the Organization and Management of Construction conference are presented here and in the companion volumes as state-of-the-art papers documenting research and innovative practice in the field of construction.The volumes cover four broad themes: business…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge

  • Contract Law in the Construction Industry Context

    1st Edition

    By Carl J. Circo

    This book chronicles how contract cases from the construction industry have influenced, solidified, refined and particularized U.S. contract law. The book’s central claim is that the construction industry experience has helped to contextualize U.S. contract law and, therefore, has encouraged the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Wind and Solar Energy Transition in China

    1st Edition

    By Marius Korsnes

    This book explores the mobilisation of China’s wind and solar industries and examines the implications of this development to energy generation and distribution, innovation and governance. Unlike other publications that focus mainly on the formal policy landscape and statistics of industry…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Energy Studies

  • Buildings Used

    Human Interactions with Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Nora Lefa, Pavlos Lefas

    Buildings Used takes the reader on an exploration into the impact of use on buildings and users. While most histories and theories of architecture focus on a building’s conception, design, and realization, this book argues that its identity is formed after its completion through use; and that the…

    Hardback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Risk Management in Engineering and Construction

    Tools and Techniques, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Ogunlana, Prasanta Kumar Dey

    Today’s businesses are driven by customer ‘pull’ and technological ‘push’. To remain competitive in this dynamic business world, engineering and construction organizations are constantly innovating with new technology tools and techniques to improve process performance in their projects. Their…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Achieving Value for Money in Capital Build Projects

    1st Edition

    By Angela Vodden, Champika Liyanage, Akintola Akintoye

    This book is the first to bring together academic and practitioner views of Value for Money (VFM). VFM has been used to assess whether or not an organisation has obtained the maximum benefit within the resources available to it. A concept used by the public sector to assess the benefits of major…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Ian McHarg and the Search for Ideal Order

    1st Edition

    By Kathleen John-Alder

    Ian McHarg and the Search for Ideal Order looks at the well-known and studied landscape architect, Ian McHarg, in a new light. The author explores McHarg’s formative years, and investigates how his ideas developed in both their complexity and scale. As a precursor to McHarg’s approach in his …

    Hardback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Landscape and Environmental Design

  • A History of Energy Flows

    From Human Labor to Renewable Power, 1st Edition

    By Anthony N. Penna

    This book presents a global and historical perspective of energy flows during the last millennium. The search for sustainable energy is a key issue dominating today’s energy regime. This book details the historical evolution of energy, following the overlapping and slow flowing transitions from one…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • Metropolitan Economic Development

    The Political Economy of Urbanisation in Mexico, 1st Edition

    By Alejandra Trejo Nieto

    Metropolitan areas are home to a significant proportion of the world’s population and its economic output. Taking Mexico as a case study and weaving in comparisons from Latin America and developed countries, this book explores current trends and policy issues around urbanisation, metropolisation,…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge
    Regions and Cities

  • Urban Development in China under the Institution of Land Rights

    1st Edition

    By Jieming Zhu

    How have the development and redevelopment of China’s cities since the early 1950s transformed the settlements and fortunes of a fifth of the world’s population? Rapid urbanization since the 1980s has changed the nation from a rural society to an urban one, marking it as one of the most significant…

    Hardback – 2019-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • The University as a Settlement Principle

    Territorialising Knowledge in Late 1960s Italy, 1st Edition

    By Francesco Zuddas

    The 1960s and the 1970s marked a generational shift in architectural discourse at a time when the revolts inside universities condemned the academic institution as a major force behind the perpetuation of a controlling society. Focusing on the crisis and reform of higher education in Italy,&…

    Hardback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Neighbourhood Planning

    Place, Space and Politics, 1st Edition

    By Janet Banfield

    This book carries out an in-depth investigation of a neighborhood planning process that engages critically with the issues surrounding articulation of local concerns in a strategic manner and the prospects of implementing ‘bottom up’ community initiatives successfully. It highlights the dynamics…

    Hardback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

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