Built Environment Products

  • Contemporary Urban Planning

    11th Edition

    By John M. Levy

    Planning is a highly political activity. It is immersed in politics and inseparable from the law. Urban and regional planning decisions often involve large sums of money, both public and private, with the potential to deliver large benefits to some and losses to others. Contemporary Urban Planning,…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge

  • Principles of Fire Behavior

    2nd Edition

    By James G. Quintiere

    This text covers the four forms of fire: diffusion flames, smoldering, spontaneous combustion, and premixed flames. Using a quantitative approach, the text introduces the scientific principles of fire behavior, with coverage of heat transfer, ignition, flame spread, fire plumes, and heat flux as a…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24
    CRC Press

  • Acoustic Absorbers and Diffusers

    Theory, Design and Application, 3rd Edition

    By Trevor Cox, Peter D’Antonio

    This definitive guide covers the design and application of absorbers and diffusers in acoustics. Surface diffusion is a relatively young subject area, and diffuser design, application and characterisation are often not well understood. Although there is greater knowledge of absorption, it is also…

    Hardback – 2016-08-24
    CRC Press

  • Introduction to Construction Contract Management

    1st Edition

    By Brian Greenhalgh

    This book is an introduction to construction contract administration and management, covering the delivery and execution stage of a construction project and the various issues which the contract administrator needs to proactively manage. It can therefore be used as a contract administrator’s…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge

  • Introducing Property Valuation

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Blackledge

    This new edition of bestselling textbook Introducing Property Valuation provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the concepts and methods of valuing real estate, helping them to progress successfully from basic principles to a more sophisticated understanding. Taking a practically…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

  • Processes of Creating Space

    An Architectural Design Workbook, 1st Edition

    By Georg Rafailidis, Stephanie Davidson

    Processes of Creating Space is a workbook for beginning designers that shows how to generate space with user experiences in mind. It explains how to keenly perceive your world and seamlessly integrate architectural representation into your design process. The book uses two main strategies, blending…

    Paperback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge

  • Estimating and Tendering for Construction Work

    5th Edition

    By Martin Brook

    Estimators need to understand the consequences of entering into a contract, often defined by complex conditions and documents, as well as to appreciate the technical requirements of the project. Estimating and Tendering for Construction Work, 5th edition, explains the job of the estimator through…

    Paperback – 2016-07-22
    Routledge

  • Play in Creative Problem-solving for Planners and Architects

    1st Edition

    By Ron Kasprisin

    In Play in Creative Problem-solving for Planners and Architects, "play" is defined, explored and demonstrated as a critical catalyst in creative problem-solving processes. The book defines the current psychological research into play and creative problem-solving, explores the necessary integration…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15
    Routledge

  • Local and Regional Development

    2nd Edition

    By Andy Pike, Andrés Rodriguez-Pose, John Tomaney

    Actors and institutions in localities and regions across the world are seeking prosperity and well-being amidst tumultuous and disruptive shifts and transitions generated by: an increasingly globalised, knowledge-intensive capitalism; global financial instability, volatility and crisis; concerns…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge

  • Olympic Cities

    City Agendas, Planning, and the World’s Games, 1896 – 2020, 3rd Edition

    Edited by John R. Gold, Margaret M. Gold

    The first edition of Olympic Cities, published in 2007, provided a pioneering overview of the changing relationship between cities and the modern Olympic Games. This substantially revised and enlarged third edition builds on the success of its predecessors. The first of its three parts provides…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Sustainable Cities

    Urban Planning Challenges and Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kimberly Etingoff

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Two trends come together in the world’s cities to make urban sustainability a critical issue today. First, greater and greater numbers of people are living in urban areas—and are projected to do so for the foreseeable future. Additionally,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-08
    Apple Academic Press

  • Urban Forests

    Ecosystem Services and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Blum

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. This new research compendium focuses on urban forestry research and management, while also considering the sociological and community aspects. The book looks at the benefits of urban forests with respect to urban sustainability and human…

    Hardback – 2016-07-08
    Apple Academic Press

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