Built Environment Products

  • Site and Composition

    Design Strategies in Architecture and Urbanism, 1st Edition

    By Enis Aldallal, Husam AlWaer, Soumyen Bandyopadhyay

    Site and Composition examines design strategies and tactics in site making. It is concerned with the need for a renewed understanding of the site in the twenty-first century and the need for a critical position regarding the continued tendency to view the site as an isolated ‘fragment’ severed from…

    Paperback – 2016-07-06
    Routledge

  • The Ten Most Influential Buildings in History

    Architecture’s Archetypes, 1st Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Even the most inventive and revolutionary architects of today owe debts to the past, often to the distant past when architecture really was being invented for the first time. Architects depend on their own imaginations for personal insights and originality but their ideas may be stimulated (…

    Paperback – 2016-07-04
    Routledge

  • Merleau-Ponty for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Hale

    The philosophy of Maurice Merleau-Ponty (1908–1961) has influenced the design work of architects as diverse as Steven Holl and Peter Zumthor, as well as informing renowned schools of architectural theory, notably those around Dalibor Vesely at Cambridge, Kenneth Frampton, David Leatherbarrow and…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Green Exercise

    Linking Nature, Health and Well-being, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jo Barton, Rachel Bragg, Carly Wood, Jules Pretty

    The concept of Green Exercise has now been widely adopted and implies a synergistic health benefit of being active in the presence of nature. This book provides a balanced overview and synthesis text on all aspects of Green Exercise and integrates evidence from many different disciplines including…

    Paperback – 2016-06-23
    Routledge

  • Changing Suburbs

    Foundation, Form and Function, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Harris, Peter Larkham

    The editors and contributors to this volume demonstrate how suburbs and the meaning of suburbanism change both with time and geographical location.Here the disciplines of history, geography and sociology, together with subdisciplines as diverse as gender studies, art history and urban morphology,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-22
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • Field Sketching and the Experience of Landscape

    1st Edition

    By Janet Swailes

    The act of field sketching allows us to experience the landscape first-hand – rather than reliance upon plans, maps and photographs at a distance, back in the studio. Aimed primarily at landscape architects, Janet Swailes takes the reader on a journey through the art of field sketching, providing…

    Paperback – 2016-06-16
    Routledge

  • Urban Horticulture

    Ecology, Landscape, and Agriculture, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Blum

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Urban horticulture, referring to the study and cultivation of the relationship between plants and the urban environment, is gaining more attention as the world rapidly urbanizes and cities expand. While plants have been grown in urban areas…

    Hardback – 2016-06-15
    Apple Academic Press

  • The Journey to Dissertation Success

    For Construction, Property, and Architecture Students, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Laycock, Tim Howarth, Paul Watson

    Are you about to embark on a research project for the first time? Unsure which data collection methods are right for your study? Don't know where to start? By presenting the reader with a series of key research management questions, this book introduces the novice researcher to a range of research…

    Paperback – 2016-06-02
    Routledge

  • Facilities Design

    4th Edition

    By Sunderesh S. Heragu

    Now in Its Fourth Edition: Your Guide to Successful Facility Design Overcome design and planning problems using the fourth edition of Facilities Design. Dedicated to the proper design, layout, and location of facilities, this definitive guide outlines the main design and operational problems that…

    Pack - Book & Ebook – 2016-05-24
    CRC Press

  • Improving Urban Environments

    Strategies for Healthier and More Sustainable Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marco Ragazzi

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. Because cities are such complex systems, creating sustainable urban environments is a challenging goal. No single strategy—or even several strategies—will be enough to achieve tomorrow’s healthy and sustainable cities. The challenges resist…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12
    Apple Academic Press

  • Low Energy Low Carbon Architecture

    Recent Advances & Future Directions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Khaled Al-Sallal

    Providing a complete and in-depth overview of the available knowledge in the area of low energy and low carbon architecture. The scope of this edited book includes several important topics ranging from chapters giving a broad view of the progressing models in ecologically responsible environments…

    Hardback – 2016-05-05
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Energy Developments

  • Construction Law

    From Beginner to Practitioner, 1st Edition

    By Jim Mason

    This innovative book provides a thorough and comprehensive guide to construction law by blending together black letter law and socio-legal approaches. This mixed methodology makes an ideal introduction to the subject for those studying to enter the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC)…

    Paperback – 2016-04-18
    Routledge

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