Built Environment Products

  • Livable Cities from a Global Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by Roger W. Caves, Fritz Wagner

    Livable Cities from a Global Perspective offers case studies from around the world on how cities approach livability. They address the fundamental question, what is considered "livable?" The journey each city has taken or is currently taking is unique and context specific. There is no such …

    Paperback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Business

    Key Issues, 2nd Edition

    By Helen Kopnina, John Blewitt

    Sustainable Business: Key Issues is the first comprehensive introductory-level textbook to address the interface between environmental challenges and business solutions to provide an overview of the basic concepts of sustainability, sustainable business, and business ethics. The book introduces…

    Paperback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Architectural Science and the Sun

    The poetics and pragmatics of solar design, 1st Edition

    By Dason Whitsett, Matt Fajkus

    Architectural Science and the Sun synthesizes physics, climate, program, and perception to provide a foundation in the principles of architectural science related to the sun: solar geometry, solar analysis and design techniques, passive design principles, and daylighting. Part analytical handbook,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-23
    Routledge

  • Manual of First and Second Fixing Carpentry

    4th Edition

    By Les Goring

    Les Goring’s book covers all the detailed knowledge required for carrying out first fixing carpentry – such as modern and traditional roofing and fitting and fixing modern and traditional floor joists on new-build sites before plastering or drylining of walls and ceilings takes place –…

    Paperback – 2018-04-05
    Routledge

  • Housing in America

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Marijoan Bull, Alina Gross

    Housing is a fundamental need and universal part of human living that shapes our lives in profound ways that go far beyond basic sheltering. Where we live can determine our self-image, social status, health and safety, quality of public services, access to jobs, and transportation options. But the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-03
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Construction Project Engineering

    1st Edition

    By Giovanni C. Migliaccio, Len Holm

    This new textbook fills an important gap in the existing literature, in that it prepares construction engineering and built environment students for their first experience of the jobsite. This innovative book integrates conceptual and hands-on knowledge of project engineering to introduce students…

    Paperback – 2018-03-27
    Routledge

  • Contractual Procedures in the Construction Industry

    7th Edition

    By Allan Ashworth, Srinath Perera

    Contractual Procedures in the Construction Industry 7th edition aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the subject, and reinforces the changes that are taking place within the construction industry. The book looks at contract law within the context of construction contracts,…

    Paperback – 2018-03-13
    Routledge

  • Foundations of Vibroacoustics

    1st Edition

    By Colin Hansen

    This text provides the foundation material for solving problems in vibroacoustics. These include the prediction of structural vibration levels and sound pressure levels in enclosed spaces resulting from known force or acoustic pressure excitations and the prediction of sound levels radiated by…

    Paperback – 2018-03-06
    CRC Press

  • Business Principles for Landscape Contracting

    3rd Edition

    By Steven Cohan

    Business Principles for Landscape Contracting, fully revised and updated in its third edition, is an introduction to the application of business principles of financial management involved in setting up your own landscape contracting business and beginning your professional career. Appealing…

    Paperback – 2018-03-05
    Routledge

  • Interiors Beyond Architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Deborah Schneiderman, Amy Campos

    ***Winner of the 2019 IDEC Book Award*** Interiors Beyond Architecture proposes an expanded impact for interior design that transcends the inside of buildings, analysing significant interiors that engage space outside of the disciplinary boundaries of architecture. It presents contemporary case…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge

  • Safety, Health and Environmental Auditing

    A Practical Guide, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Simon Watson Pain

    This new edition builds on the success of the first edition. It has been enhanced to embrace new topics including Due Dilgence, EHS Auditing, Process Safety, Auditing, and a chapter summarizing auditing with the relevant ISO standards. The rest of the book has been updated to fit with the guidance…

    Hardback – 2018-02-26
    CRC Press

  • Sustainaspeak

    A Guide to Sustainable Design Terms, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Lewis

    Architecture 2030; BUG; Biophilic Design; BIPV; Circular Economy; LEED; Passive Design; Solar Chimney; Systems Thinking; WELL; Xeriscaping. What does it all mean? The complex and evolving language used in the sustainable design community can be very challenging, particularly to those new to…

    Paperback – 2018-02-08
    Routledge

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