Built Environment Products

  • Understanding JCT Standard Building Contracts

    10th Edition

    By David Chappell

    This tenth edition of David Chappell’s bestselling guide has been revised to take into account changes made in 2016 to payment provisions, loss and/or expense, insurance and many other smaller but significant changes, and includes a section on performance bonds and guarantees. This remains the most…

    Paperback – 2017-09-28
    Routledge
    Understanding Construction

  • Kant for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Diane Morgan

    This book introduces architects to a philosopher, Immanuel Kant, whose work was constantly informed by a concern for the world as an evolving whole. According to Kant, in this interconnected and dynamic world, humans should act as mutually dependent and responsible subjects. Given his…

    Paperback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Methods of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

    4th Edition

    Edited by Riki Therivel, Graham Wood

    Environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) is an important and often obligatory part of proposing or launching any development project. Delivering a successful ESIA needs not only an understanding of the theory but also a detailed knowledge of the methods for carrying out the processes…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
    Natural and Built Environment Series

  • Building Design, Construction and Performance in Tropical Climates

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Riley, Alison Cotgrave, Michael Farragher

    The design, construction and use of buildings in tropical climates pose specific challenges to built environment professionals. This text seeks to capture some of the key issues of technology and practice in the areas of building design, refurbishment, construction and facilities management in…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge

  • Risk and Hazard Management for Festivals and Events

    1st Edition

    By Peter Wynn-Moylan

    Events of all types are produced every day for all manner of purposes, attracting all sorts of people. To provide a safe and secure setting in which people gather is imperative. Event risk and hazard management must be fully integrated into all event plans and throughout the event management…

    Paperback – 2017-09-14
    Routledge

  • Green Aviation

    Reduction of Environmental Impact Through Aircraft Technology and Alternative Fuels, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emily S. Nelson, D.R. Reddy

    Aircraft emissions currently account for ~3.5% of all greenhouse gas emissions. The number of passenger miles has increased by 5% annually despite 9/11, two wars and gloomy economic conditions. Since aircraft have no viable alternative to the internal combustion engine, improvements in aircraft…

    Hardback – 2017-09-07
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Energy Developments

  • Modern Residential Construction Practices

    1st Edition

    By David A. Madsen, David P. Madsen

    Modern Residential Construction Practices provides easy-to-read, comprehensive and highly illustrated coverage of residential building construction practices that conform to industry standards in the United States and Canada. Each chapter provides complete descriptions, real-world practices,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05
    Routledge

  • Energy Modeling in Architectural Design

    1st Edition

    By Timothy L. Hemsath, Kaveh Alagheh Bandhosseini

    Energy Modeling in Architectural Design demonstrates how design elements can lead to energy savings, to help you reduce the energy footprint of your buildings. In addition to identifying climate opportunities, you’ll also learn fundamental passive design elements for software-agnostic energy…

    Paperback – 2017-08-18
    Routledge

  • Integrating Building Performance with Design

    An Architecture Student’s Guidebook, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth J. Grant

    Integrating Building Performance with Design shows you the importance of designing for building performance early in your architectural design process. The book offers you simple tools and exercises, along with examples of built professional work and successful student projects illustrated by more…

    Paperback – 2017-08-17
    Routledge

  • The Design and Layout of Fire Sprinkler Systems

    2nd Edition

    By Mark Bromann

    Although effective fire sprinkler systems are crucial to public safety, for years, the designers of those systems had few published resources to reference and guide them through their design processes. The first edition of this book changed all that, and now The Design and Layout of Fire Sprinkler…

    Hardback – 2017-08-02
    CRC Press

  • Acoustic Analyses Using Matlab® and Ansys®

    1st Edition

    By Carl Q. Howard, Benjamin S. Cazzolato

    This is the first book of its kind that describes the use of ANSYS® finite element analysis (FEA) software, and MATLAB® engineering programming software to solve acoustic problems. It covers simple text book problems, such as determining the natural frequencies of a duct, to progressively more…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26
    CRC Press

  • Occupational Health and Safety Management

    A Practical Approach, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Charles D. Reese

    Reflecting changes in the current health and safety landscape, Occupational Health and Safety Management: A Practical Approach, Third Edition includes examples and tools to facilitate development and implementation of a safety and health management approach. This how-to book is not just an…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26
    CRC Press

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