Built Environment Products

  • 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

  • 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

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