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  • 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…

    Hardback – 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

  • Understanding Renewable Energy Systems

    2nd Edition

    By Volker Quaschning

    By mid-century, renewable energy must cover all of our energy supply if we are to phase out nuclear and successfully stop climate change. Now updated and expanded, the 2nd edition of this textbook covers the full range of renewable energy systems and now also includes such current trends as solar…

    Paperback – 2016-04-11
    Routledge

  • Ecological Resilience

    Response to Climate Change and Natural Disasters, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kimberly Etingoff

    This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. This book presents the latest research on resilience strategies around the world. Research such as this is necessary to create new ideas and to evaluate established ones in an effort to make communities more adaptable and to increase people's…

    Hardback – 2016-04-06
    Apple Academic Press

  • Strategic Sustainability

    A Natural Environmental Lens on Organizations and Management, 1st Edition

    By Daniel S. Fogel

    Strategic Sustainability examines how organizations can implement environmental sustainability science, theories, and ways of thinking to become more competitive. Including examples and ideas implemented in various countries, it is based on known scientific principles about the natural world and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge

  • CITY-HUBs

    Sustainable and Efficient Urban Transport Interchanges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andres Monzon-de-Caceres, Floridea Di Ciommo

    Explore the Design and Operation of Urban Transport Interchanges Transport planners throughout the world can implement a range of policies to influence travelers’ behavior, and encourage a move to public transport to achieve urban sustainability and social inclusion. At the same time population…

    Hardback – 2016-04-01
    CRC Press

  • Digital Design Exercises for Architecture Students

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jason S. Johnson, Joshua Vermillion

    Digital Design Exercises for Architecture Students teaches you the basics of digital design and fabrication tools with creative design exercises, featuring over 200 illustrations, which emphasize process and evaluation as key to designing in digital mediums. The book is software neutral, letting…

    Paperback – 2016-03-28
    Routledge

  • Fluid Mechanics Aspects of Fire and Smoke Dynamics in Enclosures

    1st Edition

    By Bart Merci, Tarek Beji

    This book aims at fulfilling the need for a handbook at undergraduate and starting researcher level on fire and smoke dynamics in enclosures, giving fluid mechanics aspects a central role. Fluid mechanics are essential at the level of combustion, heat transfer and fire suppression, but they are…

    Paperback – 2016-03-22
    CRC Press

  • Ethnography for Designers

    1st Edition

    By Galen Cranz

    Ethnography for Designers teaches architects and designers how to listen actively to the knowledge people have about their own culture. This approach gives structure to values and qualities. It does this by noting the terms and underlying structure of thought people use to describe aspects of their…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25
    Routledge

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