Built Environment Products

  • The Planner's Use of Information

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Hemalata C. Dandekar

    For more than 35 years, planners have depended on The Planner's Use of Information to help them address their information needs. While the ability to manage complex information skillfully remains central to the practice of planning, the variety and quantity of information have ballooned in the last…

    Paperback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • Advanced Electrical Installation Work

    City and Guilds Edition, 9th Edition

    By Trevor Linsley

    This new edition covers the City and Guilds 2365-03 course, updated in line with the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations. Written in an accessible style with a chapter dedicated to each unit of the syllabus, this book helps you to master each topic before moving on to the next. This new edition…

    Paperback – 2019-09-12
    Routledge

  • Materials for Architects and Builders

    6th Edition

    By Arthur Lyons

    Materials for Architects and Builders provides a clear and concise introduction to the broad range of materials used within the construction industry and covers the essential details of their manufacture, key physical properties, specification and uses. Understanding the basics of materials is a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06
    Routledge

  • Globalization, Planning and Local Economic Development

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Beer, Terry L. Clower

    This textbook is concerned with economic development at the local, community or regional scale. Its aim is to provide students with a comprehensive introduction to contemporary thinking about locally based economic development, how growth can be planned and how that development can be realized. &…

    Paperback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge

  • Global Construction Data

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Gruneberg

    Global construction data is vital for contractors, governments, international organisations, policy makers, academic researchers and statisticians. As the global population of the world expands, the sustainability of the built environment raises the political agenda and the need to manage…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Elements of Visual Design in the Landscape

    3rd Edition

    By Simon Bell

    What makes a visually appealing landscape? How can the design and use of a landscape be harmonized? In this significantly revised and updated third edition of Simon Bell's seminal text, he further explores the answers to these questions by interrogating a range of design principles, applications…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30
    Routledge

  • Product Design and Sustainability

    Strategies, Tools and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Jane Penty

    Whether it is the effects of climate change, the avalanche of electronic and plastic waste or the substandard living and working conditions of billions of our fellow global citizens, our ability to deal with unsustainability will define the twenty-first century. Given that most consumption is…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • Structures by Design

    Thinking, Making, Breaking, 1st Edition

    By Rob Whitehead

    Structures by Design: Thinking, Making, Breaking is a new type of structures textbook for architects who prefer to learn using the hands-on, creative problem-solving techniques typically found in a design studio. Instead of presenting structures as abstract concepts defined by formulas and diagrams…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge

  • Structure for Architects

    A Case Study in Steel, Wood, and Reinforced Concrete Design, 1st Edition

    By Ashwani Bedi, Ramsey Dabby

    Structure for Architects: A Case Study in Steel, Wood, and Reinforced Concrete Design is a sequel to the authors’ first text, Structure for Architects: A Primer, emphasizing the conceptual understanding of structural design in simple language and terms. This book focuses on structural principles…

    Paperback – 2019-08-12
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience

    Integrating Mitigation, Preparedness, and Recovery Planning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael K Lindell

    The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience emphasizes the intersection of urban planning and hazard mitigation as critical for community resilience, considering the interaction of social, environmental, and physical systems with disasters. The Handbook introduces and discusses the phases…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Community Livability

    Issues and Approaches to Sustaining the Well-Being of People and Communities, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Fritz Wagner, Roger W. Caves

    What is a livable community? How do you design and develop one? What does government at all levels need to do to support and nurture the cause of livable communities? Using a blend of theory and practice, the second edition of Community Livability addresses evidence from international, state and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • Urban Design

    The Composition of Complexity, 2nd Edition

    By Ron Kasprisin

    Urban design is a process of establishing a structural order within human settlements; responding to dynamic emergent meanings and functions in a constant state of flux. The planning/design process is complex due to the myriad of ongoing (urban) organizational and structural relationships and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-02
    Routledge

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