Built Environment Products

  • Electrical Installation Work: Level 3

    EAL Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Trevor Linsley

    Updated in line with the 18th Edition of the Wiring Regulations and written specifically for the EAL Diploma in Electrical Installation, this book has a chapter dedicated to each unit of the EAL syllabus, allowing you to master each topic before moving on to the next. This new edition also includes…

    Paperback – 2019-07-23
    Routledge

  • Comprehensive Tectonics

    Technical Building Assemblies from the Ground to the Sky, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexis Gregory

    Comprehensive Tectonics considers building construction assemblies holistically to help you make architectural detailing decisions from the earth to the sky. Seven case studies from architecture firms such as Perkins + Will, Lake | Flato, and Olson Kundig Architects include more than 250 color…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22
    Routledge

  • Pragmatic Spatial Planning

    Practial Theory for Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Charles Hoch

    Instead of seeking theory to justify practical professional judgments this book describes how professionals can and should use theory to guide these judgments. Professional spatial planning in the US, and globally, continues to suffer from a weak conceptual grasp of its own practice. Practitioners…

    Paperback – 2019-07-11
    Routledge

  • How to Read Architecture

    An Introduction to Interpreting the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Paulette Singley

    How to Read Architecture is based on the fundamental premise that reading and interpreting architecture is something we already do, and that close observation matters. This book enhances this skill so that given an unfamiliar building, you will have the tools to understand it and to be inspired by…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Approaches to Urban Transport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dinesh Mohan, Geetam Tiwari

    As cities become increasingly congested, current transport patterns are unsustainable: heavy in energy use, high in economic and environmental cost, and exacerbating inequity between those who can access high-speed travel and those who cannot. Good urban planning develops human-scale cities and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08
    CRC Press

  • Which Contract?

    Choosing The Appropriate Building Contract, 6th Edition

    By Sarah Lupton, Sarah Lupton

    Since the first edition published in 1989, Which Contract? Choosing the Appropriate Building Contract has been the most reliable and essential comparative analysis of the standard forms of building contract available in the UK. Which Contract? provides architects and other construction…

    Paperback – 2019-07-03
    RIBA Publishing

  • Water Histories of South Asia

    The Materiality of Liquescence, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sugata Ray, Venugopal Maddipati

    This book surveys the intersections between water systems and the phenomenology of visual cultures in early modern, colonial and contemporary South Asia. Bringing together contributions by eminent artists, architects, curators and scholars who explore the connections between the environmental and…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Clerk of Works and Site Inspector Handbook

    2018 Edition, 1st Edition

    By The Institute of Clerks of Works and Construction Inspectorate

    This new edition of the popular handbook is a practical companion for Clerks of Works, Site Inspectors and anyone with the responsibility of managing construction works on site. Clerk of Works and Site Inspector Handbook, 2018 edition the book explains the traditional site inspector/clerk of works…

    Paperback – 2019-06-30
    RIBA Publishing

  • Human Factors for Sustainability

    Theoretical Perspectives and Global Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Thatcher, Klaus J. Zink, Klaus Fischer

    This book deals with the central question of how human factors and ergonomics (HFE) might contribute to solutions for the more sustainable development of our world. The contents of the book are highly compatible with the recent political agenda for sustainable development as well as with…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28
    CRC Press

  • The Science of Risk Analysis

    Foundation and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Terje Aven

    This book provides a comprehensive demonstration of risk analysis as a distinct science covering risk understanding, assessment, perception, communication, management, governance and policy. It presents and discusses the key pillars of this science, and provides guidance on how to conduct…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge

  • Nature's Matrix

    Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty, 2nd Edition

    By Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer, Angus Wright

    When first published in 2009, Nature’s Matrix set out a radical new approach to the conservation of biodiversity. This new edition pushes the frontier of the biodiversity/agriculture debate further, making an even stronger case for the need to transform agriculture and support small- and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24
    Routledge

  • Principles of Structural Design

    Wood, Steel, and Concrete, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Ram S. Gupta

    Timber, steel, and concrete are common engineering materials used in structural design. Material choice depends upon the type of structure, availability of material, and the preference of the designer. The design practices the code requirements of each material are very different. In this updated…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21
    CRC Press

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