Textbooks: Built Environment

  • Sustainable Design for the Built Environment book cover

    Sustainable Design for the Built Environment

    By Robert Fleming, Saglinda Roberts

    Sustainable Design for the Built Environment marks the transition of sustainable design from a specialty service to the mainstream approach for creating a healthy and resilient built environment. This ground-breaking and transformative approach introduces sustainable design in a clear, concise,…

    Paperback – 2019-02-10 
    Routledge

  • Comprehensive Tectonics: Technical Building Assemblies from the Ground to the Sky book cover

    Comprehensive Tectonics

    Technical Building Assemblies from the Ground to the Sky

    By Alexis Gregory

    Paperback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Approaches to Urban Transport book cover

    Sustainable Approaches to Urban Transport

    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 – 2019-02-01 
    CRC Press

  • Doing Research in Urban and Regional Planning book cover

    Doing Research in Urban and Regional Planning

    By Diana MacCallum, Courtney Babb, Carey Curtis

    Doing Research in Urban and Regional Planning provides a basic introduction to methodology and methods in planning research. It brings together the methods most commonly used in planning, explaining their key applications and basic protocols. It addresses the unique needs of planners by dealing…

    Paperback – 2019-01-30 
    Routledge
    Natural and Built Environment Series

  • Learning from Failure in the Design Process: Experimenting with Materials book cover

    Learning from Failure in the Design Process

    Experimenting with Materials

    By Lisa Huang

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Structural Design Exercises for Architects: Think + Make + Break book cover

    Structural Design Exercises for Architects

    Think + Make + Break

    By Robert Whitehead

    Structural Technology in Practice shows you how to use structural design ideas to figure out architectural design problems. You will learn to think about what to do, make models and prototypes of your ideas, break them to see how they fail, and then evaluate how to make your ideas better. Discover…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Peirce for Architects book cover

    Peirce for Architects

    By Richard Coyne

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Health and Safety: Risk Management book cover

    Health and Safety: Risk Management

    5th Edition

    By Tony Boyle

    Health and Safety: Risk Management is the clearest and most comprehensive book on risk management available today. This newly revised fifth edition takes into account new developments in legislation, standards and good practice. ISO 45001, the international health and safety management system…

    Paperback – 2019-01-14 
    Routledge

  • Garden Practices and Their Science book cover

    Garden Practices and Their Science

    By Geoff Dixon

    Written in clear and accessible style, Garden Practices and Their Science guides gardeners in the practical arts of plant husbandry and in their understanding of its underpinning principles. The author Professor Geoff Dixon is an acknowledged and internationally respected horticulturist and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10 
    Routledge

  • Diagramming the Big Idea: Methods for Architectural Composition book cover

    Diagramming the Big Idea

    Methods for Architectural Composition, 2nd Edition

    By Jeffrey Balmer, Michael T. Swisher

    Paperback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Alternative Fusion Fuels and Systems book cover

    Alternative Fusion Fuels and Systems

    By Sergei V. Ryzhkov, Alexei Yu. Chirkov

    Explores the systems of magnetic confinement of high-temperature plasma with closed and open magnetic field lines which relate to alternative compact devices of controlled thermonuclear fusion. Energy balance schemes of thermonuclear plasmas and main reactor characteristics are presented as the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-30 
    CRC Press

  • Advanced Structural Analysis with MATLAB® book cover

    Advanced Structural Analysis with MATLAB®

    By Srinivasan Chandrasekaran

    Recent advancements in the selection of various geometric structural forms demand understanding of structural analysis using computer-aided tools. This book presents various important aspects of computer-aided tools and programming for advanced structural analysis, and includes exercises, exams…

    Hardback – 2018-12-26 
    CRC Press

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