Textbooks: Built Environment

  • Green and Smart Technologies for Smart Cities book cover

    Green and Smart Technologies for Smart Cities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pradeep Tomar, Gurjit Kaur

    The book starts with an overview of the role of cities in climate change and environmental pollution worldwide, followed by the concept description of smart cities and their expected features, focusing on green technology innovation. This book explores the energy management strategies required to…

    Hardback – 2020-03-20 
    CRC Press

  • Climate Variability and Ramifications on River Hydrology book cover

    Climate Variability and Ramifications on River Hydrology

    1st Edition

    By Netrananda Sahu

    This book is a detailed and timely documentation on recent climate variability phenomenon and ramifications on river hydrology; particularly Indo-Pacific climate impacts. For students and professionals it will serve as a brief explanation to land-ocean-atmosphere interactions and is an excellent…

    Hardback – 2020-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Unifying World Energy with High Voltage Cables book cover

    Unifying World Energy with High Voltage Cables

    1st Edition

    By John Lowry

    High voltage DC transmission lines now allow the world to provide power over considerable distance without undue inefficiency. This coincides with Richard Buckminster Fuller’s idea of a interconnecting regional power systems into a world wide network of high voltage, high efficiency, DC…

    Hardback – 2020-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • Spatial Microeconometrics book cover

    Spatial Microeconometrics

    1st Edition

    By Giuseppe Arbia, Giuseppe Espa, Diego Giuliani

    Spatial Microeconometrics is an advanced textbook for researchers and graduate students. The book introduces the reader to the basic concepts of spatial statistics, spatial econometrics and spatial behavior of economics agents at the microeconomic level. Incorporating useful examples and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advanced Texts in Economics and Finance

  • Applied Quantitative Analysis for Real Estate book cover

    Applied Quantitative Analysis for Real Estate

    1st Edition

    By Sotiris Tsolacos, Mark Andrew

    To fully function in today’s global real estate industry, students and professionals need to understand how to implement essential and cutting edge quantitative techniques. This new book presents an easy-to-read guide to using quantitative analysis in real estate that will be accessible to…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Basic Quantitative Research Methods for Urban Planners book cover

    Basic Quantitative Research Methods for Urban Planners

    1st Edition

    Edited by Reid Ewing, Keunhyun Park

    In most planning practice and research, planners work with quantitative data. By summarizing, analyzing, and presenting data, planners create stories and narratives that explain various planning issues. Particularly, in the era of big data and data mining, there is a stronger demand in planning…

    Paperback – 2020-02-12 
    Routledge

  • Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices in Modern Construction book cover

    Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices in Modern Construction

    2nd Edition

    By Lincoln H. Forbes, Syed M Ahmed

    Lean Project Delivery and Integrated Practices in Modern Construction is the new and enhanced edition of the pioneering book Modern Construction by Lincoln H. Forbes and Syed M. Ahmed. This book provides a multi-faceted approach for applying lean methodologies to improve design and construction…

    Hardback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge

  • Working Cities: Architecture, Place and Production book cover

    Working Cities

    Architecture, Place and Production, 1st Edition

    By Howard Davis

    Cities have historically supported production, commerce and consumption, all central to urban life. But in the contemporary Western city, production has been hidden or removed, and commerce and consumption have dominated. This book is about the importance of production in the life of the city, and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-22 
    Routledge

  • RIBA Job Book book cover

    RIBA Job Book

    10th Edition

    By Nigel Ostime

    The RIBA Job Book is the Royal Institute of British Architects' long-established and recognised standard reference for running architectural projects and administering construction contracts. This new edition fully reflects the RIBA Plan of Work 2019 and contemporary working practice, providing a…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Baudrillard for Architects book cover

    Baudrillard for Architects

    1st Edition

    By Francesco Proto

    Marginalized due to the deployment of both a highly specialized jargon and a novel stylistic approach meant to upset established norms and conventions, Baudrillard's thought has suffered from the lack of an accessible, consistent and comprehensive exposition able to make it relevant to diverse…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Contemporary Climate Change Debates: A Student Primer book cover

    Contemporary Climate Change Debates

    A Student Primer, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Hulme

    Contemporary Climate Change Debates is an innovative textbook which tackles some of the difficult questions raised by climate change. For the complex policy challenges surrounding climate adaptation and resilience, structured debates become effective learning devices for students. This book is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Making Architecture Through Being Human: A Handbook of Design Ideas book cover

    Making Architecture Through Being Human

    A Handbook of Design Ideas, 1st Edition

    By Philip D. Plowright

    Architecture can seem complicated, mysterious or even ill-defined, especially to a student being introduced to architectural ideas for the first time. One way to approach architecture is simply as the design of human environments. When we consider architecture in this way, there is a good place to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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