Textbooks: Built Environment

  • Kant for Architects book cover

    Kant for Architects

    By Diane Morgan

    This book introduces architects to a philosopher, Immanuel Kant, whose work was constantly informed by a concern for the world as an evolving whole. According to Kant, in this interconnected and dynamic world, humans should act as mutually dependent and responsible subjects. Given his…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge
    Thinkers for Architects

  • Managing the Sustainable City book cover

    Managing the Sustainable City

    By Genie N. L. Stowers

    We hear the term "sustainability" everywhere today; in the context of city management, the term is most used to mean environmental sustainability or being able to thrive in a world facing climate change. In this book, however, the term means something more extensive—how cities can sustain…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge

  • Understanding JCT Standard Building Contracts book cover

    Understanding JCT Standard Building Contracts

    10th Edition

    By David Chappell

    This tenth edition of David Chappell’s bestselling guide has been revised to take into account changes made in 2016 to payment provisions, and elsewhere. This remains the most concise guide available to the most commonly used JCT building contracts: Standard Building Contract with quantities, 2016…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02 
    Routledge
    Understanding Construction

  • The Interior Architecture Theory Reader book cover

    The Interior Architecture Theory Reader

    Edited by Gregory Marinic

    The Interior Architecture Theory Reader presents a global survey that collectively and specifically defines the emerging discipline of interior architecture. Diverse views and comparative resources for interior architecture students, educators, and practitioners are needed to develop a proper canon…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge

  • A History of Architectural Conservation book cover

    A History of Architectural Conservation

    2nd Edition

    By Jukka Jokilehto

    The first book to provide a full history of the development of architectural conservation, A History of Architectural Conservation is considered a landmark publication by architectural conservation students and professionals the world over. Twenty years after its first publication, this new edition…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure: Paths to the Future book cover

    Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure

    Paths to the Future, 2nd Edition

    By Annie Pearce, Yong Han Ahn, HanmiGlobal Co, Ltd

    The second edition of Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure continues to provide students with an introduction to the principles and practices of sustainability as they apply to the construction sector, including both buildings and infrastructure systems. As a textbook, it is aimed at students…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge

  • Methods of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment book cover

    Methods of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

    Edited by Riki Therivel, Graham Wood

    Environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) is an important and often obligatory part of proposing or launching any development project. Delivering a successful ESIA needs not only an understanding of the theory but also a detailed knowledge of the methods for carrying out the processes…

    Paperback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge
    Natural and Built Environment Series

  • Interiors Beyond Architecture book cover

    Interiors Beyond Architecture

    Edited by Deborah Schneiderman, Amy Campos

    Interiors Beyond Architecture proposes an expanded impact for interior design that transcends the inside of buildings, analysing significant interiors that engage space outside of the disciplinary boundaries of architecture. It presents contemporary case studies from a historically nuanced and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Modern Residential Construction Practices book cover

    Modern Residential Construction Practices

    By David A. Madsen, David P. Madsen

    Modern Residential Construction Practices provides easy-to-read, comprehensive and highly illustrated coverage of residential building construction practices that conform to industry standards in the United States and Canada. Each chapter provides complete descriptions, real-world practices,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Electrical Installation Work: Level 1 book cover

    Electrical Installation Work: Level 1

    By Peter Roberts

    The best up to date textbook for EAL’s Level 1 Diploma in Electrical Installation (601/0409/0) Fully up to date with the 3rd Amendment of the 17th Edition IET Wiring Regulations Expert advice ensured to cover what learners need to know in order to pass their exams or complete their…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • Energy Modeling in Architectural Design book cover

    Energy Modeling in Architectural Design

    By Timothy L. Hemsath, Kaveh Alagheh Bandhosseini

    Energy Modeling in Architectural Design demonstrates how design elements can lead to energy savings, to help you reduce the energy footprint of your buildings. In addition to identifying climate opportunities, you’ll also learn fundamental passive design elements for software-agnostic energy…

    Paperback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge

  • Get Qualified: Inspection and Testing book cover

    Get Qualified: Inspection and Testing

    By Kevin Smith

    The Get Qualified series provides clear and concise guidance for people looking to work within the electrical industry. This book outlines why the inspection and testing of electrical installations is important, and what qualifications are required in order to test, inspect and certify. All you…

    Paperback – 2017-07-26 
    Routledge

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