Textbooks: Built Environment

  • Industrial Energy Management Strategies: Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement book cover

    Industrial Energy Management Strategies

    Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement

    By Kaushik Bhattacharjee

    The importance of energy management has grown in recent years due to the heightened awareness of the impact of energy use on the environment and its very real impact on a company’s bottom line. This book provides a detailed and knowledgeable reference for those engaged in the energy management…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Fairmont Press

  • The Green Studio Handbook: Environmental Strategies for Schematic Design book cover

    The Green Studio Handbook

    Environmental Strategies for Schematic Design

    By Alison G Kwok, Walter Grondzik

    The Green Studio Handbook remains an essential resource for design studios and professional practice. This extensive and user-friendly tool presents practical guidelines for the application of green strategies during the schematic design of buildings. Students and professionals can quickly get up…

    Paperback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge

  • Foundations of Vibroacoustics book cover

    Foundations of Vibroacoustics

    By Colin Hansen

    This text provides the foundation material for solving problems in vibroacoustics. These include the prediction of structural vibration levels and sound pressure levels in enclosed spaces resulting from known force or acoustic pressure excitations and the prediction of sound levels radiated by…

    Paperback – 2018-01-26 
    CRC Press

  • Sustainaspeak: A Guide to Sustainable Design Terms book cover

    Sustainaspeak

    A Guide to Sustainable Design Terms

    By Elizabeth Lewis

    Architecture 2030; BUG; Biophilic Design; BIPV; Circular Economy; LEED; Passive Design; Solar Chimney; Systems Thinking; WELL; Xeriscaping What does it all mean? The complex and evolving language used in the sustainable design community can be very challenging; particularly to those new to…

    Paperback – 2018-01-23 
    Routledge

  • The Environmental Imagination: Technics and Poetics of the Architectural Environment book cover

    The Environmental Imagination

    Technics and Poetics of the Architectural Environment, 2nd Edition

    By Dean Hawkes

    Paperback – 2018-01-15 
    Taylor & Francis

  • 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 – 2017-12-29 
    Routledge

  • Introducing Environmental Health book cover

    Introducing Environmental Health

    By Graeme Mitchell

    Environmental Health is an area within the field of public health that is concerned with all aspects of the natural and built environment that affect the health of a population. In this landmark text, Graeme Mitchell eschews the traditional model of environmental health, which views the primary…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • New Aspects of Quantity Surveying Practice book cover

    New Aspects of Quantity Surveying Practice

    4th Edition

    By Duncan Cartlidge

    In this fourth edition of New Aspects of Quantity Surveying Practice, renowned quantity surveying author Duncan Cartlidge reviews the history of the quantity surveyor, examines and reflects on the state of current practice with a concentration on new and innovative practice, and attempts to predict…

    Paperback – 2017-12-06 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-12-05 
    Routledge

  • The Crisis Management Cycle book cover

    The Crisis Management Cycle

    By Christer Pursiainen

    The Crisis Management Cycle is the first holistic, multidisciplinary introduction to the dynamic field of crisis management theory and practice. By drawing together the different theories and concepts of crisis management literature and practice, this book develops a theoretical framework of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge

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

    Sustainable Buildings and Infrastructure

    Paths to the Future, 2nd Edition

    By Annie R. 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 – 2017-11-22 
    Routledge

  • The Income Approach to Property Valuation book cover

    The Income Approach to Property Valuation

    7th Edition

    By Andrew Baum, David Mackmin, Nick Nunnington

    A classic textbook that has guided generations of students through the intricacies of property valuation, The Income Approach to Property Valuation remains a keen favourite amongst students and teachers alike. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to meet the increasingly…

    Paperback – 2017-11-20 
    Routledge

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