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  1. 2014 Building and Construction Bestsellers

    We are proud to present our Top 10 Bestselling 2014 titles from Routledge Building and Construction.

    Learn more about any of these bestsellers by just clicking on the titles below, where you can read the full blurb, view the table of contents, read reviews, and view inside with FREE ACCESS to the first 30 pages of every book!

  2. Author of “Low Impact Living,” Paul Chatterton, Discusses New Title

    Author Paul Chatterton, co-founder of Lilac (Low Impact Living Affordable Community), spoke to Routledge about his new book, Low Impact Living.  This book is the inspirational story of one project that shows you how you can become involved in building and running your neighbourhood.  Chatterton, along with other members of the community and the project team, explains how a group of people got together to build one of the most pioneering ecological, affordable cohousing neighbourhoods in the world. 

  3. The 1st International Conference on Zero Carbon Buildings Today and in the Future

    Meet author of Designing Zero Carbon Buildings Using Dynamic Simulation Methods, Ljubomir Jankovic, at the 1st International Conference on Zero Carbon Buildings Today and in the Future...details below!

  4. OUT SOON! -Integrated Transport and Land Use Modeling for Sustainable Cities

    Integrated Transport and Land Use Modeling for Sustainable Cities describes the modeling effort, methodological contributions and results of the SustainCity project. SustainCity, financed by the European Union, implemented integrated micro-simulation models for European cities, generating a quantitative tool for policy evaluation, specially focused on sustainability issues. Read more ...

    Why not recommend to your Libarian today!

  5. Materials for Architects and Builders, Fifth Edition

    Materials for Architects and Builders, 5th Edition

    Below please find our interview with Arthur Lyons, author of Materials for Architects and Builders, 5th Edition
     

  6. 2014 Cityscape Global conference

    Routledge will be at the 2014 Cityscape Global conference from September 21-23 in the Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE--the Middle East's largest international real estate development and investment event.  And, we've also been selected as a 2014 'International Media Partner'!

    We're thrilled to be at the meeting, so please stop by our booth to see all the new and exciting titles we have on display--just a few of which you can read more about below!

  7. An Interview with Donald E. Parker, author of Parametric Cost Modeling for Buildings

    Parametric Cost Modeling for Buildings describes a successful budgeting system for cost management and value engineering in construction based on accurate and early estimations of cost.  We recently spoke with author Donald E. Parker about what led him to write the book and what he would like to see implemented as a result. 

  8. New Major Work Collection : Sustainable Buildings

    This new title in Routledge’s Major Works Critical Concepts in Built Environment series brings together authoritative canonical and cutting edge reference work to establish a framework for easy comprehension of the vast and continually expanding subject matter. It showcases a variety of approaches to sustainable buildings from around the world and links these to on-site construction practices and assessment. Comprehensive introductions to each volume place the collected material in its historical, intellectual, and global practice

    For more information about the book or to recommend to your Librarian click here

  9. Building Regulations in Brief Now Available in 8th Edition

    Building Regulations in Brief, written by Ray Tricker and Samantha Alford, is now available in its eighth edition, having undergone it’s most comprehensive revision to date. This popular and trusted guide to the building regulations has been updated to reflect all the latest amendments to Building Regulations, Planning Permission and the Approved Documents A, B, C, H, K, P, as well as Regulation 7, incorporating all amendments up to December 2013. This includes the changes to Leaflets L1A and L2A regarding the conservation of heat and energy in new buildings which came into effect April 2014, thus making the book as up to date as possible.

  10. NEW Routledge Reference Catalog now available online

    In 2014 our reference publication schedule continues to flourish through a variety of publishing programmes including Routledge Major Works, Routledge Library Editions, and Handbooks & Companions and Europa series.

    In Architecture, Buildings & Construction and Landscape this year we see introduction of three new Major Work series.They collate the most influential scholarship, with collections edited by experts in the field.

    Why not recommend to your Librarian today 

    Interested? Then click on the link to view the catalog

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