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  1. Designing Spaces for Natural Ventilation

    An Architect's Guide
    By Ulrike Passe and Francine Battaglia

    Buildings can breathe naturally, without the use of mechanical systems, if you design the spaces properly. This accessible and thorough guide shows you how in more than 260 color diagrams and photographs illustrating case studies and CFD simulations. Read more

  2. Altruism by Design

    How To Effect Social Change as an Architect
    By Adam R. Wilmes

    Altruism by Design: How to Effect Social Change as an Architect is meant to prepare the individual designer – whether a student or practicing professional – for a career dedicated to serving communities in need through design and construction. It will help you understand the complexities, opportunities, and benefits of creating architecture that promotes social equality and community so that you can make a difference.  Read more

  3. Download Urban Design: Tools & Resources for the Planning Practitioner

    Get the free ebook Urban Design: Tools & Resources for the Planning Practitioner. It's brought to you by Routledge and features hand-picked content from some of our leading titles.

  4. New Illustrated Architecture Insert

    We are pleased to present our beautifully illustrated Architecture insert which gives additional information and page screenshots of select titles for professionals and students.  These can be viewed here in either UK or US formats.

  5. NEW! Architectural Conservation and Heritage Catalog

    Routledge is proud to present our Architectural Conservation and Heritage Management titles. Bringing together titles previously published under the Donhead, Butterworth Heinemann and Routledge imprints, we now publish an extensive list of books covering building conservation, preservation and architectural history. In addition, we offer a number of classic reprints on building and construction topics such as lime and plastering, covering the period from 1830 to 1950. This list specialises in publishing original material for professionals, academics, students and historic building owners. View the catalog online here or download the PDF here.

  6. Architecture Student Reference New and Key Titles 2015

    We are pleased to present our latest books, covering a wide range of key areas within Architecture. You will find whatever you need to further your own studies, professional interests, and also be able to find essential reference materials. View the catalog online here or download the PDF here. 

  7. Pre order your copy now! - Energy Storage

    Edited by Marc A. Rosen

    This new Routledge collection brings together the major works on the many types of energy-storage technologies and systems, as well as their applications. The energy-storage topics covered include battery storage, hydrogen energy storage, flywheel energy storage, compressed gas energy storage, pumped storage, magnetic storage, chemical storage, thermal energy storage, thermochemical energy storage, organic and biological energy storage, and others. Click here to read more ...

    Why not recommend to your librarian today!

    Energy Storage is part of the Critical Concepts in Natural Resources Series. Another Major Work collection publishing in this series this year is Renewable Energy.

  8. New - Measuring Construction

    Prices, Output and Productivity

    Edited by Rick Best and Jim Meikle

    Measuring Construction looks at fundamental economic theories and concepts with respect to the construction industry, and explains their merits and shortcomings, sometimes by looking at real life examples. Click here to read more ...

  9. Interview with Nicola Dempsey, Editor of ‘Place-Keeping’

    Nicola Dempsey, editor of Place-Keeping: Open Space Management in Practice talks about the book's key insights and its aim to address place-keeping as a multi-faceted concept.

  10. Biochar for Environmental Management

    Science, Technology and Implementation, 2nd Edition
    Edited by Johannes Lehmann and Stephen Joseph

    The first edition of this book, published in 2009, was the definitive work reviewing the expanding research literature on this topic. Since then, the rate of research activity has increased at least ten-fold, and biochar products are now commercially available as soil amendments. This second edition includes not only substantially updated chapters... Read more

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