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  1. The Construction of Drawings and Movies (September 2012)

    "Combining Alberti’s theory with examples of experimental film making is a brilliant way to continue the traditions of linear perspective construction in the digital age, and to establish greater rigor and knowledge in the application of movement and time to architectural representations."  Brian McGrath, associate professor, Parsons The New School for Design, New York, USA
     

  2. Sustainable Retrofitting of Commercial Buildings (September 2012)

    Despite recent improvements in energy efficiency being made in new build, it is important that the existing commercial building sector also take action to meet emission reduction targets. The objectives and challenges of such action will reduce the risk of the sector becoming obsolete due to high energy use and poor environmental performance.

    Sustainable Retrofitting of Commercial Buildings presents a theory-based, practice-support methodology to deal with sustainable retrofitting opportunities for existing commercial buildings in warm climates using bioclimatic design as the basis. This book is a must-have guide for all involved in the design and engineering of retrofitting projects in warm climates.
     

  3. 5 books for Project Management (September 2012)

    All you need to know to manage your projects ...

  4. Advances in Intergroup Contact

    Intergroup contact remains one of the most effective means to reduce prejudice and conflict between groups. The past decade has witnessed a dramatic resurgence of interest in this time-tested phenomenon, with researchers now focusing on understanding when, why, and for whom contact does (and does not) work.

  5. 5 minutes with Matthew Cousins - September 2012

    The new edition of Matthew Cousins' book, The Architect's Legal Pocket Book is now available

    Watch this space, this handy and indispensible guide could well usurp its coveted predecessors and emerge as the essential guide for the next generation of architects and students. –Ike Ijeh, Building.co.uk
     

  6. Caribbean Law of Trusts

    New Edition of Commonwealth Caribbean Law of Trusts Out Now

    This third edition of Commonwealth Caribbean Law of Trusts by Gilbert Kodilinye and Trevor Carmichael has been updated to reflect new case law and legislation, and to highlight recent trends relating to both traditional and offshore trusts. The book provides a core text for students of trusts law in the Commonwealth Caribbean, comprehensively covering general legal principles and analyzing key Caribbean and English cases.

  7. Consequentialism

    Featured Series: New Problems of Philosophy

    In 2009, Routledge Philosophy launched a rousing new series, New Problems of Philosophy, edited by José Luis Bermúdez, Texas A&M University, USA. New Problems of Philosophy provides accessible and engaging surveys of the most important problems in contemporary philosophy. Each book examines a topic or theme that has either emerged on the philosophical landscape in recent years, or a longstanding problem refreshed in light of recent work in philosophy and related disciplines.

  8. Investing in Water for a Green Economy by Mike Young and Christine Esau

    In the context of the economies of the world becoming greener, this book provides a global and interdisciplinary overview of the condition of the world’s water resources and the infrastructure used to manage it. It focuses on current social and economic costs of water provision, needs and opportunities for investment and for improving its management.

  9. Water Harvesting in Sub-Saharan Africa by William Critchley and John Gowing

    Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa is constrained by highly variable rainfall, frequent drought and low water productivity. This book defines water harvesting as a set of approaches which occupy an intermediate position along the water-management spectrum extending from in-situ moisture conservation to irrigated agriculture.

  10. Patrick Thaddeus Jackson wins the 2012 Yale Ferguson Award

    Congratulations to Patrick Thaddeus Jackson, who has been awarded the 2012 Yale Ferguson Award for The Conduct of Inquiry in International Relations!

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