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  1. Spon’s External Works and Landscape Price Book 2013 (September 2012)

    This year’s special focus is on water related issues.

    Now in its 32nd edition, SPON'S EXTERNAL WORKS AND LANDSCAPE PRICE BOOK 2013 offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and landscape costs.

  2. Animal Husbandry Regained by A. John F. Webster

    The farming of animals for meat and milk confronts a stark dilemma. While world demand from a growing and more affluent human population is increasing rapidly, there are strong counter-arguments that we should eat less meat and pay more attention to environmental protection, animal welfare and human health and well-being. The aim of this book is to identify and explain the causes and contributors to current problems in animal husbandry, especially those related to 'factory farming', and advance arguments that may contribute to its successful re-orientation.

  3. Climate Change Ethics by Donald Brown

    Climate change is now the biggest challenge faced by humanity worldwide and ethics is the crucial missing component to the debate. This book examines why thirty-five years of discussion of human-induced warming has failed to acknowledge fundamental ethical concerns, and subjects climate change’s most important policy questions to ethical analysis.

  4. Future Practice (September 2012)

    Whether the "civic entrepreneur," the "double agent," or the "strategic designer," this Future Practice offers a diverse spectrum of approaches to design, each offering a potential future for architectural practice.

    The author, Rory Hyde has set up a Facebook page specially for Future Practice which contains more about the book, Views and comments - to visit the page click here

  5. Sustainable Landscape Planning (June 2012)

     Sustainable Landscape Planning takes as its starting point the need to examine critically the case for landscape reconnection. It looks at alleged disconnections and their supposed consequences. It explores the arguments about reconnecting the natural and human elements of whole landscapes.

  6. The Routledge Companion to Landscape Studies ( December 2012)

    The Routledge Companion to Landscape Studies provides up-to-date critical reviews of state of the art perspectives across this multifaceted field, embracing disciplines such as anthropology, archaeology, cultural studies, geography, landscape planning, landscape architecture, countryside management, forestry, heritage studies, ecology, and fine art. It serves as an invaluable point of reference for scholars, researchers and graduate students alike, engaging in the field of landscape studies.

  7. 5 Books for Construction Students

  8. Low-Carbon Technology Transfer by David G. Ockwell, Alexandra Mallett

    Low carbon technology transfer to developing countries has been both a lynchpin of, and a key stumbling block to a global deal on climate change. This book brings together for the first time in one place the work of some of the world's leading contemporary researchers in this field.

  9. BREEAM and the Code for Sustainable Homes on the London 2012 Olympic Park (July 2012)

    BREEAM and the Code for Sustainable Homes on the London 2012 Olympic Park by IHS-BRE Press contributes to the ‘learning legacy’ for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and shares the lessons learned about sustainable design and construction on this exceptional project with the construction industry. The report examines the achievement of high levels of sustainability on two of the key venues at the Olympic Park: the use of the BRE Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM) in the design and construction of the Velodrome and Aquatics Centre; and the use of the Code for Sustainable Homes on the Olympic and Paralympic Village. The findings of these projects will be especially valuable to clients, designers and contractors.

  10. Construction Project Management 2nd Edition (August 2012)

    Combining the theories underpinning best practice in construction project management, with a wealth of practical examples, Construction Project Management is uniquely valuable for practitioners and clients as well as undergraduate and graduate students for construction project management.

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