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New and Published Books

  1. Planning Small and Mid-Sized Towns

    Designing and Retrofitting for Sustainability

    By Avi Friedman

    Small and mid-sized suburban towns house two-thirds of the world’s population and current modes of planning for these municipalities are facing challenges of both philosophy and form. Common approaches that have prevailed in past decades no longer sustain new demands and require innovative thinking...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Professional Ethics for the Construction Industry

    By Rebecca Mirsky, John Schaufelberger

    Construction professionals have a range of demanding responsibilities; towards clients, their companies, and to abide by government regulations. It is understandable that busy practitioners could forget their ethical responsibilities in the face of these pressures, but...

    Published July 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Common Sense Guide to International Health and Safety

    By Subash Ludhra

    Series: Common Sense Guides to Health and Safety

    An essential and short guide for employees who need to know more about international health and safety without wanting to spend hours reading dozens of different documents. Whether it’s for use alongside a training course or simply to brush up on your knowledge, it’s perfect for equipping you with...

    Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Landscape in Children's Literature

    By Jane Suzanne Carroll

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This book provides a new critical methodology for the study of landscapes in children's literature. Treating landscape as the integration of unchanging and irreducible physical elements, or topoi, Carroll identifies and analyses four kinds of space — sacred spaces, green spaces, roadways, and...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. School Design Together

    Edited by Pamela Woolner

    The time is ripe for interdisciplinary, collaborative approaches to school design. Whatever the current funding limitations, we still need to think about how we design, organise and use space in schools for learning and teaching. This edited book ensures that we don’t start from ground zero in...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Urban Forests, Trees, and Greenspace

    A Political Ecology Perspective

    Edited by L. Anders Sandberg, Adrina Bardekjian, Sadia Butt

    Urban forests, trees and greenspace are critical in contemporary planning and development of the city. Their study is not only a question of the growth and conservation of green spaces, but also has social, cultural and psychological dimensions. This book brings a perspective of political ecology...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Civil Engineering and Urban Planning III

    Civil Engineering and Urban Planning III addresses civil engineering and urban planning issues associated with transportation and the environment. The contributions not only highlight current practices in these areas, but also pay attention to future research and applications, and provide an...

    Published July 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Boiler Plant and Distribution System Optimization Manual, Third Edition

    By Harry R. Taplin, Jr., P.E.

    The Third Edition of the Boiler Plant and Distribution System Optimization Manual has been upgraded with ten new checklists with over 100 ways to improve performance with 50 additional illustrations to communicate specific information about applying these technologies. The new checklists serve as a...

    Published July 15th 2014 by Fairmont Press

  9. Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters

    From Hazards and Vulnerability to Prevention and Resilience

    By Michael R Greenberg

    Series: Earthscan Risk in Society

    The baby boom generation were born between 1946 and 1964 and are the largest population cohort in US history. They should number about 90 million by mid-century, more than doubling their current size. The massive increase in seniors and relative decline of those of working age in the US is mirrored...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Architecture and Armed Conflict

    The Politics of Destruction

    Edited by JoAnne Mancini, Keith Bresnahan

    Architecture and Armed Conflict is the first multi-authored scholarly book to address this theme from a comparative, interdisciplinary perspective. By bringing together specialists from a range of relevant fields, and with knowledge of case studies across time and space, it provides the first...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge