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New and Published Books

  1. Maintenance and Safety of Aging Infrastructure

    Edited by Dan Frangopol, Yiannis Tsompanakis

    Series: Structures and Infrastructures

    This book presents the latest research findings in the field of maintenance and safety of aging infrastructure. The invited contributions provide an overview of the use of advanced computational and/or experimental techniques in damage and vulnerability assessment as well as maintenance and...

    Published October 24th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Industrial Archaeology

    An Introduction

    By Kenneth Hudson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Industrial archaeology is the study of early industrial buildings and machinery, particularly of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. When this book was originally published in 1963, this was becoming a topic of lively interest and controversy among archaeologists, historians, architects and...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Housing Policy in Latin American Cities

    A New Generation of Strategies and Approaches for 2016 UN-HABITAT III

    By Peter M. Ward, Edith R. Jiménez Huerta, María Mercedes Di Virgilio

    After the 1960s, rapid urbanization in developing regions in Latin America, Africa, and Asia was marked by the expansion of low-income "irregular" settlements that developed informally and which, by the 2000s, often constituted between 20-60 percent of the built-up area of metropolitan areas and...

    Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Age and Construction of English Housing

    By Simon Nicol, Chris Beer, Chris Scott

    There are some 22.4 million homes in England, housing 52 million people. They range from the smallest studio flat to the largest palace, and vary in age from medieval castles built of local stone to new homes designed to the most exacting sustainability standards. Numerous books have been written...

    Published October 22nd 2014 by IHS BRE Press

  5. Life-Cycle of Structural Systems

    Design, Assessment, Maintenance and Management

    Edited by Hitoshi Furuta, Dan M. Frangopol, Mitsuyoshi Akiyama

    Series: Life-Cycle of Civil Engineering Systems

    Life-Cycle of Structural Systems: Design, Assessment, Maintenance and Management contains the papers presented at IALCCE2014, the fourth International Symposium on Life-Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE2014), held in Tokyo, Japan, November 16-19, 2014. It consists of a book of extended abstracts and...

    Published October 21st 2014 by CRC Press

  6. An Urban Politics of Climate Change

    Experimentation and the Governing of Socio-Technical Transitions

    By Harriet A Bulkeley, Vanesa Castán Broto, Gareth A.S. Edwards

    The confluence of global climate change, growing levels of energy consumption and rapid urbanization has led the international policy community to regard urban responses to climate change as ‘an urgent agenda’ (World Bank 2010). The contribution of cities to rising levels of greenhouse gas...

    Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge

  7. Roads and Anthropology

    Ethnography, Infrastructures, (Im)mobility

    Edited by Dimitris Dalakoglou, Penny Harvey

    Roads and the powerful sense of mobility that they promise carry us back and forth between the sweeping narratives of globalisation, and the specific, tangible materialities of particular times and places. Indeed, despite the fact that roads might, by comparison with the sparkling agility of...

    Published October 21st 2014 by Routledge

  8. Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering

    Edited by Jimmy C.M. Kao, Wen-Pei Sung, Ran Chen

    This book contains selected Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering related papers from the 2014 4th International Conference on Green Building, Materials and Civil Engineering (GBMCE 2014) which was held in Hong Kong, August 21-22, 2014. This proceedings volume aims to provide a platform...

    Published October 21st 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Public Space and Relational Perspectives

    New Challenges for Architecture and Planning

    Edited by Chiara Tornaghi, Sabine Knierbein

    Series: Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

    Traditional approaches to understand space tend to view public space mainly as a shell or container, focussing on its morphological structures and functional uses. That way, its ever-changing meanings, contested or challenged uses have been largely ignored, as well as the contextual and on-going...

    Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Knowledge Partnering for Community Development

    By Robyn Eversole

    Series: Community Development Research and Practice Series

    Effective community development means that many different stakeholders have to work together: governments, development organizations and NGOs, and most importantly, the people they serve. Knowledge Partnering for Community Development teaches community development professionals how to mediate...

    Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge