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Forthcoming Books

  1. Principles of Horticulture: Level 3

    By Charles Adams, Mike Early, Jane Brook, Katherine Bamford

    This colourful guide will explain the fundamentals of growing plants, whether you are taking a Level 3 RHS, City and Guilds or Edexcel course, are a grower or gardener in the industry, or are just a keen amateur. Written in a clear and accessible style, this book covers the principles that underpin...

    To Be Published September 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Creating Regenerative Cities

    By Herbert Girardet

    Large, modern cities have effectively declared their independence from nature. But while they take up only three percent of the world’s land surface, their ecological footprints actually cover the entire globe. Humanity is building an urban future, yet urban resource use is threatening the future...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Planning Sustainable Cities and Regions

    Towards More Equitable Development

    By Karen Chapple

    Series: Routledge Equity, Justice and the Sustainable City series

    As global warming advances, regions around the world are engaging in revolutionary sustainability planning - but with social equity as an afterthought. California is at the cutting edge of this movement, not only because its regulations actively reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but also because its...

    To Be Published September 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Understanding the Building Regulations

    6th Edition

    By Simon Polley

    Do you need a concise, jargon-free and compact guide to the UK building regulations? Simon Polley boils down the regulations to their basic features, explaining the core principles behind them. Easy to read and light enough to carry around with you, this is the ideal introduction to a vital part...

    To Be Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Spon's Civil Engineering and Highway Works Price Book 2015

    Edited by AECOM

    Infrastructure work is still declining, although there are plans to release £1.3bn worth of road network schemes over the next few years. Network rail has published plans to spend £38bn on upgrade works over the next five years. Water firms are to bring forward $400m of work into this financial...

    To Be Published September 25th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Environmental Management:

    Revision Guide for the IEMA Associate Membership Exam and NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management

    By Adrian Belcham

    Written by Adrian Belcham, author of Manual of Environmental Management, this is the essential guide to prepare you for the IEMA Associate Membership Exam and NEBOSH Diploma in Environmental Management. Through the inclusion of revision tips, exam guidance and self-test questions, this guide...

    To Be Published September 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Health Benefits of the Decent Homes Programme

    By Helen Garrett, Maggie Davidson, Mike Roys, Simon Nicol, Viv Mason

    This report summarises the methodology and results of a research project commissioned by BRE Trust to quantify how much the improvements to social housing arising from the Decent Homes programme (2001–2010) have reduced costs to the NHS in treating housing-related injuries and illnesses. It uses...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by IHS BRE Press

  8. The Cost of Poor Housing in London

    By Helen Garrett, Maggie Davidson, Simon Nicol, Mike Roys, Claire Summers

    This report summarises the results of a research project commissioned by BRE Trust to apply a methodology developed to calculate the cost of poor housing in England to the housing of London. A full description of the original methodology is contained in 'The real cost of poor housing'. The results...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by IHS BRE Press

  9. Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2015

    Edited by AECOM

    Coming out of recession… so how is this affecting the construction market? Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2015 continues to be the most comprehensive and best annual services engineering price book currently available, providing detailed pricing information across the full...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. The Role of Animation in Building Design

    By Richard Chitty

    Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modelling is a tool that is routinely used in fire engineering analysis and the design of buildings. This guide gives background to the CFD methodology for 'non-experts' (such as those who may have to review or approve designs where CFD has been used). It...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by IHS BRE Press