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Forthcoming Books

  1. Designing Spaces for Natural Ventilation

    An Architect's Guide

    By Ulrike Passe, Francine Battaglia

    Buildings can breathe naturally, without the use of mechanical systems, if you design the spaces properly. This accessible and thorough guide shows you how in more than 260 color diagrams and photographs illustrating case studies and CFD simulations. You can achieve truly natural ventilation,...

    To Be Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Urban Condition

    By Brendan Gleeson

    Series: Questioning Cities

    This book will speak to the new human epoch, the Urban Age. A majority of humanity now lives for the first time in cities. The city, the highest invention of the modern age, is now the human heartland. And yet the same process that brought us the city and its wonders, modernisation, has also thrown...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Phyto

    Principles and Resources for Site Remediation and Landscape Design

    By Niall Kirkwood, Kate Kennen

    Currently, phytotechnology planting techniques are employed post site contamination to help clean up already contaminated soil by taking advantage of the positive effects that plants can have upon harmful toxins and chemicals. This book presents a new concept to create planting designs with...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Post-Petroleum Design

    By George Elvin

    Despite the growing demand for design strategies to reduce our petroleum use, no one has yet brought together the lessons of the world’s leading post-petroleum designers into a single resource. Post-Petroleum Design brings them together for the first time. Readers will be introduced to the most...

    To Be Published May 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Future Schools

    Innovative Design for Existing and New Buildings

    Edited by Nick Mirchandani, Sharon Wright

    Uniquely Future Schools not only provides design guidance on themes in schools architecture and a wealth of recent innovative projects drawn from the UK but also an understanding of the socio-political and economic context that any practice must work within when taking on a schools project. It...

    To Be Published May 1st 2015 by RIBA Publishing

  6. The History of Gauged Brickwork

    By Gerard Lynch

    Series: Routledge Series in Conservation and Museology

    This book takes a look at the history and use of cut, rubbed and gauged brickwork; the use of tools and equipment and the differences between historic and contemporary bricks with a view to inform conservation and restoration decisions.The book uses case studies from England, Ireland and the US to...

    To Be Published May 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Geometric Design of Roads Handbook

    By Keith M. Wolhuter

    Explore the Art and Science of Geometric Design The Geometric Design of Roads Handbook covers the design of the visible elements of the road—its horizontal and vertical alignments, the cross-section, intersections, and interchanges. Good practice allows the smooth and safe flow of traffic as well...

    To Be Published May 4th 2015 by CRC Press

  8. Applications of Furrow and Micro Irrigation in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions

    Edited by Megh R. Goyal

    Series: Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation

    Applications of Furrow and Micro Irrigation in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions, the fifth volume in the Research Advances in Sustainable Micro Irrigation series, addresses the ever-challenging need for irrigation systems in arid and semi-arid regions of the world, areas that are suffering from severe...

    To Be Published May 4th 2015 by Apple Academic Press

  9. Measuring Construction

    Prices, Output and Productivity

    Edited by Rick Best, Jim Meikle

    Despite the size, complexity and importance of the construction industry, there has been little study to date which focuses on the challenge of drawing reliable conclusions from the available data. The accuracy of industry reports has an impact on government policy, the direction and outcomes of...

    To Be Published May 6th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Energy and Environment

    Edited by Dawei Zheng

    Series: IRAICS Proceedings

    The 2014 International Conference on Energy and Environment (ICEE 2014) was held June 26-27 in Beijing, China. The objective of ICEE 2014 was to provide a platform for researchers, engineers, academics as well as industry professionals from all over the world to present their research results and...

    To Be Published May 6th 2015 by CRC Press