Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Built Environment Books

You are currently browsing 21–30 of 3,831 new and published books in the subject of Built Environment — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 3

  1. Understanding Organisational Culture in the Construction Industry

    By Vaughan Coffey

    Since the early 1980s, researchers and practitioners in the organisational and management fields have presumed a link between organisational, or corporate, culture and organisational performance. Whilst many believe this exists, other authors have been critical of the validity of such studies. Part...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Construction Supply Chain Economics

    By Kerry London

    This is the first comprehensive investigation of the industrial sourcing and procurement practices throughout sixty-eight construction industry supply channels across seven major commodity sectors at all levels. London presents real-world case studies to combine theory and practice to describe...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Modern Construction Economics

    Theory and Application

    Edited by Gerard de Valence

    Traditional building economics has primarily been concerned with issues around project appraisal and cost management techniques. On the other hand, modern construction economics has a wider focus with stronger links to mainstream economics, reflecting an increased interest in a range of...

    Published March 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Energy Resilient Buildings and Communities

    A Practical Guide

    By Brian Levite, Alex Rakow

    This book is written as a practical guide to those interested in the pursuit of energy resilience at a local scale. Energy resilience is defined as the relative ability of an institution to carry out its mission during a shock to the energy system and approach the concept on the level of a single...

    Published March 1st 2015 by Fairmont Press

  5. The British Papers

    Current Thinking on Sustainable City Design

    Edited by Angela Brady

    The British Papers is a collection of invited essays and opinions from architectural and urban –design leaders, as a snapshot of current thinking and approaches to sustainable city-making.This series of essays, compiled and edited by Angela Brady, brings together the thoughts of leading figures in...

    Published March 1st 2015 by RIBA Publishing

  6. Living Roofs in Integrated Urban Water Systems

    By Daniel Roehr, Elizabeth Fassman-Beck

    With the infrastructure to manage storm water threats in cities becoming increasingly expensive to build or repair, the design community needs to look at alternative approaches. Living roofs present an opportunity to compliment ground-level storm water control measures, contributing to a holistic,...

    Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Reckoning with Colin Rowe

    Ten Architects Take Position

    Edited by Emmanuel Petit

    While the first half of the 20th century in architecture was, to a large extent, characterized by innovations in aesthetics (accompanied by succinct and polemical manifestoes), the post-war decades saw emerge a more refined and intellectual disciplinary framework that eventually metamorphosed into...

    Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Ordinary Places/Extraordinary Events

    Citizenship, Democracy and Public Space in Latin America

    By Clara Irazábal

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    This book reveals the recent urban history of ten major Latin American cities – Mexico City, Havana, Santo Domingo, Caracas, Bogotá, São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Lima, Santiago, and Buenos Aires – through studies of their public spaces and the events that have taken place there. The case studies...

    Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Translating the City

    Edited by Hossam Aldy, Yves Pedrazzini, Stéphanie Vincent-Geslin, Yafiza Zorro

    Series: Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia

    The city is a highly fragmented, heterogeneous subject; those who study, analyze and question it make a use of a variety of disciplines and methods and have different areas of expertise. How is a dialogue built between heterogeneous urban contexts and urban researchers, architects, developers,...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Routledge Handbook of Sport and Legacy

    Meeting the Challenge of Major Sports Events

    Edited by Richard Holt, Dino Ruta

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    What remains of a great sporting spectacle after the last race is run or the final match is played? How can the vast expense of mounting such events be justified? What if there is nothing left behind or what if the legacy is negative, a costly infrastructure which is unused or a debt-ridden host...

    Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge