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  1. Safety and Reliability: Methodology and Applications

    Edited by Tomasz Nowakowski, Marek Młyńczak, Anna Jodejko-Pietruczuk, Sylwia Werbińska-Wojciechowska

    Within the last fifty years the performance requirements for technical objects and systems were supplemented with: customer expectations (quality), abilities to prevent the loss of the object properties in operation time (reliability and maintainability), protection against the effects of...

    Published August 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  2. International Heritage and Historic Building Conservation

    Saving the World’s Past

    By Zeynep Aygen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    The majority of books in English on historic building conservation and heritage preservation training are often restricted to Western architecture and its origins. Consequently, the history of building conservation, the study of contemporary paradigms and case studies in most universities and...

    Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Earthen Architecture: Past, Present and Future

    Edited by C. Mileto, F. Vegas, L. García Soriano, V. Cristini

    Earthen architecture is widespread all over the world and demonstrates a significant richness of varieties both in application and in materials used. This book discusses and debates the lessons that can be learned from earthen architecture to create sustainable architecture today, both for the...

    Published August 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Delivering Sustainable Buildings

    Saving and Payback

    By Yetunde Abdul, Richard Quartermaine, David Sutton

    Research by Sweett Group and BRE has challenged the perception that sustainable buildings are necessarily more costly to build. By applying cost data from real construction projects to three case study buildings – an office, secondary school and community healthcare centre – detailed capital and...

    Published August 30th 2014 by IHS BRE Press

  5. Urban Transformations and the Architecture of Additions

    By Rodrigo Perez de Arce

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    Rodrigo Perez de Arce's essay Urban Transformations and Architectural Additions was published during the formative stages of Post Modernism, at the point where theory was becoming seriously established. Jencks' first essays formalising the term Post Modernism in architecture and the revised ...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Town Planning for Australia

    By George Taylor

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    George Taylor's Town Planning for Australia was the first dedicated book on the subject of urban planning published in Australia. Journalistic and ideological in style, it sets out a robust vision for a specifically Australian approach to planning and development of towns in a young country.&...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. New Ideals in the Planning of Cities, Towns and Villages

    By John Nolen

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    John Nolen’s New Ideals in the Planning of Cities, Towns, and Villages is the most thorough assessment of city planning written by an American practitioner before 1920. It records the interplay of urban reform in Europe and the United States, the rise of the planning expert, the design of new towns...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Condition, Improvement and Town Planning of the City of Calcutta and Contiguous Areas

    The Richards Report

    By E. P. Richards

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    By 1900 the British had undertaken various types of urban planning in their colonial territories, but the early twentieth century brought new ideas and the birth of the modern planning movement. In India these new planning ideas inspired several specialized reports after 1900, most of which drew...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods

    Edited by Elisabete A. Silva, Patsy Healey, Neil Harris, Pieter Van den Broeck

    The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods is an expansive look at the traditions, methods, and challenges of research design and research projects in contemporary urban planning. Through case studies, an international group of researchers, planning practitioners, and planning academics...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Principles of Planology

    Grondslagen der planologie

    By JM de Casseres

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    Between the World Wars the talent of Dutch town planner J.M. de Casseres (1902-1990) found expression in two visionary books and a clutch of influential articles. In an in-depth article published in February 1929 in the magazine De Gids under the title 'Grondslagen der planologie' (...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge