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New and Published Books

  1. Sustainable Timber Design

    By Michael Dickson, Dave Parker

    This new resource covers the material selection, structural design and connections detailing of truly sustainable timber buildings through: consideration of the nature of wood and the heritage of timber construction, including the importance of forestry and conservation a review of modern...

    Published December 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Building Better Arts Facilities

    Lessons from a U.S. National Study.

    By Joanna Woronkowicz, D. Carroll Joynes, Norman Bradburn

    Series: Routledge Research in Creative and Cultural Industries Management

    At the turn of the 21st century, a significant boom in the construction of cultural buildings took saw the creation of hundreds of performing arts centers, theaters, and museums. After these buildings were completed, however, many of these cultural organizations struggled to survive, or,...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sustainability in Architecture and Urban Design

    By Carl Bovill

    Sustainability in Architecture and Urban Design will help you understand the nature of the sustainability problem and show you how to implement your design for a sustainable future. Organized in six parts, the problem, the environment, the residential scale, the commercial scale, the urban scale,...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Acoustic Analyses Using Matlab® and Ansys®

    By Carl Q. Howard, Benjamin S. Cazzolato

    Techniques and Tools for Solving Acoustics Problems This is the first book of its kind that describes the use of ANSYS® finite element analysis (FEA) software, and MATLAB® engineering programming software to solve acoustic problems. It covers simple text book problems, such as determining the...

    Published December 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Town and Country Planning in the UK

    15th Edition

    By Barry Cullingworth, Vincent Nadin, Trevor Hart, Simin Davoudi, John Pendlebury, Geoff Vigar, David Webb, Tim Townshend

    Town and country planning has never been more important to the UK, nor more prominent in national debate. Planning generates great controversy: whether it’s spending £80m and four years’ inquiry into Heathrow’s Terminal 5, or the 200 proposed wind turbines in the Shetland Isles. On a smaller scale...

    Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. An Introduction to Architectural Conservation

    Philosophy, Legislation and Practice

    By Nick Lee Evans

    There are over half a million listed buildings in Britain, conservation areas can be found in every borough, and a large proportion of our housing stock pre-dates 1914. So, whether in extending a listed house, reordering a local church, or converting an historic warehouse, most architects will work...

    Published November 30th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  7. The Environmental Design Pocketbook

    2nd Edition

    By Sofie Pelsmakers

    The Environmental Design Pocketbook 2nd ed places the information you need for sustainable, low energy building design at your fingertips. Packed with diagrams, tools and tips, it cuts through the complex mass of technical data and legislation that faces the designer, and distils all the key...

    Published November 30th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  8. PHPP Illustrated: A Designer's Companion to the Passive House Planning Package

    By Sarah Lewis

    All architects hoping to design to the Passive House standard need to know how to use The Passive House Planning Package (PHPP): a set of 30+ linked Excel spreadsheets and a short manual, translated from German into English. A Designer's Companion to the Passive House Planning Package provides...

    Published November 27th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  9. Materials Science In Construction: An Introduction

    By Ash Ahmed, John Sturges

    Materials Science in Construction explains the science behind the properties and behaviour of construction's most fundamental materials (metals, cement and concrete, polymers, timber, bricks and blocks, glass and plaster). In particular, the critical factors affecting in situ materials are examined...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Environmental Methods for Transport Noise Reduction

    Edited by Mats Nilsson, Jörgen Bengtsson, Ronny Klaeboe

    Presents Evidence-Based Guidance on Noise Abatement Methods Solutions for reducing the noise impact of road and rail traffic can be found in the use of natural elements in combination with artificial elements in urban and rural environments. Ground and road surface treatments; trees, forests, and...

    Published November 19th 2014 by CRC Press