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  1. Renewable Energy Resources

    3rd Edition

    By John Twidell, Tony Weir

    Renewable Energy Resources is a numerate and quantitative text covering the full range of renewable energy technologies and their implementation worldwide. Energy supplies from renewables (such as from biofuels, solar heat, photovoltaics, wind, hydro, wave, tidal, geothermal, and ocean-thermal) are...

    Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Soft Power of Construction Contracting Organisations

    Edited by Sai On Cheung, Peter Shek Pui Wong, Tak Wing Yiu

    Series: Spon Research

    Across the AEC industry, the non-technical skills possessed by organisations are key to their overall performance. In this study, the particular importance of optimising the so-called "soft power" of organisations, is addressed. Things like organisational culture, responsible corporate behaviour,...

    Published January 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Introduction to Construction Management

    By Fred Sherratt

    Management in the construction industry is a complex task, with team members often undertaking hazardous work, complying with stacks of regulations and legal requirements, and under the constant threat of plans going awry, however there is no need for all construction management textbooks to be so...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 January 8th 2015 by RIBA Publishing

  5. 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 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Best Tall Buildings

    A Global Overview of 2014 Skyscrapers

    Edited by Antony Wood, Steven Henry, Daniel Safarik

    The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is the world’s foremost authority on tall buildings. This book chronicles the annual awards process, in which the CTBUH recognizes outstanding tall buildings and design innovations that advance the potential of integrated sustainability in...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 8th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 2nd 2014 by Routledge