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  1. New Major Work Collection : Sustainable Buildings

    This new title in Routledge’s Major Works Critical Concepts in Built Environment series brings together authoritative canonical and cutting edge reference work to establish a framework for easy comprehension of the vast and continually expanding subject matter. It showcases a variety of approaches to sustainable buildings from around the world and links these to on-site construction practices and assessment. Comprehensive introductions to each volume place the collected material in its historical, intellectual, and global practice

    For more information about the book or to recommend to your Librarian click here

  2. Building Regulations in Brief Now Available in 8th Edition

    Building Regulations in Brief, written by Ray Tricker and Samantha Alford, is now available in its eighth edition, having undergone it’s most comprehensive revision to date. This popular and trusted guide to the building regulations has been updated to reflect all the latest amendments to Building Regulations, Planning Permission and the Approved Documents A, B, C, H, K, P, as well as Regulation 7, incorporating all amendments up to December 2013. This includes the changes to Leaflets L1A and L2A regarding the conservation of heat and energy in new buildings which came into effect April 2014, thus making the book as up to date as possible.

  3. NEW Routledge Reference Catalog now available online

    In 2014 our reference publication schedule continues to flourish through a variety of publishing programmes including Routledge Major Works, Routledge Library Editions, and Handbooks & Companions and Europa series.

    In Architecture, Buildings & Construction and Landscape this year we see introduction of three new Major Work series.They collate the most influential scholarship, with collections edited by experts in the field.

    Why not recommend to your Librarian today 

    Interested? Then click on the link to view the catalog

  4. New Major Work Series - Critical Concepts in Construction

    Routledge Major Works proudly introduce a new series  - Critical Concepts in Construction . Detailing the evolution and the future of the construction industry, this series from Routledge Major Works deals with important issues that impact construction. From technology to management, the roles within construction are far reaching, resulting in a broad scope of study and research. The series collates the most influential scholarship, with collections edited by experts in the field.

    The first book, Construction Technology has just published and Construction Management wil be out in September. Just click on the links to find out more.

    Why not recommend these collections to your Library today

  5. Specifying Minor Works

    Specifying Minor Works authors chat with Routledge

    "One of the principal problems faced by property owners who are lay persons (i.e. in regard to property and construction matters) is not necessarily that they do not know all of the answers, but that they do not know all of the questions that they should be asking."

  6. Construction Technology

    Chatting with Paul Chinowsky about Construction Technology

    When looking at an extended body of work it is surprising to see how the field has expanded over time into areas that were not even considered only twenty years ago. The emergence of advanced visualization techniques was very surprising in terms of how quickly the field emerged. It was also surprising to see how some areas faded into the background where they were once considered a central piece of future construction operations.

  7. Fire from First Principles

    Author Paul Stollard talks about reconciling design and fire safety

    To assist designers who want to understand the principles behind the legislation, and perhaps more importantly to support the statutory authorities who must understand these principles, Routledge has just published the 4th edition of Fire from First Principles, a design guide to building fire safety. It has been fully updated, with all the current legislation and guidance, and now also includes a couple of contributed chapters covering the situation in the USA, Hong Kong and China. It assists the process of integration by outlining the fundamental principles of fire safety so that architects, building surveyors and others in the design team can work from first principles to ensure an integrated design, where safety is imperceptibly achieved without detriment to any of the other objectives.

  8. Sustainability Appraisal

    Sustainability Appraisal is a sourcebook of the state-of-the-art of this rapidly emerging and diversifying area. It draws on a wealth of international experiences and approaches to illustrate the status and scope of Sustainability Appraisal/Assessment (SA) This comprehensive guide highlights how SA can be used to analyze and integrate the key environmental, social and economic pillars of sustainability into decision-making at all levels, from policy to project to investment, by government, business and industry, or international organizations.

  9. Spon's Mechanical and Electrical Services Price Book 2014

    Accessing Spon’s Online

  10. NEW Building and Construction Research and Reference Online Catalog

    Our Building and Construction Research and Reference online catalog has just gone live.
    The catalog features our new titles, as well as our bestselling backlist collections of relevant and popular works. You will find whatever you need to further your own research or professional interests, challenge and support your students, or to provide essential reference materials for your institutional library.

    Just click on the link to browse the catalog

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