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Routledge has an illustrious history in research and reference publishing. You can explore this area of the site to learn more about our featured research, reference, monographs, handbooks and major works in Building & Construction. In addition, you can visit one of following areas for broad representation of our reference publishing program:

Recent Research & Reference Articles

  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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. The Tall Buildings Reference Book (May 2013)

    The Tall Buildings Reference Book addresses all the issues of building tall, from the procurement stage through the design and construction process to new technologies and the building’s contribution to the urban habitat. A case study section highlights the latest, the most innovative, the greenest and the most inspirational tall buildings being constructed today.

    To order a copy of this book click here

  7. Construction Materials Reference Book 2nd Edition (June 2013)

    Fully updated to reflect the latest materials and their applications, this second edition of the Construction Materials Reference Book remains the definitive reference source for professionals involved in the conception, design and specification stages of a construction project.

    For more information about the book or to pre-order your copy click here

  8. Dissertation Research and Writing for Construction Students 3rd Edition (July 2012)

    Dissertation Research and Writing for Construction Students covers topic selection, research planning, data collection and methodology, as well as structuring and writing the dissertation – in fact, everything needed for a successful write-up.

    Still unsure if this is the book for you? then why not take a LOOK INSIDE with this new feature available on Rouotledge key titles

  9. Spon’s Architects’ and Builders’ Price Book 2013 ( August 2012)

    Conflicting signals! Public sector cutbacks, soaring input costs, and a mixed picture all round. You need SPON’S ARCHITECTS’ AND BUILDERS’ PRICE BOOK 2013 to get the detail right.

  10. Advances in Building Energy Research, Volume 5

    Advances in Building Energy Research (ABER) offers state-of-the-art information on the environmental science and performance of buildings, linking new technologies and methodologies with the latest research on systems, simulations and standards.

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