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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. Pre-order your copy of Leadership and Sustainability in the Built Environment today!

    Leadership and sustainability have separately been the subject of numerous studies in a built environment context over the years, but they have yet to be addressed together. The real impact of legislation and guidelines designed to promote sustainability within ...  read more.

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  2. Pre order your copy of The Soft Power of Construction Contracting Organisations today!

    The Soft Power of Construction Contracting Organisations

    The internationally conducted research behind this book will provide readers with new insights into effective management, from both inter and intra organizational perspectives. This unique and important book is essential reading for researchers and advanced students of construction management. Read more ..

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  3. NEW! -Integrated Transport and Land Use Modeling for Sustainable Cities

    Integrated Transport and Land Use Modeling for Sustainable Cities describes the modeling effort, methodological contributions and results of the SustainCity project. SustainCity, financed by the European Union, implemented integrated micro-simulation models for European cities, generating a quantitative tool for policy evaluation, specially focused on sustainability issues. Read more ...

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  4. 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

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  5. 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.

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  6. 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.

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  7. 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.

  8. 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.

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  9. 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.

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  10. 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

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