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  1. From Sustainability to Transformation: Crafting a Fundamental Shift

    We are pleased to present a new Routledge Sustainability blog post written by Aseem Inam, author of Designing Urban Transformation.

    With a new entry every fortnight, blog posts written by various Routledge authors will be displayed both on the Routledge website and on our Facebook page. Each post within Facebook will be open to comments so please feel free to voice your thoughts! You can view all of our past blog posts here as well. 

  2. 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

  3. Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods

    Order your copy now and take advantage of the pre-publication offer of £125 (RRP £140. Valid until 15th November 2014)

    The Routledge Handbook of Planning Research Methods is an expansive look at the traditions, methods, and challenges of research design and research projects in contemporary urban planning.

    To recommend to your librarian or to order a copy visit our website

  4. Publishing Highlights May 2014

    With so many great titles publishing this month it has been impossible to give them all the justice they deserve in our May Environment & Sustainability eBulletin, so to be sure you don't miss out you can find them all below.

    You can also view all of our new 2014 titles in our Environment & Sustainability Catalog here.

  5. Design Talk and Book Signing with Jason Pomeroy, Author of The Skycourt and Skygarden

    On Friday May 16th, from 12:00PM to 1:30PM, Professor Jason Pomeroy will be holding a design talk and book signing for his newly published book, The Skycourt and Skygarden: Greening the Urban Habitat at the University of Nottingham. Please read on for more information.

  6. 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.

  7. The Street as Public Space: a complex and contested realm

    We are pleased to present a new Routledge Sustainability blog post written byVikas Mehta, PhD, author of The Street.

    With a new entry every fortnight, blog posts written by various Routledge authors will be displayed both on the Routledge website and on our Facebook page. Each post within Facebook will be open to comments so please feel free to voice your thoughts! You can view all of our past blog posts here.

  8. Publishing Highlights April 2014

    With so many great titles publishing this month it has been impossible to give them all the justice they deserve in our April Environment & Sustainability eBulletin, so to be sure you don't miss out you can find them all here.

    You can also view all of our new 2014 titles in our Environment & Sustainability Catalog here.

  9. Sustainable Fashion and Textiles

    5 Minutes with Kate Fletcher

    "I'm not sure I can ever remember not being engaged with fashion nor sustainability. Growing up in a family of community activists in inner city Liverpool in the bleak years of Margaret Thatcher’s Britain, it was impossible to avoid direct experience of the necessity of change. As was (for me at any rate), the practice of making clothes."

  10. Design Energy Simulation for Architects

    Routledge Chats with Kjell Anderson about Design Energy Simulation for Architects

    "While a handful of architecture firms have measured the performance of their designs and occupied buildings in the past, this is a rapidly growing trend.  Firms are simulating during design, asking for earlier engagement of energy analysts, and going back to check on completed buildings.  Performance, in this case, can refer to overall energy use, thermal comfort, daylight levels, occupant satisfaction, usage patterns, etc.  Their simulation results from early and late design are being compared against post-occupancy results, leading to a more informed design process."

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