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Recent Research & Reference Articles

  1. Pre order your copy now! - Energy Storage

    Edited by Marc A. Rosen

    This new Routledge collection brings together the major works on the many types of energy-storage technologies and systems, as well as their applications. The energy-storage topics covered include battery storage, hydrogen energy storage, flywheel energy storage, compressed gas energy storage, pumped storage, magnetic storage, chemical storage, thermal energy storage, thermochemical energy storage, organic and biological energy storage, and others. Click here to read more ...

    Why not recommend to your librarian today!

    Energy Storage is part of the Critical Concepts in Natural Resources Series. Another Major Work collection publishing in this series this year is Renewable Energy.

  2. New - Measuring Construction

    Prices, Output and Productivity

    Edited by Rick Best and Jim Meikle

    Measuring Construction looks at fundamental economic theories and concepts with respect to the construction industry, and explains their merits and shortcomings, sometimes by looking at real life examples. Click here to read more ...

  3. Interview with James F. Williamson, FAIA, author of ‘Kahn at Penn’

    Click here to read a fascinating interview with James F. Williamson, FAIA, the author of 'Kahn at Penn'. He reveals the reasons why he decided to write this book,  what he found surprising when researching the book and his thoughts on architectural education today.

    (This book is part of the Routledge Research in Architecture Series. Click here to go to the series page)

  4. Deindustrialization and Reshoring in the US Rust Belt

    Author Margaret Cowell talks about her recently published book, Dealing with Deindustrialization, and how the ‘reshoring’ of manufacturing jobs extends the book's focus on the deindustrialization of the Midwest during the 1970s and '80s.

  5. Franklin Obeng-Odoom on Transnational Oil and Property Rights

    Franklin Obeng-Odoom, author of Oiling the Urban Economy, discusses his recently published book and the implications of transnational oil and property rights.

  6. Interview with Bruce Stephenson

    Bruce Stephenson has worked as a professor, public planner and a consultant. He is a leading expert on John Nolen, the visionary founding father of American city planning. Stephenson’s definitive biography, John Nolen, Landscape Architect and City Planner, illuminates the art Nolen practiced and the legacy he left. He also wrote the Introduction to a re-issued edition of Nolen’s most far-reaching book, New Ideals in the Planning of Villages, Towns, and Cities. At Rollins College, Stephenson and his students offer plans to solve the problems suburban sprawl has created in Orlando, Florida. Presently he is building on his study of Lewis Mumford’s vision for Portland, Oregon. He plans to document how Portland became a Mecca of urban sustainability, and a model for Orlando.    

  7. Q&A with Victor Deupi, author of ‘Architectural Temperance’

    Victor Deupi, author of Architectural Temperance, discusses his book and what lead him to explore why a powerful nation like Spain would temper its own building traditions with the more cosmopolitan trends associated with Rome; oftentimes at the expense of its own national and regional traditions.

  8. Recommended by CHOICE - Collage and Architecture by Jennifer A.E. Shields

    "Architect Shields (UNC Charlotte) explores the idea of collage as an artistic strategy and an inspiration for architectural exploration. This volume is a thoughtful, well-researched, carefully constructed, and thoroughly illustrated effort to find meaningful relationships between the ideas of collage as employed in quite different forms of artistic endeavor… Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-level undergraduates and above." - D. Sachs, Kansas State University, CHOICE September 2014

    To read more about Collage and Architecture click here
     

  9. Julian Marsh on ‘Urban Transformations and the Architecture of Additions’

    Julian Marsh discusses his personal connection with Urban Transformations and the Architecture of Additions and how the book's philosophies and strategies are still significant today.

  10. New Ideals in the Planning of Cities, Towns and Villages

    Bruce Stephenson has worked as a professor, public planner and a consultant. He is a leading expert on John Nolen, the visionary founding father of American city planning. Stephenson’s definitive biography, John Nolen, Landscape Architect and City Planner, illuminates the art Nolen practiced and the legacy he left. He also wrote the Introduction to a re-issued edition of Nolen’s most far-reaching book, New Ideals in the Planning of Villages, Towns, and Cities. At Rollins College, Stephenson and his students offer plans to solve the problems suburban sprawl has created in Orlando, Florida. Presently he is building on his study of Lewis Mumford’s vision for Portland, Oregon. He plans to document how Portland became a Mecca of urban sustainability, and a model for Orlando.    

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