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Routledge publishes quality textbooks in a variety of disciplines and course subjects. We are committed to providing course materials to instructors and students that are both engaging and innovative. You can learn more about our textbooks by viewing our featured selections below in Built Environment. You can also browse textbooks in all subjects or check out our companion websites.

Recent Textbooks Articles

  1. Contemporary Issues in Australian Urban and Regional Planning

    Edited by Julie Brunner and John Glasson

    Contemporary Issues in Australian Urban and Regional Planning looks at a wide range of planning issues in Australia from the city to the regional scale, covering key topics in sustainable development and planning including economic, social, environmental and governance perspectives. Read more

  2. Construction Contracts

    Law and Management, 5th Edition
    By Will Hughes, Ronan Champion, and John Murdoch

    The fifth edition of this bestselling textbook has been thoroughly revised to provide the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the legislation, administration and management of construction contracts. It now includes comparisons of working with JCT, NEC3, and FIDIC contracts throughout. Read more

  3. Interview with Nicola Dempsey, Editor of ‘Place-Keeping’

    Nicola Dempsey, editor of Place-Keeping: Open Space Management in Practice talks about the book's key insights and its aim to address place-keeping as a multi-faceted concept.

  4. Book Discussion at CUNY Graduate Center – February 19, 2015

    Join the editors for a panel discussion celebrating the publication The People, Place, and Space Reader.

    Date: 2/19/2015 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Location: Skylight Room, CUNY Graduate Center

    Find more details here.

  5. Renewable Energy Resources

    3rd Edition
    By John Twidell and Tony Weir

    Renewable Energy Resources is a numerate and quantitative text covering the full range of renewable energy technologies and their implementation worldwide. Energy supplies from renewables (such as from biofuels, solar heat, photovoltaics, wind, hydro, wave, tidal, geothermal, and ocean-thermal) are essential components of every nation’s energy strategy, not least because of concerns for the local and global environment, for energy security and for sustainability.  Read more...

  6. The Science behind Murphy’s Laws and Contract Administration

    Read our interview with Charles W. Cook, author of Successful Contract Administration, as he discusses the book and offers some words of wisdom regarding successful contract administrators. 

  7. Simon Unwin on his Approach to Writing About Architecture

    Simon Unwin’s Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understand is just published, and now he is analyzing the The Ten Most Influential Buildings in History.  Learn more about Simon and his work at http://simonunwin.com/

  8. Interview with Philip Plowright, author of ‘Revealing Architectural Design’

    In our exclusive interview, Philip Plowright, author of Revealing Architectural Design, discusses his book's significance to the design aspect of architecture.  Revealing Architectural Design is an advanced primer useful to anyone interested in increasing the quality of their architectural design proposals through understanding the conceptual tools used to achieve that process.

  9. How government policy impacts upon the built environment

    Read Ernie Jowsey's blog post on government and the built environment.  Jowsey is the author of  Real Estate Concepts: A Handbook which provides built environment students with an easy to use guide to the essential concepts they need to understand in order to succeed in their university courses and future professional careers.

  10. Designing Sustainability: Making radical changes in a material world

    Check out author Stuart Walker's blog post on his new book, Designing Sustainability.

    Learn more about Stuart by visiting these sites: http://stuartwalker.org.uk/ and http://www.imagination.lancaster.ac.uk/people/Stuart_Walker

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