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Mixed Use and Residential Tenants' Rights: The Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 and Leasehold Enfranchisement

by Peta Dollar & Sarah Thompson-Copsey

The popularity of mixed use buildings has highlighted the need to understand the substantial impact of residential tenants' rights. This book, by authors known for their practical expertise in this highly specialized...


Boundaries

by Maya Lin

Renowned artist and architect Maya Lin's visual and verbal sketchbook—a unique view into her artwork and philosophy.

Walking through this parklike area, the memorial appears as a rift in the earth -- a long,...


Residential Interior Design

by Maureen Mitton & Courtney Nystuen

A practical approach to planning residential spaces

Residential Interior Design: A Guide To Planning Spaces is the industry-standard reference for all aspects of residential space planning, with a practical...


The Human City: Urbanism for the Rest of Us

by Joel Kotkin

In The Human City, internationally recognized urbanist Joel Kotkin challenges the conventional urban-planning wisdom that favors high-density, “pack-and-stack” strategies. By exploring the economic, social,...


Fundamentals of Integrated Design for Sustainable Building

by Marian Keeler & Prasad Vaidya

The Fully Updated, Indispensible Study of Sustainable Design Principles

Fundamentals of Integrated Design for Sustainable Building is the first textbook to merge principles, theory, and practice into an integrated...


Structural Analysis and Design to Prevent Disproportionate Collapse

by Feng Fu

Hard Guidance on Preventing Disproportionate Collapse

Disproportionate collapse is a pressing issue in current design practice. Numerous causes are possible - especially forms of extreme loading, such as blast,...


Railway Transportation Systems: Design, Construction and Operation

by Christos N. Pyrgidis

Incorporates More Than 25 Years of Research and Experience

Railway Transportation Systems: Design, Construction and Operation presents a comprehensive overview of railway passenger and freight transport systems,...


Bulldozer: Demolition and Clearance of the Postwar Landscape

by Francesca Russello Ammon

Although the decades following World War II stand out as an era of rapid growth and construction in the United States, those years were equally significant for large-scale destruction. In order to clear space...


The BIM Manager's Handbook

by Dominik Holzer

The BIM Manager's Handbook: Guidance for Professionals in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a design and construction software that manages not just graphics,...


Places Women Make: Unearthing the contribution of women to our cities

by Jane Jose

Places Women Make tells stories of women shaping the Australian city - its buildings, spaces, and social and political agendas.

Jane Jose takes a fresh look at city life, great places and the unsung urban heroines...


Affordable housing in US shrinking cities: From neighborhoods of despair to neighborhoods of opportunity?

by Robert Mark Silverman & Kelly L. Patterson

With almost one in ten post-industrial US cities shrinking in recent years, this book looks at the reasons for the failure (and success) of affordable housing experiences in these cities, stressing the importance...


Building Codes Illustrated

by Francis D. K. Ching & Steven R. Winkel

Dive into the history and application of the IBC

Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to the 2015 International Building Code, Fifth Edition is a bestselling complement to the International Building Code, or...


Energy Audits and Improvements for Commercial Buildings

by Ian M. Shapiro

The Intuitive Guide to Energy Efficiency and Building Improvements

Energy Audits and Improvements for Commercial Buildings provides a comprehensive guide to delivering deep and measurable energy savings and...


The Peaceful Path: Building Garden Cities and New Towns

by Stephen Ward

The title of this book is taken from Ebenezer Howard's visionary tract To-morrow: A Peaceful Path to Real Reform. Published in 1898 as a manifesto for social reform via the creation of Garden Cities, it proposed...


Goss's Roofing Ready Reckoner

by C. N. Mindham

Goss’s Roofing Ready Reckoner provides cutting angle and lengths for traditional ‘cut’ roofs and design tables for timber sizing, based on BS5268 ‘Structural use of timber’ and now including a comparison...


Urban Squares: Spatio-temporal Studies of Design and Everyday Life in the Öresund Region

by Mattias Kärrholm

Studies of Urban Squares suggests a specific and fresh take on agorology – the study of urban squares. The approach is one of recording everyday life and focusing on different ways to describe and investigate...


You Belong to the Universe

Parsonages

by Kate Tiller

From the middle ages to the present day the houses of local clergy – parsonages, vicarages and rectories – have been among the most significant buildings in parishes throughout England. Architecturally some...


Architecture and Empire in Jamaica

by Louis Nelson

Through Creole houses and merchant stores to sugar fields and boiling houses, Jamaica played a leading role in the formation of both the early modern Atlantic world and the British Empire. Architecture and Empire...