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Planning and Installing Photovoltaic Systems: A Guide for Installers, Architects and Engineers

by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sonnenenergie

New third edition of the bestselling manual from the German Solar Energy Society (DGS), showing you the essential steps to plan and install a solar photovoltaic system.

With a global focus, it has been updated...


Construction Materials Reference Book

by David Doran & Bob Cather

This book is the definitive reference source for professionals involved in the conception, design and specification stages of a construction project. The theory and practical aspects of each material is covered,...


Questioning Architectural Judgment: The Problem of Codes in the United States

by Steven A. Moore & Barbara B. Wilson

The book shines light on the problem of judgment, particularly in the realm of architectural "technics" and the codes that regulate it. The struggle to define "sustainability," and thus judge architecture through...


Motivating Change: Sustainable Design and Behaviour in the Built Environment

by Robert Crocker & Steffen Lehmann

Today's most pressing challenges require behaviour change at many levels, from the city to the individual. This book focuses on the collective influences that can be seen to shape change.

Exploring the underlying...


Sustainable Stockholm: Exploring Urban Sustainability in Europe's Greenest City

by Jonathan Metzger & Amy Rader Olsson

Sustainable Stockholm provides a historical overview of Stockholm's environmental development, and also discusses a number of cross-disciplinary themes presenting the urban sustainability work behind Stockholm's...


The Plan for Milton Keynes

by Mark Clapson

The UK's largest new town, Milton Keynes, is the product of a Transatlantic planning culture and a plan for a relatively low-density motorised city generously endowed with roads, parklands, and the infrastructure...


When We Build Again

by Bournville Village Trust

Like many UK cities Birmingham was heavily bombed during the Second World War and as with so many bombed British cities, and many un-bombed ones that jumped on to the re-planning bandwagon, there was a clear...


Anatomy of a Village

by Thomas Sharp

Thomas Sharp was a key figure in mid-C20 British planning whose renown stems from two periods in his career. First, he came to attention as a polemical writer in the 1930s on planning issues, including as a...


Lusaka: The New Capital of Northern Rhodesia

by Meller Helen & Home Robert

This short account of the planning of Lusaka as the new capital of Northern Rhodesia, written for its official opening in 1935 as part of jubilee celebrations for King George V, was printed in a limited edition...


The Spaces of the Hospital: Spatiality and Urban Change in London 1680-1820

by Dana Arnold

The Spaces of the Hospital examines how hospitals operated as a complex category of social, urban and architectural space in London from 1680 to 1820. This period witnessed the transformation of the city into...


People and Planning: Report of the Committee on Public Participation in Planning (the Skeffington Committee Report)

by The Skeffington Committee

The Skeffington Committee was appointed in 1968 to look at ways of involving the wider public in the formative stages of local development plans. It was the first concerted effort to encourage a systematic approach...


A Fierce Domain: Conflict in Cyberspace, 1986 to 2012

by Jason Healey

A Fierce Domain: Conflict in Cyberspace, 1986-2012 is the first book of its kind- a comprehensive, accessible history of cyber conflict. A Fierce Domain reaches back to look at the major "wake-up calls," the...


Fragments of Infinity: A Kaleidoscope of Math and Art

by Ivars Peterson

A visual journey to the intersection of math and imagination, guided by an award-winning author

Mathematics is right brain work, art left brain, right? Not so. This intriguing book shows how intertwined the disciplines...


Applied Photovoltaics

by Richard Corkish, Martin A Green & Muriel E Watt

A reliable, accessible and comprehensive guide for students of photovoltaic applications and renewable energy engineering. This thoroughly considered textbook from a group of leading influential and award-winning...


Advances in Building Energy Research

by Mat Santamouris

'Several high quality scientific journals are published in the area of building energy and indoor/outdoor environment; however, one has been missing. Advances in Building Energy Research fills the gap. I recommend...


Philosophy of Science: A Contemporary Introduction

by Alex Rosenberg

Identifies the philosophical problems that science raises through an examination of questions about its nature, methods and justification. A valuable introduction for science and philosophy students alike.


Globalization, Health, and the Environment: An Integrated Perspective

by Greg Guest

Leading health scholars reveal the impact of globalization on human health, as it is mediated through environmental change. Through case studies of cultures around the world, they examine the bio-cultural intersection...


Liquid-State Physical Chemistry: Fundamentals, Modeling, and Applications

by Gijsbertus de With

For many processes and applications in science and technology a basic knowledge of liquids and solutions is a must. Gaining a better understanding of the behavior and properties of pure liquids and solutions...


Quantum Control of Multi-Wave Mixing

by Yanpeng Zhang, Feng Wen & Min Xiao

Multi-wave mixing gives rise to new frequency components due to the interaction of light signals with a suitable nonlinear medium. In this book a systematic framework for the control of these processes is used...


Microstructural Design of Advanced Engineering Materials

by Dmitri A. Molodov

The choice of a material for a certain application is made taking into account its properties. If, for example one would like to produce a table, a hard material is needed to guarantee the stability of the product,...