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Russ, T (2010) Sustainability and design ethics. London: CRC Press

Sustainability and design ethics By Tom Russ, CRC Press, London, 2010. ISBN 978-1-43-980854-2, £39.99 (pb) Publisher’s description: From microcosm to macrocosm, ecodesign, green design, environmental design, and triple bottom line are quickly becoming more than just catchy phrases that describe … Continue reading

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Pollalis, S, Georgoulias, A, Ramos, S and Schodek, D, (Eds.) (2012) Infrastructure sustainability and design. London: Routledge

Infrastructure sustainability and design Edited by Spiro Pollalis, Andreas Georgoulias, Stephen Ramos and Daniel Schodek, Routledge, London, 2012. ISBN 978-0-415-89316-9, £44.99 (hb) Publisher’s description: You’re overseeing a large-scale project, but you’re not an engineering or construction specialist, and so you … Continue reading

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Hensel, M, (Ed.) (2012) Design innovation for the built environment. London: Routledge

Design innovation for the built environment Edited by Michael Hensel, Routledge, London, 2012. ISBN 978-0-415-59665-7, £29.99 Publisher’s description: Today architecture and other fields in the built environment face the steep task of answering complex questions pertaining to sustainability, performance, and … Continue reading

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Edwards, B (2011) Sustainability and the design of transport interchanges. London: Routledge

Sustainability and the design of transport interchanges By Brian Edwards, Routledge, London, 2011. ISBN 978-0-415-46449-9, £44.99 (hb) Publisher’s description: The interchange is a new form of transport building which integrates into a single whole various modes of public transport, putting … Continue reading

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Woolner, P (2010) The design of learning spaces. London: Continuum

The design of learning spaces By Pamela Woolner, Continuum, London, 2010. ISBN 978-1-85539-774-3, £24.99 (pb) Learning can take place anywhere. So does the detail of the physical surroundings provided by schools matter? After many years of minimal investment in school … Continue reading

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Hensen, J L M and Lamberts, R, (Eds.) (2011) Building performance simulation for design and operation. New York, NY: Spon Press

Building performance simulation for design and operation Edited by Jan L.M. Hensen and Roberto Lamberts, Spon Press, New York, NY, 2011. ISBN 978-0-415-47414-6, $110.00 (hb) Publisher’s description: Effective building performance simulation can reduce the environmental impact of the built environment, … Continue reading

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Sarkisian, M P (2011) Designing tall buildings: structure as architecture. New York, NY: Routledge

Designing tall buildings: structure as architecture By Mark P Sarkisian, Routledge, New York, NY, 2011. 210 pp, ISBN 978-0-4158-9479-1, £95.00 (hb) Publisher’s description: The first of its kind, Designing Tall Buildings is an accessible reference that guides you through the … Continue reading

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Doherty, S (2008) Heathrow’s Terminal 5: History in the making. London: Wiley-Blackwell.

Heathrow’s Terminal 5: History in the making By Sharon Doherty, Wiley-Blackwell, London, 2008. ISBN 978-0-470-75435-1, £37.95 (hb) This book reveals the inside track on the making of Terminal 5: the courage, the ground–breaking management thinking and the many lessons learnt … Continue reading

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Ballantyne, A and Smith, C (Eds) (2011) Architecture in the space of flows. London: Routledge

Architecture in the space of flows. Edited by Andrew Ballantyne and Christopher Smith, Routledge, London, 2011. 242pp, ISBN 978-0-415-58542-2, £29.99 (pb) Traditionally, architecture has been preoccupied with the resolution of form. That concern helps to make photogenic buildings, which have received … Continue reading

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Cretu, O, Stewart, R B and Berends, T (2011) Risk management for design and construction. London: Wiley-Blackwell

Risk management for design and construction. By Ovidiu Cretu, Robert B. Stewart and Terry Berends, Wiley-Blackwell, London, 2011. 288pp, ISBN 978-0-470-63538-4, £85.00 (hb) The essential risk assessment guide for civil engineering, design, and construction. Risk management allows construction professionals to … Continue reading

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