This special issue of Civil Engineering on humanitarian engineering shares and celebrates some of the tremendous projects that civil engineers are carrying out in the humanitarian field. These eight papers aim to open discussions about best practice and lessons learnt for the future.
Author(s): Charles Ainger and Richard Fenner (eds.)
Publication date: 02 February 2016
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Sustainable Water is a practical and accessible book for built environment professionals who play vital roles in creating and maintaining water services. It outlines a framework of fundamental principles, methodologies and approaches needed to deliver high quality, economical and sustainable infrastructure across the globe by approaching it from th
Accessibility and the Bus System, Second edition explores the role of the bus system in enabling cities to function sustainably and efficiently by providing the necessary resources to support growing populations.
The book takes a comprehensive view of what buses can and cannot do, and how to maximise the bus system's positive contribution while
This special issue of Civil Engineering includes nine papers exploring aspects of research and practice. Topics covered include the development of a new composite flooring system installed in the iconic Leadenhall building in central London, UK, the use of timber in civil engineering, geogrids for transport as well as the funding of research by the
This special issue of Civil Engineering is the first about Russia and in particular a Russian city; not just any city but 'The Venice of the North' - Saint Petersburg. Of the six papers presented, five are from Russian authors generally from the Saint Petersburg State University (the first Russian university, founded in the early nineteenth century
Author(s): Elisabeth Green, Tristram Hope and Alan Yates
Publication date: 20 February 2015
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Sustainable Buildings is an indispensable handbook that combines a summary of good practice and sources of information helpful to practitioners involved in the design and procurement of buildings. This book illustrates the need for inter-disciplinary integration and an understanding of environmental physics as early as possible in the design proces
This third and final special issue of Civil Engineering on the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games covers the infrastructure legacy of the games, the delivery of which was fundamental to the success of the UK bid. These eight papers illustrate that the infrastructure legacy goes well beyond the immediate confines of the vast new Queen Elizabet
"The authors draw on their own experiences both in championing change within their organisations and also amongst peers in other organisations... There is little doubt that this will be a helpful reference for students, new entrants and practitioners." - The Environmentalist, August 2014
Sustainable Infrastructure: Principles into Practice is a pr
Author(s): J.D. Hill, Glynn Rhodes and Steve Vollar
Publication date: 27 November 2013
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The Car Park Designers' Handbook provides essential guidance on those aspects of planning and design that will enable car parks to function efficiently and economically whilst being user-friendly.
The new edition is a comprehensive reference tool which distils over 35 years of specialist knowledge and experience in car park design, repair and im
Intelligent Buildings is a comprehensive guide to the latest knowledge on the design, construction, management and technology of intelligent buildings and cities for sustainable developments that meet the needs of users now and in the future. Intelligent buildings are functional, economical, adaptable and sustainable, responding to the needs of the