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Books Construction + Real Estate

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Book

Sustainable Structures and Buildings

This open access book includes detail on various structures, buildings, and building materials from different structural and sustainability perspectives. It describes how the building industry is vital for the achievement of the sustainable …

Editor:
Alireza Bahrami

Open Access 2023 | Open Access | Book

Visualising Safety, an Exploration

Drawings, Pictures, Images, Videos and Movies

This open access book explores the role visual tools and graphical models play in safety management. It explains the importance of visualising safety, for teaching concepts, communicating ideas to peers, and raising awareness of potential threats …

Editors:
Jean-Christophe Le Coze, Teemu Reiman

Open Access 2021 | Open Access | Book

Music as Intangible Cultural Heritage

Economic, Cultural and Social Identity

This open access book offers an interdisciplinary perspective and presents various case studies on music as ICH, highlighting the importance and functionality of music to stimulating social innovation and entrepreneurship. Intangible Cultural …

Editors:
Assoc. Prof. Blanca de-Miguel-Molina, Prof. Dr. Virginia Santamarina-Campos, Assoc. Prof. María de-Miguel-Molina, Dr. Rafael Boix-Doménech

Open Access 2021 | Open Access | Book

Sustainable Land Management in a European Context

A Co-Design Approach

This open access book present and discuss current issues and innovative solution approaches for land management in a European context. Manifold sustainability issues are closely interconnected with land use practices. Throughout the world, we face …

Editors:
Thomas Weith, Tim Barkmann, Nadin Gaasch, Sebastian Rogga, Dr. Christian Strauß, Prof. Dr. Jana Zscheischler

Open Access 2021 | Open Access | Book

Frontiers of Real Estate Science in Japan

This open access book presents recent research and hot topics in the field of real estate science in Japan. It features carefully selected English translations of peer-reviewed papers and excellent articles published in the Japanese Journal of …

Editors:
Yasushi Asami, Yoshiro Higano, Hideo Fukui

2024 | Book

Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete

ICAAR 2024 - Volume II

This book gathers the peer-reviewed papers presented at the 17th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete (ICAAR), held in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on May 19–24, 2024. It highlights the latest advances and innovations in …

Editors:
Leandro F.M. Sanchez, Cassandra Trottier

2024 | Book

Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete

ICAAR 2024 - Volume I

This book gathers the peer-reviewed papers presented at the 17th International Conference on Alkali-Aggregate Reaction in Concrete (ICAAR), held in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on May 19-24, 2024. It highlights the latest advances and innovations in …

Editors:
Leandro F.M. Sanchez, Cassandra Trottier

2024 | Book

The US Housing Crisis

Home and Trust in the Real Estate Economy

This book aims to draw careful distinctions between the various forms of housing insecurity and personal circumstances research participants experience. While the urgency of the housing crisis in the US has produced a lot of scholarly work on …

Author:
Judith Keller

2024 | Book

Circular Economy for Buildings and Infrastructure

Principles, Practices and Future Directions

This edited volume covers theoretical and practical aspects of circular economy in building development, offering chapters dealing with topics such as material design, affordability of housing development, waste management and recycling, smart …

Editors:
Jian Zuo, Liyin Shen, Ruidong Chang

Open Access 2024 | Open Access | Book

Climate Disaster Preparedness

Reimagining Extreme Events through Art and Technology

As a result of global warming, extreme events, such as firestorms and flash floods, pose increasingly unpredictable and uncertain existential threats, taking lives, destroying communities, and wreaking havoc on habitats. Current aesthetic …

Editors:
Dennis Del Favero, Susanne Thurow, Michael J. Ostwald, Ursula Frohne

2024 | Book

For Nature/With Nature: New Sustainable Design Scenarios

This volume contributes to the construction of a multi-voice mosaic on the theme of Nature and the relationship between Man (understood as designer) and Nature by emphasizing the innovative and sustainable proposals coming from the discipline of …

Editor:
Claudio Gambardella

2024 | Book

Recent Developments in Structural Engineering, Volume 1

The book presents the select proceedings of 13th Structural Engineering Convention. It covers the latest research in multidisciplinary areas within structural engineering. Various topics covered include structural dynamics, structural mechanics …

Editors:
Manmohan Dass Goel, Ratnesh Kumar, Sangeeta S. Gadve

2024 | Book

Natural Geo-Disasters and Resiliency

Select Proceedings of CREST 2023

This book presents select proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Construction Resources for Environmentally Sustainable Technologies (CREST 2023), and focuses on sustainability, promotion of new ideas and innovations in design …

Editors:
Hemanta Hazarika, Stuart Kenneth Haigh, Babloo Chaudhary, Masanori Murai, Suman Manandhar

2024 | Book

Proceedings of the Indian Geotechnical Conference 2022 Volume 2

Geotechnics: Learning, Evaluation, Analysis and Practice (GEOLEAP)

This book comprises the select proceedings of the Indian Geotechnical Conference (IGC) 2022. The contents focus on recent developments in geotechnical engineering for a sustainable world. The book covers behaviour of soils and soil–structure …

Editors:
Babu T. Jose, Dipak Kumar Sahoo, Eun Chul Shin, Deepankar Choudhury, Anil Joseph, Rahul R. Pai

2024 | Book

Smart and Healthy Walking

Toward Better Health and Life in Smart Cities

This book examines smart technologies and their invaluable role in augmenting the walking experience of mobile users.

From meticulously planned walking routes to precise footprint detection and analysis, as well as cutting-edge fall detection and …

Authors:
Tin-Chih Toly Chen, Yun-Ju Lee

2024 | Book

COVID-19 (Forced) Innovations

Pandemic Impacts on Architecture and Urbanism

This book gives an overview of the shifting paradigm from traditional design techniques and standards to new values and methods that occurred in response to confronting the COVID-19 pandemic. The theoretical studies of the phenomenon of "new …

Editors:
Edmond Manahasa, Fabio Naselli, Anna Yunitsyna

2024 | Book

Socioeconomic Impacts of High-Speed Rail Systems

Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on High-Speed Rail Socioeconomic Impacts, University of Naples Federico II, Italy, International Union of Railways (UIC), 12–13 September 2023

This book offers new insights into the wider socio-economic impacts of high-speed rail (HSR). Over the past few decades, significant investments have been made in these systems around the world. The use of public funds for the construction of …

Editor:
Francesca Pagliara

2024 | Book

Recent Advances on the Mechanical Behaviour of Materials

Computational Modelling, Theory, and Experiments

This book is a collection of papers presented at the 14th International Conference on the Mechanical Behavior of Materials (ICM-14) held in Santiago, Chile, July 12–14, 2023. The mechanical properties of materials play a critical role in …

Editors:
Erick I. Saavedra Flores, Rodrigo Astroza, Raj Das

2024 | Book

Sustainable Civil Engineering at the Beginning of Third Millennium

Proceedings of 15th International Congress on Advances in Civil Engineering (ACE2023)

This volume comprises selected peer-reviewed proceedings of 15th International Congress on Advances in Civil Engineering (ACE 2023) was held in Famagusta, North Cyprus in September 2023. This proceedings covers all disciplines of Civil Engineering …

Editors:
Umut Türker, Özgür Eren, Eris Uygar

2024 | Book

Recent Advances in Structural Engineering

Select Proceedings of IACESD-2023

This book presents select proceedings of the International Conference on Interdisciplinary Approaches in Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development (IACESD 2023) hosted under the aegis of the Group of Twenty (G20) and Civil 20(C20) at Jyothy …

Editors:
K. S. Sreekeshava, Sreevalsa Kolathayar, N. Vinod Chandra Menon