This premiere reference source tracks office, retail and industrial space in Illinois. In addition to building data, we provide in-depth articles, industry news, real estate resources and other information via www.rejournals.com.
Eco-Urban Design focuses on the challenges currently faced by architects and designers. In a world where the notions of climate change, diminishing natural resources and an increasing global population have become facts of life there is now a rising demand for evolved buildings which work in harmony with the Earth's ecological systems. Published in 2011.
Eco-efficient Construction and Building Materials provides essential reading about materials for the construction industry in the twenty-first century. It covers the latest findings in the field, especially the toxicity aspects, embodied energy, construction and demolition wastes, the use of wastes in concrete, masonry units, materials reinforced with vegetable fibres, earth construction, the durability aspects, and also the importance of nanotechnology on materials development. Published in 2011.
This volume is a practical and comprehensive guide to greening retail real estate, including green building and marketing strategies, corporate sustainability programs and features a 10-point action program for greening any retail real estate portfolio.
This book describes concepts, methods and practical techniques for managing projects to develop constructed facilities in the fields of oil & gas, power, infrastructure, architecture and the commercial building industries.
Provides an overview of the key concepts that urban planners, policy makers, and architects, engineers, and developers use to understand the sustainability dimensions of the urban environment. It also identifies cities that have taken steps to become greener and discusses the strategies they have used.
Urban studies is an expansive and growing field, covering many disciplines and professional fields. The Encyclopedia of Urban Studies presents an overview of current work in the field and serves as a guide for further reading.
Covers all aspects of Finance, including: financial managment, security analysis, portfolio management, financial markets and instruments, insurance, real estate, options and futures, international finance and applications in portfolio analysis, option pricing models and financial research.
The definitive reference source on metropolitan Chicago and its history. Includes over 1,400 entries--articles, photos, maps, broadsides and newspapers--tracing Chicago's development from the 17th century to the present.
Available at the Institute of Real Estate, call number: REF HD7293.A1 H654 This print reference source is the most comprehensive source for current and historical statistics on households, housing, and housing finance.