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New and Published Books

  1. The Environmental Design Pocketbook

    2nd Edition

    By Sofie Pelsmakers

    The Environmental Design Pocketbook 2nd ed places the information you need for sustainable, low energy building design at your fingertips. Packed with diagrams, tools and tips, it cuts through the complex mass of technical data and legislation that faces the designer, and distils all the key...

    To Be Published October 1st 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  2. The BIID Concise Agreement for Interior Design Services

    CID/14

    By British Institute of Interior Design

    Short, clear, and easy to use, The BIID Concise Agreement for Interior Design Services (CID/14) is a simplified version of the industry standard form of interior design appointment. This new edition has been made even more user friendly, and is suitable for all but the largest and most complex...

    To Be Published October 1st 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  3. Part 3 Handbook

    3rd Edition

    By Stephen Brookhouse

    The decision to take the final step to become a fully qualified architect and sit the Part 3 exam is a daunting journey into the unknown. Fortunately, this new edition of the Part 3 Handbook demystifies the whole process of qualifying, dispelling commonly held myths and offering genuine insight...

    To Be Published October 1st 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  4. 21 Things You Won't Learn in Architecture School

    By Adrian Dobson

    This book will open your eyes to the realities of practice as an architect. There is sometimes a disconnection between what is taught during architectural education and the actual experience of entering the work place. With relatively little space in the packed architectural school curriculum,...

    Published September 26th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  5. Permutation Design

    Buildings, Texts, and Contexts

    By Kostas Terzidis

    In design, the problems that designers are called upon to solve can be regarded as a problem of permutations. A permutation is an ordered arrangement of elements in a set. In our case, the set is design and the elements are design components, such as lines, shapes, forms, or spaces. Traditionally,...

    Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Domestic Building Services Compliance Guide (for Part L 2013 edition)

    By Dclg

    This guide is referred to in the 2013 edition of Approved Document L1A and the 2010 edition of Approved Document L1B (as amended in 2013) for dwellings as a source of guidance on complying with Building Regulations requirements for space heating and hot water systems, mechanical ventilation,...

    Published August 20th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  7. Non-Domestic Building Services Compliance Guide (for Part L 2013 edition)

    By Dclg

    This guide is referred to in the 2013 edition of Approved Document L2A and the 2010 edition of Approved Document L2B (as amended in 2013) for non-domestic buildings as a source of guidance on complying with Building Regulations requirements for space heating and hot water systems, mechanical...

    Published August 20th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  8. University Trends

    Contemporary Campus Design

    By Jonathan Coulson, Paul Roberts, Isabelle Taylor

    A university campus is a place with special resonance: conjuring images of cloistered quadrangles and wood-panelled libraries, often echoing centuries of scholarly tradition. And yet it is also a place of cutting-edge science, interactive learning, youth, vibrancy, and energy. It is this dual...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Structure As Architecture

    A Source Book for Architects and Structural Engineers, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew Charleson

    Structure as Architecture presents a comprehensive analysis of the indispensable role of structure in architecture. An exploration, as well as a celebration, of structure, the book draws on a series of design studies and case study examples to illustrate how structure can be employed to realize a...

    Published July 1st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Women, Practice, Architecture

    ‘Resigned Accommodation’ and ‘Usurpatory Practice’

    Edited by Naomi Stead

    The image of the architect is undeniably gendered. While the male architect might be celebrated as the ideal man in Hollywood romantic comedies, blessed with practicality and creativity in equal measure to impeccable taste and an enviable lifestyle, the image of the woman architect is not so clear...

    Published June 27th 2014 by Routledge