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RIBA Publishing Collection New and Key Titles

RIBA Publishing, the publishing arm of the Royal Institute of British Architects, is one of the leading providers of high quality information for architects, built environment professionals and students around the world. Taylor and Francis are the exclusive distributor outside of the UK and Ireland for all published titles from RIBA Enterprises, RIBA Enterprises remains the exclusive distributor for the UK and Ireland.

Taylor and Francis are the exclusive distributor outside of the UK and Ireland for all published titles from RIBA Enterprises, the publishing arm of the Royal Institute of British Architects, for books published under the RIBA, RIBA Publishing and NBS imprints. RIBA Enterprises remains the exclusive distributor for the UK and Ireland.

RIBA Publishing is one of the leading providers of high quality information for architects, built environment professionals and students around the world and is therefore an ideal complement to our own Routledge Architecture, Construction, Planning and Landscape lists. Taylor and Francis’s comprehensive international sales and marketing network will bring RIBA Publishing titles to global markets for the first time under a unified distribution agreement.

Featured Books

  • Conservation

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide

    By Hugh Feilden

    Conservation is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and successful projects using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013. Each guide takes a particular angle – in this case the author guides you through working on a conservation project - and explains the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01
    RIBA Publishing

  • How Buildings Work

    By Huw M A Evans

    An understanding of building physics is fundamental for the design and construction of safe, functional, energy efficient buildings. Without it, occupants’ health and comfort is compromised, energy bills become unmanageable, or the building fabric itself can fail. But it’s not just about providing…

    Paperback – 2017-03-24
    RIBA Publishing

  • Biomimicry in Architecture

    2nd Edition

    By Michael Pawlyn

    When searching for genuinely sustainable building design and technology - designs that go beyond conventional sustainability to be truly restorative - we often find that nature got there first. Over 3.5 billion years of natural history have evolved innumerable examples of forms, systems, and…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    RIBA Publishing

  • FutuREstorative

    Working Towards a New Sustainability

    By Martin Brown

    This book aims to further the debate on new sustainability thinking in the built environment, by bringing together a selection of short contributions from thought leaders in the UK and the rest of the world (USA, China, India, Australia, NZ, Indonesia) with an overarching narrative from Martin…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22
    RIBA Publishing

  • Sustainability

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide

    By Sandy Halliday, Richard Atkins

    Sustainability is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and successful projects using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013. Each guide takes a core project task – in this case those associated with achieving sustainable design and construction - and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-19
    RIBA Publishing

  • Building Revolutions

    Applying the Circular Economy to the Built Environment

    By Dave Cheshire

    The construction industry operates within a linear economy of make, use, dispose. Buildings are stripped out and torn down with astonishing regularity while new buildings are constructed from hard-won virgin materials. But raw materials are becoming scarce, and the demands for them are exploiting…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09
    RIBA Publishing

  • Health and Safety

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide

    By Peter Caplehorn

    Health and Safety is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and successful projects using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013. Each guide takes a core project activity – in this case those associated with managing and integrating health and safety - and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    RIBA Publishing

  • Future Campus

    Edited by Ian Taylor

    This book aims to help architects, design teams and University clients (estates departments, and academics) in their pursuit of practical and innovative solutions for the creation of enabling higher education learning environments. It includes abundant examples of solutions to design problems and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-28
    RIBA Publishing

  • Renovations

    An Inspirational Design Primer

    By Richard Wilcock

    The UK’s housing stock has proved to be remarkably durable, as houses from the 18th and 19th centuries are still adaptable to the requirements of modern living. However, the need to respect the environment and to reduce energy costs presents a new set of challenges for the owners of period…

    Paperback – 2016-06-16
    RIBA Publishing

  • BIM for Construction Clients

    By Richard Saxon

    With the government-mandated 2016 deadline for BIM level 2 upon us there is a need for everyone in the built environment to embrace the advantages of BIM-enabled working. Clients are not often confident to play their allotted role and must understand what is required of them and how best to utilise…

    Paperback – 2016-06-03
    RIBA Publishing

  • Houses : Created by Peter Aldington

    By Peter Aldington

    Peter Aldington is one of the most influential designers of post-war houses in Britain and this book is a collection of all the houses that he ‘created’, either individually or with his two partners John Craig and Paul Collinge. There were many more unbuilt, and a selection of these are also…

    Hardback – 2016-06-03
    RIBA Publishing

  • HR for Creative Companies

    By Kate Marks

    There is an increasing realisation that small businesses, including architecture practices need to pro-actively engage with HR rather than simply firefighting when something goes wrong. Good HR practices can help with business efficiency and profitability – they provide positive commercial tools…

    Paperback – 2016-02-23
    RIBA Publishing

  • This is Temporary

    How transient projects are redefining architecture

    By Cate St Hill

    Temporary architecture is flourishing in our urban public spaces. Branded ‘pop-ups’ and follies to provide a moment of light entertainment they are in fact borne of a long history of more holistic architecture that is subtly suggesting how we could live, work and play more harmoniously together.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-22
    RIBA Publishing

  • Aquatecture

    Buildings Designed to Live and Work with Water

    By Robert Barker, Richard Coutts

    Water plays a vital role in shaping our built environment, as it has done for centuries. We depend on it, we use it, we live with it and we must respect it. Aquatecture is the first book to outline new ways of ‘designing for water,’ using examples from around the world to illustrate methods of…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    RIBA Publishing

  • Financial Management

    By Brian Pinder-Ayres

    Most newly qualified architects have scant knowledge about the practicalities of running a practice and in particular the challenges of managing the financial side of the business. This book highlights the major financial risks and how these can be avoided.The chapters give straightforward advice…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    RIBA Publishing

  • Guide to the RIBA Domestic and Concise Building Contracts 2014

    By Sarah Lupton

    This latest title from Sarah Lupton, best-selling author of construction contract guides, provides comprehensive guidance to the RIBA’s two new building contracts: the RIBA Domestic Building Contract 2014 and the RIBA Concise Building Contract 2014.Introducing the contracts’ features and benefits…

    Paperback – 2015-12-23
    RIBA Publishing

  • Guide to the Building Regulations

    By Huw M A Evans

    All new buildings, extensions and refurbishment work must comply with Building Regulations in order to protect the health and safety of building occupants. In recent years the regulations have become increasingly complex, making the process of demonstrating compliance more arduous. This…

    Paperback – 2015-12-01
    RIBA Publishing

  • 101 Rules of Thumb for Sustainable Buildings and Cities

    By Huw Heywood

    People across the world are becoming more aware of the need for the buildings and cities they live and work in to be sustainable, but the issue of how to be sustainable can seem a confusing and complex one. These rules of thumb provide universal guidelines for the sustainable design of both…

    Paperback – 2015-11-27
    RIBA Publishing

  • Demystifying Architectural Research

    Adding Value to Your Practice

    By Flora Samuel, Anne Dye

    This practical, hands on introduction guides you through the basics of undertaking research in day-to-day architectural practice helping you to exploit the growing opportunities on offer. It explores how developing a research specialism can improve the quality of your projects, help to define your…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    RIBA Publishing

  • Light in Architecture

    The Intangible Material

    By Elisa Valero Ramos

    Light in Architecture explores the role and use of light in and around buildings from the time that Stonehenge was built through to the present day, illustrating how a greater understanding of this intangible and free material will lead us to better architecture and, ultimately, improve our quality…

    Paperback – 2015-11-11
    RIBA Publishing

  • An Architect's Guide to Public Procurement

    By Fin Garvey

    There is suspicion in the UK and across Europe that the upcoming introduction of new European Directives will encourage a regime of conservatism and legal risk aversion, fostering the delivery of mediocre and banal building design. This book dispels these myths and instead looks at the genuine…

    Paperback – 2015-11-11
    RIBA Publishing

  • Palladian Design

    the Good, the Bad and the Unexpected

    By RIBA Publishing

    More than 400 years after his death, Andrea Palladio (1508–80) remains one of the most influential architects of all time. This catalogue explores how the design principles of Palladio have been interpreted, copied and re-imagined across time and continents in very different ways since his death,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-05
    RIBA Publishing

  • Information Exchanges

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide

    By Richard Fairhead

    The RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide: Design Management is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and successful projects using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013. Each guide takes a core project task – in this case managing information exchanges - and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-07
    RIBA Publishing

  • Briefing

    A Practical Guide to RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Stages 7, 0 and 1 (RIBA Stage Guide)

    By Paul Fletcher, Hilary Satchwell

    This is the first in a must-have series of step-by-step guides to using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013 on your project. Drawing together Stages 7, 0 and 1 this book is about much more than briefing; it guides you through the brand new Stage 0 – Strategic Definition – as well as how Stage 7 – In Use…

    Paperback – 2015-08-07
    RIBA Publishing