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Architecture New and Key Titles

Our latest books, covering a wide range of key areas within Architecture for students, instructors, researchers, and professors.

Professional Practice

  • Conservation

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-01-19
    RIBA Publishing

  • Sustainability

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

  • Autotelic Architect

    Changing world, changing practice, 1st Edition

    By Sumita Sinha

    Autotelic Architect explores how movements towards more self-initiated projects, greater collaboration and design activism have changed how architects and designers are practicing, as well as the kinds of projects they are working on. Similar to the autotelic self that transforms potential problems…

    Paperback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge

  • Renovations

    An Inspirational Design Primer, 1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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

  • The Changing Shape of Practice

    Integrating Research and Design in Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael U. Hensel, Fredrik Nilsson

    Architectural practices worldwide have to deal with increasingly complex design requirements. How do practices acquire the ability to do so? The Changing Shape of Practice provides a handbook of examples for practices that wish to integrate more research into their work and a reference book for…

    Paperback – 2016-06-02
    Routledge

  • Sketching for Engineers and Architects

    1st Edition

    By Ron Slade

    Using real working drawings from a 50 year career, Ron Slade shows how drawing remains at the heart of the design process in the everyday working life of engineers and architects. The book explains simple techniques that can be learnt and used to enhance any professional’s natural ability. Using…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25
    Routledge

  • Diversity among Architects

    From Margin to Center, 1st Edition

    By Craig Wilkins

    Diversity among Architects presents a series of essays questioning the homogeneity of architecture practitioners, who remain overwhelmingly male and Caucasian, to help you create a field more representative of the population you serve. The book is the collected work of author Craig L.…

    Paperback – 2016-03-11
    Routledge

  • HR for Creative Companies

    1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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

  • Designing Profits

    Creative Business Strategies for Design Practices, 1st Edition

    By Morris A. Nunes, Andrew Pressman

    A successful design practice requires principals and staff who are creative, technically proficient, and financially savvy. Designing Profits focuses on the last component—the one that is so elusive for many architects, engineers, and construction professionals—the business aspects of practice.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Building Conservation

    Theory and Practice of Responsive Design in the Heritage Environment, 1st Edition

    By Oriel Prizeman

    This book incorporates UK and international case studies and essays to identify the overlaps in the interests of energy and building conservation. The relevance and adjustments of qualitative and quantitative frames of reference are introduced, alongside the various expertise of the contributors:…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    RIBA Publishing

  • Guide to the Building Regulations

    1st Edition

    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

  • The Routledge Companion for Architecture Design and Practice

    Established and Emerging Trends, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mitra Kanaani, Dak Kopec

    The Routledge Companion for Architecture Design and Practice provides an overview of established and emerging trends in architecture practice. Contributions of the latest research from international experts examine external forces applied to the practice and discipline of architecture. Each chapter…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge

  • 101 Rules of Thumb for Sustainable Buildings and Cities

    1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

  • The BIM Management Handbook

    1st Edition

    By David Shepherd

    An authoritative and practical road map for those implementing and managing BIM workflows. With the 2016 deadline for BIM level 2 fast approaching and the growing realisation of the huge benefits BIM brings these skills are becoming industry essentials. Concentrating on the how rather than the why…

    Paperback – 2015-11-11
    RIBA Publishing

  • An Architect's Guide to Public Procurement

    1st Edition

    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

  • Being an Effective Construction Client

    Working on Commercial and Public Projects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Ullathorne

    Being a client on a construction project can be incredibly complex and demanding but ultimately rewarding once your ambitions are fulfilled. This comprehensive ‘one stop shop’ will help you to achieve that magic combination of quality and efficiency, guiding you through the entire project lifecycle…

    Paperback – 2015-10-05
    RIBA Publishing

  • Palladian Design

    the Good, the Bad and the Unexpected, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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), 1st Edition

    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

  • Design

    A Practical Guide to RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Stages 2 and 3 (RIBA Stage Guide), 1st Edition

    By Tim Bailey

    This is the second 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 2 and 3 this book explains the importance of the Concept Design and Developed Design, how to achieve a balance of creativity and method and how it should…

    Paperback – 2015-08-07
    RIBA Publishing

  • CDM 2015

    A Practical Guide for Architects and Designers, 1st Edition

    By Paul Bussey

    This is the designer’s essential guide to implementing the new CDM 2015 regulations. It provides both a straightforward overview of the key changes and new duty holders, including the Principal Designer, as well as full colour diagrams and annotated plans which demonstrate how to apply the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-07
    RIBA Publishing

  • Future Schools

    Innovative Design for Existing and New Buildings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Mirchandani, Sharon Wright

    Uniquely Future Schools not only provides design guidance on themes in schools architecture and a wealth of recent innovative projects drawn from the UK but also an understanding of the socio-political and economic context that any practice must work within when taking on a schools project. It…

    Paperback – 2015-07-02
    RIBA Publishing

  • Radical Pedagogies

    Architectural Education and the British Tradition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Harriet Harriss, Daisy Froud

    The anticipated reduction in the duration of architecture education in the UK and across Europe has encouraged a sense of collective openness towards exploring other models of professional education delivery. There’s never been a better time to be thoughtfully innovative and take the initiative.…

    Paperback – 2015-07-02
    RIBA Publishing

  • Construction

    A Practical Guide to RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Stages 4, 5 and 6 (RIBA Stage Guide), 1st Edition

    By Phil Holden

    This is the third 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 4, 5 and 6 this book explains what needs to have been achieved for Technical Design to begin, how to achieve success in the construction phase as well as…

    Paperback – 2015-07-02
    RIBA Publishing

  • Graphic Design for Architects

    A Manual for Visual Communication, 1st Edition

    By Karen Lewis

    Graphic Design for Architects is a handbook of techniques, explanations and examples of graphic design most relevant to architects. The book covers a variety of scales of graphic design, everything from portfolio design and competition boards, to signage and building super-graphics – to address…

    Paperback – 2015-06-30
    Routledge

  • Public Interest Design Practice Guidebook

    SEED Methodology, Case Studies, and Critical Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa M. Abendroth, Bryan Bell

    Public Interest Design Practice Guidebook: Seed Methodology, Case Studies, and Critical Issues is the first book to demonstrate that public interest design has emerged as a distinct profession. It provides clear professional standards of practice following SEED (Social Economic Environmental Design…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Public Interest Design Guidebooks

  • Altruism by Design

    How To Effect Social Change as an Architect, 1st Edition

    By Adam R. Wilmes

    Altruism by Design: How to Effect Social Change as an Architect is meant to prepare the individual designer – whether a student or practicing professional – for a career dedicated to serving communities in need through design and construction. It will help you understand the complexities,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-24
    Routledge

  • The British Papers

    Current Thinking on Sustainable City Design, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Brady

    The British Papers is a collection of invited essays and opinions from architectural and urban –design leaders, as a snapshot of current thinking and approaches to sustainable city-making.This series of essays, compiled and edited by Angela Brady, brings together the thoughts of leading figures in…

    Paperback – 2015-04-15
    RIBA Publishing

  • Starting a Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Simon Foxell

    The second edition of the popular Starting a Practice: A Plan of Work is a fully revised and updated guide to planning, setting up and running your architectural practice. Mapped to the RIBA Plan of Work 2013, it approaches starting a business as if it were a design project complete with briefing,…

    Paperback – 2015-03-05
    RIBA Publishing

  • Small Projects Handbook

    1st Edition

    By Nigel Ostime

    This hands-on, no-nonsense guide to running smaller projects up to £1m in value will become your 'bible' in day-to-day practice. Smaller practices often find it hard to turn a profit as they spend too much time and money, especially on the design stages, trying to compete and are unsure as to what…

    Paperback – 2015-01-15
    RIBA Publishing

  • Contract Administration

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide, 1st Edition

    By Ian Davies

    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 the role of the Contract Administrator -…

    Paperback – 2015-01-15
    RIBA Publishing

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2015-01-08
    RIBA Publishing

  • An Introduction to Architectural Conservation

    Philosophy, Legislation and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Nick Lee Evans

    There are over half a million listed buildings in Britain, conservation areas can be found in every borough, and a large proportion of our housing stock pre-dates 1914. So, whether in extending a listed house, reordering a local church, or converting an historic warehouse, most architects will work…

    Paperback – 2014-12-01
    RIBA Publishing

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2014-11-28
    RIBA Publishing

  • Design Management

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide, 1st Edition

    By Dale Sinclair

    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 the role of the Design Lead - and explains…

    Paperback – 2014-11-28
    RIBA Publishing

  • Town Planning

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Reed

    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 those associated with planning - and…

    Paperback – 2014-11-28
    RIBA Publishing

  • Project Leadership

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide, 1st Edition

    By Nick Willars

    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 Project Lead - and explains the essential…

    Paperback – 2014-11-28
    RIBA Publishing

  • Structural Engineer's Pocket Book: Eurocodes

    3rd Edition

    By Fiona Cobb

    Functions as a Day-to-Day Resource for Practicing Engineers… The hugely useful Structural Engineer’s Pocket Book is now overhauled and revised in line with the Eurocodes. It forms a comprehensive pocket reference guide for professional and student structural engineers, especially those taking the…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    CRC Press

  • 21 Things You Won't Learn in Architecture School

    1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2014-09-26
    RIBA Publishing

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