Architecture: Professional Practice

  • Adaptive Architecture: Changing Parameters and Practice book cover

    Adaptive Architecture

    Changing Parameters and Practice

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Andrea Hardy, Jacob J. Wilhelm

    The constant in architecture's evolution is change. Adaptive Architecture explores structures, or environments that accommodate multiple functions at the same time, sequentially, or at periodically recurring events. It demonstrates how changing technological, economic, ecological and social…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Designed to Perform: An Illustrated Guide to Providing Energy Efficient Homes book cover

    Designed to Perform

    An Illustrated Guide to Providing Energy Efficient Homes

    By Tom Dollard

    This book is an illustrated practical design guide to delivering better energy performance in all types of new build homes. It takes the form of an annotated details book, with photos taken from live construction sites, with the content based around diagrams, drawings and photos by the author,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Designing for Wellbeing in Interiors book cover

    Designing for Wellbeing in Interiors

    By Elina Grigoriou, Richard Francis

    This 4-colour practical guide explores how the design of interior spaces impacts wellbeing. In the built environment, this topic is generally overlooked, even though it is one of the most important topics in sustainable building. This book will enable project teams to understand how specific…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Guide to JCT Intermediate Building Contract 2016 book cover

    Guide to JCT Intermediate Building Contract 2016

    By Sarah Lupton

    Guide to JCT Intermediate Building Contract 2016 is a practical guide to the operation and administration of JCTs IC16 suite of building contracts including both IC and ICD. All of the contracts provisions, procedures and conditions are organised and explained by subject, clearly distinguishing the…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Guide to JCT Standard Building Contract 2016 book cover

    Guide to JCT Standard Building Contract 2016

    By Sarah Lupton

    Guide to JCT Standard Building Contract 2016 is a practical guide to the operation and administration of JCT’s SBC 2016 suite of building contracts (SBC/Q, SBC/AQ and SBC/XQ). All of the contracts’ provisions, procedures and conditions are organised and explained by subject, clearly distinguishing…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Lead Designer's Handbook: The Lead Designer and Design Management book cover

    Lead Designer's Handbook

    The Lead Designer and Design Management

    By Dale Sinclair

    Despite co-ordination being the principal focus of the Lead Designer’s role, there is very little written about how to undertake these duties. What tools can the Lead Designer use to address the many complexities of developing a design as part of an iterative process? How can the Lead Designer…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Mediated Space book cover

    Mediated Space

    By James Brown

    As the social media revolution embeds itself in our daily lives, and as those who once consumed media become producers, established broadcast media producers are witnessing the dissolution of trust in their established authority. Mediated Space critiques contemporary intersections of Architecture…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Passive House Details: Solutions for High-Performance Design book cover

    Passive House Details

    Solutions for High-Performance Design

    By Donald B. Corner, Jan C. Fillinger, Alison G. Kwok

    Passive House Details introduces the concepts, principles, and design processes of building ultralow-energy buildings. The objective of this book is to provide design goals, research, analysis, systems, details, and inspiring images of some of the most energy-efficient, carbon-neutral, healthy and…

    Paperback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge

  • Exploring Informal Learning Space in the University: Its Place in the Digital World book cover

    Exploring Informal Learning Space in the University

    Its Place in the Digital World

    Edited by Graham Walton, Graham Matthews

    Growing student numbers, increased student expectations, new approaches to learning, and fast-paced technological advances all contribute to the need for universities to take a more strategic approach to their buildings, including formal and informal learning spaces. Exploring Informal Learning…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge

  • LabStudio: Design Research between Architecture and Biology book cover

    LabStudio

    Design Research between Architecture and Biology

    By Jenny E. Sabin, Peter Lloyd Jones

    LabStudio: Design Research between Architecture and Biology introduces the concept of the research design laboratory in which funded research and trans-disciplinary participants achieve radical advances in science, design, and applied architectural practice. The book demonstrates to natural…

    Paperback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge

  • HLM50+ Towards a Social Architecture book cover

    HLM50+ Towards a Social Architecture

    By Tony Monk

    Since its sudden and dramatic formation upon winning the competition to design Paisley Civic Centre in 1963, Hutchison Locke and Monk (HLM Architects) has consistently served and adapted to the changing requirements of Britain’s welfare state, and has instinctively dedicated its professional…

    Hardback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge

  • The Art of Building a Garden City: Designing New Communities for the 21st Century book cover

    The Art of Building a Garden City

    Designing New Communities for the 21st Century

    By Kate Henderson, Katy Lock, Hugh Ellis

    The Art of Building a Garden City is a well-researched guide to the history of the garden city movement and the delivery of a new generation of communities for the 21st Century. Bringing together key findings from the TCPA’s campaign work, and drawing on lessons from the first garden cities, the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    RIBA Publishing

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