Architecture: Professional Practice

  • Taste: A cultural history of the home interior book cover

    Taste

    A cultural history of the home interior, 1st Edition

    By Drew Plunkett

    Democratic in intention and approach, the book will argue that the home interior, as independently created by the ‘amateur’ householder, offers a continuous informal critique of shifting architectural styles (most notably with the advent of Modernism) and the design mainstream. Indeed, it will…

    Hardback – 2020-04-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Architectural Acoustics: A guide to integrated thinking book cover

    Architectural Acoustics

    A guide to integrated thinking, 1st Edition

    By Raj Patel

    This book is an authoritative but uniquely accessible and highly illustrated guide to good acoustic design practice for architects, interior designers and acoustic professionals. It provides a user-friendly introduction to architectural acoustics and acoustics technology where the market is crowded…

    Hardback – 2020-03-02 
    RIBA Publishing

  • How to Thrive at Architecture School: A Student Guide book cover

    How to Thrive at Architecture School

    A Student Guide, 1st Edition

    By Neil Spiller

    Studying architecture can be an exciting but sometimes daunting prospect. This book is the go-to guide for students throughout their architectural education. It introduces architecture students to all they need to know to get on an architecture course, thrive at school and be prepared for the…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • New Life in Public Squares book cover

    New Life in Public Squares

    1st Edition

    By Marie Burns

    New Life in Public Squares investigates the evolution of the public square within the urban form and its meaning to a city’s image. It explores what is driving investment in the creation of new or re-designed existing squares: the economic and social benefits, city image to attract tourism,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • New Towns: The Rise, Fall and Rebirth book cover

    New Towns

    The Rise, Fall and Rebirth, 1st Edition

    By Katy Lock, Hugh Ellis

    Often misunderstood, the New Towns story is a fascinating one of anarchists, artists, visionaries, and the promise of a new beginning for millions of people. New Towns: The Rise Fall and Rebirth offers a new perspective on the New Towns Record and uses case-studies to address the myths…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Radical Housing: Designing multi-generational and co-living housing for all book cover

    Radical Housing

    Designing multi-generational and co-living housing for all, 1st Edition

    By Caroline Dove

    Radical Housing explores the planning, technical, financial, health-based and social background for developing multi-generational homes and co-living. Abundantly illustrated with case studies and plans from projects across the UK and abroad, this book inform sand inspires the delivery of…

    Hardback – 2020-03-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Ethical Design Intelligence: The Virtuous Designer book cover

    Ethical Design Intelligence

    The Virtuous Designer, 1st Edition

    By Philippe d'Anjou

    Ethical Design Intelligence: The Virtuous Designer explores the deep significance of philosophy and ethics to the practice of design. It offers designers from disciplines such as architecture, urban design, planning, landscape, interiors, and industrial design an alternative ethical framework to…

    Hardback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Urban Schools: Designing for High Density book cover

    Urban Schools

    Designing for High Density, 1st Edition

    By Helen Taylor, Sharon Wright

    When space is tight how can a city provide the best education experience for children? Is a multi-storey school really a poor option? Can high-quality play opportunities be provided without playgrounds?  This book explores the design of schools in urban settings, the increased challenges in…

    Hardback – 2020-01-02 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Future Healthcare Design book cover

    Future Healthcare Design

    1st Edition

    By Sumita Singha

    This book describes how architects can design better healthcare buildings for a rapidly changing context and climate. Innovation in the design of healthcare estates is essential to the sustainability of our health services. Design thinking in this field is being influenced by a range of factors,…

    Hardback – 2020-01-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Smart Buildings: Technology and the Design of the Built Environment book cover

    Smart Buildings

    Technology and the Design of the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Ron Bakker

    How is technology shaping our built environment and changing the practice of architecture? This book explores how buildings and spaces are designed, built, used, and better understood through technology. A practical guide to technical advances including Internet of Things (IoT), 3D printing,…

    Hardback – 2020-01-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Healthy Placemaking: Wellbeing Through Urban Design book cover

    Healthy Placemaking

    Wellbeing Through Urban Design, 1st Edition

    By Fred London

    In modern-day society the main threats to public health are now considered ‘avoidable illnesses’, which are often caused by a lack of exercise and physical activity. Research suggests that architectural and urban design strategies play an important role in reducing the amount of avoidable illnesses…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Supports: An Alternative to Mass Housing book cover

    Supports

    An Alternative to Mass Housing, 1st Edition

    By N.J. Habraken

    First translated in English ten years after its original Dutch publication in 1962, this book has inspired practitioners for generations. It’s proposal to distinguish the infill from the support - what users can individually decide in a housing process from what users share - has turned out to be…

    Hardback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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