Architecture: Professional Practice

  • Building from Tradition: Low-tech Strategies and Local Materials in Contemporary Architecture book cover

    Building from Tradition

    Low-tech Strategies and Local Materials in Contemporary Architecture

    By Elizabeth Golden

    Building from Tradition examines the recent resurgence of interest in the handmade building and the use of local and renewable materials in contemporary construction. In the past, raw materials were shaped to provide shelter and to accommodate the cultural, social, and economic needs of individuals…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Conservation: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide book cover

    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

  • Revisiting Postmodernism book cover

    Revisiting Postmodernism

    By Terry Farrell, Adam Nathaniel Furman

    Revisiting Postmodernism offers an engaging, wide-ranging and highly illustrated account of postmodernism in architecture from its roots in the 1940s to its ongoing relevance today. This book invites readers to see Postmodernism in a new light: not just a style but a cultural phenomenon that…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Creating the Productive Workplace: Places to Work Creatively book cover

    Creating the Productive Workplace

    Places to Work Creatively, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Derek Clements-Croome

    The built environment affects our physical, mental and social wellbeing. Here renowned professionals from practice and academia explore the evidence from basic research as well as case studies to test this belief. They show that many elements in the built environment contribute to establishing a…

    Hardback – 2017-09-26 
    Routledge

  • Architectural Projects of Marco Frascari: The Pleasure of a Demonstration book cover

    Architectural Projects of Marco Frascari

    The Pleasure of a Demonstration

    By Sam Ridgway

    Marco Frascari believed that architects should design thoughtful buildings capable of inspiring their inhabitants to have pleasurable and happy lives. A visionary Italian architect, academic and theorist, Frascari is best-known for his extraordinary texts, which explore the intellectual,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-23 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • Complex Housing: Designing for Density book cover

    Complex Housing

    Designing for Density

    By Julia Williams Robinson

    Complex Housing introduces an architectural type called complex housing, common to the Netherlands and found in other Northern European countries. Eight fully illustrated case studies show successful approaches to designing for density, which reflect values such as long-term planning, a right to…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19 
    Routledge

  • 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

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