Architecture: Professional Practice

  • 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

  • Small Practice and the Sole Practitioner

    By Marianne Davys Architects Ltd

    This book is a practical guide for students or those already running or thinking of running a small practice on how to set up and run a small architectural practice and how to run multiple small projects efficiently. It is split into three distinct sections: Part 1 begins with the practicalities of…

    Paperback – 2017-07-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Case Study Strategies for Architects and Designers: Integrative Data Research Methods book cover

    Case Study Strategies for Architects and Designers

    Integrative Data Research Methods

    By Marja Sarvimaki

    Case Study Strategies for Designers explains methods in evidence-based design, also called practice-based research, to show you the value of research to your designs. Topics covered pertain to data collection and analysis techniques, including surveys, interviews, fieldwork, participatory design,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Routledge

  • The Social (Re)Production of Architecture: Politics, Values and Actions in Contemporary Practice book cover

    The Social (Re)Production of Architecture

    Politics, Values and Actions in Contemporary Practice

    Edited by Doina Petrescu, Kim Trogal

    The Social (Re)Production of Architecture brings the debates of the ‘right to the city’ into today’s context of ecological, economic and social crises. Building on the 1970s’ discussions about the ‘production of space’, which French sociologist Henri Lefebvre considered a civic right, the authors…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge

  • Redefining Postmodernism

    By Adam Nathaniel Furman, Terry Farrell

    Redefining 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 – 2017-06-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Social Housing: Definitions and Design Exemplars book cover

    Social Housing

    Definitions and Design Exemplars

    By Paul Karakusevic, Abigail Batchelor

    This is a growing sector undergoing a huge period of change - with local authorities able to build their own housing for the first time in decades. Social Housing: Definitions and Design Exemplars explores how social/affordable housing has been delivered and designed with success throughout the UK…

    Paperback – 2017-06-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Architectural Programming and Predesign Manager book cover

    Architectural Programming and Predesign Manager

    By Robert Hershberger

    In this book, first published in 1999, Hershberger presents architectural programming and predesign management in a clear, detailed manner. With numerous examples and illustrations from both his and his colleagues’ experience, he shows the reader step by step how to use the techniques of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Design for Mental and Behavioral Health book cover

    Design for Mental and Behavioral Health

    By Mardelle McCuskey Shepley, Samira Pasha

    Studies confirm that the physical environment influences health outcomes, emotional state, preference, satisfaction and orientation, but very little research has focused on mental and behavioural health settings. This book summarizes design principles and design research for individuals who are…

    Paperback – 2017-05-23 
    Routledge

  • Colour and Light: Spatial Experience book cover

    Colour and Light

    Spatial Experience

    Edited by Karin Fridell Anter, Ulf Klaren

    Colour and Light: Spatial Experience describes the coherent interaction of light and colour in the spatial context. It explains the nature of light to colour specialists, and the nature of colour to light specialists, simultaneously conveying an understanding that light and colour must be thought…

    Paperback – 2017-05-17 
    Routledge

  • How Architects Write

    2nd Edition

    By Tom Spector, Rebecca Damron

    How Architects Write shows you the interdependence of writing and design in both student and professional examples. This fully updated edition features more than 50 color images, a new chapter on online communication, and sections on critical reading, responding to requests for proposals, the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-10 
    Routledge

  • Interior Design: A Professional Guide

    By Jenny Grove

    This is a benchmark book which encourages interior designers to raise their professional status and offers their clients an insight into the complex profession of modern interior design. It demystifies what an interior designer does, and showcases the range of skills that interior designers can…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Commercial Client's Guide to Engaging an Architect

    By Nigel Ostime

    If you need to understand about engaging the services of an architect, this updated RIBA guide is for you. Straightforward and completely up-to-date regarding legislation, it sets out everything you need to be aware of, for a large or small commercial project. The right architect can bring…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    RIBA Publishing

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