Architecture: Professional Practice

  • Olympic Stadia: Theatres of Dreams book cover

    Olympic Stadia

    Theatres of Dreams, 1st Edition

    By Geraint John, Dave Parker

    Olympic Stadia: Theatres of Dreams provides a comprehensive account of the history and development of Olympic Stadia including: the evolution of running tracks, the introduction of lighting, and continuing improvements in spectator viewing and comfort standards. Co-authored by a world-renowned…

    Hardback – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-11-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Spatial Practices: Modes of Action and Engagement with the City book cover

    Spatial Practices

    Modes of Action and Engagement with the City, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Dodd

    This book explores ‘spatial practices’, a loose and expandable set of approaches that embrace the political and the activist, the performative and the curatorial, the architectural and the urban. Acting upon and engaging with the public realm, the field of spatial practices allows people to…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Home Extension Design book cover

    Home Extension Design

    2nd Edition

    By Julian Owen

    This book is a practical guide for homeowners, with checklists and guidance on how to make their project successful. Most people considering a significant alteration to their home have no experience or knowledge of the process that has to be followed to make their project successful, and the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Tall: the design and construction of high-rise architecture book cover

    Tall: the design and construction of high-rise architecture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Guy Marriage

    This is a guide to both the basics and the details of tall building design, delving into the rudimentary aspects of design that an architect of a tall office building must consider, as well as looking at the rationale for why and how a building must be built the way it is. Liberally illustrated…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    Routledge

  • Architect's Legal Pocket Book book cover

    Architect's Legal Pocket Book

    3rd Edition

    By Matthew Cousins

    A little book that’s big on information, the Architect’s Legal Pocket Book is the definitive reference guide on legal issues for architects and architectural students. This handy pocket guide covers key legal principles which will help you to quickly understand the law and where to go for further…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • Housing Fit For Purpose: Performance, Feedback and Learning book cover

    Housing Fit For Purpose

    Performance, Feedback and Learning, 1st Edition

    By Fionn Stevenson

    Housing Fit for Purpose sets out a research-focused approach to looking at the challenges facing the built environment in approaching the design, construction and management of housing. This book uses original research by the author on housing performance evaluation and distils it for built…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Non-Standard Architectural Productions: Between Aesthetic Experience and Social Action book cover

    Non-Standard Architectural Productions

    Between Aesthetic Experience and Social Action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Karina Löschke

    This book captures concepts and projects that reshape the discipline of architecture by prioritizing people over buildings. In doing so, it uncovers sophisticated approaches that go beyond standard architectural protocols to explore experience-based aesthetics, encounters, action-based research,…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

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

    Lead Designer's Handbook

    The Lead Designer and Design Management, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-08-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Building in Arcadia: The case for well-designed rural development book cover

    Building in Arcadia

    The case for well-designed rural development, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Reed

    Building in Arcadia: The case for well-designed rural development is a reasoned, impassioned and ultimately practical book identifying key barriers to rural development, and how planning applicants (whether householders, developers and landowners), and most particularly their agents who make the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Experimental Architecture: Designing the Unknown book cover

    Experimental Architecture

    Designing the Unknown, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Armstrong

    In this ground-breaking book, the first to provide an overview of the theory and practice of experimental architecture, Rachel Armstrong explores how interdisciplinary, design-led research practices are beginning to redefine the possibilities of architecture as a profession. Drawing on experts from…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge

  • Wellbeing in Interiors: Philosophy, Design and Value in Practice book cover

    Wellbeing in Interiors

    Philosophy, Design and Value in Practice, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-07-01 
    RIBA Publishing

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