Architecture: Professional Practice

  • 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 – 2019-09-30
    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 – 2019-09-20
    Routledge

  • Architect’s Guide to NEC4 book cover

    Architect’s Guide to NEC4

    1st Edition

    By Frances Forward

    This user friendly guide introduces, explains, and demystifies the NEC4 contract on a practical, work-based level. Made for architects by an architect, it explores the best approach to collaborative and contractual partnering work practices. Alongside explanations of the contracts and clauses, it…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16
    RIBA Publishing

  • 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 – 2019-09-16
    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 – 2019-09-16
    RIBA Publishing

  • 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 – 2019-09-09
    RIBA Publishing

  • Product Design and Sustainability: Strategies, Tools and Practice book cover

    Product Design and Sustainability

    Strategies, Tools and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Jane Penty

    Whether it is the effects of climate change, the avalanche of electronic and plastic waste or the substandard living and working conditions of billions of our fellow global citizens, our ability to deal with unsustainability will define the twenty-first century. Given that most consumption is…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    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 – 2019-08-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • 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 – 2019-08-13
    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 – 2019-07-24
    RIBA Publishing

  • Which Contract?: Choosing The Appropriate Building Contract book cover

    Which Contract?

    Choosing The Appropriate Building Contract, 6th Edition

    By Sarah Lupton, Sarah Lupton

    Since the first edition published in 1989, Which Contract? Choosing the Appropriate Building Contract has been the most reliable and essential comparative analysis of the standard forms of building contract available in the UK. Which Contract? provides architects and other construction…

    Paperback – 2019-07-03
    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 – 2019-06-28
    Routledge

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