Built Environment: Architecture

  • Dublin’s Bourgeois Homes

    Building the Victorian Suburb, 1850-1901

    By Susan Galavan

    In 1859, Dubliners strolling along country roads witnessed something new emerging from the green fields. The Victorian house had arrived: wide red brick structures stood back behind large front lawns. Over the next forty years, an estimated 35,000 homes were built in the fields surrounding the city…

    Hardback – 2017-05-03 
    Routledge

  • Lineament: Material, Representation and the Physical Figure in Architectural Production

    Edited by Gail Peter Borden, Michael Meredith

    Focusing on the relationship of geometry to materials, this comprehensive catalogue of contemporary materiality gathers together illustrated built projects, which are described both graphically and visually. The themes revolve around physical material making and design decisions that emerge from…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge

  • Virtual Reality and the Built Environment

    2nd Edition

    By Jennifer Whyte, Dragana Nikolic

    Like the first edition, the central question this book addresses is how virtual reality can be used in the design, production and management of the built environment. The book aims to consider three key questions. What are the business drivers for the use of virtual reality? What are its…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    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

  • Études for Architects

    By Joseph Choma

    Organized around a series of pedagogical exercises, this book provides a visual journey through a series of games architects can play as a means to design. Aimed specifically at beginning design students, learning objectives include: computational thinking and making, introduction to design as an…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Design Companion for Planning and Placemaking

    By TfL and UDL

    This book is an essential primer to help those involved in planning secure higher standards of building, open space and neighbourhood design and the delivery of better places. The UK Government’s policy for design in the planning system is contained in the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF),…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Domestic 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 domestic project. The right architect can bring…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Guide to JCT Design and Build Contract 2016

    By Sarah Lupton

    Guide to JCT Design and Build Contract 2016, the new edition of Sarah Lupton's ever popular Guide to DB11, is a practical guide to the operation and administration of the JCT Design & Build Building Contract suite 2016. All of the contract's provisions, procedures and conditions are organised…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • PHPP Illustrated

    A designer's companion to the Passivhaus Planning Package, 2nd Edition

    By Sarah Lewis

    Passive House is a leading low energy building standard. An important tool for designing Passive House buildings is the Passive House Planning Package (PHPP). This book is an essential guide to the PHPP, and sets out clear and easy-to-follow steps for inputting and understanding a building in PHPP.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Streetscapes

    A Guide to Better Street Design

    By Colin Davis

    Written in accessible and practical terms, Streetscapes establishes the basic principles of quality, comprehensive street design. Each element of a streetscape is examined and explained in turn, and richly-illustrated case studies analyse how all of these elements can be brought together…

    Paperback – 2017-05-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Rethinking the Pompeian House

    Doors, Closure Systems and the Organisation of Space

    By M. Taylor Lauritsen

    Since large-scale excavations began in the mid-19th century, scholarly studies of houses in Pompeii have emphasised the ’public’ nature of their design. Most Pompeian dwellings are viewed as spaces with high levels of transparency and permeability to which non-residents were afforded a certain…

    Hardback – 2017-04-30 
    Routledge
    Studies in Roman Space and Urbanism

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