E-books: Building Types

  • The University as a Settlement Principle: Territorialising Knowledge in Late 1960s Italy book cover

    The University as a Settlement Principle

    Territorialising Knowledge in Late 1960s Italy, 1st Edition

    By Francesco Zuddas

    The 1960s and the 1970s marked a generational shift in architectural discourse at a time when the revolts inside universities condemned the academic institution as a major force behind the perpetuation of a controlling society. Focusing on the crisis and reform of higher education in Italy,&…

    eBook – 2019-09-17
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Buildings Used: Human Interactions with Architecture book cover

    Buildings Used

    Human Interactions with Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Nora Lefa, Pavlos Lefas

    Buildings Used takes the reader on an exploration into the impact of use on buildings and users. While most histories and theories of architecture focus on a building’s conception, design, and realization, this book argues that its identity is formed after its completion through use; and that the…

    eBook – 2019-09-12
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • 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…

    eBook – 2019-09-10

  • Architecture and Silence book cover

    Architecture and Silence

    1st Edition

    By Christos P. Kakalis

    This book explores the role of silence in how we design, present and experi-ence architecture. Grounded in phenomenological theory, the book builds on historical, theoretical and practical approaches to examine silence as a methodological tool of architectural research and unravel the experiential…

    eBook – 2019-08-23
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Residential Retrofit: Twenty Case Studies book cover

    Residential Retrofit

    Twenty Case Studies, 1st Edition

    By Marion Baeli

    The essence of sustainability in buildings is their capability to adapt to change over time. The UK has a large housing stock that has been developed and evolved over generations, and become the fabric and character of our cities, towns and neighbourhoods. The capability of buildings to adapt to…

    eBook – 2019-08-13
    RIBA Publishing

  • Ruined Skylines: Aesthetics, Politics and London's Towering Cityscape book cover

    Ruined Skylines

    Aesthetics, Politics and London's Towering Cityscape, 1st Edition

    By Günter Gassner

    This book examines the skyline as a space for radical urban politics. Focusing on the relationship between aesthetics and politics in London’s tall-building boom, it develops a critique of the construction of more and more speculative towers as well as a critique of the claim that these buildings…

    eBook – 2019-07-30
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Principal Designer's Handbook: Guide to the CDM Regulations 2015 book cover

    Principal Designer's Handbook

    Guide to the CDM Regulations 2015, 1st Edition

    By Association for Project Safety

    The new CDM regulations came into force on 6th April 2015 changing the face of pre-construction health and safety management on construction projects, large and small. This handbook provides a comprehensive road map to undertaking the new Principal Designer role brings pre-construction health and…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    RIBA Publishing

  • Future Campus book cover

    Future Campus

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Taylor

    This book is to help architects, design teams and University clients (estates departments, and academics) in their pursuit of practical and innovative solutions for the creation of enabling higher education learning environments. It includes abundant examples of solutions to design problems…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    RIBA Publishing

  • The BIM Management Handbook book cover

    The BIM Management Handbook

    1st Edition

    By David Shepherd

    An authoritative and practical road map for those implementing and managing BIM workflows. With the 2016 deadline for BIM level 2 fast approaching and the growing realisation of the huge benefits BIM brings these skills are becoming industry essentials. Concentrating on the how rather than the why…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    RIBA Publishing

  • Demystifying Architectural Research: Adding Value to Your Practice book cover

    Demystifying Architectural Research

    Adding Value to Your Practice, 1st Edition

    By Flora Samuel, Anne Dye

    This practical, hands on introduction guides you through the basics of undertaking research in day-to-day architectural practice helping you to exploit the growing opportunities on offer. It explores how developing a research specialism can improve the quality of your projects, help to define your…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    RIBA Publishing

  • Retrofit for Purpose: Low Energy Renewal of Non-Domestic Buildings book cover

    Retrofit for Purpose

    Low Energy Renewal of Non-Domestic Buildings, 1st Edition

    By Greg Penoyre, Sunand Prasad

    Retrofit for Purpose examines a range of state-of-the-art non-domestic retrofit projects. Its chapters explore common challenges, offer practical solutions and provide a clarion-call to architects and clients for better, smarter retrofit.  Twelve case studies focus as much on the transformation of…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    RIBA Publishing

  • An Introduction to Architectural Conservation: Philosophy, Legislation and Practice book cover

    An Introduction to Architectural Conservation

    Philosophy, Legislation and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Nick Lee Evans

    There are over half a million listed buildings in Britain, conservation areas can be found in every borough, and a large proportion of our housing stock pre-dates 1914. So, whether in extending a listed house, reordering a local church, or converting an historic warehouse, most architects will work…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    RIBA Publishing

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