E-books: Building Types

  • 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

  • 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

  • Wheelchair Housing Design Guide book cover

    Wheelchair Housing Design Guide

    3rd Edition

    By Centre For Accessible Environments (Cae)

    The Wheelchair Housing Design Guide explains how to design and detail a home that is fully manageable by wheelchair users and maximises their independence. This fully-updated, activity-based guide discusses design considerations, requirements and recommendations for various activities carried out…

    eBook – 2019-07-15
    RIBA Publishing

  • Conservation: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide book cover

    Conservation

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Feilden

    Conservation is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and successful projects using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013. Each guide takes a particular angle – in this case the author guides you through working on a conservation project - and explains the…

    eBook – 2019-07-05
    RIBA Publishing

  • The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer book cover

    The Sustainable Tall Building

    A Design Primer, 1st Edition

    By Philip Oldfield

    The Sustainable Tall Building: A Design Primer is an accessible and highly illustrated guide, which primes those involved in the design and research of tall buildings to dramatically improve their performance. Using a mixture of original research and analysis, best-practice design thinking and a…

    eBook – 2019-03-27
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Ruins: Designs on the Past, Present and Future book cover

    The Architecture of Ruins

    Designs on the Past, Present and Future, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Hill

    The Architecture of Ruins: Designs on the Past, Present and Future identifies an alternative and significant history of architecture from the sixteenth century to the twenty-first century, in which a building is designed, occupied and imagined as a ruin. This design practice conceives a monument…

    eBook – 2019-03-25
    Routledge

  • School Design Matters: How School Design Relates to the Practice and Experience of Schooling book cover

    School Design Matters

    How School Design Relates to the Practice and Experience of Schooling, 1st Edition

    By Harry Daniels, Andrew Stables, Hau Ming Tse, Sarah Cox

    Presenting qualitative and quantative findings from the unique, multi-disciplinary project, Design Matters?, this timely book explores the complex relationship between school design and practice to consider how environmental aspects impact on the day-to-day perceptions, actions and behaviours of…

    eBook – 2019-03-06
    Routledge

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