E-books: Professional Practice

  • Re-readings: 2: Interior Architecture and the Principles of Remodelling Existing Buildings book cover

    Re-readings: 2

    Interior Architecture and the Principles of Remodelling Existing Buildings, 1st Edition

    By Graeme Brooker, Sally Stone

    Re-readings 2 is a companion book to Re-readings, originally published in 2004. This second volume is testament to the growing interest and demand for clarification of the re-modelling, adaptation and transformation processes within the existing built environment. With increased interest in the…

    eBook – 2019-07-15
    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

  • Sustainability: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide book cover

    Sustainability

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide, 1st Edition

    By Sandy Halliday, Richard Atkins

    Sustainability 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 core project task – in this case those associated with achieving sustainable design and construction - and…

    eBook – 2019-07-05
    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

  • Revisiting Postmodernism book cover

    Revisiting Postmodernism

    1st Edition

    By Terry Farrell, Adam Nathaniel Furman

    Revisiting Postmodernism offers an engaging, wide-ranging and highly illustrated account of postmodernism in architecture from its roots in the 1940s to its ongoing relevance today. This book invites readers to see Postmodernism in a new light: not just a style but a cultural phenomenon that…

    eBook – 2019-06-28
    RIBA Publishing

  • Targeting Zero: Whole Life and Embodied Carbon Strategies for Design Professionals book cover

    Targeting Zero

    Whole Life and Embodied Carbon Strategies for Design Professionals, 1st Edition

    By Simon Sturgis

    Embodied and Whole Life Carbon will change the way buildings are designed, yet carbon emissions associated with the construction and life of buildings are not yet wholly understood by the profession. Energy is assumed to be the province of services engineers, yet energy from materials is as big an…

    eBook – 2019-06-27
    RIBA Publishing

  • Guide to RIBA Domestic and Concise Building Contracts 2018 book cover

    Guide to RIBA Domestic and Concise Building Contracts 2018

    1st Edition

    By Sarah Lupton

    This latest title from the author provides comprehensive guidance to RIBA's two updated building contracts: the RIBA Domestic Building Contract 2018 and the RIBA Concise Building Contract 2018. Introducing the contracts' features and benefits and covering all aspects of their use, from choosing…

    eBook – 2019-06-27
    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…

    eBook – 2019-06-27
    RIBA Publishing

  • Chinese Urban Transformation: A Tale of Six Cities book cover

    Chinese Urban Transformation

    A Tale of Six Cities, 1st Edition

    By Chen Yuanzhi, Alan Hudson, He Lisheng

    Now an established global force, China has experienced a sustained period of staggering economic growth since policy reform in the 1970s. Chinese urbanisation is the most significant example of economic, environmental and social change both within China and globally. In recent years, central…

    eBook – 2019-06-27
    RIBA Publishing

  • 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…

    eBook – 2019-06-27
    RIBA Publishing

  • Contract Administration: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide book cover

    Contract Administration

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide, 1st Edition

    By Ian Davies

    The RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide: Design Management 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 core project task – in this case the role of the Contract Administrator -…

    eBook – 2019-06-27
    RIBA Publishing

  • Competition Grid: Experimenting With and Within Architecture Competitions book cover

    Competition Grid

    Experimenting With and Within Architecture Competitions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Theodorou, Antigoni Katsakou

    The Competition Grid: Experimenting With and Within Architecture Competitions is a comprehensive review of architectural competitions. Each section features international research overviews as well as lively discussions with experts that draw on first-hand experience of the competition process. …

    eBook – 2019-06-27
    RIBA Publishing

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