E-books: Architecture

  • Rescue and Reuse: Communities, Heritage and Architecture book cover

    Rescue and Reuse

    Communities, Heritage and Architecture, 1st Edition

    By Ian Morrison, Merlin Waterson

    Historic buildings and places play an essential role in the everyday lives of the people of the UK, their cultural identity and the economy. They can inspire creativity and enterprise, bring communities together, and make people happier about where they live. This book explores how historic…

    eBook – 2019-07-15
    RIBA Publishing

  • Happy by Design: A Guide to Architecture and Mental Wellbeing book cover

    Happy by Design

    A Guide to Architecture and Mental Wellbeing, 1st Edition

    By Ben Channon

    Can good design truly make us happier? Given that we spend over 80% of our time in buildings, shouldn’t we have a better understanding of how they make us feel? This book explores the ways in which buildings, spaces and cities affect our moods. It reveals how architecture and design can make us…

    eBook – 2019-07-15
    RIBA Publishing

  • Future Office: Next-generation workplace design book cover

    Future Office

    Next-generation workplace design, 1st Edition

    By Nicola Gillen

    The office is dead. Long live the office. Despite decades of predictions that the office is on the verge of extinction, it is surviving and thriving. Of course, things are changing. And changing fast. Digital technologies are transforming not only the work we do, but also the ways our workplaces…

    eBook – 2019-07-15
    RIBA Publishing

  • 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

  • Ceilings and Dreams: The Architecture of Levity book cover

    Ceilings and Dreams

    The Architecture of Levity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Emmons, Federica Goffi, Jodi La Coe

    Where is the space for dreaming in the twenty-first century? Lofty thoughts, like dreams, are born and live overhead, just as they have been represented in Renaissance paintings and modern cartoons. Ceilings are often repositories of stories, events and otherwise invisible oneiric narratives. Yet…

    eBook – 2019-07-08
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Historic Construction and Conservation: Materials, Systems and Damage book cover

    Historic Construction and Conservation

    Materials, Systems and Damage, 1st Edition

    By Pere Roca, Paulo B. Lourenço, Angelo Gaetani

    Conservation in the built environment raises fundamental questions which have been debated for centuries - what is worth preserving, how is it possible, why is it important? This book takes a modern approach to the meaning of a heritage structure and its conservation. The historical evolution of…

    eBook – 2019-07-03
    Routledge

  • Neocolonialism and Built Heritage: Echoes of Empire in Africa, Asia, and Europe book cover

    Neocolonialism and Built Heritage

    Echoes of Empire in Africa, Asia, and Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Daniel E. Coslett

    Architectural relics of nineteenth and twentieth-century colonialism dot cityscapes throughout our globalizing world, just as built traces of colonialism remain embedded within the urban fabric of many European capitals. Neocolonialism and Built Heritage addresses the sustained presence and…

    eBook – 2019-07-02
    Routledge
    Architext

  • 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

  • Organizational Behaviour and the Physical Environment book cover

    Organizational Behaviour and the Physical Environment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Oluremi B. Ayoko, Neal M Ashkanasy

    This book looks at how the physical environment of work shapes organizational behaviour, demonstrating that our physical surroundings at work can have a big influence on employee productivity, performance and wellbeing. Drawing upon the latest research, Organizational Behaviour and the Physical…

    eBook – 2019-06-27
    Routledge

  • 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

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