E-books: Architecture

  • 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

  • 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

  • Age-friendly Housing book cover

    Age-friendly Housing

    1st Edition

    By Julia Park, Jeremy Porteous

    This book embeds the principles of how we should approach the design of future housing for an ageing population, reminding us that this is not about ‘other people’, but about each of us. This book focuses on anticipating the needs and aspirations of the next generation of older people, and touches…

    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

  • ZEDlife book cover

    ZEDlife

    1st Edition

    By Bill Dunster

    The argument for low-cost, zero-energy, zero-waste architecture has never been timelier, while the mainstream has largely abandoned or neglected this agenda: in the UK the recent mandatory zero-carbon performance targets for new homes have been postponed or forgotten at a time when thousands of new…

    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

  • Design Management: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide book cover

    Design Management

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide, 1st Edition

    By Dale Sinclair

    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 Design Lead - and explains…

    eBook – 2019-06-27
    RIBA Publishing

  • Information Exchanges: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide book cover

    Information Exchanges

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide, 1st Edition

    By Richard Fairhead

    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 managing information exchanges - and…

    eBook – 2019-06-27
    RIBA Publishing

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