E-books: Built Environment

  • Being an Effective Construction Client: Working on Commercial and Public Projects book cover

    Being an Effective Construction Client

    Working on Commercial and Public Projects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Ullathorne

    Being a client on a construction project can be incredibly complex and demanding but ultimately rewarding once your ambitions are fulfilled. This comprehensive ‘one stop shop’ will help you to achieve that magic combination of quality and efficiency, guiding you through the entire project lifecycle…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    RIBA Publishing

  • Construction: A Practical Guide to RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Stages 4, 5 and 6 (RIBA Stage Guide) book cover

    Construction

    A Practical Guide to RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Stages 4, 5 and 6 (RIBA Stage Guide), 1st Edition

    By Phil Holden

    This is the third in a must-have series of step-by-step guides to using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013 on your project. Drawing together stages 4, 5 and 6 this book explains what needs to have been achieved for Technical Design to begin, how to achieve success in the construction phase as well as…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    RIBA Publishing

  • Briefing: A Practical Guide to RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Stages 7, 0 and 1 (RIBA Stage Guide) book cover

    Briefing

    A Practical Guide to RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Stages 7, 0 and 1 (RIBA Stage Guide), 1st Edition

    By Paul Fletcher, Hilary Satchwell

    This is the first in a must-have series of step-by-step guides to using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013 on your project. Drawing together Stages 7, 0 and 1 this book is about much more than briefing; it guides you through the brand new Stage 0 – Strategic Definition – as well as how Stage 7 – In Use…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    RIBA Publishing

  • Design: A Practical Guide to RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Stages 2 and 3 (RIBA Stage Guide) book cover

    Design

    A Practical Guide to RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Stages 2 and 3 (RIBA Stage Guide), 1st Edition

    By Tim Bailey

    This is the second in a must-have series of step-by-step guides to using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013 on your project. Drawing together stages 2 and 3 this book explains the importance of the Concept Design and Developed Design, how to achieve a balance of creativity and method and how it should…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    RIBA Publishing

  • Designed to Perform: An Illustrated Guide to Providing Energy Efficient Homes book cover

    Designed to Perform

    An Illustrated Guide to Providing Energy Efficient Homes, 1st Edition

    By Tom Dollard

    This book is an illustrated practical design guide to delivering better energy performance in all types of new build homes. It takes the form of an annotated details book, with photos taken from live construction sites, with the content based around diagrams, drawings and photos by the author,…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    RIBA Publishing

  • CDM 2015: A Practical Guide for Architects and Designers book cover

    CDM 2015

    A Practical Guide for Architects and Designers, 1st Edition

    By Paul Bussey

    This is the designer’s essential guide to implementing the new CDM 2015 regulations. It provides both a straightforward overview of the key changes and new duty holders, including the Principal Designer, as well as full colour diagrams and annotated plans which demonstrate how to apply the…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    RIBA Publishing

  • Revolution: Interior Design from 1950 book cover

    Revolution

    Interior Design from 1950, 1st Edition

    By Drew Plunkett

    The last half of the twentieth century saw the emergence, evolution and consolidation of a distinct interior design practice and profession. This book is invaluable for students and practitioners, providing a detailed specialist, contemporary historical analysis of their profession and is…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    RIBA Publishing

  • Future Schools: Innovative Design for Existing and New Buildings book cover

    Future Schools

    Innovative Design for Existing and New Buildings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Mirchandani, Sharon Wright

    Uniquely Future Schools not only provides design guidance on themes in schools architecture and a wealth of recent innovative projects drawn from the UK but also an understanding of the socio-political and economic context that any practice must work within when taking on a schools project. It…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    RIBA Publishing

  • The Re-Use Atlas: A Designer's Guide Towards the Circular Economy book cover

    The Re-Use Atlas

    A Designer's Guide Towards the Circular Economy, 1st Edition

    By Duncan Baker-Brown

    This book is a highly illustrated “map,” using photos, infographics and statistics, showing designers how they can successfully navigate the emerging field of resource management and the circular economy. Using the Brighton Waste House Project as a basis for this, the book will look at key moments…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    RIBA Publishing

  • New Design for Old Buildings book cover

    New Design for Old Buildings

    1st Edition

    By Roger Hunt, Iain Boyd

    This book is a celebration of good new design for old buildings and the SPAB philosophy that good new architecture can sit happily alongside old and is preferable to pastiche. Endorsing the value of architects who are engaged to work in the historic environment, this book explores design, materials…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    RIBA Publishing

  • How Buildings Work book cover

    How Buildings Work

    1st Edition

    By Huw M A Evans

    An understanding of building physics is fundamental for the design and construction of safe, functional, energy efficient buildings. Without it, occupants’ health and comfort is compromised, energy bills become unmanageable, or the building fabric itself can fail. But it’s not just about providing…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    RIBA Publishing

  • Avoiding and Resolving Disputes: A Short Guide for Architects book cover

    Avoiding and Resolving Disputes

    A Short Guide for Architects, 1st Edition

    By Bart Kavanagh

    Quick, concise and direct, this pocketbook outlines the essentials that every architect needs to know about construction disputes – from tips on avoiding them in the first place and informally negotiating issues as they arise, to how to go about settling full-blown disputes more formally.…

    eBook – 2019-07-25
    RIBA Publishing

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