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  • Best Tall Buildings

    A Global Overview of 2014 Skyscrapers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Antony Wood, Steven Henry, Daniel Safarik

    The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is the world’s foremost authority on tall buildings. This book chronicles the annual awards process, in which the CTBUH recognizes outstanding tall buildings and design innovations that advance the potential of integrated sustainability in…

    Hardback – 2014-12-09

  • Building Better Universities

    Strategies, Spaces, Technologies, 1st Edition

    By Jos Boys

    Building Better Universities provides a wide-ranging summary and critical review of the increasing number of groundbreaking initiatives undertaken by universities and colleges around the world. It suggests that we have reached a key moment for the higher education sector in which the services,…

    Paperback – 2014-12-02

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2014-12-01
    RIBA Publishing

  • Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understand

    a revised and expanded edition of Twenty Buildings Every Architect Should Understand, 2nd Edition

    By Simon Unwin

    Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understand is an essential companion to Simon Unwin’s Analysing Architecture, and part of the trilogy which also includes his Exercises in Architecture: Learning to Think as an Architect. Together the three books offer an introduction to the workings of…

    Paperback – 2014-11-17

  • The Age and Construction of English Housing

    1st Edition

    By Simon Nicol, Chris Beer, Chris Scott

    There are some 22.4 million homes in England, housing 52 million people. They range from the smallest studio flat to the largest palace, and vary in age from medieval castles built of local stone to new homes designed to the most exacting sustainability standards. Numerous books have been written…

    Paperback – 2014-10-31
    IHS BRE Press

  • The Shanghai Alleyway House

    A Vanishing Urban Vernacular, 1st Edition

    By Gregory Bracken

    As a nineteenth-century commercial development, the alleyway house was a hybrid of the traditional Chinese courtyard house and the Western terraced one. Unique to Shanghai, the alleyway house was a space where the blurring of the boundaries of public and private life created a vibrant social…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Architecture and the Welfare State

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Swenarton, Tom Avermaete, Dirk van den Heuvel

    In the decades following World War Two, and in part in response to the Cold War, governments across Western Europe set out ambitious programmes for social welfare and the redistribution of wealth that aimed to improve the everyday lives of their citizens. Many of these welfare state programmes -…

    Paperback – 2014-08-26

  • School Design Together

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pamela Woolner

    The time is ripe for interdisciplinary, collaborative approaches to school design. Whatever the current funding limitations, we still need to think about how we design, organise and use space in schools for learning and teaching. This edited book ensures that we don’t start from ground zero in…

    Paperback – 2014-07-16

  • Tall Buildings

    Structural Systems and Aerodynamic Form, 1st Edition

    By Mehmet Halis Günel, Hüseyin Emre Ilgin

    The structural challenges of building 800 metres into the sky are substantial, and include several factors which do not affect low-rise construction. This book focusses on these areas specifically to provide the architectural and structural knowledge which must be…

    Hardback – 2014-07-03

  • Transforming the Doctor's Office

    Principles from Evidence-based Design, 1st Edition

    By Ann Sloan Devlin

    From the parking lot to the exam room, doctors can improve the physical surroundings for their patients, yet often they do not. Given the numerous and varied duties doctors must perform, it may fall to the design profession to implement changes, many based on research, to improve healthcare…

    Paperback – 2014-06-26

  • Humanitarian Architecture

    15 stories of architects working after disaster, 1st Edition

    By Esther Charlesworth

    Never has the demand been so urgent for architects to respond to the design and planning challenges of rebuilding post-disaster sites and cities. In 2011, more people were displaced by natural disasters (42 million) than by wars and armed conflicts. And yet the number of architects equipped to deal…

    Paperback – 2014-06-25

  • An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment

    1st Edition

    By Peter Rickaby, Construction Products Association

    An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment comes in two parts. The first describes the fundamentals and preliminary considerations of planning a low carbon refurbishment project, before exploring various components of a house (walls, heating systems etc.). Each chapter includes references…

    Paperback – 2014-06-16
    RIBA Publishing

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