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  • Design Thinking

    A Guide to Creative Problem Solving for Everyone

    By Andrew Pressman

    Design thinking is a powerful process that facilitates understanding and framing of problems, enables creative solutions, and may provide fresh perspectives on our physical and social landscapes. Not just for architects or product developers, design thinking can be applied across many disciplines…

    Paperback – 2018-11-07 
    Routledge

  • The Architecture of Full-Scale Mock-ups

    From Representation to Reality

    By Nick Gelpi

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Home Extension Design

    2nd Edition

    By Julian Owen

    This book is a practical guide for homeowners, with checklists and guidance on how to make their project successful. Most people considering a significant alteration to their home have no experience or knowledge of the process that has to be followed to make their project successful, and the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Structure and Architecture

    3rd Edition

    By Angus MacDonald

    Offering an in-depth analysis of structural design and its relationship with architectural theory, this thoroughly updated edition draws on a clear discussion of structural form and the governing principles of architecture. Building on an understanding of structural integrity, and qualities thereof…

    Paperback – 2018-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Lead Designer's Handbook

    The Lead Designer and Design Management

    By Dale Sinclair

    Despite co-ordination being the principal focus of the Lead Designer’s role, there is very little written about how to undertake these duties. What tools can the Lead Designer use to address the many complexities of developing a design as part of an iterative process? How can the Lead Designer…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Product Design and Sustainability

    Strategies, Tools, and Practice

    By Jane Penty

    Whether it is the effects of climate change, the avalanche of electronic and plastic waste or the substandard living and working conditions of billions of our fellow global citizens, our ability to deal with unsustainability will define the 21st Century. Given that most consumption is mediated…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Interior Design for Small Dwellings

    By Sherrill Baldwin Halbe, Rose K Mark

    Interior Design for Small Dwellings addresses the onrush of interest in smaller homes and the possibility that small dwellings might be the answer to housing needs and sustainability. The book explores key principles essential to residing and designing small interiors with emphasis on client…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21 
    Routledge

  • 101 Case Studies in Construction Management

    By Len Holm

    This book provides 101 real life construction management case studies from an author with over 40 years’ experience in the construction industry and as lecturer in construction management. Over 14 chapters Len Holm has included case studies from real jobsites that cover: organisation, procurement,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-20 
    Routledge

  • Architecture Competition

    Project Design and the Building Process

    Edited by Ignaz Strebel, Jan Silberberger

    Much valued by design professionals, controversially discussed in the media, regularly misunderstood by the public and systematically regulated by public procurement; in recent years, architecture competitions have become projection screens for various and often incommensurable desires…

    Paperback – 2018-09-14 
    Routledge

  • Digital Participation and Collaboration in Architectural Design

    By Richard Laing

    The emergence of new digital and visualisation technologies in recent years has led to rapid changes in the field of architecture. Current drives to incorporate building information modelling as a part of architectural design are giving way to the increased use of IT and visualisation in…

    Paperback – 2018-09-03 
    Routledge

  • Women in Architecture

    Edited by Sumita Singha

    Women in architecture have always existed, perhaps not as professionals but always as influencers at many levels. Then during wars in the absence of men, women took on the traditionally masculine roles of design and construction easily. The river Thames is graced by a bridge built entirely by a…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Architecture

  • Professionalism for the Built Environment

    By Simon Foxell

    In the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, this new book provides thought provoking commentary on the nature of the relationship between society, the prevailing economic system and professionalism in the built environment. It addresses the changing responsibilities of professionals and in…

    Paperback – 2018-08-28 
    Routledge
    Building Research and Information

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