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  • Demystifying Architectural Research

    Adding Value to Your Practice

    By Flora Samuel, Anne Dye

    This practical, hands on introduction guides you through the basics of undertaking research in day-to-day architectural practice helping you to exploit the growing opportunities on offer. It explores how developing a research specialism can improve the quality of your projects, help to define your…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Sustainability

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19 
    RIBA Publishing

  • The BIM Management Handbook

    By David Shepherd

    An authoritative and practical road map for those implementing and managing BIM workflows. With the 2016 deadline for BIM level 2 fast approaching and the growing realisation of the huge benefits BIM brings these skills are becoming industry essentials. Concentrating on the how rather than the why…

    Paperback – 2015-10-15 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Financial Management

    By Brian Pinder-Ayres

    Most newly qualified architects have scant knowledge about the practicalities of running a practice and in particular the challenges of managing the financial side of the business. This book highlights the major financial risks and how these can be avoided.The chapters give straightforward advice…

    Paperback – 2015-10-14 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Aquatecture

    Buildings Designed to Live and Work with Water

    By Robert Barker, Richard Coutts

    Water plays a vital role in shaping our built environment, as it has done for centuries. We depend on it, we use it, we live with it and we must respect it. Aquatecture is the first book to outline new ways of ‘designing for water,’ using examples from around the world to illustrate methods of…

    Paperback – 2015-09-30 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Principal Designer's Handbook

    Guide to the CDM Regulations 2015

    By Association for Project Safety

    The new CDM regulations came into force on 6th April 2015 changing the face of pre-construction health and safety management on construction projects, large and small. This handbook provides a comprehensive road map to undertaking the new Principal Designer role that aims to bring pre-construction…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Professional Practice for Landscape Architects

    3rd Edition

    By Rachel Tennant, Nicola Garmory, Clare Winsch

    Professional Practice for Landscape Architects third edition deals with the practical issues of being a successful landscape architect professional. Endorsed by the Landscape Institute, this book is an indispensable guide for licentiate members of the Institute on their Pathway to Chartership. It…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08 
    Routledge

  • The Passivhaus Designer’s Manual

    A technical guide to low and zero energy buildings

    Edited by Christina J. Hopfe, Robert S. McLeod

    Passivhaus is the fastest growing energy performance standard in the world, with almost 50,000 buildings realised to date. Applicable to both domestic and non-domestic building types, the strength of Passivhaus lies in the simplicity of the concept. As European and global energy directives move…

    Paperback – 2015-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Architect's Legal Pocket Book

    2nd Edition

    By Matthew Cousins

    A little book that's big on information, the Architect's Legal Pocket Book is the definitive reference on legal issues for architects and architectural students. This handy pocket guide covers key legal principles which will help you to quickly understand the law and where to go for further…

    Paperback – 2015-08-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • Environmental Design Perspectives

    Viewpoints on the Profession, Education and Research

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser

    The purpose of this title, first published in 1972, was to bring into focus the work and viewpoints of individuals and groups that were engaged in man-environment research, design and education. Reflecting the multidisciplinary nature of the field of man-environment relations, topics range from…

    Hardback – 2015-08-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Plastics Now

    On Architecture’s Relationship to a Continuously Emerging Material

    By Billie Faircloth

    Plastics Now addresses one primary question: why do we build with plastics the way that we do? For decades, plastics have been described over and over again as "the future," yet we still do not know precisely what to do with them. Billie Faircloth argues that this inertia is due to plastics’…

    Paperback – 2015-07-12
    Routledge

  • Construction

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

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-07-01
    RIBA Publishing

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