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  • Sustainable Retrofits

    Post War Residential Towers in Britain

    By Asterios Agkathidis, Rosa Urbano Gutiérrez

    Presenting the state-of-the-art in sustainable retrofits in post war residential towers, this book captures and re-informs the current intense refurbishing process that is taking place in Britain, which is part of a global phenomenon happening all over the world, as cities upgrade their building…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 

  • 3D Modelling: Bodies and Buildings in Anthropology, Anatomy and Architecture

    By Elizabeth Hallam

    With growing popular and academic interest in the development and importance of three-dimensional modelling and technologies across a range of practices, this book advances analyses of three-dimensional models from perspectives in anthropology, anatomy, architecture and history, examining the ways…

    Hardback – 2018-04-01 
    Anthropological Studies of Creativity and Perception

  • Innovations in Behavioural Health Architecture

    By Stephen Verderber

    Innovations in Behavioural Health Architecture is the most comprehensive book written on this topic in more than forty years. It examines the ways in which healthcare architecture can contribute, as a highly valued informational and reference source, to the provision of psychiatric and addictive…

    Hardback – 2018-03-28 

  • Business Principles for Landscape Contracting

    3rd Edition

    By Steven Cohan

    Business Principles of Landscape Contracting, fully revised and updated in its third edition, is an introduction to the application of business principles of financial management involved in setting up your own landscape contracting business and beginning your professional career. Appealing to…

    Paperback – 2018-03-09 

  • Why Architects Matter

    Evidencing and Communicating the Value of Architects

    By Flora Samuel

    While proving the economic value of architecture is notoriously difficult, Why Architects Matter makes a clear case in favour of the cultural value of architecture and its role in contributing to society and promoting wellbeing.  This is particularly important at a time of global economic…

    Paperback – 2018-03-08 

  • Professionalism for the Built Environment

    By Simon Foxell

    This book is both an introduction to and an examination of professionalism and professional bodies in the built environment and construction sector including a view of the future of professionalism in the sector and the organisations serving it. The book follows and builds on a previous study by…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Building Research and Information

  • Public Interest Design Education Guidebook

    Curricula, Strategies, and SEED Academic Case Studies

    Edited by Lisa M. Abendroth, Bryan Bell

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    Public Interest Design Guidebooks

  • 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 (BIM) as part of architectural design are giving way to the increased use of IT and visualisation in…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 

  • 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 – 2018-03-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • 20/20 Visions

    Edited by Charles Campion

    Community involvement in planning and placemaking through early, inclusive participatory methods can build consensus, speed up planning and add social, economic and environmental value to projects, leading to healthier, happier and more sustainable places. 20/20 Visions is an inspiring and visually…

    Paperback – 2018-03-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Interior Design Masters

    By Mark Hinchman, Elyssa Yoneda

    Interior Design Masters contains 300 biographical entries of people who have significantly impacted design. They are the people, historical and contemporary, that students and practitioners should know. Coverage starts in the late-Renaissance, with a focus on the 20th and 21st centuries. The book…

    Paperback – 2018-02-28 

  • Metric Handbook

    Planning and Design Data, 6th Edition

    Edited by Pamela Buxton

    Significantly updated in reference to the latest construction standards and new building types Sustainable design integrated into chapters throughout Over half of the entire book has now been updated since 2015 Over 100,000 copies sold to successive generations of architects and designers,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-16 

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