Professional Practice Products

  • A Gendered Profession

    Edited by James Benedict Brown, Harriet Harriss, Ruth Morrow, James Soane

    The issue of gender inequality in architecture has been part of the profession’s discourse for many years, yet the continuing gender imbalance in architectural education and practice remains a difficult subject. This book seeks to change that. It provides the first ever attempt to move the debate…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Avoiding and Resolving Disputes

    A Short Guide for Architects

    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.…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Better Buildings

    Learning from Buildings in Use

    By Richard Partington, Simon Bradbury

    This book started life as a successor to Sustainable Architecture, published in 2007, which set out to prove that sustainable architecture can indeed both ‘lift the spirit’ as well as save the planet. This fully revised edition seeks to take a step further, exploring how sustainable buildings are…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Guide to JCT Minor Works Building Contract 2016

    By Sarah Lupton

    Guide to JCT Minor Works is a practical guide to the operation and administration of the JCT Minor Works Building Contract suite 2016. All of the contracts’ provisions, procedures and conditions are organised and explained by subject, clearly distinguishing the different obligations due to various…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • The Art of Building a Garden City

    Designing New Communities for the 21st Century

    By Kate Henderson, Katy Lock, Hugh Ellis

    The Art of Building a Garden City is a well-researched guide to the history of the garden city movement and the delivery of a new generation of communities for the 21st Century. Bringing together key findings from the TCPA’s campaign work, and drawing on lessons from the first garden cities, the…

    Paperback – 2017-01-01 
    RIBA Publishing

  • Strategies for Landscape Representation

    Digital and Analogue Techniques

    By Paul Cureton

    Strategies for Landscape Representation discusses a variety of digital and analogue production techniques for the representation of landscape at multiple scales. Careful consideration is required to represent time, and to ensure accuracy of representation and evaluation in the landscape. Written as…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Design Intervention (Routledge Revivals)

    Toward a More Humane Architecture

    Edited by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Jacqueline Vischer, Edward White

    Design Intervention: Toward a More Humane Architecture, first published in 1991, intends to demonstrate that interest in social issues is alive and well in architecture, that there is a small but effective cadre of dedicated professionals who continue to commit themselves to solving social problems…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Robin Boyd: Spatial Continuity

    By Mauro Baracco, Louise Wright

    Australian Architect Robin Boyd (1919–1971) advocated tirelessly for the voice of Australian Architects so that there could be an Architecture that might speak to Australian conditions and sensibilities.His legacy continues in the work of contemporary Australian architects yet also prompts a way…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06 
    Routledge

  • Creating Urban Agricultural Systems

    An Integrated Approach to Design

    By Gundula Proksch

    Creating Urban Agriculture Systems provides you with background, expertise, and inspiration for designing with urban agriculture. It shows you how to grow food in buildings and cities, operate growing systems, and integrate them with natural cycles and existing infrastructures. It teaches you the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge

  • The Fabric Formwork Book

    Methods for Building New Architectural and Structural Forms in Concrete

    By Mark West

    Concrete is the most used man-made material in the world and is the fundamental physical medium for most of the world’s architecture and construction. The character of concrete is largely the product of the rigid moulds that have shaped it since its invention in antiquity. The advent of flexible…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Design Management

    By Stephen Emmitt

    This is a design guide for architects, engineers and contractors concerning the principles and application of design management. This book addresses the value that design management and design managers contribute to construction projects. As part of the PocketArchitecture series, Design Management…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15 
    Routledge
    PocketArchitecture

  • Expanding Disciplinarity in Architectural Practice

    Designing from the Room to the City

    By Tom Holbrook

    Expanding Disciplinarity in Architectural Practice presents an argument for the role of an architect as a generalist with a particular ability to bring spatial intelligence to bear on the significant issues of planning, settlement, and identity. The book draws on strategy and planning, landscape,…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Design Research in Architecture

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