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Recent Articles

  1. Building Services Handbook 7th Edition (April 2013)

    This seventh edition of Hall and Greeno's leading textbook, Building Services Handbook has been reviewed and updated in relation to the latest building and water regulations, new technology, and new legislation, and even more design calculations have been added. In addition, topics such as: alternative sources of natural energy, solar, ground source, heat pumps, renewable energy sources, geothermal methods, and wind power, are now covered.

    For more information about the book click here Building Services Handbook

  2. The Tall Buildings Reference Book (May 2013)

    The Tall Buildings Reference Book addresses all the issues of building tall, from the procurement stage through the design and construction process to new technologies and the building’s contribution to the urban habitat. A case study section highlights the latest, the most innovative, the greenest and the most inspirational tall buildings being constructed today.

    To order a copy of this book click here

  3. Construction Materials Reference Book 2nd Edition (June 2013)

    Fully updated to reflect the latest materials and their applications, this second edition of the Construction Materials Reference Book remains the definitive reference source for professionals involved in the conception, design and specification stages of a construction project.

    For more information about the book or to pre-order your copy click here

  4. The Conservation Movement: A History of Architectural Preservation (January 2013)

    Miles Glendinning’s new book,The Conservation Movement: A History of Architectural Preservation authoritatively presents, for the first time, the entire history of this architectural Conservation Movement, and traces its dramatic fluctuations in ideas and popularity, ending by questioning whether its recent international ascendancy can last indefinitely.

    To take a look inside the book click here

    With the aquistion of Donhead Publishing we have even more architecture conservation titles on offer. To take a look at the whole range of books available click here

  5. Just Published - Contemporary Library Architecture   ( April 2013)

    Contemporary Library Architecture focuses on the practical issues which need to be addressed by anyone involved in library design, here Ken Worpole offers his renowned expertise to architects, planners, library professionals, students, local government officers and members interested in creating and sustaining successful library buildings and services. This book is the ultimate guide for anyone approaching library design.

    To pre-order your copy click here

  6. Stadia (February 2013)

    In this fully updated and redesigned edition of the essential and long-established Stadia, the authors offer their unrivalled expertise to all professionals who commission, plan, design, and manage high-quality sports venues.

    To order a copy of this superb book click here

  7. Listen to Jerry Yudelson talk about his new book on You Tube

    The World's Greenest Buildings - The latest green building book from author, keynote speaker and sustainability consultant Jerry Yudelson - http://www.greenbuildconsult.com - asks: How can green buildings have a meaningful impact on global sustainability? What's the truth about how green buildings really perform? How much water do they consume? How much energy do they save? In Yudelson's important new book, "The World's Greenest Buildings: Promise vs Performance in Sustainable Design," Yudelson and co-author Ulf Meyer answer these questions and more. Using 55 case studies of LEED Platinum and equivalent buildings from 18 countries, the book offers detailed data on energy use and water consumption. To take a look inside the book click here http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415606295/

    Click here to watch the video  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdEMB_BPP5Y

  8. The State of Psychiatry (Psychology Revivals)

    To mark his retirement in 1966 from the Professorship of Psychiatry at the University of London, and the directorship of the Institute of Psychiatry, the Maudsley Hospital, Professor Lewis’s students edited and prepared an edition of his collected papers, in two volumes.

    Originally published in 1967 this volume reviews the psychiatric past, surveys the transitional stage psychiatry had reached, and looks forward to the attainable future.

  9. Human Destructiveness (Psychology Revivals)

    First published in 1972, this fully revised edition was originally published in 1991 and provides a classic study of humanity’s capacity for evil.

    The human species is capable of the most appalling cruelty. Why is this and where does our capacity for such destructiveness come from? In Human Destructiveness, Anthony Storr explores these important questions.

  10. New in Paperback - Coping with Alcohol and Drug Problems

    Coping with Alcohol and Drug Problems: The Experiences of Family Members in Three Contrasting Cultures aims to deepen and extend understanding of the experiences of family members trying to cope with the excessive drinking or drug taking of a relative.

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