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New and Published Books

  1. Sustainable Architectural Design

    An Overview

    By Kuppaswamy Iyengar

    This book is a guide to a sustainable design process that moves from theory, to site and energy use, to building systems, and finally to evaluation and case studies, so you can integrate design and technology for effective sustainable building. Kuppaswamy Iyengar shows you how to get it right the...

    To Be Published July 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Water Infrastructure

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    Water infrastructure is an essential element in water management. Together with institutions, policies and regulation, it provides basic services to growing populations, especially in developing countries, where much of the growth is taking place. In the Asia-Pacific region, for instance,...

    To Be Published July 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Charrette Handbook

    2nd Edition

    By Bill Lennertz, Aarin Lutzenhiser

    The Charrette Handbook is a step-by-step guide to successful charrettes -- those extended exercises that help citizens envision new possibilities for their communities. Based on a program developed by the National Charrette Institute, the book offers a three-phase approach to project management,...

    Published July 1st 2015 by APA Planners Press

  4. Briefing

    A Practical Guide to RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Stages 7, 0 and 1 (RIBA Stage Guide)

    By Paul Fletcher, Hilary Satchwell

    This is the first 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 7, 0 and 1 this book is about much more than briefing; it guides you through the brand new Stage 0 – Strategic Definition – as well as how Stage 7 – In Use...

    Published July 1st 2015 by RIBA Publishing

  5. Design

    A Practical Guide to RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Stages 2 and 3 (RIBA Stage Guide)

    By Tim Bailey

    This is the second 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 2 and 3 this book explains the importance of the Concept Design and Developed Design, how to achieve a balance of creativity and method and how it should...

    Published July 1st 2015 by RIBA Publishing

  6. 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...

    Published July 1st 2015 by RIBA Publishing

  7. Building Cultures Valparaiso

    Pedagogy, practice and poetry at the Valparaiso School of Architecture and Design

    Edited by Sony Devabhaktuni, Patricia Guaita, Cornelia Tapparelli

    Building Cultures Valparaiso takes a critical look at how pedagogy, practice and poetry are brought together at one of the most influential schools of architecture of the past 50 years: the School of Architecture and Design of the Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso in Chile. The editors...

    Published July 1st 2015 by EPFL Press

  8. Light in Architecture

    The Intangible Material

    By Elisa Valero Ramos

    Light in Architecture explores the role and use of light in and around buildings from the time that Stonehenge was built through to the present day, illustrating how a greater understanding of this intangible and free material will lead us to better architecture and, ultimately, improve our quality...

    Published July 1st 2015 by RIBA Publishing

  9. CDM 2015: A Practical Guide for Architects and Designers

    By Paul Bussey

    This is the designer’s essential guide to implementing the new CDM 2015 regulations. It provides both a straightforward overview of the key changes and new duty holders, including the Principal Designer, as well as full colour diagrams and annotated plans which demonstrate how to apply the...

    Published July 1st 2015 by RIBA Publishing

  10. Graphic Design for Architects

    A Manual for Visual Communication

    By Karen Lewis

    Graphic Design for Architects is a handbook of techniques, explanations and examples of graphic design most relevant to architects. The book covers a variety of scales of graphic design, everything from portfolio design and competition boards, to signage and building super-graphics – to address...

    Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge