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  1. Contract Administration

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide

    By Ian Davies

    The RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide: Design Management 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 the role of the Contract Administrator -...

    Published October 31st 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  2. Louis I. Kahn

    Towards the Zero Degree of Concrete, 1960-1974

    By Anna Rosellini

    Through sheer determination and courage, Kahn has researched the nature of concrete in the form of precast, cast in place or blocks. Each of his renowned works in exposed concrete, such as the Yale Art Gallery, the Richards Laboratories, the Bath House, the Salk Institute, the National Assembly,...

    Published October 31st 2014 by EPFL Press

  3. Water Management and Climate Change

    Dealing with Uncertainties

    Edited by Cecilia Tortajada, Asit K. Biswas, Avinash Tyagi

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    To plan successfully and manage the increased uncertainties posed by likely future climate change, knowledge needs to advance much more for the water profession beyond what it is now available. Meeting these challenges does not depend exclusively on advances in climatological-hydrologic models....

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Best Tall Buildings

    A Global Overview of 2014 Skyscrapers

    Edited by Antony Wood, Steven Henry, Safarik Daniel

    The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is the world’s foremost authority on tall buildings. This book chronicles the annual awards process, in which the CTBUH recognizes outstanding tall buildings and design innovations that advance the potential of integrated sustainability in...

    Published October 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Daylighting and Integrated Lighting Design

    By Christopher Meek, Kevin Van Den Wymelenberg

    Series: PocketArchitecture

    Daylighting and Integrated Lighting Design provides architects, building designers, and students clear direction for the successful inclusion of daylight and integrated electric light in buildings. It presents design teams with the performance analysis resources, energy saving estimates and user...

    Published October 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Knowledge Partnering for Community Development

    By Robyn Eversole

    Series: Community Development Research and Practice Series

    Effective community development means that many different stakeholders have to work together: governments, development organizations and NGOs, and most importantly, the people they serve. Knowledge Partnering for Community Development teaches community development professionals how to mediate...

    Published October 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The World After Cheap Oil

    By Rauli Partanen, Harri Paloheimo, Heikki Waris

    Substantial evidence suggests that we are currently living at the peak of oil production with few prospects for cheap oil ever returning. Yet the media, politicians and regular people have hardly started to talk about what this means. Oil literally runs our societies from transportation to food...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Industrial Archaeology

    An Introduction

    By Kenneth Hudson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    Industrial archaeology is the study of early industrial buildings and machinery, particularly of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. When this book was originally published in 1963, this was becoming a topic of lively interest and controversy among archaeologists, historians, architects and...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Maintenance and Safety of Aging Infrastructure

    Edited by Dan Frangopol, Yiannis Tsompanakis

    Series: Structures and Infrastructures

    This book presents the latest research findings in the field of maintenance and safety of aging infrastructure. The invited contributions provide an overview of the use of advanced computational and/or experimental techniques in damage and vulnerability assessment as well as maintenance and...

    Published October 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Designing for Hope

    Pathways to Regenerative Sustainability

    By Dominique Hes, Chrisna du Plessis

    A forward looking book on sustainable design that describes problems and then, by providing a different way to conceptualise design and development, leads on to examples of regenerative solutions. Its aim is to move the discussion away from doing less, but still detracting from our ecological...

    Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge