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New and Published Books

  1. Community Matters: Service-Learning in Engaged Design and Planning

    Edited by Mallika Bose, Paula Horrigan, Cheryl Doble, Sigmund C. Shipp

    Series: Earthscan Tools for Community Planning

    Community Matters: Service Learning in Engaged Design and Planning explores issues that resonate with a diverse group of design and planning educators drawn to the challenge of supporting greater community building and empowerment while combining learning with practice. The book explores such...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Life Cycle Assessment

    By Kathrina Simonen

    Series: PocketArchitecture

    Life Cycle Assessment addresses the dynamic and dialectic of building and ecology, presenting the key theories and techniques surrounding the use of life cycle assessment data and methods. Architects and construction professionals must assume greater responsibility in helping building owners to...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Ecology and the Architectural Imagination

    By Brook Muller

    By including ecological concerns in the design process from the outset, architecture can enhance life. Author Brook Muller understands how a designer’s predispositions and poetic judgement in dealing with complex and dynamic ecological systems impact the "greenness" of built outcomes. Ecology and...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Design for Innovative Technology

    From Disruption to Acceptance

    By Nicholas Henchoz, Yves Mirande

    Despite their often remarkable performance, new and ‘disruptive’ technologies often meet with resistance from the general public. Design – sometimes assumed to play a purely aesthetic role – is central in making revolutionary technology acceptable to society. Mastering design allows technological...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. Outrigger Design for High-Rise Buildings

    By Hi Sun Choi, Goman Ho, Leonard Joseph, Neville Mathias, Ctbuh

    Outrigger systems are rigid horizontal structures designed to improve a building’s stability and strength by connecting the building core or spine to distant columns, much in the way an outrigger can prevent a canoe from overturning. Outriggers have been used in tall, narrow buildings for nearly...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Guide to the Building Regulations

    2nd Edition

    By Huw Evans

    This practical time-saver manual summarises what the Approved Documents to the Building Regulations (England and Wales) and associated guidance require and explains how to comply. Structured by ‘Part’ of the Building Regulations and highlighting key compliance issues, the guidance focuses on the...

    Published April 1st 2014 by NBS

  7. Rough Guide to Sustainability

    A Design Primer, 4th Edition

    By Brian Edwards

    This latest edition of Rough Guide to Sustainability remains a simple, no-nonsense reference source for all students and practitioners of sustainability in the built environment. It sets out the broad environmental, professional and governmental context underlying sustainability principles, and...

    Published March 31st 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  8. The Architecture of Art Museums

    A Decade of Design: 2000 - 2010

    By Ronnie Self

    As a building type, art museums are unparalleled for the opportunities they provide for architectural investigation and experimentation. They are frequently key components of urban revitalization and often push the limits of building technology. Art museums are places of pleasure, education and...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Retrofit for Purpose

    Low Energy Upgrade of Non-Domestic Buildings

    By Greg Penoyre, Sunand Prasad

    Retrofit for Purpose examines a range of state-of-the-art non-domestic retrofit projects. Its chapters explore common challenges, offer practical solutions and provide a clarion-call to architects and clients for better, smarter retrofit. Twelve case studies focus as much on the transformation of...

    Published March 27th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  10. Re-readings

    Interior Architecture and the Design Principles of Remodelling Existing Buildings

    By Sally Stone

    Re-readings is an authoritative testament to the complex process of remodelling existing buildings. Although buildings have always been reused, the process of doing so has rarely been treated as an artform. In recent years, however, a huge amount of press coverage has been devoted to remodelling...

    Published March 27th 2014 by RIBA Publishing