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New and Published Books

  1. The Environmental Design Pocketbook

    2nd Edition

    By Sofie Pelsmakers

    The Environmental Design Pocketbook 2nd ed places the information you need for sustainable, low energy building design at your fingertips. Packed with diagrams, tools and tips, it cuts through the complex mass of technical data and legislation that faces the designer, and distils all the key...

    Published October 1st 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  2. The BIID Concise Agreement for Interior Design Services

    CID/14

    By British Institute of Interior Design

    Short, clear, and easy to use, The BIID Concise Agreement for Interior Design Services (CID/14) is a simplified version of the industry standard form of interior design appointment. This new edition has been made even more user friendly, and is suitable for all but the largest and most complex...

    Published October 1st 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  3. Part 3 Handbook

    3rd Edition

    By Stephen Brookhouse

    The decision to take the final step to become a fully qualified architect and sit the Part 3 exam is a daunting journey into the unknown. Fortunately, this new edition of the Part 3 Handbook demystifies the whole process of qualifying, dispelling commonly held myths and offering genuine insight...

    Published October 1st 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  4. 21 Things You Won't Learn in Architecture School

    By Adrian Dobson

    This book will open your eyes to the realities of practice as an architect. There is sometimes a disconnection between what is taught during architectural education and the actual experience of entering the work place. With relatively little space in the packed architectural school curriculum,...

    Published September 26th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  5. Computational Fluid Dynamics in Building Design

    By Richard Chitty, Chunli Cao

    Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) modelling is a tool that is routinely used in fire engineering analysis and the design of buildings. This guide gives background to the CFD methodology for 'non-experts' (such as those who may have to review or approve designs where CFD has been used). It...

    Published September 25th 2014 by IHS BRE Press

  6. Delivering Sustainable Buildings

    Saving and Payback

    By Yetunde Abdul, Richard Quartermaine, David Sutton

    Research by Sweett Group and BRE has challenged the perception that sustainable buildings are necessarily more costly to build. By applying cost data from real construction projects to three case study buildings – an office, secondary school and community healthcare centre – detailed capital and...

    Published September 25th 2014 by IHS BRE Press

  7. The Shanghai Alleyway House

    A Vanishing Urban Vernacular

    By Gregory Bracken

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    As a nineteenth-century commercial development, the alleyway house was a hybrid of the traditional Chinese courtyard house and the Western terraced one. Unique to Shanghai, the alleyway house was a space where the blurring of the boundaries of public and private life created a vibrant social...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Italo Calvino's Architecture of Lightness

    The Utopian Imagination in An Age of Urban Crisis

    By Letizia Modena

    Series: Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Literature

    This study recovers Italo Calvino's central place in a lost history of interdisciplinary thought, politics, and literary philosophy in the 1960s. Drawing on his letters, essays, critical reviews, and fiction, as well as a wide range of works--primarily urban planning and design theory and history--...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Permutation Design

    Buildings, Texts, and Contexts

    By Kostas Terzidis

    In design, the problems that designers are called upon to solve can be regarded as a problem of permutations. A permutation is an ordered arrangement of elements in a set. In our case, the set is design and the elements are design components, such as lines, shapes, forms, or spaces. Traditionally,...

    Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Developing Your Design Process

    Six Key Concepts for Studio

    By Albert C. Smith, Kendra Schank Smith

    Developing Your Design Process is your primary source for acquiring knowledge of how and why you design. It will help you understand how architects think as well as learn why you should educate yourself about design culture. You'll explore the spark of imagination that leads to a strong concept,...

    Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge