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New and Published Books

  1. University Trends

    Contemporary Campus Design

    By Jonathan Coulson, Paul Roberts, Isabelle Taylor

    A university campus is a place with special resonance: conjuring images of cloistered quadrangles and wood-panelled libraries, often echoing centuries of scholarly tradition. And yet it is also a place of cutting-edge science, interactive learning, youth, vibrancy, and energy. It is this dual...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Structure As Architecture

    A Source Book for Architects and Structural Engineers, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew Charleson

    Structure as Architecture presents a comprehensive analysis of the indispensable role of structure in architecture. An exploration, as well as a celebration, of structure, the book draws on a series of design studies and case study examples to illustrate how structure can be employed to realize a...

    Published July 1st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Women, Practice, Architecture

    ‘Resigned Accommodation’ and ‘Usurpatory Practice’

    Edited by Naomi Stead

    The image of the architect is undeniably gendered. While the male architect might be celebrated as the ideal man in Hollywood romantic comedies, blessed with practicality and creativity in equal measure to impeccable taste and an enviable lifestyle, the image of the woman architect is not so clear...

    Published June 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Collaborations in Architecture and Engineering

    By Clare Olsen, Sinead Mac Namara

    Collaborations in Architecture and Engineering focuses on team-building and problem-solving between architects and engineers to prepare you for working together in practice. It provides an overview and foundation for interdisciplinary collaboration so that you can create innovative proposals for...

    Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Humanitarian Architecture

    15 stories of architects working after disaster

    By Esther Charlesworth

    Never has the demand been so urgent for architects to respond to the design and planning challenges of rebuilding post-disaster sites and cities. In 2011, more people were displaced by natural disasters (42 million) than by wars and armed conflicts. And yet the number of architects equipped to deal...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  6. An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment

    By Peter Rickaby, Construction Products Association

    An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment comes in two parts. The first describes the fundamentals and preliminary considerations of planning a low carbon refurbishment project, before exploring various components of a house (walls, heating systems etc.). Each chapter includes references...

    Published June 16th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  7. Approved Document L1B

    Conservation of fuel and power in existing dwellings (2013 edition)

    By Dclg

    Building Regulations Part L: Approved Document L1B Conservation of fuel and power in existing dwellings (2013 edition, effective 6 April 2014) requires a 25% improvement 2006 standards for every new home. An aggregate approach for improvement of new non-domestic buildings delivers an improvement of...

    Published May 1st 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  8. Approved Document L2B

    Conservation of fuel and power (existing buildings other than dwellings)

    By Dclg

    Building Regulations Part L: Approved Document L1B (2013 edition, effective 6 April 2014) requires a 25% improvement over 2006 standards for every new home. An aggregate approach for improvement of new non-domestic buildings delivers an improvement of 25% overall, rather than for each individual...

    Published May 1st 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  9. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Building Information Modeling

    By Karen M. Kensek

    Series: PocketArchitecture

    This is a design guide for architects, engineers, and contractors concerning the principles and specific applications of building information modeling (BIM). BIM has the potential to revolutionize the building industry, and yet not all architects and construction professionals fully understand...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge