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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Grounds and Envelopes

    Reshaping Architecture and the Built Environment

    By Michael U. Hensel, Jeffrey P. Turko

    Providing a source of vision for the revitalisation of ground and envelope as spatial elements that can inform the search for embedded locally specific architectures, this book collects essays and projects that each contributes a particular element to what might constitute an integrated and richly...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Building Dynamics

    Exploring Architecture of Change

    Edited by Branko Kolarevic, Vera Parlac

    Buildings are increasingly ‘dynamic’: equipped with sensors, actuators and controllers, they ‘self-adjust’ in response to changes in the external and internal environments and patterns of use. Building Dynamics asks how this change manifests itself and what it means for architecture as buildings...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. JCT Contract Administration Pocket Book

    By Andy Atkinson

    Series: Routledge Pocket Books

    Successfully managing your JCT contracts is a must, and this handy reference is the swiftest way to doing just that. Making reference to best practice throughout, the JCT Standard Building Contracts SBC/Q, DB and MW are used as examples to take you through all the essential contract administration...

    Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Builders of the Vision

    Software and the Imagination of Design

    By Daniel Cardoso Llach

    Builders of the Vision traces the intellectual history and contemporary practices of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Numerical Control since the years following World War II until today. Drawing from primary archival and ethnographic sources, it identifies and documents the crucial ideas shaping...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Integrating Care

    The architecture of the comprehensive health centre

    By Justin De Syllas

    This book provides a timely review of the contemporary interpretation of the ‘comprehensive health centre’, a building type that was originally advocated by health reformers in the UK in the first half of the twentieth century. The book discusses the development of this idea, the failure under the...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge