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Forthcoming Professional Practice Books

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Forthcoming 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...

    To Be Published August 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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,...

    To Be Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  4. 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...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  5. 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...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  6. Aquatecture

    Buildings Designed to Live and Work with Water

    By Robert Barker, Richard Coutts

    Water plays a vital role in shaping our built environment, as it has done for centuries. We depend on it, we use it, we live with it and we must respect it. Aquatecture is the first book to outline new ways of ‘designing for water,’ using examples from around the world to illustrate methods of...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  7. 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,...

    To Be Published September 30th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  8. Architectural Acoustics

    By Ana M Jaramillo, Chris Steel

    Series: PocketArchitecture

    The application of good acoustic design can seem daunting to designers when trying to understand the often-complex physics of sound control. The ever-increasing number of standards and performance criteria that can be requested on new developments further complicates acoustics for architects....

    To Be Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    To Be Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Small Projects Handbook

    By Nigel Ostime

    This hands-on, no-nonsense guide to running smaller projects up to £1m in value will become your 'bible' in day-to-day practice. Smaller practices often find it hard to turn a profit as they spend too much time and money, especially on the design stages, trying to compete and are unsure as to what...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 by RIBA Publishing