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Forthcoming Professional Practice Books

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  1. Public Interest Design Practice Guidebook

    SEED Methodology, Case Studies, and Critical Issues

    Edited by Lisa M. Abendroth, Bryan Bell

    Public Interest Design Practice Guidebook: Seed Methodology, Case Studies, and Critical Issues is the first book to demonstrate that public interest design has emerged as a distinct profession. It provides clear professional standards of practice following SEED (Social Economic Environmental Design...

    To Be Published July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Passivhaus Designer’s Manual

    A technical guide to low and zero energy buildings

    Edited by Christina J. Hopfe, Robert S. McLeod

    Passivhaus is the fastest growing energy performance standard in the world, with almost 50,000 buildings realised to date. Applicable to both domestic and non-domestic building types, the strength of Passivhaus lies in the simplicity of the concept. As European and global energy directives move...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Architect's Legal Pocket Book

    2nd Edition

    By Matthew Cousins

    A little book that's big on information. The Architect's Legal Pocket Book is the definite reference on legal issues for architects and architectural students. This handy pocket guide covers key legal principles which will help you to quickly understand the law and where to go for further...

    To Be Published August 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Beyond BIM

    Architecture Information Modeling

    By Danelle Briscoe

    Beyond BIM explores the vast and under-explored design potential undertaken by information modeling. Through a series of investigations grounded in the analysis of built work, interviews with leading practitioners, and speculative projects, the author catalogs the practical advantages and...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Social Production of Architecture

    Ethics, Economies, Politics and Actions in Contemporary and Future Practice

    Edited by Doina Petrescu, Kim Trogal

    The Social Production of Architecture brings together a wide range of international contributors – including Zygmunt Bauman, Katherine Gibson, Nabeel Hamdi, Jeremy Till, Apolonija Šušteršic, and Jeanne van Heeswijk – to debate the right to produce architecture in the context of current political,...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 November 1st 2015 by RIBA Publishing

  8. Building Cost Planning for the Design Team

    3rd Edition

    By Jim Smith, D M Jaggar, Peter Love

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. Integrating Research and Design in Architectural Practice

    Edited by Michael Hensel, Fredrik Nilsson

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  10. Timber Gridshells

    Architecture, Structure and Craft

    By John Chilton, Gabriel Tang

    Throughout history, people have constructed simple timber lattice shelters such as the tepee or yurt, covered with animal skins, leaves, grasses and woven fabrics. Over the last fifty years, more sophisticated ‘webs of wood’ have emerged, with timber gridshells in particular becoming a structurally...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge