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Forthcoming Professional Practice Books

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  1. JCT Contract Administration Pocket Book

    By Andy Atkinson

    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...

    To Be Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Altruism by Design

    How To Affect Social Change as an Architect

    By Adam R. Wilmes

    Altruism by Design: How to Affect Social Change as an Architect is meant to prepare the individual designer – whether a student or practicing professional – for a career dedicated to serving communities in need through design and construction. It will help you understand the complexities,...

    To Be Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Plastics Now: On Architecture’s Relationship to a Continuously Emerging Material

    By Billie Faircloth

    Plastics Now addresses one primary question: why do we build with plastics the way that we do? For decades, plastics have been described over and over again as "the future" – yet we still do not know precisely what to do with them. Billie Faircloth argues that this inertia is due to plastics’...

    To Be Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Sustainable Housing Reconstruction

    Designing resilient housing after natural disasters

    By Esther Charlesworth, Iftekhar Ahmed

    Through 12 case studies from Australia, Bangladesh, Haiti, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and the USA, this book focuses on the housing reconstruction process after an earthquake, tsunami, cyclone, flood or fire. Design of post-disaster housing is not simply replacing the destroyed house but, as these case...

    To Be Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Bamboo Gridshells

    By David Rockwood

    This highly illustrated text brings together two areas which have both grown in popularity in recent years: gridshells and bamboo. Bamboo is a fast-growing, naturally available, renewable resource which is quite strong and lends itself to structural applications. In this unique text, David...

    To Be Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Professional Practice for Landscape Architects

    3rd Edition

    By Nicola Garmory, Rachel Tennant, Clare Winsch

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Passivhaus Designer’s Manual

    A technical guide to low and zero energy buildings

    By Christina Hopfe, Rob McLeod

    Passivhaus is the fastest growing energy performance standard in the world with 30,000 buildings realised to date. Yet, remarkably, until now no book in English has been published which clearly explains how to design and build passivhaus. As a technical reference for architects, engineers and...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 July 1st 2015 by Routledge