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Forthcoming Professional Practice Books

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  1. The Hierarchy of Energy in Architecture

    Emergy Analysis

    By Ravi Srinivasan, Kiel Moe

    Series: PocketArchitecture

    The laws of thermodynamics—and their implications for architecture—have not been fully integrated into architectural design. Architecture and building science too often remain constrained by linear concepts and methodologies regarding energy that occlude significant quantities and qualities of...

    To Be Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 June 16th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 since the years following World War II until today. Drawing from primary archival and ethnographic sources, it identifies the crucial moments shaping digital design technologies since the...

    To Be Published June 17th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Beyond BIM

    Architecture Information Modeling

    By Danelle Briscoe

    Since its wide-scale adoption in the early 2000s, Building Information Modeling (BIM) has become an essential part of new building construction. However, critics argue that BIM is driving a ‘normalization’ of architecture which suppresses design innovation in exchange for procedural clarity and...

    To Be Published September 1st 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...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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