Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Forthcoming Professional Practice Books

You are currently browsing 21–30 of 37 forthcoming new books in the subject of Professional Practice — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

For books that are already published; please browse available books.

Forthcoming Books – Page 3

  1. 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 March 1st 2015 by RIBA Publishing

  2. Information Exchanges

    RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide

    By Richard Fairhead

    The RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide: Design Management is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and successful projects using the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013. Each guide takes a core project task – in this case managing information exchanges - and...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by RIBA Publishing

  3. BIG little house

    Small Houses Designed by Architects

    By Donna Kacmar

    What are the challenges architects face when designing dwelling spaces of a limited size? And what can these projects tell us about architecture – and architectural principles – in general? In BIG little house, award-winning architect Donna Kacmar introduces twenty real-life examples of small...

    To Be Published March 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Solid Wood

    Case Studies in Mass Timber Architecture, Technology and Design

    By Joseph Mayo

    Over the past 10-15 years a renaissance in wood architecture has occurred with the development of new wood building systems and design strategies, elevating wood from a predominantly single-family residential idiom to a rival of concrete and steel construction for a variety of building types,...

    To Be Published March 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Construction Contracts

    Questions and Answers, 3rd Edition

    By David Chappell

    Construction professionals of all kinds frequently need legal advice that is straightforward as well as authoritative and legally rigorous. Building on the success of two previous editions, David Chappell returns to provide answers to 225 FAQs from his experience as Specialist Advisor to the RIBA....

    To Be Published March 13th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Integrating Health and Social 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 April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. 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 1st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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 1st 2015 by Routledge