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  1. Good Practice Guide: Starting a Practice

    By Simon Foxell

    A guide to the myriad issues and key steps to take in the process. It explains the different forms of practice, where to set up your office, how to draw up your business plan, what professional advice to seek, and the hurdles to clear to incorporate the firm. Written by a highly respected architect...

    Published October 31st 2006 by RIBA Publishing

  2. Facades Technical Review

    By Andrew Watts

    The Technical Review series aims to collate in one place unbiased, need-to-know technical information about particular subject areas, building into a lasting, dependable and attractive desktop reference library. The books will to contribute to the architects annual CPD requirement, with a double...

    Published October 31st 2006 by RIBA Publishing

  3. Internal Floor Finishes

    This fully illustrated, up-to-date handbook explains the inclusive design criteria for internal floor finishes in non-domestic buildings, covering staircases, entrances, kitchens and sports halls. Aimed at designers, specifiers and facilities managers, it offers practical guidance for the...

    Published September 30th 2006 by RIBA Publishing

  4. Architects Without Frontiers

    By Esther Charlesworth

    From the targeted demolition of Mostar’s Stari-Most Bridge in 1993 to the physical and social havoc caused by the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami, the history of cities is often a history of destruction and reconstruction. But what political and aesthetic criteria should guide us in the rebuilding of...

    Published September 10th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Concrete Elegance Two

    Second in a series of three books, this book highlights concrete's inexhaustible possibilities for creating visually uplifting architecture. It also includes an explanation of precast sandwich panel construction used for housing developments in Helsinki and which has been exploited for a stunning...

    Published August 31st 2006 by RIBA Publishing

  6. Clerk of Works and Site Inspector Handbook

    RIBA Publishing and the Institute of Clerks of Works

    The very principles for which Clerks of Works were first established remain as true and valid today as they have ever been, though the traditional title has given way to a more modern interpretation of the role - Site Inspector, Quality Auditor - but the principle remains the same. 'Clerk of Works...

    Published June 30th 2006 by RIBA Publishing

  7. Strategies for Sustainable Architecture

    By Paola Sassi

    Filling a gap in existing literature on sustainable design, this new guide introduces and illustrates sustainable design principles through detailed case studies of sustainable buildings in Europe, North America and Australia. The guide will provide the reader with a deeper understanding of the...

    Published June 18th 2006 by Taylor & Francis

  8. Integrated Strategies in Architecture

    By Joan Zunde, Hocine Bougdah

    Series: Technologies of Architecture

    This key text presents students with a holistic view of the building design process, bridging the gap between the theory and practice of constructing and assembling buildings. Integrated Strategies in Architecture encourages and enables students to gain a sound understanding of the purpose of...

    Published June 4th 2006 by Taylor & Francis

  9. Creating the Productive Workplace

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Derek Clements-Croome

    A new edition of a classic title, featuring updated and additional material to reflect today’s competitive work environments, contributed by a team of international experts. Essential for anyone involved in the design, management and use of work places, this is a critical multidisciplinary review...

    Published May 21st 2006 by Taylor & Francis

  10. Managing Quality in Architecture

    By Charles Nelson

    This handbook addresses the question of how best to manage quality in architecture for the mutual benefit of design practices and their clients. Based on research from the last two decades, it explores the general principles, tools and techniques that can be adapted to the unique culture of any...

    Published May 18th 2006 by Routledge