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  1. 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 September 1st 2006 by RIBA Publishing

  2. 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 July 1st 2006 by RIBA Publishing

  3. 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 19th 2006 by Taylor & Francis

  4. 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 5th 2006 by Taylor & Francis

  5. 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 22nd 2006 by Taylor & Francis

  6. 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 19th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Concrete Elegance One

    'The Concrete Elegance' lecture series celebrates the inspirational and innovative uses of concrete. 'Concrete Elegance One' - the first in a series of three books - documents some of the projects which form the backbone of these talks. The book highlights two particular projects, which express a...

    Published April 1st 2006 by RIBA Publishing

  8. Domestic Project Pack

    The RIBA Domestic Project Pack is a form of agreement which has been specifically designed to be used between the architect and the client where the commission is for work to the clients home; be it an alteration, small or large extension, or a new build. It provides guidance for both the...

    Published January 1st 2006 by RIBA Publishing

  9. Good Practice Guide: Employment

    By Brian Gegg

    The most valuable asset of any business is its workforce so as professionals we have a duty to run our practices in a businesslike manner. This guide is intended for various architectural practices and helps to support and direct practices, particularly those starting up or which are too small to...

    Published January 1st 2006 by RIBA Publishing

  10. An Architect's Guide to Fame

    Edited by Paul Davies, Torsten Schmiedeknecht

    This lively text provides a candid inquiry into the contemporary means by which architects get work and (for better or worse) become famous. In response to the reciprocal relationship between publicity and everyday architectural practice, this book examines the mechanisms by which architects seek...

    Published August 18th 2005 by Routledge