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  1. Collaborations in Architecture and Engineering

    By Clare Olsen, Sinead Mac Namara

    Collaborations in Architecture and Engineering focuses on team-building and problem-solving between architects and engineers to prepare you for working together in practice. It provides an overview and foundation for interdisciplinary collaboration so that you can create innovative proposals for...

    Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Humanitarian Architecture

    15 stories of architects working after disaster

    By Esther Charlesworth

    Never has the demand been so urgent for architects to respond to the design and planning challenges of rebuilding post-disaster sites and cities. In 2011, more people were displaced by natural disasters (42 million) than by wars and armed conflicts. And yet the number of architects equipped to deal...

    Published June 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment

    By Peter Rickaby, Construction Products Association

    An Introduction to Low Carbon Domestic Refurbishment comes in two parts. The first describes the fundamentals and preliminary considerations of planning a low carbon refurbishment project, before exploring various components of a house (walls, heating systems etc.). Each chapter includes references...

    Published June 15th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  4. Approved Document L1B

    Conservation of fuel and power in existing dwellings (2013 edition)

    By Dclg

    Building Regulations Part L: Approved Document L1B Conservation of fuel and power in existing dwellings (2013 edition, effective 6 April 2014) requires a 25% improvement 2006 standards for every new home. An aggregate approach for improvement of new non-domestic buildings delivers an improvement of...

    Published April 30th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  5. Approved Document L2B

    Conservation of fuel and power (existing buildings other than dwellings)

    By Dclg

    Building Regulations Part L: Approved Document L1B (2013 edition, effective 6 April 2014) requires a 25% improvement over 2006 standards for every new home. An aggregate approach for improvement of new non-domestic buildings delivers an improvement of 25% overall, rather than for each individual...

    Published April 30th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  6. Life Cycle Assessment

    By Kathrina Simonen

    Series: PocketArchitecture

    Life Cycle Assessment addresses the dynamic and dialectic of building and ecology, presenting the key theories and techniques surrounding the use of life cycle assessment data and methods. Architects and construction professionals must assume greater responsibility in helping building owners to...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Building Information Modeling

    By Karen M. Kensek

    Series: PocketArchitecture

    This is a design guide for architects, engineers, and contractors concerning the principles and specific applications of building information modeling (BIM). BIM has the potential to revolutionize the building industry, and yet not all architects and construction professionals fully understand...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Guide to the Building Regulations

    2nd Edition

    By Huw Evans

    This practical time-saver manual summarises what the Approved Documents to the Building Regulations (England and Wales) and associated guidance require and explains how to comply. Structured by ‘Part’ of the Building Regulations and highlighting key compliance issues, the guidance focuses on the...

    Published April 1st 2014 by NBS

  9. Rough Guide to Sustainability

    A Design Primer, 4th Edition

    By Brian Edwards

    This latest edition of Rough Guide to Sustainability remains a simple, no-nonsense reference source for all students and practitioners of sustainability in the built environment. It sets out the broad environmental, professional and governmental context underlying sustainability principles, and...

    Published March 31st 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  10. The Architecture of Art Museums

    A Decade of Design: 2000 - 2010

    By Ronnie Self

    As a building type, art museums are unparalleled for the opportunities they provide for architectural investigation and experimentation. They are frequently key components of urban revitalization and often push the limits of building technology. Art museums are places of pleasure, education and...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Best Tall Buildings: A Global Overview of 2014 Skyscrapers
    Edited by Antony Wood, Steven Henry, Safarik Daniel
    To Be Published October 30th 2014
  2. Small Projects Handbook
    By Nigel Ostime
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  3. Design Management: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide
    By Dale Sinclair
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  4. Town Planning: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide
    By Ruth Reed
    To Be Published October 31st 2014
  5. Project Leadership: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide
    By Nick Willars
    To Be Published October 31st 2014

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