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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Retrofit for Purpose

    Low Energy Renewal of Non-Domestic Buildings

    By Greg Penoyre, Sunand Prasad

    Retrofit for Purpose examines a range of state-of-the-art non-domestic retrofit projects. Its chapters explore common challenges, offer practical solutions and provide a clarion-call to architects and clients for better, smarter retrofit. Twelve case studies focus as much on the transformation of...

    Published March 27th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  8. Re-readings

    Interior Architecture and the Design Principles of Remodelling Existing Buildings

    By Sally Stone

    Re-readings is an authoritative testament to the complex process of remodelling existing buildings. Although buildings have always been reused, the process of doing so has rarely been treated as an artform. In recent years, however, a huge amount of press coverage has been devoted to remodelling...

    Published March 27th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  9. Mapping the Global Architect of Alterity

    Practice, Representation and Education

    By Michael Jenson

    Due to globalization, cultural spaces are now developing with no tangible connection to geographical place. The territorial logic traditionally used to underpin architecture and envision our built environment is being radically altered, forcing the adoption of a new method of conceptualizing space/...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Design for Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care

    By Mardelle McCuskey Shepley

    Design for Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care provides an overview of the design and research issues associated with the development of environments for pediatric and neonatal intensive care. This is the first and only book dedicated to this topic and was created to support individuals interested...

    Published March 11th 2014 by Routledge