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  1. Approved Document L1A

    Conservation of fuel and power - new dwellings (2013 Edition)

    By Dclg

    Part L (2013 edition, effective 6 April 2014) requires new build homes to be 6% more energy efficient than those built under the 2010 edition’s standards. In addition, there are new requirements for fabric energy efficiency and they come in two flavours - Dwelling Fabric Energy Efficiency and...

    Published February 28th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  2. Approved Document L2A

    Conservation of fuel and power - New buildings other than dwellings (2013 edition)

    By Dclg

    Part L (2013 edition, effective 6 April 2014) requires new non-domestic buildings to be 9% more energy efficient than those built under the 2010 edition’s standards. This 2013 edition contains a ‘concurrent notional building specification’ where, if a building is designed and built entirely to it,...

    Published February 28th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  3. The Brits Who Built the Modern World

    Edited by RIBA

    The British, we are often told, are a cautious bunch, wary of the new and conservative in their tastes. Yet, British Architecture in the 21st Century has an almost unrivalled reputation around the world for daring, innovation, creativity and flair. From Beijing to New York and Doha to Mumbai,...

    Published February 12th 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  4. Best Tall Buildings 2013

    CTBUH International Award Winning Projects

    Edited by Antony Wood, Steven Henry, Safarik Daniel

    The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is the world’s foremost authority on tall buildings. This book chronicles the annual awards process, in which the CTBUH recognizes outstanding tall buildings and design innovations that advance the potential of integrated sustainability in...

    Published February 5th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Parametric Building Design Using Autodesk Maya

    By Ming Tang

    Due to its comprehensive tool-set and great potential for 3D modeling, more and more architectural design and interior design firms are adapting Autodesk Maya and integrating it into their practice. There has been no book aimed at architects and designers who wish to harness the opportunities...

    Published January 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Lighting: Interior and Exterior

    2nd Edition

    By Robert Bean

    This comprehensive and practical guide takes you step-by-step through the core concepts and applications of architectural lighting. Now completely revised and updated for the second edition, this book: Includes all new information on the latest regulations and recommendations Provides special...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Designing Relationships: The Art of Collaboration in Architecture

    By Andrew Pressman

    In today’s dynamic practice environment, collaboration and teamwork skills are increasingly critical to the successful completion of building projects. Indeed, it is the careful nurturing of comradeship among complementary but distinctive egos that drives creativity underlying the hi-tech...

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. An Introduction to Passive House

    By Justin Bere

    Throughout the world, Passive House is now recognised as the best method to create comfortable, healthy, low energy buildings and it is a key component of the 21st century's green economic revolution. Written by one of the UK's leading passive house architects, this book contains essays that...

    Published December 16th 2013 by RIBA Publishing

  9. Residential Retrofit

    Twenty Case Studies

    By Marion Baeli

    The essence of sustainability in buildings is their capability to adapt to change over time. The UK has a large housing stock that has been developed and evolved over generations, and become the fabric and character of our cities, towns and neighbourhoods. The capability of buildings to adapt to...

    Published December 8th 2013 by RIBA Publishing

  10. RIBA Architect's Handbook of Practice Management

    9th Edition

    By Nigel Ostime

    The professional architect’s business management bible now encompasses the RIBA Plan of Work 2013 to reflect the very latest practice in today’s cutting-edge architectural environment. With an emphasis on the practical aspects of working as an architect, the 9th edition combines clear and...

    Published December 5th 2013 by RIBA Publishing