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  1. RIBA Agreements 2010 (2012 revision) Electronic Only Components - Printed Copy

    By Riba

    This book reproduces components from the RIBA Agreements 2010 (2012 Revision) that are only available electronically from www.ribabookshops.com/agreements. The forms in this book are for reference only and cannot be used to form professional services contracts....

    Published August 8th 2013 by RIBA Publishing

  2. Architecture and Capitalism

    1845 to the Present

    Edited by Peggy Deamer

    Architecture and Capitalism tells a story of the relationship between the economy and architectural design. Eleven historians each discuss in brand new essays the time period they know best, looking at cultural and economic issues, which in light of current economic crises you will find have dealt...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Questioning Architectural Judgment

    The Problem of Codes in the United States

    By Steven A. Moore, Barbara B. Wilson

    The book shines light on the problem of judgment, particularly in the realm of architectural "technics" and the codes that regulate it. The struggle to define "sustainability," and thus judge architecture through such lenses, is but one dimension of the contemporary problem of judgment. By...

    Published July 26th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Convergence: An Architectural Agenda for Energy

    By Kiel Moe

    Convergence is based on the thermodynamic premise that architecture should maximize its ecological and architectural power. No matter how paradoxical it might initially seem, architects should maximize energy intake, maximize energy use, and maximize energy feedback and reinforcement. This presumes...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Guide to Using the RIBA Plan of Work 2013

    By Dale Sinclair

    The RIBA Plan of Work 2013 is the definitive framework for the contemporary building design and construction process. It provides a stage-by-stage model to assist all members of the project team to manage the process from inception to completion and beyond. This practical guide explains how the...

    Published July 10th 2013 by RIBA Publishing

  6. What Colour is your Building?

    Measuring and reducing the energy and carbon footprint of buildings

    By David Clark

    Defining and reducing the carbon footprint of a new or refurbished building can be a daunting task. There are lots of tools to measure the environmental impact of buildings, but they all measure energy and CO2 in different ways, and they do not measure the whole carbon footprint. What Colour is...

    Published July 9th 2013 by RIBA Publishing

  7. RIBA Job Book

    9th Edition

    By Nigel Ostime

    The RIBA Job Book is the Royal Institute of British Architects’ long-established and recognised standard reference for running construction projects. This major new update fully reflects the new RIBA Plan of Work 2013 and contemporary working practice. It embraces themes of collaboration within the...

    Published June 4th 2013 by RIBA Publishing

  8. A Client's Guide to Engaging an Architect

    Guidance on Hiring an Architect for Your Project, 2nd Edition

    If you need to know about engaging the services of an architect, this RIBA guide is for you. Straightforward and completely up to date, it sets out everything that you as a client – whether for domestic, commercial, small or large projects – needs to be aware of. As well as explaining the...

    Published June 4th 2013 by RIBA Publishing

  9. Professional Studies in Architecture

    A Primer

    By Stephen Brookhouse

    Aimed at students of architecture, this primer defines the critical subject area of professional studies which runs as a thread through the new RIBA validation criteria for Parts 1 and 2. Suitable across the whole 5-year Masters Architecture degree course, it gives students the conceptual resources...

    Published June 3rd 2013 by RIBA Publishing

  10. Creating Winning Bids

    By Basil Sawczuk

    'Creating Winning Bids' sets out the key stages in the production of a winning bid. Based on tried and tested methods, and using a simple step-by-step process, it will improve your chances of success in what can otherwise seem a daunting and complex process. Distilling the author’s experience of...

    Published June 3rd 2013 by RIBA Publishing