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  1. The Hierarchy of Energy in Architecture

    Emergy Analysis

    By Ravi Srinivasan, Kiel Moe

    Series: PocketArchitecture

    The laws of thermodynamics—and their implications for architecture—have not been fully integrated into architectural design. Architecture and building science too often remain constrained by linear concepts and methodologies regarding energy that occlude significant quantities and qualities of...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Designing the British Post-War Home

    Kenneth Wood, 1948-1968

    By Fiona Fisher

    Series: Routledge Research in Architecture

    In Designing the British Post-War Home Fiona Fisher explores the development of modern domestic architecture in Britain through a detailed study of the work of the successful Surrey-based architectural practice of Kenneth Wood. Wood’s firm is representative of a geographically distinct category of...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Materials Science In Construction: An Introduction

    By Ash Ahmed, John Sturges

    Materials Science in Construction explains the science behind the properties and behaviour of construction's most fundamental materials (metals, cement and concrete, polymers, timber, bricks and blocks, glass and plaster). In particular, the critical factors affecting in situ materials are examined...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Understanding the Building Regulations

    6th Edition

    By Simon Polley

    Do you need a concise, jargon-free and compact guide to the UK building regulations? Simon Polley boils down the regulations to their basic features, explaining the core principles behind them. Easy to read and light enough to carry around with you, this is the ideal introduction to a vital part...

    Published September 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. BIM in Small Practices

    Illustrated Case Studies

    Edited by Robert Klaschka

    BIM (Building Information Modelling) is revolutionising architecture and construction, as more and more practices are realising the benefits it brings to design, sustainability, and construction. There is a perception that BIM is a process best left to large practices – requiring significant...

    Published July 9th 2014 by NBS

  6. BIM for Construction Health and Safety

    By Stefan Mordue, Roland Finch

    What is BIM and how does it affect the health and safety professional? How are BIM technologies used on a practical level? What opportunities are there for the use of BIM in the health and safety arena? This concise and practical guide aims to answer all these questions and more. The health and...

    Published June 16th 2014 by NBS

  7. Building Construction Handbook

    10th Edition

    By Roy Chudley, Roger Greeno

    The Building Construction Handbook is THE authoritative reference for all construction students and professionals. Its detailed drawings clearly illustrate the construction of building elements, and have been an invaluable guide for builders since 1988. The principles and processes of construction...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Building Regulations in Brief

    8th Edition

    By Ray Tricker, Samantha Alford

    This eighth edition of the most popular and trusted guide to the building regulations is the most comprehensive revision yet. It reflects all the latest amendments to Building Regulations, Planning Permission and the Approved Documents A,B,C, H, K, P, Regulation 7 incorporating all amendments up to...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 March 1st 2014 by RIBA Publishing

  10. 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 March 1st 2014 by RIBA Publishing