The Disruptive Design Practice Handbook
This book provides a definitive guide for the future direction of the practice and profession of architecture. In four parts, Cliff Moser provides you with all the tools and know-how to implement changes that will serve you and your practice in the short, medium and long term. Written at a...
To Be Published November 30th 2013 by Routledge
This is the first writing reference book for designers. Whether you're an architect, landscape architect, interior designers, or an industrial designer How Architects Write shows you the interdependence of writing and design. Authors Tom Spector and Rebecca Damron present typical writing...
Published August 8th 2012 by Routledge
An Illustrated Guide to Architectural Terms
Widely used in architectural circles in the heat of discussion, the recurrent use of particular words and terms has evolved into a language of design jargon. Commonly found in architectural literature and journalism, in critical design debate and especially in student project reviews, Archispeak...
Published June 2nd 2004 by Routledge
An Illustrated Guide to Architectural Theory
Existentialism; Urbanism; Aporia; Deontic; Tabula Rasa; Hyperspace; Heterotopia; Metareality; Structuralism… What does it all mean? The unique language used in architectural theory – both in speech and writing – can appear daunting and confusing, particularly to new architectural...
Published September 14th 2010 by Routledge
Planning, Design, Production
The creation of a successful portfolio is a vital skill needed by architectural students and professionals alike. In a highly competitive global market the accomplished representation of the architect’s work must be able to turn opportunities into triumphs. This book offers a fresh step-by-step...
Published July 20th 2010 by Routledge
In today’s increasingly competitive marketplace, the creation of a successful resume is a vital skill needed by architectural students and professionals alike. This book demystifies the architecture resume, its working strategy and its purposes. The book guides readers through the process of...
To Be Published November 5th 2013 by Routledge
An Illustrated Reference
The first guide to the terminology of sustainable design. Written by an internationally renowned expert in the field, this illustrated dictionary provides over 1500 definitions and explanations of ecodesign terms. Providing a unique resource for the practitioner and student, ...
Published March 11th 2010 by Routledge
This pocket-sized dictionary offers huge coverage for the 40,000 plus people studying or working in architecture, construction or any of the built environment fields. From Abaciscus to Zophorus, the reader is able to quickly track down precisely the term they are looking for. It is...
Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge
This handy pocket book brings together a wealth of useful information that architects need on a daily basis – on site or in the studio. It provides guidance on a range of tasks, from complying with the Building Regulations, including the recent revisions to Part L, to helping with...
Published February 1st 2011 by Routledge
A little book that’s big on information. The Architect’s Legal Pocket Book is the definitive pocket reference guide on legal issues for architects and architectural students. This handy pocket book provides key legal principles and the latest legal developments that will help you quickly understand...
Published May 22nd 2011 by Routledge
Architect's Legal Handbook is the most widely used reference on the law for architects in practice, and the established leading textbook on law for architectural students. The ninth edition includes all the latest development in the law that affect an architect’s work, and comprehensive coverage...
Published January 28th 2010 by Routledge
Planning and Design Data, 4th Edition
• Significantly updated in reference to the latest construction standards and new building types.• Sustainable design integrated into chapters.• Over 100,000 copies sold to successive generations of architects and designers – this book belongs on every design office desk and drawing board. The...
Published March 12th 2012 by Routledge
Conversations from the Edge of Architecture
Designers around the world are carving out opportunities for new kinds of engagement, new kinds of collaboration, new kinds of design outcomes, and new kinds of practice; overturning the inherited assumptions of the design professions. Seventeen conversations with practitioners from the fields of...
Published October 8th 2012 by Routledge
Briefing is not just presenting a set of documents to the design team; it is a process of developing a deep understanding about client needs. This book provides both inspiration to clients and a framework for practitioners. The coverage extends beyond new build, covering briefing for services and...
Published June 16th 2010 by Routledge
The case studies in this book describe how clients’ promotion of innovative communities of practice has led to important collections of architectural works. The book provides an assessment of the effectiveness of their approaches. Architects and clients will understand what to look for as they...
Published May 12th 2010 by Routledge
After three years of education, architecture students have to start out on their first year of practical training as the initial step in a career in the professional world – all too often without enough clear advice to make sure that their first step is in the right direction.Towards a New...
Published June 21st 2010 by Routledge
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 2nd 2013 by RIBA Publishing
Assessing Loss and Expense explains to architects and other construction industry professionals in accessible language how to assess the quantum value of loss and expense claims arising from projects. The book allows architects, assessors and others to understand the principles of evaluation...
Published April 4th 2013 by RIBA Publishing
Whole Life Costing (WLC) needs to become a tool in the design process: that is the argument of this new title by Ian Ellingham and William Fawcett. For too long WLC has been misunderstood, considered too complicated for designers to undertake on a readily practical basis. But techniques are...
Published April 4th 2013 by RIBA Publishing
Don't forget to take a look at our Architecture journals
Journal of Architectural Education ( new to Routledge)
The Journal of Architecture
Published with the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
Architectural Theory Review
Journal of Landscape Architecture
Journal of the European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools (ECLAS)