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(Un)Built JDS(A) by Julien De Smedt, Aurelien Gillier (Un)Built JDS(A)
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The portfolio of Julien De Smedt Architects forms the basis of an inspiring investigation into urbanity matters.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2017

Lead Designer's Handbook The Lead Designer and Design Management by Dale Sinclair Lead Designer's Handbook The Lead Designer and Design Management

Despite co-ordination being the principal focus of the Lead Designer's role, there is very little written about how to undertake these duties. What tools can the Lead Designer use to address the many complexities of developing a design as part...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/09/2017

Why Do Architects Wear Black? by Cordula Rau Why Do Architects Wear Black?

Why is it really that architects wear black? was a question put to Cordula Rau by an automotive industry manager during an architectural competition. Even though she herself is an architect, and wears black, she did not have an answer...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Designed to Perform An Illustrated Guide to Providing Energy Efficient Homes by Tom Dollard Designed to Perform An Illustrated Guide to Providing Energy Efficient Homes

This book is an illustrated practical design guide to delivering better energy performance in all types of new build homes. It takes the form of an annotated details book, with photos taken from live construction sites, with the content based...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Architect's Legal Handbook by Anthony, QC Speaight Architect's Legal Handbook
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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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017

Altering Houses and Small Scale Residential Developments by Ann Bridger Altering Houses and Small Scale Residential Developments

'Altering Houses and Small-scale Residential Development' is a practical guide for home owners and those undertaking residential building projects. It is also useful for students and emerging professionals concerned with the built environment, especially small-scale development procedures. Undertaking house alterations...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Labstudio Design Research Between Architecture and Biology by Jenny E. Sabin, Peter Lloyd Jones Labstudio Design Research Between Architecture and Biology
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LabStudio: Design Research between Architecture and Biology introduces the concept of the research design laboratory in which funded research and trans-disciplinary participants achieve radical advances in science, design, and applied architectural practice. The book demonstrates to natural scientists and architects...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/07/2017

Architectural Knowledge The Idea of a Profession by Francis Duffy Architectural Knowledge The Idea of a Profession

These essays, written over a third of a century during a time of huge ideological, technological and methodological upheaval, witness British architecture's unceasing negotation with a vast and rigorous set of constraints and its eventual emergence as a truly modern...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

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Creating the Productive Workplace Places to Work Creatively by Derek Clements-Croome Creating the Productive Workplace Places to Work Creatively

First edition published by E & FN Spon 2000. Second edition published by Taylor & Francis 2006.
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/09/2017

Inclusive Design Implementation and Evaluation by Jordana L. (University at Buffalo, New York, USA) Maisel, Edward (University at Buffalo, New York, USA) Steinfeld, Mega Basnak Inclusive Design Implementation and Evaluation
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As part of the PocketArchitecture Series, this volume focuses on inclusive design and its allied fields-ergonomics, accessibility, and participatory design. This book aims for the direct application of inclusive design concepts and technical information into architectural and interior design practices,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017

Inclusive Design Implementation and Evaluation by Jordana Maisel Inclusive Design Implementation and Evaluation

As part of the PocketArchitecture Series, this volume focuses on inclusive design and its allied fields-ergonomics, accessibility, and participatory design. This book aims for the direct application of inclusive design concepts and technical information into architectural and interior design practices,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/10/2017

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Architectural Management in Practice A Competitive Approach by Stephen Emmitt Architectural Management in Practice A Competitive Approach

Architectural Management in Practice is intended to provide both an introduction to the architectural management discipline and a bridge between education and practice.The book informs students about the management issues faced by architects, architectural technologists and surveyors in a competitive...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017

Construction - Craft to Industry by Gyula Sebestyen Construction - Craft to Industry

This book provides a unique and comprehensive survey of changes and trends in the construction industry focusing on the post-war years and emphasizing their contemporary and future relevance.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/07/2017

Suppose by Makoto Tanijiri, Ai Yoshida Suppose
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A book showcasing the projects of the Japanese architectural firm Suppose Design Office, founded by Ai Yoshida and Makoto Tanijiri.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/07/2017

Briefing Your Architect by Frank Salisbury Briefing Your Architect

This book sets out the essential activities and inter-relationships involving the client organization and multi-disciplinary design team as they progress through each phase of the job. It guides the client through the preliminary steps needed to start up work; seeking...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/07/2017

Design, Technology and the Development Process in the Built Environment by Tom Collier Design, Technology and the Development Process in the Built Environment

This second book in the BEST series explores the fundamental generators and contextual issues - philosophical, physical and political - that influence built environments. It draws on international examples to show how societies and cultures in different parts of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2017

HLM 50+ Towards a Social Architecture by Tony Monk, Edward Denison HLM 50+ Towards a Social Architecture
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Since its sudden and dramatic formation upon winning the competition to design Paisley Civic Centre in 1963, Hutchison Locke and Monk (HLM Architects) has consistently served and adapted to the changing requirements of Britain's welfare state, and has instinctively dedicated...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/07/2017

Small Practice and the Sole Practitioner by Marianne Davys Architects Ltd Small Practice and the Sole Practitioner

This book is a practical guide for students or those already running or thinking of running a small practice on how to set up and run a small architectural practice and how to run multiple small projects efficiently. It is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2017

Housing Solutions Through Design by Graham Cairns Housing Solutions Through Design


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/06/2017

Architect's Legal Pocket Book by Matthew Cousins Architect's Legal Pocket Book

A little book that's big on information, the Architect's Legal Pocket Book is the definitive reference on legal issues for architects and architectural students. This handy pocket guide covers key legal principles which will help you to quickly understand the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/06/2017

Int Ar Interventions and Adaptive Reuse Water as Catalyst by Liliane Wong Int Ar Interventions and Adaptive Reuse Water as Catalyst

Entwurfliche Eingriffe in bestehende Bauten stehen immer vor der Frage nach der Gegenwart der Vergangenheit: Wie soll das Alte im Neuen aufscheinen? Dies ist der Ausgangspunkt von Int | AR, einer jahrlichen Publikation zu aktuellen Fragen von Umbau und Umnutzung...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017

Architectures of Humanitarian Space Forms of Aid by Benedict Clouette, Marlisa Wise Architectures of Humanitarian Space Forms of Aid
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For some time now, the subject of cooperation in the context of development aid has featured in the education of architects. However, up to now there have hardly been any attempts to critically place the work of architects and urban...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/06/2017

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