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Architecture: professional practice books

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Recently Published

Power/Architecture by Pedro Bandeira Power/Architecture

On the correlation between two societal phenomena. With selected projects by Herzog & de Meuron, Rem Koolhaas, Eduardo Souto de Moura, and many more
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/11/2017

Managing Quality in Architecture ISO 9001, BIM and the Design Profession (Working Sub) by Charles E. Nelson Managing Quality in Architecture ISO 9001, BIM and the Design Profession (Working Sub)


Format: Hardback - Released: 17/11/2017

Managing Quality in Architecture ISO 9001, BIM and the Design Profession (Working Sub) by Charles E. Nelson Managing Quality in Architecture ISO 9001, BIM and the Design Profession (Working Sub)


Format: Paperback - Released: 17/11/2017

Allied Works Architecture: Dwelling by Brad Cloepfil Allied Works Architecture: Dwelling

Drawing on examples of his own instantly recognizable user-friendly modern design, Brad Cloepfil, principal of celebrated firm Allied Works Architecture, demonstrates how to create serene havens for modern living.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

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

Eric Lyons and Span by Barbara Simms Eric Lyons and Span

Due to popular demand we are delighted to offer this new paperback edition of Eric Lyons and Span. Lavishly illustrated and deeply researched, this book celebrates the work of the architect Eric Lyons OBE (1912-1980), whose famous post-war housing -...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Contexts: The Work of Hodder + Partners by Stephen Hodder Contexts: The Work of Hodder + Partners

Contexts: The Work of Hodder + Partners brings together contributions from architectural writers, academics and journalists to review the buildings, culture and philosophy of Hodder Associates (now Hodder + Partners), founded in 1992. Including high-quality colour images of both the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Coming Soon

Building Governance and Climate Change Regulation and Related Policies by Richard Lorch Building Governance and Climate Change Regulation and Related Policies

The contribution of buildings to climate change is widely acknowledged. This book investigates how building regulatory systems are addressing the current and future effects of climate change, and how these systems can be improved. After presenting a comprehensive overview of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/12/2017

Young Architects (Im)Permanence by The Architectural League of New York, Mimi Hoang, Anne Rieselbach Young Architects (Im)Permanence
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Documents an important lecture and exhibition series, which has introduced creative young architects to a national stage for more than three decades.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/12/2017

Competition Grid Experimenting With and Within Architecture Competitions by Maria Theodorou Competition Grid Experimenting With and Within Architecture Competitions

The Competition Grid: Experimenting With and Within Architecture Competitions is a comprehensive review of architectural competitions. Each section features international research overviews as well as lively discussions with experts that draw on first-hand experience of competition process.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Principal Designer's Toolkit Creative CDM for Architects and Designers by Paul Bussey Principal Designer's Toolkit Creative CDM for Architects and Designers

A follow-on publication from CDM 2015: A Practical Guide for Architects and Designers by the same author, this book is a highly visual book of illustrated and annotated case studies. It will aim to allow those who wish to exercise...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Wheelchair Housing Design Guide by Centre for Accessible Environments Wheelchair Housing Design Guide

The Wheelchair Housing Design Guide explains how to design and detail a home that is fully manageable by wheelchair users and maximises their independence. This fully-updated, activity-based guide discusses design considerations, requirements and recommendations for various activities carried out within...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2018

Women in Architecture by Sumita Singha Women in Architecture

With a comprehensive introduction, newly written by the editor, which places the collected materials in their historical and intellectual context, Women in Architecture is an essential work of reference and is sure to be welcomed by scholars, students, and practitioners...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/01/2018

The Routledge Companion of Architecture and Social Enagagement by Farhan (University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA) Karim The Routledge Companion of Architecture and Social Enagagement
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Format: Hardback - Released: 08/01/2018

Metric Handbook Planning and Design Data by Pamela Buxton Metric Handbook Planning and Design Data


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/01/2018

Metric Handbook Planning and Design Data by Pamela Buxton Metric Handbook Planning and Design Data


Format: Paperback - Released: 22/01/2018

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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: 21/09/2017

Built Unbuilt by Julien De Smedt Built Unbuilt

The portfolio of Julien De Smedt Architects forms the basis of an inspiring investigation into urbanity matters.
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/09/2017

HOK Design Annual 2017 by HOK HOK Design Annual 2017

Highlights the recent work of this leading global design firm, including architecture, interior design, planning, urban design and product design.
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Suppose by Ai Yoshida Suppose

A book showcasing the projects of the Japanese architectural firm Suppose Design Office, founded by Ai Yoshida and Makoto Tanijiri.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

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

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: Hardback - Released: 19/07/2017

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

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