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" Becoming an Architect will inspire future architects, career consultants, and human resources professionals alike, providing all the information...
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What makes a great house in the city? This title examines what has worked well in some of the most successful housing types throughout the world...
This book contains everything you need to know to book, prepare for and sit the health, safety and environment test for operatives and specialists...
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Up until today, Gustav Klimt has been labelled variously: revolutionary and modernist pioneer, compulsive pornographer, ladies’ man, enfant...
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The second edition of this guide has been brought up-to-date in line with the latest legislation and contains new case studies. The guidance...
The second edition of this bestselling practical time-saver manual summarises what the Approved Documents to the Building Regulations (England and...
This latest edition of Rough Guide to Sustainability remains a simple, no-nonsense reference source for all students and practitioners of...
Too many people are killed and injured in our industry each year, despite the best efforts of all parties concerned. Although it is not new...
A Client's Guide to Engaging an Architect (2013 edition): Guidance on hiring an architect for your project
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...
Sarah Lupton's best-selling Guide comes fully revised for JCT 2011, to provide the most up-to-date authoritative working aids to the operation...
A history of the most notable houses in England and Wales and the great families, seen as part of the houses they created, where their descendants...
The RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide: Design Management is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and...
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between Gothic and Gothic Revival, or how to distinguish between Baroque and Neoclassical? This guide...
The RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide: Town Planning is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and...
What is the best way to consider energy in buildings? For over a century, the building industry has largely focused on ideas of insulation and...
The RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide: Project Leadership is part of a brand new series providing must-read practical guidance to running efficient and...
James Pallister, Architects Journal
The interplay between city and countryside is rich pickings for writers, architects and artists, particularly when they delve deeper than this simple dichotomy.
In addition to chapters on civic space, workplace and climate, Avery’s romp through the problems of the UK countryside...
Heather Bryant, HSE Chief Inspector of Construction
This book is aimed at people working within the construction industry who need to understand how Building Information Modelling and health and safety management fit together. The authors explore how the potential of BIM can be exploited to reduce health and safety risks. ...
Rachel Cooke, New Statesman
'I pick up Jonathan Meades's new collection of essays, Museum Without Walls and I read a paragraph or three. It's the writerly equivalent of standing on the top of Kinder Scout and breathing deeply. The scope of his ideas, the force of his arguments, the sheer vitality of his sentences: these...
Paul King, CEO of UK Green Building Council
‘What Colour Is Your Building is an important and timely guide to help us navigate the often misunderstood subject of energy use in and around buildings. This is not an academic pursuit, it is an urgent course of action that we must embark on to harvest the most cost-effective energy and...
Paul Finch, Architects' Journal
A House in the City: Home Truths in Urban Architecture, edited by Tim Battle and written by Robert Dalziel and Sheila Qureshi Cortale (RIBA Publishing), is well worth reading, as it is one of the few worked-through propositions about housing in recent years that is resulting in actual...