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An Architect Speaks: The Writings and Buildings of Edward Schroder Prior

E.S. Prior (1852-1932) is best known today as the designer behind some of the most inventive and uncompromising interpretations of Ruskinian craft...

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Artists have always relied on their sketchbooks. This was true for artists working within a fine art tradition and is just as true today in the age...

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Small Projects Handbook Book by  book cover | Buy Small Projects Handbook from the RIBA Bookshops bookstoreExtract is available for this book

Small Projects Handbook

This hands-on, no-nonsense guide to running smaller projects up to £1m in value will become your ‘bible’ in day-to-day practice...

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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...

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Small Projects Handbook Book by  book cover | Buy Small Projects Handbook from the RIBA Bookshops bookstoreExtract is available for this book

Small Projects Handbook

This hands-on, no-nonsense guide to running smaller projects up to £1m in value will become your ‘bible’ in day-to-day practice...

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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...

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Environmental Design Pocketbook (2nd Edition)

The Environmental Design Pocketbook 2nd edition places the information you need for sustainable, low energy building design at your fingertips...

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Spon's Architect's and Builders' Price Book 2015

Recovery in construction is still on track. Business confidence is increasing – but still not yet secure. Following the 18% fall in tender...

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RIBA Journal: January 2015

RIBA Journal is the official magazine of the Royal Institute of British Architects. Packed with regular essential reading, in-depth building...

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Plan of Work 2013 Bundle: Guide to Using the RIBA Plan of Work 2013 and The RIBA Job Book (9th edition)

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Health, Safety and Environment Test DVD for Operatives and Specialists: GT100/14

This revision DVD contains everything you need to know to book, prepare for and sit the health, safety and environment test for operatives and...

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CDM 2015: A Practical Guide for Architects and Designers

This is the designer’s essential guide to implementing the new CDM 2015 regulations. It provides both a straightforward overview of the key...

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Design Management: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide

Browse our suite of practice management titles accompanying the RIBA Plan of Work 2013 The RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide: Design Management is...

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Browse our suite of practice management titles accompanying the RIBA Plan of Work 2013 The RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide: Contract...

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    Building Services Handbook (8th edition)

    This eighth edition of Hall and Greeno's leading textbook has been reviewed and updated in relation to the latest building and water...

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    The essays collected in this volume are intended to stimulate research in the anthropology of architecture on the basis of a critical history of...

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    Urban Living: Strategies for the Future

    Cities such as Berlin are faced with new architectural and urban planning challenges, not only on account of their constant growth, but also...

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21 Things You Won't Learn in Architecture School

Amy Frearson, Deputy Editor, Dezeen

It's about time architectural practice became a little bit more transparent and luckily, with this book, it does


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RIBA Concise Building Contract 2014

Francis Ho, Head of Construction, Olswang

For short work contracts, there's a new sheriff in town called RIBA - plain talking, bold and ambitious.

The RIBA Concise Building Contract (CBC) starts strongly. A capacity to stipulate sectional completion, a programme, advanced and milestone payments, third party rights and...


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Environmental Design Pocketbook (2nd Edition)

Paul King, CEO of the UK Green Building Council, Vice Chair of the World Green Building Council, Chairman of the Zero Carbon Hub

A simply brilliant book. A must have for anyone interested in the why, what and how to design and deliver sustainable buildings. Accessible, educational, practical, common-sense and evidence-based, a book that you’ll refer to again and again. If everyone involved in the policy and...


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Project Leadership: RIBA Plan of Work 2013 Guide

Caroline Buckingham, Director, HLM Architects

An architect's must-have guide to the project leadership process. As a clear and concise aide memoire with a helpful icon system and plenty of diagrams, this is one document you want to have by your side. There are ‘hints & tips’ through each work stage, taking into account...