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An Introduction to Architectural Conservation: Philosophy, Legislation and Practice

Most architects are likely to work with historic buildings at some point in their career. An Introduction to Architectural Conservation introduces...

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Building with Water: Concepts, Typology, Design

Water has been an important topic in architecture and urban planning for years. The theme of Building with Water is the use of water in...

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A Client's Guide to Engaging an Architect (2013 edition): Guidance on hiring an architect for your project

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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.

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BIM for Construction Health and Safety

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. ...


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Museum without Walls

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...


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What Colour is your Building?: Measuring and reducing the energy and carbon footprint of buildings

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...


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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...