1654 books (83 pages) in this category
by Catherine Foster
A look at a range of small houses around New Zealand, and the strategies the owners used to get a toehold in the tight housing market. From building a secondary dwelling on an existing family section, to tiny houses on pocket handkerchief pieces
by British Institute of Interior Design
<P>Short, clear, and easy to use, the<EM> BIID Concise Agreement for Interior Design Services (CID/14)</EM> is a simplified version of the industry standard form of interior design appointment. Now even more user friendly, this contract is ...
by Richard Saxon
<P>With the government-mandated 2016 deadline for BIM level 2 upon us there is a need for everyone in the built environment to embrace the advantages of BIM-enabled working. Clients are not often confident to play their allotted role and must ...
by Landscape Institute
<p>BIM (Building Information Modelling) is transforming working practices across the built environment sector, as clients, professionals, contractors and manufacturers throughout the supply chain grasp the opportunities that BIM presents. The ...eBook
Analogues in Architecture
by Joseph Lim
A Technical Guide for New Build
by Carol Williams
The built environment has the potential to have a major impact on biodiversity, not least with the increasingly demanding requirements to design more energy efficient and airtight buildings, leaving less space for species to inhabit. Up until ...
by Michael Pawlyn
<P>When searching for genuinely sustainable building design and technology - designs that go beyond conventional sustainability to be truly restorative - we often find that nature got there first. Over 3.5 billion years of natural history have ...
by Michael Pawlyn
<P>In the search for genuinely sustainable building design and technology - designs that go beyond conventional sustainability to be truly restorative - we often find that nature got there first. Over 3.5 billion years of natural history have ...
Architecture Inspired by Nature - Second edition
by Agkathidis Asterios
Analytical Therapy for the Next Generation of Passive Sustainable Architecture
by Amjad Almusaed
<p><em>Biophilic and Bioclimatic Architecture</em> is a guide to innovative architectural design for architects, engineers and other specialists who are working with biophilic and bioclimatic architectural concepts.</p> <p><em>Biophilic and ...eBook
The Theory, Science and Practice of Bringing Buildings to Life
by Stephen R. Kellert
by Ben Flatman
Birmingham: Shaping the City" is an authoritative and objective assessment of the redevelopment and regeneration of Birmingham. It tells the story of how Joseph Chamberlain's grand Victorian city was almost obliterated due to an infatuation with
by Editors Phaidon
Edinburgh's Dark History Told Through its Cemeteries
by Jan-Andrew Henderson
<p>Edinburgh has a unique history, darker and more unexpected than you might imagine. Fortunately, it also has a set of graveyards to match. Ancient, modern, beautiful, haunted – they are the perfect reflection of the city’s amazing past with ...eBook
Memorials to Misadventure
by John Ambrose Hide
<p>BLACK PLAQUES are not to be found proudly mounted on a wall – and for good reason. What with their commemoration of a brutal execution outside Westminster Abbey, the selling of sex toys in St James’s Park and an intruder at Buckingham Palace ...eBook
by Timothy Beatley
Redesigning Schools for Student-Centered Learning
by Prakash Nair
<p>The United States has about $2 trillion tied up in aging school facilities. School districts throughout the country spend about $12 billion every year keeping this infrastructure going. Yet almost all of the new money we pour into school ...eBook
by Stefano Zuffi
In a uniquely enchanting natural setting – the Isola Bella island on Lake Maggiore surrounded by the Alps – stands the sumptuous palace built, and still owned, by the Borromeo family. This book is a beautiful presentation of this ...
by Christopher DeWolf
<p>Where have all the fishballs gone? From a journalist deeply attuned to the subtleties of Hong Kong life comes Borrowed Spaces, a chronicle of the ways in which the grassroots citizens of Hong Kong reshape their city to make up for the ...eBook
by Christopher DeWolf
Where have all the fishballs gone? From a journalist deeply attuned to the subtleties of Hong Kong life comes <i>Borrowed Spaces</i>, a chronicle of the ways in which the grassroots citizens of Hong Kong reshape their city to make up for the ...