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25 May 2017 | by

Wood: done good. A beautifully-illustrated, breathtaking, thought-provoking love letter to one of the most enduring construction materials. Join William Hall for a tour of the world's best timber architecture.

15 March 2017 | by

As PAS 1192-6 opens for public comment we re-examine what BIM means for construction health and safety by exploring this NBS book.

28 February 2017 | by

4D Hyperlocal - A cultural toolkit for the open-source city is a thought-provoking collection of essays on how the digital construction revolution is reimagining urban design, planning and community engagement as it goes.

14 February 2017 | by

In Contemporary Vernacular Design Clare Nash articulates a passionate plea for a return to vernacular principles to prevent built environments lacking in identity, diversity and spirit. With 26 case studies this is a book packed with practical example and highly accessible as a result.

09 February 2017 | by

The green agenda has moved on. So, what does it mean to build sustainably today? Regenerative Development and Design: A Framework for Evolving Sustainability attempts to reconnect the wider environmental ecosystem and drive change.

25 January 2017 | by

How Buildings Work by Huw Evans manages to bring together in a coherent manner, building physics and practical building design. Find out what we thought of the latest title from RIBA Publishing.

22 December 2016 | by

Check out the latest BIM books with our essential BIM reading list and get a sneaky peek at the titles set to be published in the coming months.

09 December 2016 | by

In FutuREstorative Martin Brown reignites the green agenda by reframing the debate and advocating a radical change in direction.

07 November 2016 | by

Hanif Kara and Daniel Bosia highlight how traditional notions of the design and engineering disciplines are being upended by digital change in a new book that draws heavily on practical examples from life at design and structural engineering firm AKT II.

21 October 2016 | by

In BIM for Construction Clients, BIM pioneer Richard Saxon CBE focusses on the practicalities of a BIM approach from a client's perspective in a timely tome from RIBA Publishing.

21 September 2016 | by

An authoritative guide to planning, creating and living with tall buildings, thoroughly reworked to reflect the latest industry developments, drawing on the advice and knowledge of more than 20 highly respected industry specialists.

19 September 2016 | by

The latest edition of Architectural Design (AD) explores the digital construction revolution and the challenges it poses for traditional views of ownership and authorship.

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