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11 September 2017 | by

An academic conference on smart cities in book form... ideal for those looking for a deeper delve into the complex web of issues that surround the concept. Expect essays on governance, planning and societal impacts as well as technologies and applications.

11 July 2017 | by

The first book-length discussion of IPD - a revolutionary, collaborative approach to design and construction project delivery.

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.

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.

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.

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.

14 September 2016 | by

John Hill explores a century's worth of 'signficant' buildings in 100 Years 100 Buildings.

29 July 2016 | by

How do we redefine the rural in a globalised urban world? That's the question Designing the rural: A global countryside in flux - part of the Architectural Design series - sets out to explore.

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