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Design/Build with Jersey Devil: A Handbook for Education and Practice

by Charlie Hailey

Steve Badanes, Jim Adamson, and John Ringel believe an architect's job does not stop at designing a building, but that it extends to constructing it as well. Now working into their fifth decade, Jersey Devil,...


Planning the Pacific Northwest

by Jill Sterrett, Connie Ozawa & Dennis Ryan

The Pacific Northwest is green to the extreme. Yet a day trip can go from pristine wilderness to downtown Seattle, Portland, or Vancouver. How are these commercial and cultural hot spots keeping nature and growth...


Cartographic Grounds: Projecting the Landscape Imaginary

by Jil Desimini, Charles Waldheim & Mohsen Mostafavi

Mapping has been one of the most fertile areas of exploration for architecture and landscape in the past few decades. While documenting this shift in representation from the material and physical description...


Construction Manager's BIM Handbook

by John Eynon

Building Information Modelling (BIM) harnesses digital technologies to unlock more efficient methods of designing, creating and maintaining built environment assets, so the Construction Manager’s BIM Handbook...


Essential Prefab Straw Bale Construction: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide

by Chris Magwood

The essential guide to prefab straw bale panels - an innovative spin on a widely used natural building method


Construction Management: Document to Reduce Risk

by Francisco J. Farach

A practical manual for construction management that shows how to apply the rules contained in the contract to the documentation of problems throughout the construction process. The book provides the instruction...


The Material Culture of German Texans

by Kenneth Hafertepe

German immigrants of the nineteenth century left a distinctive mark on the lifestyles and vernacular architecture of Texas. In this first comprehensive survey of the art and artifacts of German Texans, Kenneth...


The Utilization of Slag in Civil Infrastructure Construction

by George C. Wang

The Utilization of Slag in Civil Infrastructure Construction strives to integrate the theory, research, and practice of slag utilization, including the production and processing of slags. The topics covered...


Materials and Infrastructures 1

by Jean-Michel Torrenti & Francesca La Torre

'Materials and Infrastructures 1 and 2' are complementary books presenting the topic of Materials and Infrastructures, investigating geotechnical issues, and pavement materials' characterization, innovative...


Essential Hempcrete  Construction: The Complete Step-by-Step Guide

by Chris Magwood

The essential guide to hempcrete - a strong, versatile, environmentally friendly, energy-efficient natural insulating material


Interactive Architecture: Adaptive World

by Michael Fox

Recent technological developments in biology, computation, cybernetics, engineering, industrial design, materials, and robotics allow architecture to evolve beyond static functionality and become an active participant—with...


Beyond the City: Resource Extraction Urbanism in South America

by Felipe Correa

During the last decade, the South American continent has seen a strong push for transnational integration, initiated by the former Brazilian president Fernando Henrique Cardoso, who (with the endorsement of...


Code of Practice for Programme Management

by CIOB (The Chartered Institute of Building)

The CIOB Code of Practice Programme Management for Construction & Development is intended to complement the popular CIOB Code of Practice for Project Management for Construction and Development, providing practical...


MIT: An Architectural Tour

by Douglass Shand-Tucci, L. Rafael Reif & John Horner

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was founded in 1861 as the cornerstone of Copley Square in Boston's Back Bay, then the center of a progressive, proto-globalist Brahmin culture committed to intellectual...


Design Inspired by V

by Rina Rovio

Design Inspired by V explores the designs inspired by female genitalia. It is packed with photographs and illustrations showcasing different examples of the use of vulva shapes in a variety of designs from fashion...


Mixed-Use Development: Nine Case Studies of Complex Projects

by Dean Schwanke

This publication provides a detailed look at nine leading examples of mixed-use projects from around the world that have been developed in recent years. The case studies are drawn from the ULI Case Studies program,...


The Rocket Mass Heater Builder's Guide: Complete Step-by-Step Construction, Maintenance and Troubleshooting

by Erica Wisner & Ernie Wisner

Home heating that's safe, clean, efficient, and uses 70 to 90 percent less fuel than a typical woodstove


The History and Architecture of Cardiff Civic Centre: Black Gold, White City

by John B. Hilling

The history and architecture of Britain's finest civic centre, and how it came to be created following the boom of the coal industry in the south Wales coalfield.


Local and Regional Development

by ANDY PIKE & Andrés|Tomaney, John Rodriguez-Pose

Actors and institutions in localities and regions across the world are seeking prosperity and well-being amidst tumultuous and disruptive shifts and transitions generated by: an increasingly globalised, knowledge-intensive...


Creative Approaches to Planning and Local Development: Insights from Small and Medium-Sized Towns in Europe

by Abdelillah Hamdouch, Torill Nyseth & Christophe Demazière

This book project highlights creative approaches to planning and local development. The dynamic complexity, diversity and fluidity which characterize contemporary society represent challenges for planning and...