Our selection of new books - just published!
It's time to act. Make a difference with this accessible guide to designing sustainable architecture. Learn what is needed and when in a step-by-step process with easy-to-understand images.
A searingly honest, unvarnished personal history of one of the UK's most versatile designers - Nigel Coates. Spanning lost loves and a prolific design career: from Tokyo bars and Liberty to the Body Zone at the Millennium Dome. "It is hard to believe ... that someone whose imagination produces forms as beautiful and strange as Coates will ever stop writing his narrative of ecstatic architecture." Aaron Betsky
A must-have reference for running interior design projects at all sizes, including step-by-step guidance and invaluable checklists.
An eclectic and exciting collection of articles and profiles that dive into a world of speculative design, social fiction and alternative models, exploring new responses to realistic future living conditions.
The Environment Bill is set to receive Royal Assent in Autumn 2021. It is a landmark piece of legislation creating a new governance framework that will regulate how the nation manages biodiversity, water resources and air pollution. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the Act for planners and developers.
A richly detailed history of Ashdown Forest -- home of Winnie-the-Pooh.
Urbanism Beyond 2020 explores numerous questions triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic as relates to urban planning and design.
This concise introduction to the design of structural elements outlines design principles and guidance in line with Eurocodes for reinforced concrete, structural steelwork and steel/concrete composites, masonry and timber, with design philosophy, sustainability, basic structural concepts, and material properties. Companion website included.
A comprehensive overview on the architecture of Hong Kong's transformative period featuring more than 300 buildings, with detailed background information explaining and illustrating the design and history of these buildings.