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Architecture as a profession

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  • Architect's Legal Pocket Bookby Matthew Cousins

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 42.95

    A little book that?s big on information. The Architect?s Legal Pocket Book is the definitive pocket reference guide on legal issues for architects and architectural students. This handy pocket book provides key legal principles and the latest legal developments that will help you quickly understand the law and where to go for further information.... more...

  • An Architect's Guide to Fameby Paul Davies; Torsten Schmiedeknecht

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 51.95

    This lively text provides a candid inquiry into the contemporary means by which architects get work and (for better or worse) become famous. In response to the reciprocal relationship between publicity and everyday architectural practice, this book examines the mechanisms by which architects seek publicity and manage to establish themselves and their... more...

  • The Architect's Guide to Small Firm Managementby Rena M. Klein

    Wiley 2010; US$ 75.00

    The definitive guide to management success for sole practitioners and leaders of small design firms Owning and operating a small architectural design firm can be challenging, with tight project deadlines, on-the-fly meetings, rush proposals, and fluctuating workloads as part of the firm's day-to-day activities. To help small firm owners cope with... more...

  • Practical Experienceby Katerina Ruedi Ray; Jane Tankard

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95

    The year out, or internship, in a professional practice can be the most rewarding experience in an architectural student's education. It can also be a shock to the system to find that architectural working practices are very different to architectural study. This book provides a beginner's guide to professional practice and a step-by-step guide on... more...

  • Changing Architectural Educationby David Nicol; Simon Pilling

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 99.95

    Architectural education is under pressure to meet the demands of an evolving construction industry and to cater to the increasingly varied career destinations of graduates. How should architectural education respond to these professional challenges? How can students be better prepared for professional practice? These questions are the focus of this... more...

  • The Portfolioby Lesley Lokko; Katerina Ruedi Ray; Igor Marjanovic

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 41.95

    The portfolio is the single most important part of every architectural student's education. This book proides a complete guide to preparing, compiling and presenting this crucial element of the architecture course. The experienced author team gives practical advice for the creation of the portfolio covering issues of size, storage, layout and order.... more...

  • Palladio's Childrenby N.J. Habraken; Jonathan Teicher

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 51.95

    Based on many years of personal observation,  Palladio's Children  critically examines the role of the architect as a professional descendent of Palladio, and as an heir to his architectural legacy. Seven innovative and carefully crafted essays explore the widening ideological schism between today?s architects whose core values, identity and education... more...

  • Effective Press Relations for the Built Environmentby Helen Elias

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 55.95

    This practical guide explains to architects, engineers, designers and other consultants how to establish press plans for firms and for individual projects, and how to actively develop reputation by getting work published in the architectural, engineering and construction press. With quotes, advice and opinions from the industry's key journalists... more...

  • The Architectby Spiro Kostof

    Oxford University Press, USA 1986; US$ 15.99

    How did architects get to be architects in any given period in history? How were they trained? How did they find their clients and communicate with them? What did society think of them?. Spiro Kostof's The Architect, a collection of essays by historians and architects, explores these and other intriguing questions about the profession of architecture.... more...

  • Architect's Legal Handbookby Anthony Speaight

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 77.95

    Architect's Legal Handbook is the most widely used reference on the law for architects in practice, and the established leading textbook on law for architectural students. The ninth edition includes all the latest development in the law that affect an architect?s work, and comprehensive coverage of relevant UK law topics. Most significantly,... more...