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Professional Studies in Architecture: A Primer

Author/EditorBrookhouse, Stephen (Author)
Publisher: RIBA Publishing
ISBN: 9781914124754
Pub Date01/02/2025
BindingPaperback
Pages224
Dimensions (mm)210(h) * 170(w)
Defines the critical subject area of professional studies which runs as a thread through the RIBA validation criteria for Parts 1 and 2.
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For students of architecture, this primer defines the critical subject area of professional studies which runs as a thread through the RIBA validation criteria for Parts 1 and 2. Suitable across the whole 5-year Masters Architecture degree course, it gives students the conceptual resources and tools they need to investigate professional issues. Using short case studies that relate to the RIBA Plan of Work, it bridges the gap between the needs of the student and the overly technical information and sources used by practicing professionals.

This brand new edition features:



A greater international focus
Topics aligned closely to the new ARB General Criteria and RIBA's new validation criteria
Explains the importance of the professional context in which buildings are designed and made

For students of architecture, this primer defines the critical subject area of professional studies which runs as a thread through the RIBA validation criteria for Parts 1 and 2. Suitable across the whole 5-year Masters Architecture degree course, it gives students the conceptual resources and tools they need to investigate professional issues. Using short case studies that relate to the RIBA Plan of Work, it bridges the gap between the needs of the student and the overly technical information and sources used by practicing professionals.

This brand new edition features:



A greater international focus
Topics aligned closely to the new ARB General Criteria and RIBA's new validation criteria
Explains the importance of the professional context in which buildings are designed and made

Stephen Brookhouse is a Principal Lecturer at the University of Westminster where he is responsible for postgraduate professional studies in architecture and course leader for Part 3. He is a chartered architect with over 20 years' experience in practice and an experienced Part 3 examiner. He has authored the first four editions of the bestselling RIBA Part 3 Handbook as well as the previous edition of Professional Studies in Architecture: A Primer and Fees: A Good Practice Guide.

Acknowledgements Foreword Introduction Setting the Scene The Designer as a professional Designing and within a legal system The responsibilities of the Architect: legal relationships Planning for the future: Systems Planning for the Future: Planet Planning for the Past Designing Responsibly and Safely Fire and Life Safety In Practice Managing Design - Project Delivery: Beyond the studio The future Architect References

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