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Architecture: Books & e-Books

Useful Shelfmarks

Books about the same subject are assigned the same shelfmark number. You'll find the number on the spine of each book. Here is a selection of shelfmarks for Architecture:

Architecture - General 720

Architecture: History 720.9

Architecture: Law 344.1037872

Architecture: Modern 724.6

Architecture: Theory 720.1

Architecture and Environment 720.47 

Building Construction  690

Construction project management 624.0684

Contract administration  692.8

Landscape Architecture 712

Planning and design data  721.0212

Urban design  711.4

Many technical and regulatory publications are available online only via Construction Information Service.- follow link

New Books

Cradle to cradle: remaking the way we make things

Explains how products can be designed so that they will provide nourishment for something new - continually circulating as pure and viable materials.

Bhabha for Architects

Focuses on Bhabha's seminal book, The Location of Culture.

Building Contract Claims

Examines the legal basis of claims for extensions of time and additional payment, and what can and cannot be claimed under the main forms of contract. 

The Story of Post-Modernism

Provides the defining account of Post-Modern architecture from its earliest roots in the early 60s to the present day. 

Towards a New Architecture

Profusely illustrated with over 200 line drawings and photographs of his own works and other structures he considered important.

More books on construction and architecture - regulatory and technical

Please note - many publications are available online only via Construction Information Service, and cannot be found by Library Search or the Library Catalogue. Make sure you find all the material you need by following the link below: