Integrated Practice in Architecture: Mastering Design-Build, Fast-Track, and Building
By George Elvin
Publisher: John Wiley & Son's Inc., 2007
This comprehensive book explains how design-build, fast-track and life-cycle management are reshaping architectural practice today. Based on over 50 interviews and the author's own experience in design and construction, the secrets of integrated practice and the strategies and techniques used by leading firms are revealed. Chapters cover teambuilding, planning, communication and risk management.
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James Marston Fitch: Selected Writings on Architecture, Preservation, and the Built Environment Edited by Martica Sawn
Publisher: Norton Books for Architects & Designers, 2007
Known as a prolific critic, historian, environmentalist, preservationist, and philosopher, James Marston Fitch was the founder of the nation's first graduate program in historic preservation at Columbia University. In this anthology of his writings, some never before published and spanning over 60 years of his professional career, Fitch's incisive ideas and keen observations are brought to light in a single, readable volume.