The Architect's Portable Handbook: First-Step Rules of Thumb for Building Design 4/e 4 9780071639156 Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The Essentials of Building Design--at Your Fingertips! Fully updated with the 2009 IBC International Building Code, this practical guide delivers the key data you need in every step of an architectural project--from initial planning and estimating through design and completion. The Architect's Portable Handbook, Fourth Edition, provides the latest code and cost information, along with a wealth of easy-to-follow diagrams, charts, tables, and checklists for building materials, components, and assemblies. This is a must-have on-the-job companion for every design professional. Get practical coverage of: Land planning Grading and drainage Soils Site improvements Landscaping and irrigation Green architecture Concrete Masonry Metals Wood Thermal and moisture protection Doors, windows, and glass Finishes Specialties Equipment Interiors Assemblies Conveying systems Plumbing and HVAC Lighting and electrical
The Architect's Portable Handbook: First-Step Rules of Thumb for Building Design 4/e

The Architect's Portable Handbook: First-Step Rules of Thumb for Building Design 4/e

4th Edition
By John Guthrie
ISBN10: 0071639152
ISBN13: 9780071639156
Copyright: 2010

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How to Use This Book; Use this table as a checklist for the design of buildings; Part 1. General; Part 2. Site; Part 3. Concrete; Part 4. Masonry; Part 5. Metals; Part 6. Wood; Part 7. Thermal and Moisture Protection; Part 8. Doors, Windows and Glass; Part 9. Finishes; Part 10. Specialties; Part 11. Equipment; Part 12. Interiors; Part 13. Assemblies; Part 14. Mechanical; Part 15. Lighting and Electrical; Appendix A: Building-Type Data; Appendix B: Location Data; References; Acknowledgments; Index

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John Guthrie

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