The Architect's Portable Handbook: First-Step Rules of Thumb for Building Design Paperback / softback
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 planningGrading and drainageSoilsSite improvementsLandscaping and irrigationGreen architectureConcreteMasonryMetalsWoodThermal and moisture protectionDoors, windows, and glassFinishesSpecialtiesEquipmentInteriorsAssembliesConveying systemsPlumbing and HVACLighting and electrical
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 688 pages, 400 Illustrations, unspecified
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
- Publication Date: 01/03/2010
- Category: Architectural structure & design
- ISBN: 9780071639156