The Architect's Portable Handbook: First-Step Rules of Thumb for Building Design, Paperback / softback Book

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

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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

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 688 pages, 400 Illustrations, unspecified
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Architectural structure & design
  • ISBN: 9780071639156

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