The Architect's Portable Handbook: First-Step Rules of Thumb for Building Design 4/e (McGraw-Hill Portable Handbook)
- Publish Date: 2010-03-01
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: John Guthrie
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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 planning
- Grading and drainage
- Site improvements
- Landscaping and irrigation
- Green architecture
- Thermal and moisture protection
- Doors, windows, and glass
- Conveying systems
- Plumbing and HVAC
- Lighting and electrical
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