The Architect's Portable Handbook: First-Step Rules of Thumb for Building Design 4/e (Paperback)John Patten Guthrie (author)
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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
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Number of pages: 688
Weight: 671 g
Dimensions: 203 x 127 x 24 mm
Edition: 4th edition