The Architect's Portable Handbook: First-Step Rules of Thumb for Building Design 4/e
  • Release Date : 01 March 2010
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
  • Genre : Architecture
  • Pages : 688 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 0071639152
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Download or read book entitled The Architect's Portable Handbook: First-Step Rules of Thumb for Building Design 4/e by author: John Patten ("Pat") Guthrie which was release on 01 March 2010 and published by McGraw-Hill Education with total page 688 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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