The Architects' Handbook
Wiley, Apr 30, 2008 - Architecture - 464 pages
The Architects' Handbook provides a comprehensive range of visual and technical information covering the great majority of building types likely to be encountered by architects, designers, building surveyors and others involved in the construction industry. It is organised by building type and concentrates very much on practical examples.
Including over 300 case studies, the Handbook is organised by building type and concentrates very much on practical examples. It includes:
· a brief introduction to the key design considerations for each building type
· numerous plans, sections and elevations for the building examples
· references to key technical standards and design guidance
· a comprehensive bibliography for most building types
The book also includes sections on designing for accessibility, drawing practice, and metric and imperial conversion tables.
To browse sample pages please see http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/architectsdata