Metric Handbook

Planning and Design Data

Author: David Littlefield

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0750652810

Category: Architecture

Page: 856

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Originally devised as a guide for converting from imperial to metric measurements, this resource has since been totally transformed into the major handbook of planning and design data for architects. This updated edition includes the most recent changes to regulation and practice.
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Metric Handbook

Author: David Adler

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113637812X

Category: Architecture

Page: 512

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Originally devised as a guide for converting from imperial to metric measurements, 'The Metric Handbook' has since been totally transformed into a major international handbook of planning and design data. The second edition has been completely updated, with most chapters being totally rewritten, to meet the needs of the modern designer. The book contains nearly 50 chapters dealing with all the principal building types from airports, factories and warehouses, offices shops and hospitals, to schools, religious buildings and libraries. For each building type 'The Metric Handbook' gives the basic design requirements and all the principal dimensional data. Several chapters deal with general aspects of building such as materials, lighting, acoustics and tropical design. There are also sections on general design data, including details of human dimensions and space requirements. It is a unique authoritative reference for solving everyday planning problems. In its various editions it has sold over 100,000 copies worldwide, and continues to be a reference work belonging on every design office desk or drawing board.
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Metric Handbook

Planning and Design Data

Author: Pamela Buxton

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 135186291X

Category: Architecture

Page: 880

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Significantly updated in reference to the latest construction standards and new building types Sustainable design integrated into chapters throughout Over half of the entire book has now been updated since 2015 Over 100,000 copies sold to successive generations of architects and designers This book belongs in every design office. The Metric Handbook is the major handbook of planning and design data for architects and architecture students. Covering basic design data for all the major building types it is the ideal starting point for any project. For each building type, the book gives the basic design requirements and all the principal dimensional data, and succinct guidance on how to use the information and what regulations the designer needs to be aware of. As well as buildings, the Metric Handbook deals with broader aspects of design such as materials, acoustics and lighting, and general design data on human dimensions and space requirements. The Metric Handbook is the unique reference for solving everyday planning problems.
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Metric Handbook

Planning and Design Data

Author: David A. Adler

Publisher: Butterworth Architecture

ISBN: 9780750632935

Category: Architecture

Page: 512

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A time-saving device intended for designers and architects. The CD uses illustrations from the 1998 edition of the Metric handbook to provide CAD drawings, information and tools. The illustrations are suitable for AutoCAD R11, R12, R13 and will work using AUtodesk and similar CAD systems.
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Design Research

Author: Peter Downton

Publisher: RMIT Publishing

ISBN: 9780864592675

Category: Design

Page: 136

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Design research.
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New Metric Handbook

Author: Patricia Tutt,David Adler

Publisher: Architectural Press

ISBN: 9780750608534

Category: Architectural design

Page: 504

View: 5741

This book was originally devised as a guide for converting from imperial to metric measurements. The New Metric Handbook has since been totally transformed into a major international handbook of planning and design data. All principal building types are dealt with ranging from airports, factories and warehouses, to schools, churches and libraries. For each such building type the New Metric Handbook gives the basic design requirements and all the principal dimensional data. In addition, there are ten chapters dealing with general aspects of building such as materials, lighting, acoustics and tropical design. It is therefore a unique authoritative reference for solving everyday planning problems. In its various editions it has sold about 100,000 worldwide, and continues to be a reference work belonging on every design office desk or drawing board. A unique authoritative reference for solving everyday planning problems Belongs on every design office desk or drawing board
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Materials for Architects and Builders

Author: Arthur Lyons

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317667360

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 496

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Materials for Architects and Builders provides a clear and concise introduction to the broad range of materials used within the construction industry and covers the essential details of their manufacture, key physical properties, specification and uses. Understanding the basics of materials is a crucial part of undergraduate and diploma construction or architecture-related courses, and this established textbook helps the reader to do just that with the help of colour photographs and clear diagrams throughout. This new edition has been completely revised and updated to include the latest developments in materials research, new images, appropriate technologies and relevant legislation. The ecological effects of building construction and lifetime use remain an important focus, and this new edition includes a wide range of energy saving building components.
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International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2011

Author: Gerard P. Hodgkinson,J. Kevin Ford

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119996244

Category: Psychology

Page: 372

View: 3984

The twenty-sixth volume in the most prestigious series of annual volumes in the field of industrial and organizational psychology, providing authoritative and integrative reviews of the key literature in the field All chapters written by established experts and all topics carefully chosen to reflect the major concerns in both the research literature and in current practice Presents developments in such established areas as stress and well-being, consumer behavior, employee trust, deception and applicant faking, the assessment of job performance and work attitudes, and the employment interview Newer topics explored include methodological issues in the development and evaluation of multiple regression models, and the psychological impact of the physical office environment Each chapter offers a comprehensive and critical survey of the chosen topic, and each is supported by a valuable bibliography
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