Architect's Studio Companion Rules of Thumb for Preliminary Design

ISBN-10: 0471392359
ISBN-13: 9780471392354
Edition: 3rd 2001 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $90.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/13/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

Newly revised and updated, the 'rules of thumb' in this valuable reference make it possible to complete preliminary design work without spending too much time investigating technical issues.

Edward Allen, FAIA, has been a faculty member at Yale University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and has frequently lectured and taught at other institutions across the United States over the past thirty years. He is the bestselling author of Fundamentals of Residential Construction, Architectural Detailing, Shaping Structures: Statics, and Fundamentals of Building Construction, all published by Wiley.Joseph Iano has been Edward Allen's illustrator, collaborator, and coauthor for more than twenty-five years. He is a registered architect whose experience includes professional practice, teaching design and technology in numerous schools of architecture, and work in the construction trades. Currently, he heads a Seattle firm that provides technical consulting to architects and others in the design and construction industry.

Acknowledgments
How to Use This Book
Designing with Building Codes
Designing With Building Codes
Designing the Structure
Selecting the Structural System
Configuring the Structural System
Sizing the Structural System
Designing with Daylight
Design Criteria For Daylighting Systems
Configuring and Sizing Daylighting Systems
Designing Spaces for Mechanical and Electrical Services
Selecting Heating and Cooling Systems For Large Buildings
Configuring and Sizing Mechanical and Electrical Services for Large Buildings
Mechanical and Electrical Systems For Small Buildings
Designing for Egress and Accessibility
Configuring the Egress System and Providing Accessible Routes
Sizing the Egress System
Stairway and Ramp Design
Designing for Parking
Design Criteria for Parking Facilities
Configuring Parking Facilities
Sizing Parking Facilities
Designing with Height and Area Limitations
Height and Area Limitations
Height and Area Tables
Example Use of This Book
Units of Conversion
Bibliography
Index

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