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Metric Handbook

Author : David Littlefield
ISBN : 9781135140649
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 25.65 MB
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• Fully updated in reference to the latest construction standards and new building types • Sustainable design fully integrated into each chapter • Over 100,000 copies sold to successive generations of architects and designers – this book truly belongs on every design office desk and drawing board. 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 really is the unique reference for solving everyday planning problems. About the Author: David Littlefield is a senior lecturer at the University of the West of England, where he teaches in the department of planning and architecture. For many years he worked as a writer and journalist. David has written, co-written or edited over ten books on architecture. Customer reviews: “This book is a great investment as you will use it throughout your career as an architect.” “I have found that this book is the Bible for all planners, contains so much information that no designer or planner should be without a copy.” “An essential reference book that should be on the shelf in any design studio.”
Category: Architecture

Metric Handbook

Author : David Adler
ISBN : 9781136378133
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 70.89 MB
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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.
Category: Architecture

Metric Handbook

Author : Pamela Buxton
ISBN : 9781351862912
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 65.30 MB
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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.
Category: Architecture

Si Metric Handbook

Author : John Louis Feirer
ISBN : UCSC:32106005648172
Genre : Science
File Size : 54.4 MB
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Category: Science

Vnr Metric Handbook

Author : Leslie Fairweather
ISBN : UOM:39015006807104
Genre : Science
File Size : 74.48 MB
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Category: Science

New Metric Handbook

Author : Patricia Tutt
ISBN : 0750608536
Genre : Architectural design
File Size : 20.64 MB
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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
Category: Architectural design

Metric Handbook

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ISBN : OCLC:219805615
Genre : Metric system
File Size : 44.37 MB
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Category: Metric system

Metric Handbook

Author : David A. Adler
ISBN : 0750632933
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 77.42 MB
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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.
Category: Architecture