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The Architect's Portable Handbook : First-Step Rules of Thumb for Building Design 4/E
by John Patten Guthrie


Overview - 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.  Read more...


 
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More About The Architect's Portable Handbook by John Patten Guthrie
 
 
 
Overview
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

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780071639156
  • ISBN-10: 0071639152
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publish Date: March 2010
  • Page Count: 672
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5 x 1.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds

Series: McGraw-Hill Portable Handbook

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