Architects Portable Handbook: First Step Rules of Thumb for Building Design / Edition 3

Architects Portable Handbook: First Step Rules of Thumb for Building Design / Edition 3

by John Patten Guthrie, John Patten Guthrie
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071409815

ISBN-13: 9780071409810

Pub. Date: 03/01/2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing


* Compiles all the rules of thumb and referenced facts to provide a convenient, one-stop resource for builders and architects
* Updated to include new cost information and coverage of the latest International Building and NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) Codes
* Hundreds of diagrams, charts, tables, checklists, details, and other design data for

Overview


* Compiles all the rules of thumb and referenced facts to provide a convenient, one-stop resource for builders and architects
* Updated to include new cost information and coverage of the latest International Building and NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) Codes
* Hundreds of diagrams, charts, tables, checklists, details, and other design data for building materials, components, and assemblies
* Structured to follow typical job progression, this resource covers initial planning and estimating through design and construction

John Patten ("Pat") Guthrie, AIA, is principal of John Pat Guthrie Architects, Inc. A resident of Scottsdale, Arizona, Pat has been licensed as an architect in 13 states. He is also the author of McGraw-Hill's Cross Check: Integrating Building Systems and Working Designs and Interior Designer's Portable Handbook. Pat occasionally teaches at the FLW School of Architecture at Taliesen West. He and his wife Janet are the parents of two grown children, Eric and Erin. Pat's avocations include world travel, art, sailing, and history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071409810
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
681
Product dimensions:
4.82(w) x 7.94(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Editionxiii
How to Use This Bookxv
Part 1.General
A.Practice (schedule of A/E services)3
B."Systems" Thinking17
C.Specifications (CSI Format)21
D.Programming37
E.Construction Costs43
F.Construction Administration57
G.Practical Math and Tables59
H.Building Laws85
1.Zoning85
2.Code Requirements for Residential Construction (2000 IRC)87
3.Building Code (2000 IBC and NFPA 5000)93
a.Occupant Load93
b.Occupancy Classification93
c.Allowable Floor Area94
d.Allowable Building Height97
e.Construction Type98
f.Hourly Ratings99
g.Occupancy Separations99
h.Sprinkler Requirements99
i.Fire Areas, Walls, Barriers, and Partitions101
j.Fire Protection of Exterior Walls and Windows102
k.Exiting and Stairs103
4.Accessibility (ADA requirements)157
I.Structural Systems161
1.Construction Type by Code161
2.Long vs. Short Spans162
3.Loads163
4.Low- vs. High-Rise163
5.Lateral and Uplift166
6.Structural Components (A Primer)172
7.Rules of Thumb for Estimating Structural Sizes (Span-to-Depth Ratios)180
J.Energy: Passive and Active Approaches to Conservation183
1.Passive183
2.Active205
3.Energy Code206
K.Green Architecture (Sustainable Buildings)217
L.Acoustics223
1.Room Acoustics223
2.Sound Isolation226
Part 2.Site
A.Land Planning239
1.Costs239
2.Slopes239
3.Site Selection239
4.Streets239
5.Parking239
6.Open-Space Proportions242
B.Grading and Drainage245
1.Grading for Economy245
2.Maximum Slopes245
3.Desirable Grades246
4.Grades at Buildings247
5.Retaining Walls248
6.Earthwork Conversion Factors250
7.Earthwork Costs250
8.Drainage251
C.Soils257
D.Utilities271
1.Storm Drains271
2.Sanitary Sewer271
3.Water272
4.Power and Telephone272
5.Gas273
6.Fire Protection273
E.Site Improvements277
F.Landscaping and Irrigation279
1.General279
2.Materials280
3.Irrigation281
Part 3.Concrete
A.Concrete Materials285
B.Foundations293
C.Concrete Members (Sizes and Costs)297
Part 4.Masonry
A.Masonry Materials309
B.Masonry Members (Sizes and Costs)319
Part 5.Metals
A.Metal Materials327
B.Steel Members (Sizes and Costs)343
Part 6.Wood
A.Wood Materials351
B.Wood Members (Sizes and Costs)365
Part 7.Thermal and Moisture Protection
A.Attic and Crawl Space Ventilation375
B.Water and Dampproofing376
C.Vapor Barriers377
D.Radiant Barriers379
E.Insulation380
F.Exterior Insulation and Finishing Systems (EIFS)384
G.Roofing385
H.Flashing393
I.Joints394
Part 8.Doors, Windows, and Glass
A.Doors401
B.Windows407
C.Hardware415
D.Glass419
Part 9.Finishes
A.Plaster427
B.Gypsum Wallboard (Drywall)428
C.Tile429
D.Terrazzo430
E.Acoustical Treatment430
F.Wood Flooring431
G.Masonry Flooring431
H.Resilient Flooring432
I.Carpeting433
J.Paint and Coatings436
K.Color440
Part 10.Specialties
A.Toilet Partitions449
B.Fireplaces450
C.Graphics451
D.Fireproofing457
E.Operable Partitions462
F.Bathroom Accessories462
G.Sun Control463
Part 11.Equipment
A.Residential Kitchens467
B.Residential Laundries468
C.Miscellaneous Costs468
Part 12.Interiors
A.General Costs473
B.Miscellaneous Objects473
C.Furniture474
1.Miscellaneous474
2.Living/Waiting475
3.Bedroom/Guestroom476
4.Dining/Conference477
5.Restaurant Seating477
6.Office478
D.Human Dimensions479
Part 13.Assemblies
A.Roof Structure Assemblies489
B.Floor Structure Assemblies495
C.Walls501
D.Ceilings505
E.Flooring506
Part 14.Conveying Systems
A.Elevators511
B.Escalators517
Part 15.Mechanical
A.The Plumbing System (in Toilet Rooms)523
1.Fixtures Required by Code527
2.Water Supply528
3.Plumbing Fixtures529
4.Sanitary Sewer530
5.Rainwater/Storm Sewer531
6.Fire Protection533
7.Landscape Irrigation537
8.Gas537
9.Solar Hot Water Systems537
B.Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC)551
1.General551
2.Systems for Small Buildings551
3.Custom Systems for Large Buildings557
4.Diffusers, Terminal Devices, and Grilles563
Part 16.Lighting and Electrical
A.Lighting571
1.General571
2.Daylighting (Natural Lighting)577
3.Electric (Artificial) Lighting597
B.Power and Telephone617
Appendixes
A.Building-Type Data629
B.Location Data645
References665
Index673

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