Architect's Studio Handbook / Edition 1

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The first architectural studio/office reference designed for the professional, covering the full range of studio work produced in a typical architectural office.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070494466
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 11/20/2001
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 704
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 1.55 (d)

Meet the Author

Terry Patterson is a licensed architect, a professor of architecture at the University of Oklahoma, Norman, and the author of several respected books in the field. He has 34 years of professional and teaching experience. He is the author of Illustrated 2000 Building Code Handbook (McGraw-Hill); Frank Lloyd Wright and the Meaning of Materials (Van Nostrand Reinhold); Construction Materials for Architects and Designers (Prentice-Hall); and co-author of Architectural Drawing and Design (Macmillan). He also wrote the Student Workbook and Instructor's Manual for Van Nostrand Reinhold's Construction: Principles, Materials, and Methods, 6thed. He is a professional member of Building Officials & Code Administrators International, Inc. and holds a National Council of Architectural Registration Board (NCARB) certificate. Always thorough in his research, he based this current book not only on his own extensive experience, but also on material from architects, engineers, contractors, construction managers, code officials, government agencies, suppliers, and manufacturers from all 50 states.
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Table of Contents

Pt. I Technical Data for Schematic Design 1
Ch. 1 Space Allocation Case Studies 3
Ch. 2 Structure 19
Southern Pine Charts and Load Tables 54
Western Lumber Span Charts 131
Cold-Formed Steel Span Charts and Load Tables 157
Ch. 3 HVAC 179
Ch. 4 Materials 215
Pt. II Guidelines for Construction Documents 241
Ch. 5 CAD 243
Ch. 6 Working Drawings and Building Code Compliance 337
Ch. 7 Contractors and Working Drawings 361
Ch. 8 Construction Managers and Working Drawings 405
Ch. 9 Clients and Working Drawings 419
Ch. 10 Working Drawing Checklists 453
Ch. 11 Working Drawing Case Studies 477
Ch. 12 Design-Build 609
Ch. 13 International Practice 629
Acknowledgments 656
App. A: Abbreviations 664
App. B: Tables and Charts 667
App. C: RFI Forms 669
Index 674
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