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Overview

Managing the Building Design Process explains the designer’s role in the creation of new buildings from the development of the plan through to completion. One key case study is used throughout the book so that the reader can clearly follow the process leading to the creation of a new building.

This new edition expands on the first edition including sections on CAD and sustainability; incorporating updates to legislation and adding new illustrations as well as discussion points and useful references at the end of every chapter.

Gavin Tunstall is an architect and a lecturer in the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment at Nottingham Trent University, UK.

Audience: Undergraduate students of architectural technology, architecture, construction management, construction and building.

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Explains the designer's role in creation of new buildings, from the development of the plan through completion. Focus is on ensuring that the adopted design best fits the needs of the client, and putting that design into practice in the most effective manner. Uses an ongoing case study so readers can follow the process leading to creation of a new building, with pertinent issues highlighted as they would arise in practice. Includes b&w illustrations. Useful for degree courses in architectural technology, construction management, and building and architecture. Tunstall is an architect who teaches at The Nottingham Trent University, UK. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780750667913
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/30/2006
  • Edition description: 2ND
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 601,427
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

About the book
Design and the designers
Communication
Permissions and approvals
Inception
Design planning
The design brief
How buildings are used
Design and construction constraints
The design: Aesthetics
Construction Information
Pre-Contract Administration
Construction Supervision
Completion
Feedback
Conclusion

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