Time-Saver Standards for Architectural Design Data / Edition 7

Time-Saver Standards for Architectural Design Data / Edition 7

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by Donald Watson, Michael Crosbie, Michael J. Crosbie, John Hancock Callender
     
 

The standard reference in architecture and building construction,this Seventh Edition has been completely rewritten and revised with new contributions by over eighty world authorities and specialists. Now in a convenient single volume,it reflects essential changes and new knowledge in the field of architecture since the last edition 15 years ago. Part I contains new… See more details below

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The standard reference in architecture and building construction,this Seventh Edition has been completely rewritten and revised with new contributions by over eighty world authorities and specialists. Now in a convenient single volume,it reflects essential changes and new knowledge in the field of architecture since the last edition 15 years ago. Part I contains new reference articles on the fundamentals of architecture and design. Part II contains design data on all aspects of architectural design and building construction,including substructure,superstructure,building shell,interiors,and services,and is formatted according to the Uniformat II classification system. First published in 1946,McGraw-Hill's Time-Saver Standards is one of the world's most widely consulted and respected references on architectural design and building construction fundamentals and data.

An important edition of an architectural classic. A "knowledge guide'—a comprehensive overview of the fundamental knowledge and technology required for exemplary architectural practice. The standard reference for every professional and student in architecture and building construction,this Seventh Edition is completely rewritten and revised with new contributions by over eighty world authorities and specialists. This convenient single volume reflects the essential changes and new knowledge in the field of architecture since the last edition 15 years ago. Part I contains reference articles on fundamentals of architecture and design,including universal and Accessible design,architectural ethics,bioclimatic design,daylighting,environmentally responsible design,indoor air quality,acoustics,constructionmaterial technology,intelligently building systems,economics and life cycle costing,specifications,design-build,building commissioning,and building performance evaluation. Part II contains design data on all aspects of architectural design and building construction,including substructure,superstructure,building shell,interiors,and services. This section is formatted according to the Uniformat II classification system,providing a logical way for architects to access information for preliminary design and specification by building component,assembly,and place in the system of contruction. The Appendix includes tables and references,classic reference articles from former editions of Time-Saver Standards,and an introduction and complete reference to metrification and SI units of measurement.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070685062
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
11/01/1997
Series:
Time Saver Standards Concise Series
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
1072
Product dimensions:
8.79(w) x 11.33(h) x 2.15(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction.
Basic Data.
Structural Design.
Building Materials, Components, and Techniques.
Environmental Control.

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