Metric Handbook

Author: David Adler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781136378126
Release Date: 2007-06-07
Genre: Architecture

Originally devised as a guide for converting from imperial to metric measurements, 'The Metric Handbook' has since been totally transformed into a major international handbook of planning and design data. The second edition has been completely updated, with most chapters being totally rewritten, to meet the needs of the modern designer. The book contains nearly 50 chapters dealing with all the principal building types from airports, factories and warehouses, offices shops and hospitals, to schools, religious buildings and libraries. For each building type 'The Metric Handbook' gives the basic design requirements and all the principal dimensional data. Several chapters deal with general aspects of building such as materials, lighting, acoustics and tropical design. There are also sections on general design data, including details of human dimensions and space requirements. It is a unique authoritative reference for solving everyday planning problems. In its various editions it has sold over 100,000 copies worldwide, and continues to be a reference work belonging on every design office desk or drawing board.

Metric Handbook

Author: David Littlefield
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781135140656
Release Date: 2012-09-10
Genre: Architecture

"An essential reference resource for any architect or architect student, the Metric Handbook is the major handbook for planning and design data. For each building type, the book gives basic design requirements, principal dimensional data and details of relevant building regulations. The book also contains information on broader aspects of design applicable to all building types, such as materials, acoustics and lighting, and data on human dimensions and space requirements. Significantly updated, the new edition of this work focuses on sustainable design practice to make projects competitive within a green market. As well as a full revision, including additional new building types and the latest updates to regulation and practice, the book features an improved new layout with color images and text to make it easier to find vital information quickly. Metric Handbook is a tried and tested, authoritative reference for solving everyday planning problems - it is a must have for every design office desk and drawing board"--

Metric Handbook

Author: Pamela Buxton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781351862912
Release Date: 2018-02-13
Genre: Architecture

Significantly updated in reference to the latest construction standards and new building types Sustainable design integrated into chapters throughout Over half of the entire book has now been updated since 2015 Over 100,000 copies sold to successive generations of architects and designers This book belongs in every design office. The Metric Handbook is the major handbook of planning and design data for architects and architecture students. Covering basic design data for all the major building types it is the ideal starting point for any project. For each building type, the book gives the basic design requirements and all the principal dimensional data, and succinct guidance on how to use the information and what regulations the designer needs to be aware of. As well as buildings, the Metric Handbook deals with broader aspects of design such as materials, acoustics and lighting, and general design data on human dimensions and space requirements. The Metric Handbook is the unique reference for solving everyday planning problems.

Metric Handbook

Author: David A. Adler
Publisher: Butterworth Architecture
ISBN: 0750632933
Release Date: 1998-12-01
Genre: Architecture

A time-saving device intended for designers and architects. The CD uses illustrations from the 1998 edition of the Metric handbook to provide CAD drawings, information and tools. The illustrations are suitable for AutoCAD R11, R12, R13 and will work using AUtodesk and similar CAD systems.

The Landscape Metric Handbook

Author: Littlewood
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 0750618981
Release Date: 2001-01-01
Genre: Landscape architecture

Following the success of the New Metric Handbook, a book of planning and design data for architects, the need arose for an equivalent book for landscape architects. Through numerous tables and illustrations, it provides essential information on topics ranging from drawing office practice to roof gardens.

Architecture Student s Bundle

Author: Nikolas Davies
Publisher: Architectural Press
ISBN: 1856176371
Release Date: 2008-08
Genre: Architecture

Combining TWO BESTSELLING REFERENCES and a BRAND NEW DICTIONARY, this essential bundle provides complete coverage for the architecture student at a great price! The 3 books contain technical guidance that that will help to ground projects in reality, information that will be referred to time and again. The Metric Handbook 3rd edition (ISBN 9780750652810) is THE major handbook of planning and design data for architects. Covering basic design data for all the major building types it is the ideal starting point for any project. The Architect's Pocket Book 3rd edition (ISBN 9780750686174) is a time saver that provides quick and easy references to various architectural data. It's designed an everyday reference to help you locate essential information wherever you are. The Dictionary of Architecture and Building Construction (ISBN 9780750685023) is a comprehensive and beautiful guide to a complex industry. Containing over 20,000 definitions and supported with over 4,000 drawings it will help you to quickly understand those terms that you are not familiar with. Bundled together to save you money, this is the ideal way to get up to speed with the basics as quickly and as cheaply as possible.

Design Research

Author: Peter Downton
Publisher: RMIT Publishing
ISBN: 0864592671
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Design

Design research.

Materials for Architects and Builders

Author: Arthur Lyons
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317667360
Release Date: 2014-08-21
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Materials for Architects and Builders provides a clear and concise introduction to the broad range of materials used within the construction industry and covers the essential details of their manufacture, key physical properties, specification and uses. Understanding the basics of materials is a crucial part of undergraduate and diploma construction or architecture-related courses, and this established textbook helps the reader to do just that with the help of colour photographs and clear diagrams throughout. This new edition has been completely revised and updated to include the latest developments in materials research, new images, appropriate technologies and relevant legislation. The ecological effects of building construction and lifetime use remain an important focus, and this new edition includes a wide range of energy saving building components.

International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2011

Author: Gerard P. Hodgkinson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119996248
Release Date: 2011-04-06
Genre: Psychology

The twenty-sixth volume in the most prestigious series of annual volumes in the field of industrial and organizational psychology, providing authoritative and integrative reviews of the key literature in the field All chapters written by established experts and all topics carefully chosen to reflect the major concerns in both the research literature and in current practice Presents developments in such established areas as stress and well-being, consumer behavior, employee trust, deception and applicant faking, the assessment of job performance and work attitudes, and the employment interview Newer topics explored include methodological issues in the development and evaluation of multiple regression models, and the psychological impact of the physical office environment Each chapter offers a comprehensive and critical survey of the chosen topic, and each is supported by a valuable bibliography

Author: Γιώρ[gamma]ος Ν Κόκκινος
Publisher:
ISBN: 9608869706
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Architecture, Domestic


VNR metric handbook

Author: Leslie Fairweather
Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company
ISBN: UOM:39015006807104
Release Date: 1969-06
Genre: Science