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The Architects' Handbook.

Author: Quentin Pickard
Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1View all editions and formats
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The Architects' Handbook provides a comprehensive range of visual and technical information covering the great majority of building types likely to be encountered by architects, designers, building surveyors and others involved in the construction industry. It is organised by building type and concentrates very much on practical examples. Including over 300 case studies, the Handbook is organised by building type  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pickard, Quentin.
Architects' Handbook.
Hoboken : Wiley, ©2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Quentin Pickard
ISBN: 9780470695449 0470695447
OCLC Number: 1044744677
Notes: Building Fabric.
Description: 1 online resource (466 pages)
Contents: The Architects' Handbook; CONTENTS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; CONTRIBUTORS; AIRPORTS; The Airport; The Terminal; Air Traffic Control Towers; BUSINESS PARKS; Detailed Considerations; CINEMAS; Detailed Design; Servicing Facilities; Alternative Cinema Accommodation; COMMUNITY CENTRES; Community Consultation and Briefing; Sustainability; Design Issues; CREMATORIA; Schedule of Accommodation; EDUCATION: SCHOOLS; History; Types of Space; Building Design Issues; Grounds; Facilities Management; Provision for Under-5s; Primary; Middle Schools; Secondary Schools; Post-16; Special Schools. EDUCATION: UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGESSchedules of Accommodation; Other Considerations; Changing Educational Needs; Changing Social Expectations; Planning New Facilities; Conclusions; EDUCATION: ART, DESIGN AND MEDIA STUDIOS; Design Studios; Workshops; Drawing Studios; FARM BUILDINGS; The Origins of the Modern Farm; Current Trends; Future Trends and the Need for New Buildings; Planning Controls; Design Considerations; Design and Appearance; Types of Farm; Energy Requirements; Examples of Types of Stock Housing; Storage Buildings; FIRE STATIONS; Schedule of Accommodation. HALLS OF RESIDENCE AND HOSTELSHalls of Residence; Accommodation Requirements; Hostel and Shared Accommodation; Foyers; HEALTH SERVICE BUILDINGS; The Acute Hospital; Hospital Departments; Hospital Support Services; Community and Locality Hospitals; Health Centres and General Medical Practice Premises; Mental Health Services and their Buildings; Nursing Homes; HOSPICES; Detailed Design; HOTELS; Categories of Hotels; Locations; Functional Relationships; Guest Rooms; Entrances; Lobbies; Restaurants, Bars, Function Rooms; Laundry and Housekeeping; Employee Facilities; Technical Areas. HOUSING AND RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGSPublic Sector; Private Sector Development; PPG 3 (Housing); Brownfield Sites; Lifetime Homes; Site Topography; Site Layout and Access; Pedestrian Access; Services; Private Garages; Relationship to Other Buildings; Dwelling Design Standards and Regulations; Classification of Plan Types; Selecting Plans; Flats: Building Types; Flats: Types of Access; Duplex and Triplex Sections; Flats: Determining Factors; Internal Function; Main Entrance; Living/Reception Rooms; Dining Room; Study; Specialist Rooms; Kitchens; Laundry/Utility Spaces; Bedrooms; Bathrooms; WC. StorageSafety and Security Generally; INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS; Site Selection; Development Options; Site Layout; Basic Building Type Selection; Site Development; Selection Strategy; Factories; Factory Building Types; Warehouses; Layout; Warehouse Building Types/Handling; Workshops; Workshop Tenancies: Building Type; Building Environment; Waste Removal; Planning for Fire Control; Environmental Compartmentation; Workplace Design; Amenity and Hygiene; Loading Bays; LABORATORIES; Space Standards; The Laboratory Space; Offices; Back-up Rooms; Lab Storage Areas; Fitting Out; Engineering Services.

Abstract:

The Architects' Handbook provides a comprehensive range of visual and technical information covering the great majority of building types likely to be encountered by architects, designers, building surveyors and others involved in the construction industry. It is organised by building type and concentrates very much on practical examples. Including over 300 case studies, the Handbook is organised by building type and concentrates very much on practical examples. It includes: · a brief introduction to the key design considerations for each building type · numerous plans, sections and elevations for the building examples · references to key technical standards and design guidance · a comprehensive bibliography for most building types The book also includes sections on designing for accessibility, drawing practice, and metric and imperial conversion tables. To browse sample pages please see http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/architectsdata.

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