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The architects' handbook

Author: Quentin Pickard
Publisher: Oxford : Blackwell Science, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Organised by building type, this work features over 300 case studies. It includes: a brief introduction to the key design considerations for each building type; plans, sections and elevations for the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Quentin Pickard
ISBN: 0632039256 9780632039258
OCLC Number: 248086042
Notes: Bibliography.
Includes index.
Description: IX, 454 Seiten : zahlreiche Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten
Contents: Preface. Acknowledgements. Contributors. Airports. Business Parks. Cinemas. Community Centres. Crematoria. Education: Schools. Education: Universities and Colleges. Education: Art, Design and Media Studios. Farm Buildings. Fire Stations. Halls of Residence and Hostels. Health Service Buildings. Hospices. Hotels. Housing and Residential Buildings. Industrial Buildings. Laboratories. Landscape Works. Law Courts. Libraries and Learning Resource Centres. Museums and Art Galleries. Office. Pubs. Religious Buildings. Restaurants and Catering Facilities. Shops and Retail. Sports Facilities. Theatres and Art Centres. Vehicle Facilities. Youth Hostels. Zoos ad Aquariums. Design for Accessibility. Drawing Practice and Presentation. Bibliography and References. Conversion of Units. Index.
Responsibility: ed. by Quentin Pickard.


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