Metric Handbook: Planning and Design Data (Paperback)

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"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...

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David Littlefield is a senior lecturer at the University of the West of England, where he teaches in the Department of Planning and Architecture. For many years he worked as a writer and journalist. David has written, co-written or edited over ten books on 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"--

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ISBN 9781856178068
Genre ARCHITECTURE / Methods & Materials
Format Paperback
Publisher Date 2012-04-18 00:00:00.0
Publisher Routledge
Copyright Year 2012
Height 12.0 in
Wdth 8.25 in
Thickness 1.5 in
Unit weight 5.55 lb
Language English
Subtitle Planning and Design Data
Edition Number 4
Edition Detail Revised
Audience College/higher education
Authors Littlefield, David

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