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Metric Handbook. Planning and Design Data

Wydawnictwo: Routledge
Autor: Pamela Buxton
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230,00 zł

ISBN 9780415725422

Oprawa: Paperback, Format: cm, Stron: 858, 1533 B/W Illus., 2015 r.

The Metric Handbook is the major handbook of planning and design information 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 building types, 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 provides an invaluable resource for solving everyday design and planning problems.

Pamela Buxton is a freelance architecture and design journalist. She has contributed to many national newspapers, consumer magazines and trade publications including the architecture publications Building Design and RIBA Journal.

Contents

Preface Acknowledgements  Design Basics 
1. Design Information and Dimensional Coordination
2. People and Space
3. People and Movement
4. Access and Inclusion
5. Capital and Whole Life Costs of Buildings  Essentials 
6. Structure
7. Materials
8. Thermal Environment
9. Light
10. Sound
11. Fire
12. Flood-aware Design
13. Crime Prevention Design  Building Types 
14. Agricultural Buildings
15. Auditoria
16. Civic Buildings
17. Community Centres
18. Emergency Services Buildings
19. Hospitals
20. Hotels
21. Houses and Flats
22. Housing for Older People
23. Housing for Students and Young People
24. Industrial Facilities
25. Industrial Storage Buildings
26. Laboratories
27. Libraries
28. Masterplanning and Landscaping
29. Offices
30. Museums, Art Galleries and Temporary Exhibition Spaces
31. Payment and Counselling Offices
32. Places of Worship
33. Primary Health Care
34. Restaurants and Foodservice Facilities
35. Retail Shops and Stores
36. Schools
37. Security and Counter-terrorism
38. Sports Facilities: Indoor and Outdoor
39. Streets and Spaces for People and Vehicles
40. Studios for Sound and Vision
41. Terminals and Transport Interchanges
42. Tropical design
43. Universities Appendix
A - SI System Appendix
B – Conversion
Factors and Tables
Index

    • Significantly updated in reference to the latest construction standards and evolving building types
    • Many chapters revised including housing, transport, offices, libraries and hotels
    • New chapter on flood-aware design
    • Sustainable design integrated into chapters throughout 
  • Over 100,000 copies sold to successive generations of architects and designers - this book belongs in every design studio and architecture school library