The Architect’s Studio Companion: Rules of Thumb for Preliminary Design

The Architect's Studio Companion: Rules of Thumb for Preliminary Design Author Edward Allen
ISBN-10 1119092418
ISBN-13 9781119092414
Year 2017-01-17
Pages 512
Language English
Publisher Wiley
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The time saving resource every architect needs The Architects Studio Companion is a robust user friendly resource that keeps important information at your fingertips throughout the design process It includes guidelines for the design of structure environmental systems parking accessibility and more This new sixth edition has been fully updated with the latest model building codes for the U S and Canada extensive new information on heating and cooling systems for buildings and new structural systems all in a form that facilitates rapid preliminary design More than just a reference this book is a true companion that no practicing architect or student should be without This book provides quick access to guidelines for systems that affect the form and spatial organization of buildings and allows this information to be incorporated into the earliest stages of building design With it you can Select configure and size structural systems Plan for building heating and cooling Incorporate passive systems and daylighting into your design Design for parking and meet code related life safety and accessibility requirements Relying on straightforward diagrams and clear written explanations the designer can lay out the fundamental systems of a building in a matter of minuteswithout getting hung up on complicated technical concepts By introducing building systems into the early stages of design the need for later revisions or redesign is reduced and projects stay on time and on budget The Architects Studio Companion is the time saving tool that helps you bring it all together from the beginning

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