Description - The Architect's Portable Handbook: First-Step Rules of Thumb for Building Design by John Patten Guthrie
The Essentials of Building Design--at Your Fingertips!
Fully updated with the 2009 IBC International Building Code, this practical guide delivers the key data you need in every step of an architectural project--from initial planning and estimating through design and completion. The Architect's Portable Handbook, Fourth Edition, provides the latest code and cost information, along with a wealth of easy-to-follow diagrams, charts, tables, and checklists for building materials, components, and assemblies. This is a must-have on-the-job companion for every design professional.
Get practical coverage of:Land planning
Grading and drainage
Landscaping and irrigation
Thermal and moisture protection
Doors, windows, and glass
Plumbing and HVAC
Lighting and electrical
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(203mm x 127mm x 24mm)
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
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Author Biography - John Patten Guthrie
John Patten (Pat) Guthrie, AIA is principal of John Pat Guthrie Architects, Inc. A licensed architect in 13 states, he is the author of McGraw-Hill's Cross Check: Integrating Building Systems and Working Drawings.