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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 Soils Site
improvements Landscaping and irrigation Green architecture Concrete Masonry
Metals Wood Thermal and moisture protection Doors, windows, and glass Finishes
Specialties Equipment Interiors Assemblies Conveying systems Plumbing and HVAC
Lighting and electrical