The Architect’s Studio Companion: Rules of Thumb for Preliminary Design (9780470641910): Edward Allen, Joseph Iano

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Publication Date: December 27, 2011 ISBN-10: 0470641916 ISBN-13 :978-0470641910 Edition: 5
Architect’s favorite manual to keep up with the times, the new version!
The Architect’s Studio Companion is a labor-saving design, architects, engineers and builders have to rely on resources for many years. Now in its fifth edition, the industry standard maintenance of its reputation as a reliable tool for preliminary selection of the configuration and size of the structure, the environment, life safety systems of the building. Bestselling author Edward Allen and Joseph Iano reduce complex engineering and building code information, and in a matter of minutes building system allows designers to lay a simple approximation of the complex technical concepts simply do not get hung up.

Complete a convenient, flexible binding is easy to use tablet, the architect’s studio companion, fifth edition to give you a quick and reliable rules of thumb, provide crucial help from the preliminary design, structural systems, heating, cooling, and electrical systems; accessibility provisions of the building code height and area limitations; export stairs and other export regulations, surface parking and structured garage and sun requirements. In addition, this new version is to provide you with:

In the United States and Canada, the most state-of-the-art building code
Passive heating and cooling system of a new overlay
Natural ventilation design criteria
Structural design criteria for a large number of updates
Fifth edition packed with useful information architect studio partner, architects should not clear resources.

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