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New Metric Handbook: Planning and Design Data

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Originally devised as a guide for converting from imperial to metric measurements, 'The Metric Handbook' has since been totally transformed into the major handbook of planning and design data for architects. This new edition has been updated to account of the most recent changes to regulation and practice – in particular the increasing emphasis on environmental legislation - to meet the needs of the modern building design professional.

The Metric Handbook deals with all the principal building types from airports, factories and warehouses, offices shops and hospitals, to schools, religious buildings and libraries. For each type the book gives the basic design requirements and all the principal dimensional data, as well as succinct guidance on how to use the information and what regulations the designer may need to be aware of.

As well as buildings 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 is a unique authoritative reference for solving everyday planning problems. It has sold well over 100,000 copies worldwide to successive generations of architects and designers – this is a book that truly belongs on every design office desk and drawing board.

THE tried and trusted source of information for all basic design data
Every important type of public and private building dealt with, from homes to hospitals, from law courts to laboratories
Well over 100,000 copies have been sold worldwide to successive generations of architects and designers

504 pp. Good condition. Slight yellowing to page edges. Small corner crease on front cover.

Item details

Author(s):
Genesereth, Michael; Nilsson, Nils J.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
21 x 30 Cm
Edition:
1990 Reprint
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
085139468X
ISBN-13:
9780851394688
Number of pages:
504
Publisher:
Butterworth Architecture
Title:
New Metric Handbook: Planning and Design Data

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Originally devised as a guide for converting from imperial to metric measurements, 'The Metric Handbook' has since been totally transformed into the major handbook of planning and design data for architects. This new edition has been updated to account of the most recent changes to regulation and practice – in particular the increasing emphasis on environmental legislation - to meet the needs of the modern building design professional.

The Metric Handbook deals with all the principal building types from airports, factories and warehouses, offices shops and hospitals, to schools, religious buildings and libraries. For each type the book gives the basic design requirements and all the principal dimensional data, as well as succinct guidance on how to use the information and what regulations the designer may need to be aware of.

As well as buildings 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 is a unique authoritative reference for solving everyday planning problems. It has sold well over 100,000 copies worldwide to successive generations of architects and designers – this is a book that truly belongs on every design office desk and drawing board.

THE tried and trusted source of information for all basic design data
Every important type of public and private building dealt with, from homes to hospitals, from law courts to laboratories
Well over 100,000 copies have been sold worldwide to successive generations of architects and designers

504 pp. Good condition. Slight yellowing to page edges. Small corner crease on front cover.

Author(s):
Genesereth, Michael; Nilsson, Nils J.
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
21 x 30 Cm
Edition:
1990 Reprint
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
085139468X
ISBN-13:
9780851394688
Number of pages:
504
Publisher:
Butterworth Architecture
Title:
New Metric Handbook: Planning and Design Data

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