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    The Architect's Portable Handbook: First-Step Rules of Thumb for Building Design 4 e

    By: John Guthrie

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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

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