Time-saver Standards for Building Types

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9780070162792: Time-saver Standards for Building Types

This book is the basic reference source for design criteria for all major types of buildings. It offers vast amounts of information on the essential component elements of each building. A true classic in the industry.

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The only comprehensive architectural reference for buildings of all types, this new edition of Time-Saver Standards for Building Types offers easily referenced technical guidelines, criteria, standards, and specifications to make the preliminary and planning work of designers and builders go more quickly and smoothly.

The classic architectural data resource for all building types, now up to date for a new century, with 1500 illustrations

This updated and revised Time-Saver Standards for Building Types is a "first reference" and primary source of guidance for design and material selection. It lists in easily accessible format the key criteria that every architect and builder must consider in designing, specifying, and constructing buildings--data needed to prepare preliminary designs, execute programming requirements, and analyze the functions and uses of any building. This volume is the only comprehensive reference covering all building types.

The Fourth Edition features key data on topical issues such as rehabilitation, change-of-use, preservation, accessibility, and energy conservation and other environmental concerns. A new graphic design with new illustrations makes this source more helpful than ever to use.

Time-Saver Standards for Building Types provides a comprehensive overview of a range of building structures. An invaluable guide for review of technical data, it is equally appropriate for use in continuing education courses, in preparation for professional licensing exams, and in schools of architecture.

Time-Saver Standards for Building Types covers:
Airports
Assisted Living Facilities
Colleges
Convention Centers
Courthouses
Day Care Centers
Embassies
Entertainment Complexes
Firehouses
Funeral Homes
Health Clubs
Home Offices
Hospitals
Hotels
Institutions
International Facilities
Jails
Libraries
Manufactured Homes
Multi-Unit Dwellings
Municipal Buildings
Office Buildings
Places of Worship
Police Stations
Primary Care Centers
Prisons
Residences
Restaurants
Schools
Service Stations
Shopping Centers
Sports Facilities
Stores
Theaters

About the Author:

Joseph De Chiara is a practicing architect and city planner in New York City. He has taught at Columbia University, Pratt Institute, the New York Institute of Technology, and the SUNY system. He is the coauthor of Time-Saver Standards for Site Planning, Time-Saver Standards for Residential Development, and Time-Saver Standards for Interior Design and Space Planning, among other titles.Mike Crosbie (South Norwalk, CT) is an architect with Steven Winter Associates and a former Editor with Progressive Architecture magazine. He is a coauthor of Time-Saver Standards for Architectural Design Data 7/e.

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