Time-Saver Standards for Building Types

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Save time with topic-by-topic guide to building standards The only comprehensive reference to all building types, Time-Saver Standards for Building Types, Fourth Edition is loaded with all the essential design criteria and standards you need to prepare preliminary designs, execute programming requirements, and analyze the functions and uses of a building. Authors Joseph DeChiara and Michael Crosbie focus on topical issues of rehabilitation, change of use, preservation, accessibility, energy conservation, and environmental regulations. New material in this edition includes home offices, entertainment centers, assisted living, primary-care and wellness facilities, day-care and nursery facilities, jails and prisons, places of worship, health clubs, international sports facilities, and new rail facilities. What's more, new international examples and full metrification make the book a truly global publication.

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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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