Metric handbook : planning and design data / edited by David Adler.

by Adler, David, 1932-Looking glass; Tutt, Patricia. New metric handbook.

Publisher: Oxford : Architectural Press, 1999.Edition: Second edition.Description: 800 unnumbered pages in various pagings : illustrations, plans ; 30 cm.ISBN: 0750608994.Subject(s): Architecture -- Handbooks, manuals, etcLooking glass | Architecture -- Standards | Building -- Handbooks, manuals, etcLooking glassNote: Previously published as: New metric handbook / edited by Patricia Tutt and David Adler. - Rev. 3rd ed. - Oxford : Butterworth-Architecture, 1981. - Originally published as: AJ metric handbook. London : Architectural Press, 1968.Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

This major international handbook of planning and design data deals with all the principal building types from airports, factories and warehouses to schools, religious buildiings and libraries. For each building type, the book gives the basic design requirements and all the principal dimensional data.

Previously published as: New metric handbook / edited by Patricia Tutt and David Adler. - Rev. 3rd ed. - Oxford : Butterworth-Architecture, 1981. - Originally published as: AJ metric handbook. London : Architectural Press, 1968.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Preface (p. vii)
  • Acknowledgements (p. viii)
  • 1 Notation, drawing office practice and dimensional coordination
  • 2 Basic design data
  • 3 Sanitary installations and cloakrooms
  • 4 Design for the vehicle
  • 5 Aids to pedestrian movement
  • 6 Landscape design
  • 7 Terminals and transport interchanges
  • 8 Factories
  • 9 Industrial storage buildings
  • 10 Farm buildings
  • 11 Offices
  • 12 Law courts
  • 13 Retail trading
  • 14 Payment and counselling offices
  • 15 Public service buildings
  • 16 Primary health care
  • 17 Hospitals
  • 18 Eating and drinking
  • 19 Studios for sound and vision
  • 20 Auditoria
  • 21 Community centres
  • 22 Swimming
  • 23 Boating
  • 24 Outdoor sports and stadia
  • 25 Indoor sports
  • 26 Equestrian design
  • 27 Places of worship
  • 28 Schools
  • 29 Higher education
  • 30 Laboratories
  • 31 Museums, art galleries and temporary exhibition spaces
  • 32 Libraries and information centres
  • 33 Houses and flats
  • 34 Student housing and housing for young people
  • 35 Homes for old people
  • 36 Hotels
  • 37 Tropical design
  • 38 Thermal environment
  • 39 Light
  • 40 Sound
  • 41 Structure
  • 42 Fire
  • 43 Security
  • 44 Access for maintenance
  • 45 Service distribution
  • 46 Materials
  • Appendix A The SI system
  • Appendix B Conversion factors and tables
  • Appendix C List of contributors
  • Index

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