Metric Handbook

Metric Handbook: Planning and Design Data

Architecture , History & Theory, Entertainment , Non-Fiction
Paperback Published on: 26/11/2021
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Synopsis

The Metric Handbook is the major handbook of planning and design data for architects and architecture students, with over 100,000 copies sold to successive generations of architects and designers. It remains the ideal starting point for any project and belongs in every design office.

The seventh edition references the latest regulations and construction standards and includes new chapters on data centres and logistics facilities alongside basic design data for all the major building types. For each building type, the book gives the basic design requirements and all the principal dimensional data, and succinct guidance on how to use the information and what regulations the designer needs 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 the unique reference for solving everyday planning problems.

  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780367511395
  • Number of pages: 896
  • Weight: 2340g
  • Dimensions: 297 x 210 mm

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