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Author Alread, Jason.

Title Design-tech : building science for architects / Jason Alread, Thomas Leslie and Rob Whitehead
Edition Second edition
Published New York : Routledge, 2014
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Description 1 online resource
Contents Data -- Pre-design -- Circulation -- Materials -- Structures -- Building components -- Building services
Summary Design-Tech is an indispensable, holistic approach to architectural technology that shows you in hundreds of drawings and tables the why as well as the how of building science, providing you with a comprehensive overview. In this expanded edition, measurements and examples are listed in both metric and imperial units to reflect the global reality of architectural practice. The authors also address digital fabrication, construction documentation, ultra-high-rise structures, and zoning codes. And there's more in-depth coverage of structural design and greater emphasis on environ
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Architectural design.
Engineering design.
ARCHITECTURE -- Adaptive Reuse & Renovation.
ARCHITECTURE -- Buildings -- Landmarks & Monuments.
ARCHITECTURE -- Professional Practice.
ARCHITECTURE -- Reference.
Architectural design.
Engineering design.
Form Electronic book
Author Leslie, Thomas, 1967-
Whitehead, Rob.
ISBN 1315817055