The Architect's Studio Companion

The Architect's Studio Companion : Rules of Thumb for Preliminary Design

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Packed with useful information, this book is more than simply a reference. The authors of the best-selling Fundamentals of Building Construction, use their trademark talent for explaining highly technical concepts in an easy to understand manner, with data that informs the initial and subsequent designs. Designers will find themselves constantly going back to their Studio Companion for its straightforward and direct illustrations, rules of thumb and code issues. This is the only reference that so effectively incorporates building design with human factors. No architect should be without it.

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  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 25.4mm | 1,338.09g
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 0470641916
  • 9780470641910
  • 223,107

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Edward Allen, FAIA, has been a member of the faculties of Yale University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and has frequently taught as a guest at other institutions throughout the United States. He is the bestselling author of Fundamentals of Building Construction, Architectural Detailing, and Form and Forces (all from Wiley). Joseph Iano is an author, illustrator, and practicing architect who has taught design and technology in schools of architecture throughout the United States. Currently, he heads a Seattle design firm that provides technical and quality management consulting. He is the coauthor with Edward Allen of Fundamentals of Building Construction.

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