The Problems of Hygiene in Man's Dwellings; A Text Book for Students of Architecture, Household Arts, Practical Arts and Hygiene of Private and Institutional Dwellings a Guide for Architects, Superintendents and Managers of Various Types

The Problems of Hygiene in Man's Dwellings; A Text Book for Students of Architecture, Household Arts, Practical Arts and Hygiene of Private and Institutional Dwellings a Guide for Architects, Superintendents and Managers of Various Types

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...13. Bathrooms for servants. 14. A lavatory and toilet for visitors, preferably near the entrance. 15. Service stairs to lead to all floors. In addition to those enumerated above, we will find houses provided with a sewing room, a billiard room, secretary's rooms, a breakfast room, a housekeeper's room, children's rooms and playrooms, and others. The number of rooms is unlimited and dependent upon the wealth of the owner. If people do not desire guests, guests' chambers and bathrooms are not required and the reduction in the number of rooms is possible according to the desires or habits of the owner. For minimum sizes in this division, the following may be used: Width of exterior windows, 4' 0" in all main rooms, Width of exterior windows, 3' 4" in kitchen and service rooms, Width of exterior windows, 20" to 2' 0" in bathrooms, Exterior doors, 3' 4" for service doors, Exterior doors, 4' 0" for main doors, Interior doors, 3' 0" for service doors, Interior doors, 3' 4" for main bedrooms, Interior doors, 3' 4" to 3' 8" for main rooms, Interior doors, 5' 6" for double doors, Interior doors, 5' 0" to 6' 0" for sliding doors, Interior doors, 2' 8" to 3' 0" for closets, Width of halls, 3' 8" to 4' 0," Fireplaces, 5' 0" wide and more, Kitchen range, 5' 0" and more, Width of trim, 4" in service quarters, 5" to 6" in other parts of house, Bath tubs, 2' 6" x 5' 0" servants, 2' 6" to 3' 0" x 6' 0" for other baths. Wash basins from 20" in service quarters up to 3' 0" and more in master's rooms. Width of service stairs, 3' 0," Width of main stairs, 3' 6" and more. Heights of floors, cellar 7' 0" in the...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236582780
  • 9781236582782