The Architects' Handbook

The Architects' Handbook

Editor(s): Quentin Pickard

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

Print ISBN: 9780632039258

Online ISBN: 9780470696194

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696194

About this Book

The Architects' Handbook provides a comprehensive range of visual and technical information covering the great majority of building types likely to be encountered by architects, designers, building surveyors and others involved in the construction industry. It is organised by building type and concentrates very much on practical examples.


Including over 300 case studies, the Handbook is organised by building type and concentrates very much on practical examples. It includes:


· a brief introduction to the key design considerations for each building type

· numerous plans, sections and elevations for the building examples

· references to key technical standards and design guidance

· a comprehensive bibliography for most building types


The book also includes sections on designing for accessibility, drawing practice, and metric and imperial conversion tables.

To browse sample pages please see http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/architectsdata

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 12

      Health Service Buildings (pages 108–136)

      Roger Dixon, Howard Goodman and Tony Noakes

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