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By Jason Alread,Thomas Leslie,Robert Whitehead

Design-Tech is an necessary, holistic method of architectural know-how that exhibits you in 1000's of drawings and tables the why in addition to the how of establishing technology, supplying you with a accomplished review. during this extended variation, measurements and examples are indexed in either metric and imperial devices to mirror the worldwide truth of architectural perform. The authors additionally tackle electronic fabrication, development documentation, ultra-high-rise buildings, and zoning codes. and there is extra in-depth insurance of structural layout and larger emphasis on environmental forces. a number of case reviews reveal real-world layout implications for every subject, for you to combine technical fabric with layout sensibilities.

Short chapters clarify every one subject from first rules in easy-to-reference codecs, concentrating on what you must recognize either on the planning stage and in destiny discussions with engineers, contractors, and specialists. This re-creation accommodates fabric from carrying on with curricular experimentation within the SCI-TECH series at Iowa kingdom collage, which has been well-known with awards and investment from the yankee Institute of Architects, the U.S. eco-friendly development Council, and the nationwide Council of Architectural Registration Boards.

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