Since its release in 1946, this has been one of the most widely recognized and respected resources for architects, engineers, and designers, bringing together the knowledge, techniques, and skills of some of the most well-known experts in the field
*The new Eighth Edition takes a fresh, visual approach to the information architects need to access quickly, helping them save time and money by assuring they get it right the first time.
*Readers will find timely, new chapters on building security, natural disaster mitigation, building diagnostics, facility management, and much more. The accompanying CD-ROM contains the complete contents of the Eighth Edition.
Table of contents :
About the Editors
Part A. Substructure: Foundations and Basement Construction
Part B. Shell: Superstructure, Exterior Closure, Roofing
Part C. Interiors: Interior Constructions, Staircases, Dimensions
Part D. Services: Conveying Systems, Plumbing, HVAC systems,
Fire Protection, Electrical systems
Part E. Appendices
CD-ROM table of contents