Most architectural standards references contain thousands of pages of details - overwhelmingly more than architects need to know on any given day.
Now there is a place where architects can find vital information essential to planning and executing architectural projects of all shapes and sizes - in a format that is small enough to carry in a briefcase. "Materials, Structures, and Standards" distills the information provided in standard architectural tomes and provides an easy, accessible reference for the most essential - and most requested - bits of information for architects.
From basic definitions and standard dimensions to proper materials, the facts this book offers will aid in ensuring the project is done right.
General planning guides, design data, drawing methods, and help with mathematical formulas are also included for quick reference.