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Architect's pocket book / Jonathan Hetreed and Ann Ross, from the original by Charlotte Baden-Powell.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017Edition: Fifth editionDescription: xiv, 398 pages : illustrations ; 19 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9781138643994
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 720.941 HE.A 2017 23
LOC classification:
  • NA2590 .B3 2017
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Preface to the Fifth Edition -- Acknowledgements to the Fifth Edition -- 1 General Information -- The architect's role in the twenty-first century -- Designing for a changing climate -- Metric system -- SI Base units -- SI Derived units -- SI Supplementary units -- Metric units -- Temperature -- Imperial units -- Conversion factors -- Approximate metric/Imperial equivalents -- Greek alphabet -- Roman numerals -- Geometric data -- Measurement of plane and solid figures -- Nine regular solids -- Five platonic solids -- The Kepler-Poinsot star polyhedra -- Golden section -- Paper sizes -- International paper sizes -- CAD - Computer Aided Design -- BIM - Building Information Modelling -- Drawing conventions -- Demolition -- Steps, ramps, slopes -- Landscape -- Masonry -- Timber -- Site-formed materials -- Manufactured materials -- 3D drawing -- Perspective drawing -- Perspective drawing - method of setting up -- NBS -- The classifications -- CI/SfB Construction index -- Uniclass -- 2 Consents and Design Guidance -- Planning permissions -- Definitions -- Summary of Planning Permissions -- House extensions -- Porches -- House extensions: -- For roof extensions planning permission will be required: -- For Permitted Development Extension Schemes including roof extensions, the following conditions apply. If these are not met it may be necessary to apply for planning permission: -- Under some circumstances the following may require planning permission: -- Separate new buildings on the land around the house will require planning permission where: -- Erecting fences, walls and gates require permission: -- Chimneys, flues, soil and vent pipes: -- Planting hedges or trees: -- Erecting a satellite dish or antenna: -- Driveways: -- Planning permission is not required for: -- Other consents -- Listed Buildings -- Conservation Areas -- National Parks, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Broads, World Heritage Sites -- Trees and high hedges -- Flooding -- Flood defences -- Areas benefiting from flood defences -- Rights of way -- Advertising -- Wildlife -- Planning appeals -- Considering an appeal -- Making an appeal -- Written representation -- Hearings -- Local inquiry -- Costs -- The decision -- The High Court -- Listed Buildings -- Grades -- Party Wall awards -- The Party Wall Etc. Act 1996 -- Notices -- The Award -- Building Regulations -- The Approved Documents -- Approved Documents -- Part A -- Part B -- Part C -- Part D -- Part E -- Part F -- Part G -- Part H -- Part J -- Part K -- Part L - Dwellings -- Part L - Buildings other than dwellings -- Part M -- Part N -- Part P -- Part Q -- Part R -- Regulation 7 -- Dampness in buildings -- Typical causes -- Construction Design and Management Regulations -- The key aims of the CDM Regulations -- When CDM regulations are not applicable in full - 'not notifiable' - or below the threshold for appointment of principal designer and contractor, i.e. with a single contractor -- Standards in the construction industry -- BBA - British Board of Agrément -- BSI - British Standards Institution -- CE mark - Communauté Européenne mark -- CEN - Comité Européen de Nationalisation -- EMS - Environmental Management System -- EN - Euronorm -- EOTA - European Organisation for Technical Assessment in the area of construction products -- EU Directives -- ISO - International Organization for Standardization -- MOAT - Method of Assessment and Testing -- QMS - Quality Management System -- UEAtc - European Union of Agrément technical committee -- Costs and Law -- Costs -- Fees and appointments -- Law -- Sustainability, energy saving and green issues -- Architects' responsibilities -- Land use planning and transport -- Landscape design -- Environmental building design -- Building services -- Materials -- Finishes -- Anthropometric data -- Standing -- Sitting -- Wheelchair -- Wheelchair access -- Furniture and fittings data -- Kitchen -- Dining room -- Bedroom -- Bathroom -- Laundry and utility -- Cleaning and refuse -- Domestic garages -- Vehicle sizes and parking bay -- Bicycle parking -- Sanitary provision for public buildings -- Disabled toilets -- Offices and shops -- Factories -- Restaurants -- Concert halls, theatres and similar buildings for public entertainment -- Accessible WC compartments -- Wheelchair user -- Ambulant disabled user -- Wheelchair accessible shower room -- An introduction to plant selection -- Species selection -- Twenty-first century challenges and opportunities -- Hedge list (from Readyhedge) -- Tree list (from Hillier Nurseries) -- Tree list continued -- 3 Structures -- Eurocodes -- Foundation types -- Masonry structures -- Timber frame construction -- Weights of materials -- Weights of materials - continued -- Newtons -- Imposed loads -- Imposed roof loads -- Wind loads - simple calculation -- Fire resistance -- Minimum periods for elements of structure (minutes) -- Bending moments and beam formulae -- Safe loads on subsoils -- Presumed allowable bearing values under static loading -- Rectangular timber beam formula -- Timber (BS 5268:2:2002) -- Grade stress and moduli of elasticity for various strength classes -- Timber floor joists -- Maximum clear spans for C16 grade softwood (m) -- Floor decking (See NHBC Standards 6.4 - D14) -- Timber ceiling joists -- Maximum clear spans for C16 grade softwood (m) -- Engineered joists and beams -- Prefabricated timber trusses -- Glulam beams -- Maximum uniformly distributed load in kN/m, deflection limited to 14 mm -- Brickwork and blockwork -- Slenderness ratio of load bearing brickwork and blockwork walls -- Effective height of walls -- Effective thickness of walls -- Concrete -- Steelwork -- Universal beams - safe distributed loads (kN) for grade 43 steel -- Steel hollow sections -- Structural steel hollow sections -- Lintels -- Precast concrete lintels -- Naylor precast concrete lintels -- Steel lintels for cavity walls -- Single leaf wall lintels -- Other profiles -- Thermal breaks in steelwork -- Precast concrete floors -- Bison Manufacturing -- Milbank Floors -- 4 Services -- Drainage -- Foul drains recommended minimum gradients -- Land drains in normal soils - minimum gradients -- Traps minimum sizes and seal depths -- Inspection chamber covers -- Typical dimensions -- Single stack drainage system -- Rainwater disposal -- Calculation of gutter and downpipe sizes -- Typical maximum flow capacities -- Rule of thumb -- Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS) -- Water supply regulations -- Application of the regulations -- Notification -- Contractor's certificate -- Fluid categories -- Contamination and corrosion -- Quality and testing -- Location -- Protection against freezing -- Backflow protection -- Cold water services -- Cold water cisterns -- Hot water services -- Garden water supplies -- WCs and urinals -- Water storage -- Plastic cold water cisterns -- Rectangular -- Circular -- Hot water usage -- Cold water fill appliances -- Hot water storage -- Mains pressure cylinders -- Unvented stainless steel indirect hot water cylinders -- Cylinders for solar water heating -- Thermal stores -- U-values -- U-value calculation formula -- Summary of U-values Standard U-values for new construction elements England only -- Standard U-values for new construction elements Wales only -- Upgrading retained thermal elements -- R-values -- K-values -- Thermal conductivity of typical building materials -- Conservation of fuel and power -- Heat losses -- Non-repeating thermal bridging and air permeability -- Air permeability (air/tightness) -- Non-repeating thermal bridges -- Heat loss calculation -- Fabric heat loss calculation, expressed as Total Watts -- Heating and hot water systems diagrams -- Heating and hot water systems -- Radiators -- Underfloor heating -- Solar water and space heating -- Ventilation -- Means of ventilation -- Means of ventilation -- Heat reclaim vent systems MVHR - Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery -- Extractor fans -- Likely air changes per hour for typical existing situations -- Siting of fans -- Types of fans -- Electrical installation -- Electricity -- Comparative costs of domestic appliances -- Fuses - rating for 230 volt AC appliances -- Guidelines to allocating (socket) outlets in domestic rooms -- Electric installation graphic symbols -- Electric circuits in the home Electric circuits in the home -- Lighting -- Lighting the task -- Daylight -- Regulations covering lighting -- Fixed external lights must have either -- Part L1B - Existing dwellings -- Part L2A - New buildings other than dwellings -- Part L2B - Existing buildings other than dwellings -- Fire rating -- Emergency lighting -- Emergency lighting levels -- Controls -- Lighting glossary -- Lighting: levels and colours -- Lamp types -- LED (Light Emitting Diode) lighting -- Positives -- Negatives -- Fluorescent lighting -- Linear fluorescent lamps (LFLs) -- Positives -- Negatives -- Compact fluorescent lighting (CFLs) -- Positives -- Negatives -- A note about mercury content -- Tungsten-halogen lighting -- Positives -- Negatives -- Incandescent/tungsten/GLS lamp lighting -- Incandescent lamps -- Halogen lamps -- Lamp comparison -- Fluorescent lamps and tubes Fluorescent lamps and -- Sound.
Summary: Bringing together a wealth of useful information that architects need on a daily basis - on-site or in the studio, this pocket book provides clear guidance and invaluable detail on a wide range of issues, from planning policy through environmental design to complying with Building Regulations, from structural and services matters to materials characteristics and detailing. This fifth edition includes the updating of regulations, standards and sources across a wide range of topics.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 385) and index.

Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Preface to the Fifth Edition -- Acknowledgements to the Fifth Edition -- 1 General Information -- The architect's role in the twenty-first century -- Designing for a changing climate -- Metric system -- SI Base units -- SI Derived units -- SI Supplementary units -- Metric units -- Temperature -- Imperial units -- Conversion factors -- Approximate metric/Imperial equivalents -- Greek alphabet -- Roman numerals -- Geometric data -- Measurement of plane and solid figures -- Nine regular solids -- Five platonic solids -- The Kepler-Poinsot star polyhedra -- Golden section -- Paper sizes -- International paper sizes -- CAD - Computer Aided Design -- BIM - Building Information Modelling -- Drawing conventions -- Demolition -- Steps, ramps, slopes -- Landscape -- Masonry -- Timber -- Site-formed materials -- Manufactured materials -- 3D drawing -- Perspective drawing -- Perspective drawing - method of setting up -- NBS -- The classifications -- CI/SfB Construction index -- Uniclass -- 2 Consents and Design Guidance -- Planning permissions -- Definitions -- Summary of Planning Permissions -- House extensions -- Porches -- House extensions: -- For roof extensions planning permission will be required: -- For Permitted Development Extension Schemes including roof extensions, the following conditions apply. If these are not met it may be necessary to apply for planning permission: -- Under some circumstances the following may require planning permission: -- Separate new buildings on the land around the house will require planning permission where: -- Erecting fences, walls and gates require permission: -- Chimneys, flues, soil and vent pipes: -- Planting hedges or trees: -- Erecting a satellite dish or antenna: -- Driveways: -- Planning permission is not required for: -- Other consents -- Listed Buildings -- Conservation Areas -- National Parks, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Broads, World Heritage Sites -- Trees and high hedges -- Flooding -- Flood defences -- Areas benefiting from flood defences -- Rights of way -- Advertising -- Wildlife -- Planning appeals -- Considering an appeal -- Making an appeal -- Written representation -- Hearings -- Local inquiry -- Costs -- The decision -- The High Court -- Listed Buildings -- Grades -- Party Wall awards -- The Party Wall Etc. Act 1996 -- Notices -- The Award -- Building Regulations -- The Approved Documents -- Approved Documents -- Part A -- Part B -- Part C -- Part D -- Part E -- Part F -- Part G -- Part H -- Part J -- Part K -- Part L - Dwellings -- Part L - Buildings other than dwellings -- Part M -- Part N -- Part P -- Part Q -- Part R -- Regulation 7 -- Dampness in buildings -- Typical causes -- Construction Design and Management Regulations -- The key aims of the CDM Regulations -- When CDM regulations are not applicable in full - 'not notifiable' - or below the threshold for appointment of principal designer and contractor, i.e. with a single contractor -- Standards in the construction industry -- BBA - British Board of Agrément -- BSI - British Standards Institution -- CE mark - Communauté Européenne mark -- CEN - Comité Européen de Nationalisation -- EMS - Environmental Management System -- EN - Euronorm -- EOTA - European Organisation for Technical Assessment in the area of construction products -- EU Directives -- ISO - International Organization for Standardization -- MOAT - Method of Assessment and Testing -- QMS - Quality Management System -- UEAtc - European Union of Agrément technical committee -- Costs and Law -- Costs -- Fees and appointments -- Law -- Sustainability, energy saving and green issues -- Architects' responsibilities -- Land use planning and transport -- Landscape design -- Environmental building design -- Building services -- Materials -- Finishes -- Anthropometric data -- Standing -- Sitting -- Wheelchair -- Wheelchair access -- Furniture and fittings data -- Kitchen -- Dining room -- Bedroom -- Bathroom -- Laundry and utility -- Cleaning and refuse -- Domestic garages -- Vehicle sizes and parking bay -- Bicycle parking -- Sanitary provision for public buildings -- Disabled toilets -- Offices and shops -- Factories -- Restaurants -- Concert halls, theatres and similar buildings for public entertainment -- Accessible WC compartments -- Wheelchair user -- Ambulant disabled user -- Wheelchair accessible shower room -- An introduction to plant selection -- Species selection -- Twenty-first century challenges and opportunities -- Hedge list (from Readyhedge) -- Tree list (from Hillier Nurseries) -- Tree list continued -- 3 Structures -- Eurocodes -- Foundation types -- Masonry structures -- Timber frame construction -- Weights of materials -- Weights of materials - continued -- Newtons -- Imposed loads -- Imposed roof loads -- Wind loads - simple calculation -- Fire resistance -- Minimum periods for elements of structure (minutes) -- Bending moments and beam formulae -- Safe loads on subsoils -- Presumed allowable bearing values under static loading -- Rectangular timber beam formula -- Timber (BS 5268:2:2002) -- Grade stress and moduli of elasticity for various strength classes -- Timber floor joists -- Maximum clear spans for C16 grade softwood (m) -- Floor decking (See NHBC Standards 6.4 - D14) -- Timber ceiling joists -- Maximum clear spans for C16 grade softwood (m) -- Engineered joists and beams -- Prefabricated timber trusses -- Glulam beams -- Maximum uniformly distributed load in kN/m, deflection limited to 14 mm -- Brickwork and blockwork -- Slenderness ratio of load bearing brickwork and blockwork walls -- Effective height of walls -- Effective thickness of walls -- Concrete -- Steelwork -- Universal beams - safe distributed loads (kN) for grade 43 steel -- Steel hollow sections -- Structural steel hollow sections -- Lintels -- Precast concrete lintels -- Naylor precast concrete lintels -- Steel lintels for cavity walls -- Single leaf wall lintels -- Other profiles -- Thermal breaks in steelwork -- Precast concrete floors -- Bison Manufacturing -- Milbank Floors -- 4 Services -- Drainage -- Foul drains recommended minimum gradients -- Land drains in normal soils - minimum gradients -- Traps minimum sizes and seal depths -- Inspection chamber covers -- Typical dimensions -- Single stack drainage system -- Rainwater disposal -- Calculation of gutter and downpipe sizes -- Typical maximum flow capacities -- Rule of thumb -- Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS) -- Water supply regulations -- Application of the regulations -- Notification -- Contractor's certificate -- Fluid categories -- Contamination and corrosion -- Quality and testing -- Location -- Protection against freezing -- Backflow protection -- Cold water services -- Cold water cisterns -- Hot water services -- Garden water supplies -- WCs and urinals -- Water storage -- Plastic cold water cisterns -- Rectangular -- Circular -- Hot water usage -- Cold water fill appliances -- Hot water storage -- Mains pressure cylinders -- Unvented stainless steel indirect hot water cylinders -- Cylinders for solar water heating -- Thermal stores -- U-values -- U-value calculation formula -- Summary of U-values Standard U-values for new construction elements England only -- Standard U-values for new construction elements Wales only -- Upgrading retained thermal elements -- R-values -- K-values -- Thermal conductivity of typical building materials -- Conservation of fuel and power -- Heat losses -- Non-repeating thermal bridging and air permeability -- Air permeability (air/tightness) -- Non-repeating thermal bridges -- Heat loss calculation -- Fabric heat loss calculation, expressed as Total Watts -- Heating and hot water systems diagrams -- Heating and hot water systems -- Radiators -- Underfloor heating -- Solar water and space heating -- Ventilation -- Means of ventilation -- Means of ventilation -- Heat reclaim vent systems MVHR - Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery -- Extractor fans -- Likely air changes per hour for typical existing situations -- Siting of fans -- Types of fans -- Electrical installation -- Electricity -- Comparative costs of domestic appliances -- Fuses - rating for 230 volt AC appliances -- Guidelines to allocating (socket) outlets in domestic rooms -- Electric installation graphic symbols -- Electric circuits in the home Electric circuits in the home -- Lighting -- Lighting the task -- Daylight -- Regulations covering lighting -- Fixed external lights must have either -- Part L1B - Existing dwellings -- Part L2A - New buildings other than dwellings -- Part L2B - Existing buildings other than dwellings -- Fire rating -- Emergency lighting -- Emergency lighting levels -- Controls -- Lighting glossary -- Lighting: levels and colours -- Lamp types -- LED (Light Emitting Diode) lighting -- Positives -- Negatives -- Fluorescent lighting -- Linear fluorescent lamps (LFLs) -- Positives -- Negatives -- Compact fluorescent lighting (CFLs) -- Positives -- Negatives -- A note about mercury content -- Tungsten-halogen lighting -- Positives -- Negatives -- Incandescent/tungsten/GLS lamp lighting -- Incandescent lamps -- Halogen lamps -- Lamp comparison -- Fluorescent lamps and tubes Fluorescent lamps and -- Sound.

Bringing together a wealth of useful information that architects need on a daily basis - on-site or in the studio, this pocket book provides clear guidance and invaluable detail on a wide range of issues, from planning policy through environmental design to complying with Building Regulations, from structural and services matters to materials characteristics and detailing. This fifth edition includes the updating of regulations, standards and sources across a wide range of topics.

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