Including over 300 case studies, the Handbook is organised by building type and concentrates very much on practical examples so complementing other architects reference books. It features:
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.
Education: Universities and Colleges.
Education: Art, Design and Media Studios.
Halls of Residence and Hostels.
Health Service Buildings.
Housing and Residential Buildings.
Libraries and Learning Resource Centres.
Museums and Art Galleries.
Restaurants and Catering Facilities.
Shops and Retail.
Theatres and Art Centres.
Zoos ad Aquariums.
Design for Accessibility.
Drawing Practice and Presentation.
Bibliography and References.
Conversion of Units.