ISBN 9780070682627,Time - Saver Standards For Housing And Residential Development

Time - Saver Standards For Housing And Residential Development



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9780070682627

ISBN-10 0070682623


Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 1132 Pages
Language (English)


A comprehensive one-volume library of architectural design data for housing and residential development Incorporating many recent changes and new developments in the planning and design of single-family dwellings, apartments, housing complexes, and neighborhoods, the second edition of this authoritative volume in McGraw-Hill's acclaimed Time-Saver Standards series continues to offer design professionals access to a unique data bank of design standards and criteria for creating more functional and livable environments. In superb graphic detail - with hundreds of plans, illustrations, and diagrams - this comprehensive one-volume resource presents an antire library's worth of essential architectural design information for all types of housing and residential development. For innovative ideas in kitchen and bathroom planning...current concepts in site planning and subdivision layout...comprehensive data for housing design...requirements for playgrounds and community facilities...current concepts on apartment and site security...and much more - here is the one definitive sourcebook that design and allied professionals can rely on for fast, dependable answers to virtually any questions that relate to housing design or residential development. Key Features From the design of individual rooms in a dwelling to planning an entire neighborhood, Time-Saver Standards for Housing and Residential Development features 13 data-packed sections on: Elements of the Dwelling Unit Types of Apartments Types of Apartment Buildings Apartment Building Amenities Subdivisions and Land Planning Types of Single Family Houses Special Types of Housing Rehabilitation, Conversions, and Historic Preservation Site Considerations and Site Planning Community Facilities General Planning and Neighborhood Organization Mobile Homes and Parks Housing Controls, Fire Safety and Security TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface to Second Edition Preface to First Edition Chapter 1. General Planning and Neighborhood Organization. Chapter 2. Site Considerations and Site Planning. Chapter 3. Subdivisions and Land Planning. Chapter 4. Community Facilities. Chapter 5. Elements of the Dwelling Unit. Chapter 6. Types of Single-Family Houses. Chapter 7. Types of Apartments. Chapter 8. Types of Apartment Buildings. Chapter 9. Apartment Building Amenities. Chapter 10. Special Types of Housing. Chapter 11. Mobile Homes and Parks. Chapter 12. Rehabilitation, Conversions, and Historic Preservation. Chapter 13. Housing Controls, Fire Safety, and Security. Credits Index