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This handy pocket book brings together a wealth of useful information that architects need on a daily basis - on site or in the studio.
The book provides guidance on a range of tasks, from complying with the Building Regulations, including the recent revisions to Part L, to helping with planning, use of materials and detailing.
Compact and easy to use, the Architect’s Pocket Book has sold well over 65,000 copies to the nation’s architects, architecture students, designers and construction professionals who do not have an architectural background but need to understand the basics, fast.
This is the famous little blue book that you can’t afford to be without.
About the authors:
Charlotte Baden-Powell was trained at the Architectural Association in London. She practised architecture for over 40 years, during which time she identified the need for this book, which was first published in 1997 and her vision is as relevant today.
Jonathan Hetreed and Ann Ross have drawn from years of experience of running a small practice in Bath to update and extend the scope of the new edition to reflect continuing revisions to regulations and the increasing demand for sustainable construction methods.
“I have had this for ages and it’s no lie when I say it’s the one book I use the most. It’s exceptional, it’s a must.”
“From brick and board sizes, technical details, terminology, symbols and information for Building Reg's - this book is extremely useful, very handy and concise.”
“This is a must have for anyone working in the architectural field. It's a pocket of knowledge that almost always has what you're looking for.”