Architects’ Data – Ernst and Peter Neufert – 3rd Edition

Description

Architects’ Data provides an essential reference for the initial and planning of a . Organised largely by building type; and with over 6000 diagrams; it provides a mass of data on spatial requirements and also covers planning criteria and considerations of function and siting.

Most illustrations are dimensioned and each building type includes plans; sections; site layouts and design details. There are substantial new sections on:

· building components
·
· heating
· lighting
· thermal and insulation
· fire protection
· designing for the disabled

An extensive bibliography and a detailed set of metric/imperial conversion are included.

Since it was first published in Germany in 1936; Ernst Neufert’s handbook has been progressively revised and updated through 35 editions and many translations.

This Third Edition of the English language version has been revised for the first time in 20 years and completely reworked; with 40% more material; to provide a major new edition for an international readership.

Table of Contents

Foreword xii
Preface xiii

Basics
Abbreviations and symbols 1
Units 2
Drawings 4
Accessible Building 21
Dimensional Basics and Relationships 27
Visual Perception 37

Design Process
Design 40
Sustainable Building 45
Certification 47
Facility Management 48
Refurbishment 50
Design and Construction Management 56

Building Components
Foundations 67
Walls 75
Floor Slabs 81
Roofs 86
Windows 97
Glass 105
Doors 114
Stairs 121
Escalators 127
Moving Walkways 128
Lifts 129

Building Services
Renewable Energy 136
Building Physics 142
Daylight 158
Lighting 171
Fire Protection 180
Domestic Installation 191
Supply and Disposal 205
Chimneys and Ventilation Shafts 212

Transport
Roads 215
Parking Facilities 224
Parking 236
Parking Facilities 237
Public Transport 240
Railways 245
Aviation 252

External Works
Cemeteries 258
Design aspects 261
Trees 262
Earthworks 264
Garden Enclosures 266
Pergola and Trellis 268
Paths, Paving, Steps 271
Drainage 272
Vegetation 273
Biological Engineering 275
Greenhouses 277
Ponds and Pools 278
External Works – Example 281

Residential Buildings
Basics 282
Urban Development 285
Access 286
Residential Buildings 289
Floor Plan Concepts 290
Rooms 303
Gatherings
Basics 323
Accommodation
Student Residences 328
Elderly People’s Accommodation 329
Hotels 332
Catering 338
Youth Hostels 348
Holiday/Weekend Homes 349
Camping 350

Education and Research
Children’s Daycare 351
Playgrounds 354
Schools 356
Universities and Colleges 365
Libraries 374

Religious Buildings
Christian Churches 380
Synagogues 383
Mosques 384

Cultural Venues
Museums and Art Galleries 385
Theatres 388
Concert Halls 398
Circus 406
Zoos 407

Sport and Leisure
Stadiums 410
Sports Facilities 413
Sports Halls 443
Swimming Pools 455
Spa 465
Amusement Arcades 468

Work
Basics 469

Administration and Offices
Office Buildings 476
High-Rise Buildings 488
Parliamentary Buildings 491
Banks 494

Retail
Retail Outlets 495
Industry and Trade
Industry 504
Workshops 513

Agriculture
Farmyards 524
Animal Husbandry 530

Health
Doctors’ Practices 539
Hospitals 540
References and Index
References 568
Index 602
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