BUILDING A NEW TRADITION Bundled CD-ROM with additional, still-current chapters from the Seventh Edition More graphic illustrations, figures, tables and summaries Latest on building envelope design and diagnostics Updated data on universal design, stairs, and parking Environmental and "green architecture" principles and details New standards of building commissioning, performance measurement, and quality control in constructionRENAISSANCE OF AN ARCHITECTURAL CLASSIC For today's hands-on, visual generationTime-Saver Standards for Architectural Designhas reinvented itself! A treasured reference of architects and construction professionals for nearly 60 years, the eighth edition of this classic gives you a fresh, new visual approach to information. Now it's even easier to find the facts, figures, references, and summaries of "lessons learned." Featuring new contributions from world authorities and specialists,Time-Saver Standards for Architectural Designbrings you expert insight into the fundamentals of architecture and design practices. You also get a wealth of data on all aspects of architectural design and building construction, including substructure, superstructure, building shell, interiors, and services, formatted according to the Uniformat II classification system. Let this comprehensive overview of the fundamental knowledge and technologies required for exemplary architectural practice augment and enhance your practice starting today.AUTHORITATIVE REFERENCE DATA FOR DESIGNING A BUILDING FROM THE GROUND UP Part A. Substructure: Foundations and Basement Construction. Part B. Shell: Superstructure, Exterior Closure, Roofing Part C. Interiors: Interior Constructions, Staircases, Interior Finishes, Materials and Specifications, Dimensioning Part D. Services: Conveying Systems, Plumbing, HVAC, Fire Protection, Electrical Part E. Appendices: Classic Tables and Data, including metric system conversion and referencesCrosbie, Michael J. is the author of 'Time-Saver Standards for Architectural Design Technical Data for Professional Practice', published 2005 under ISBN 9780071432054 and ISBN 0071432051.