Managing the Building Design Process
â€˘Takes the reader through each process in the designer's role, from inception and planning through to the design and pre-contract administration
â€˘New edition covers Computer Aided Draughting and current issues such as sustainability, the needs of special groups and Construction Design and Management Legislation
â€˘Essential reading for students studying architecture, architectural technology, building and construction management
Managing the Building Design Process explains the designer's role in the creation of new buildings from the development of the plan through to completion. One key case study is used throughout the book so that the reader can clearly follow the process leading to the creation of a new building.
This new edition expands on the first edition including sections on CAD and sustainability; incorporating updates to legislation and adding new illustrations as well as discussion points and useful references at the end of every chapter.
Gavin Tunstall is an architect and a lecturer in the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment at Nottingham Trent University, UK.
â€˘Follows one key design project throughout
â€˘Includes current topics such as sustainability, affordability and disability provisions
â€˘Takes the reader through each process in the designer's role
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1 About the book
SECTION 1 The Basics
SECTION 2 The Design Period
SECTION 3 Construction Period
Professional organisations associated with the built environment
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