The Metric Handbook is the major handbook of planning and design information for general design data on human dimensions and space requirements. METRIC HANDBOOK Planning and Design Data EDITED BY David Adler Architectural Press OXFORD AUCKLAND BOSTON JOHANNESBURG MELBOURNE. Metric Handbook CD-ROM. Planning and Design Data. David Adler BSc DIC CEng MICE. Civil Engineering Consultant is an invaluable time-saving tool for.

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The Metric Handbook is the major handbook of planning and design data for architects and architecture students. Covering basic design data for all the major building types it is the ideal starting point for any project.

For each building type, the book gives the basic design requirements and all the principal dimensional data, and succinct guidance on how to use the information and what regulations the designer needs to be aware of. As well as buildings, the Metric Handbook deals with broader aspects of design such as materials, acoustics and lighting, and general design data on human dimensions and space requirements.

The Metric Handbook is the unique reference for solving everyday planning problems. Original text: David Adler and Norman Seward 7. Thermal Environment Phil Jones 9.

Light Joe Lynes Sound Chris Steel Fire Beryl Menzies Original text and drawings by Ian Appleton Community Centres Jim Tanner Christopher Shaw of Medical Architecture contributed the section on mental hospitals Hotels Fred Lawson Houses and Flats John Chapman Industrial Facilities Air natural and artificial lighting. Direct sunlight should not fall on any circulation very important collection item and UV radiation must be effectively eliminated Temperate coastal 55 Widely recommended for paintings, from all light reaching a collection item: at the higher energy end and other non-arid furniture, wooden sculpture in of the spectrum light is very effective in initiating chemical change regions Europe, satisfactory for mixed collections.

May cause condensation in vulnerable materials. The maximum light dosage recommended and frosting difficulties in old for different categories of collection item is summarised in Table buildings, especially inland Europe II. These dosages are normally achieved by limiting the level of and northern North America illumination on collection items during visiting hours to 50 lux per Temperate inland A compromise for mixed collections regions and where condensation may be a annum on the most sensitive material such as paper, textile, problem.

May be best level for watercolour and lux on other sensitive materials such as wood, textiles and paper exposed to light leather, oil paint.

Arid regions Acceptable for display of local The eye has a limited ability to adapt to changes in brightness, material. Ideal for metal-only and as the visitor moves through the museum sudden changes in lighting levels and extreme contrasts of brightness in the field of Museums, art galleries and temporary exhibition spaces Table II Recommended maximum light dosages 8.

In wallpapers, gouache, dyed leather. Most addition, special consideration should be given to minimising the natural history items, including botanical risk to the collections when locating service installations and specimens, fur and feathers routing service ducts.

For example, water and waste pipes should Oil and tempera paintings, undyed leather, If a daylight component horn, bone and ivory, oriental lacquer is used great reduction not be routed near collection storage and exhibition areas. Alexander, Museums in Motion, American Association a dull effect and possible problems of visual accommodation.Antifungal activity of sodium chloride on Saprolegnia diclina and Aphanomyces sp.

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