Architecture & Planning

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Code of Practice: Hardware for Fire and Escape Doors
This Code applies to building hardware for fire-resisting doors and doorsets, and escape doors. Terminology used in this Code of Practice reflects common usage as far as possible. Where appropriate, terminology has been taken from the current BS EN standards for building hardware.
LEED - Green Associates Study Guide
The study guide is focused on information and strategies contained within the Green Associate Candidate Handbook.
Cities Development Initiative for Asia
CDIA initiates a discussion with the city and may mount a fact-finding mission to access potential for meeting selection criteria and identifying specific infrastructure investments, potential impacts, needed commitments and roles of key stakeholders in the process.
DC Streetcar Design Criteria, January - 2012
The DC Streetcar Design Criteria will provide both general guidelines and specific criteria for the planning, design and construction of the proposed streetcar system.
Highway Planning
Road survey is very essential for economical construction of the road. In India various road is damaged due to shortage of good survey of road and better alignment conditions. For road survey we ought to conduct various surveys like rout survey, chain survey, leveling etc.
Highway Runoff Manual
The Highway Runoff Manual (HRM) was developed to direct the planning and design of stormwater management facilities for new and redeveloped Washington State highways, rest areas, park-and-ride lots, ferry terminals, and highway maintenance facilities throughout the state.
Wood - Handbook, Wood as an Engineering Material
This handbook is intended as an aid to more efficient use of wood as a construction material. It provides engineers, architects, and others with a source of information on the physical and mechanical properties of wood and how these properties are affected by variations in the wood itself.
Code for Sustainable Homes, Technical Guide
The purpose of this document is to provide a detailed list of requirements for each credit area of the Code for Sustainable Homes, and to explain the process of gaining a Code rating. This document also provides useful reference material for anyone involved in the process.
New Scientist Magazine - 12-Dec-09
Extreme Oil, How we’ll squeeze out every last drop.
Guidelines for Implementing Substation Automation Using IEC61850, the...
This report provides guidelines for substation planners, project managers, substation engineers, information technologists, and substation integrators on informational issues related to substation automation (SA) when IEC61850 standards are used.
Accessibility Code - 2007, Singapore
The implementation of the Code on Barrier-Free Accessibility in Buildings (Code) in 1990 was a critical milestone in making our buildings more user-friendly to people with movement difficulties.
Design Guide for Highway Noise Barriers, Richard E. Klingner, Michael T....
The current TxDOT design process for highway noise barriers is reviewed. Design requirements for highway noise barriers are then presented. These include acoustical requirements, structural requirements, safety requirements, aesthetic requirements, and cost considerations.
Abu Dhabi Fire Protection Code
The density of the plots, the increasing height of the structures of the buildings and the modern materials and construction methods are requiring new / upgraded safety regulations.
Highway Signboard Manual
All the signs and symbols used on road.
Guide to Successful Drip Irrigation For Landscape Professionals
The following information is based on extensive experience in water-efficient landscape irrigation aimed at effective, trouble-free drip systems that function well in urban installations.
Connecticut State Building Code
The 2003 International Building Code, 2003 International Existing Building Code, 2003 International Plumbing Code, 2003 International Mechanical Code, 2003 International Energy Conservation Code and 2003 International Residential Code of the International Code Council, Inc.
Housing Finance Mechanisms In India
At the dawn of this new urban era, UN-HABITAT research shows that by 2030, two-thirds of humanity will be living in towns and cities. We thus live at a time of unprecedented, rapid, irreversible urbanisation. The cities growing fastest are those of the developing world.