Introduction Part 1: The Purpose of Buildings 1. Origins 2. Moderation of the Environment 3. Use of Available Technology 4. The Demands of the Community Part 2: The Design Team 5. The Specialists and how they Work Together 6. The Client's Role 7. Communication 8. Professional Responsibility Part 3: The Design Process 9. Problem Solving 10. The Problem 11. The Process in Action 12. Aesthetics 13. Evaluation 14. Completion Part 4: Space 15. Tailored v Loose-fit Outcomes 16. Functional Requirements 17. Anthropometrics and Ergonomics 18. Relationships between spaces Part 5: Environmental Design 19. Principles of Environmental Design 20. Design Strategies 21. Case Studies Part 6: Structural Considerations 22. Structural Materials 23. Structures for Domestic Buildings 24. Design of Structural Elements
Joan Zunde is an architect who has taught design procedures and technology to students on a variety of courses and is the author of several design books. Hocine Bougdah is a Principal Lecturer in Architectural Technology at University College for the Creative Arts at Canterbury and a consultant in acoustics and environmental noise.
'Encourages and enables students to grasp a sound understanding of the purpose of buildings, the specialisms that contribute and the technology available.' - Architectural Technology