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Conceptual design of buildings. Version 1.1
Introduces an engineering perspective of conceptual design of buildings. Shares the collective experience of the authors, from concept design, the RIBA plan of work, and getting it right, through the idea process, sketching, and communications. Explains the importance and benefits of asking questions, and looks at geotechnical decisions relating to desk studies, site analysis, modelling and substructures. Also covers how to develop your concept through 6 key decisions, calculations and stability and includes practical examples.
IStructE Guide. First published as Version 1.0 April 2020. Version 1.1 issued April 2021, with minor amendments and additions to pages: 45, 75, 78, 89, 95, 170, 172, 174, 180, 191, 217, 222 and 250.
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