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Architectural design in steel (P190)

This is a design Guide to the detailing of exposed steelwork in buildings. It offers architects a broad appreciation of the factors leading to the selection of the structure and its details. Technical guidance is given, general principles outlined and examples of best practice are provided. This publication covers all aspects from manufacture to detailing, specification of finishes and fabrication, providing architects as well as engineers with essential information to inform the design.

Modular construction using light steel framing. An architects guide (P272)

This publication presents general information for use by architects and specifiers at the early stages of planning a project using modular construction. A brief history and the main uses of modular construction are provided and details illustrate the range of structural solutions, cladding attachments, thermal and acoustic best practice. (Published 1999)

Designing for structural fire safety. A handbook for architects and engineers (P197)

This publication provides basic information necessary to assist an architect or engineer to understand the principles of design for fire resistant steel structures and the terminology used. (Published 1999)

Interfaces. Steel supported glazing systems (P193)

This publication is concerned with the design of the interface details between glazing panels and steel support structures. It provides guidance on design issues and general principles of detailing and installation of glazing systems. (Published 1998)

Architects guide to stainless steel (P179)

This guide contains information on the design, specification, manufacture, and maintenance of stainless steel architectural components. (Published 1997)

Interfaces. Design of steel framed buildings for service integration (P166)

This publication summarises an investigation of the design of structural steel systems with composite beams in commercial buildings which offer the facility for service integration. It reviews the factors influencing the design of the structure and services for buildings in Europe. (Published 1998)

Architectural teaching resource: Studio guide - Second edition (P167)

The Studio Guide provides an architectural overview of structural steelwork solutions. (Published 1999)