1st Edition

The Building Acts and Regulations Applied
Buildings for Public Assembly and Residential Use

ISBN 9780582302013
Published November 14, 1997 by Routledge
384 Pages

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Book Description

This book forms part of a unique, highly practical and time-saving three volume presentation of the Building Regulations, each book covering all the regulations relating to specific building usage. The chapters of each volume form self-contained units covering all the Regulation requirements applicable to a particular part of a building; thus the reader can ensure that all the Regulations are fully met. Also included is a digest of published standards, guides and technical information as well as reviews of the new Eurocodes currently being introduced.

The Building Acts and Regulations Applied: Buildings for Public Assembly and Residential Use covers all the regulations relating to buildings used for public assembly or residential purposes (other than houses and flats), such as theatres, sports stadia, hotels, prisons and halls of residence. It is a useful course companion for BTEC HNC/D and degree courses in building, architecture, surveying, estate management and other built environment disciplines. It is also an ideal reference source for all professionals working in these areas.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. Materials and workmanship  3. Work below ground  4. External walls  5. Ground floors  6. Suspended upper floors  7. Roofs  8. Internal walls  9. Windows, ventilation openings, fire doors and entrances  10. Staircases, ramps, terraced seating and viewing slopes  11. Hearths for solid fuel appliances, flues and chimneys  12. Gas- and oil-fired equipment, heating, hot water and lighting  13. Washrooms, toilets and above-ground drainage  14. Below-ground drainage, rainwater disposal and solid waste storage  15. Means of escape and fire-fighting facilities  16. Provisions for disabled people  17. Car park buildings and surface parking areas

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C M H Barritt, formerly Senior Lecturer in architectural practice and general building technology at Southend College of Technology, is a well-respected author in the field. He has also published with Longman The Building Acts and Regulations Applied- Houses and Flats, The Building Acts and Regulations Applied- Shops, Offices and Factories, Advanced Building Construction Volumes 1 and 2, and a revised edition of Mitchell's Materials.