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Architect's Pocket Book of Kitchen Design

Author/EditorPowell, Charlotte Baden- (Author)
ISBN: 9780750661324
Pub Date27/07/2005
BindingPaperback
Pages232
Presents everyday information for the architect/designer. This work focuses on kitchen design. It outlines information needed to design a workable kitchen, including ergonomics, services such as water and waste, appliances, and material choices for the floor, walls and ceiling. It is an easy to use reference for the drawing board, and on site.
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As with the best-selling 'Architects Pocket Book' this title includes everyday information which the architect/designer normally has to find from a wide variety of sources and which is not always easily to hand.

Focusing on kitchen design, this book is of use to the student as well as the experienced practitioner. It outlines all the information needed to design a workable kitchen, including ergonomics, services such as water and waste, appliances, and material choices for the floor, walls and ceiling. There is no similar compendium currently available.

As with the best-selling 'Architects Pocket Book' this title includes everyday information which the architect/designer normally has to find from a wide variety of sources and which is not always easily to hand.

Focusing on kitchen design, this book is of use to the student as well as the experienced practitioner. It outlines all the information needed to design a workable kitchen, including ergonomics, services such as water and waste, appliances, and material choices for the floor, walls and ceiling. There is no similar compendium currently available.

Charlotte Baden-Powell was trained at the Architectural Association in London and after qualifying as an architect worked with British Rail designing stations for the Midland Region and then University buildings in the office of Sir Denys Lasdun. After starting her own practice, her work was primarily for private clients and consisted mainly of altering, restoring and adding to buildings in and around London and Bath. She wrote and lectured on the detail design of kitchens, bathrooms and fireplaces. She died in 2006.

1 History of the kitchen, 2 Types of kitchen, 3 Planning4 Kitchens for the disabled, 5 Safety in the kitchen, 6 Services, 7 Sinks and mixers, 8 Waste disposal, 9 Cooking appliances, 10 Extractors & cooker hoods, 11Cooling appliances, 12 Dishwashers, 13 Storage, 14 Cabinets, 15 Worktops, 16 Floor & wall finishes, 17 Specification check list: Summary of items which may need to be specified for a new kitchen, Advisory Organizations, Manufacturers & Suppliers, Directory, Bibliography, Index

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