Architects’ Data by Ernst Neufert (2nd international ed. 1980) is an essential reference book of architectural design, building types, components, building services, planning criteria, user requirements, basic dimensions and other relevant data about buildings and their function, siting and so forth. Since the first edition published in the 1930s, the handbook has reached an authoritative status as the go-to manual of architects, interior architects, spatial designers and other building professionals. This second edition was the first international edition in English and the first also available in paperback.
The text is in English. The book is full of diagrams, tables, detail drawings and other technical visualisation material. Architects’ Data also has a carefully edited and comprehensive index and cross reference system.
Ernst Neufert was a German construction manager who worked for Walter Gropius at the Bauhaus. Please visit the 100 Years of Bauhaus website at www.bauhaus100.com/the-bauhaus/people/the-bauhaus-entourage/ernst-neufert/ for further information of this remarkable innovator in standardisation.
The copy in our stock is in very good condition. The pages are without markings, and there is only some yellowing on the upper edges of the pages. The covers are slightly edgeworn, but they are clean. The glueing of the binding is fine as all the pages are all in place.
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