New York: Reinhold, 1956. Second printing. Cloth over Boards. Quarto, pp. vii, 279, indexed, illustrated with b/w drawings and photographs. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket. Item #19819
This book can help three people at once - the owner of the building, who wants to make a profit on the investment; the tenant, who wants a comfortable, attractive home at a reasonable price; and the architect, who wants to design a well-built, distinguished building. This book gives complete information, with the help of 650 illustrations, on overall and specific design problems, on structural systems, on heating, air conditioning, and elevator systems, and on landscaping. Each section has been written by an expert in the field, which adds up to a storehouse of the best information from the foremost experts of the time period in this highly complex field. A wonderful 1950s period piece!