Nkba Kitchen and Bathroom Planning Guidelines with Access Standards
ISBN: 1119216001
EAN13: 9781119216001
Language: English
Publication Date: January 19, 2016
Pages: 96
Dimensions: 0.50" H x 10.50" L x 8.00" W
Weight: 1.08 lbs.
Format: Spiral-bound
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Book Overview
The essential kitchen and bath design reference, updated with the latest codes NKBA Kitchen & Bathroom Planning Guidelines with Access Standards is the industry standard reference, written by the National Kitchen and Bath Association and updated with the latest codes and standards. This new second edition features revised guidelines for cooking surface clearance, electrical receptacles, and ventilation for kitchens, as well as ceiling height, shower size, electrical receptacles, and ventilation for bathrooms. Revised to reflect the 2015 International Residential Code and the ICC A117.1-2009, all illustrations have been expertly redrawn using 2020 Design and Chief Architect Software to provide clearer visual reference for real-world application. With thirty-one kitchen guidelines and twenty-seven bathroom guidelines, this book provides full planning recommendations, code references, and access standards for today's kitchen and bath design professional. Kitchens and bathrooms are the two most functional rooms in the house, and also the most code-intensive. It is imperative that design professionals stay up to speed on the latest guidelines to ensure the safety and efficiency of their projects. Get up to date on the latest kitchen and bath codes Reference a new range of standards for clearance, ventilation, and more Design for storage based on the results of university research Examine illustrative and descriptive plans, sections, and perspective views The NKBA guidelines are based on a composite of historical review, current industry environment and practices, emerging trends, consumer lifestyles, research, and building codes. These factors combine to help kitchen and bath professionals create designs that are beautiful, functional, accessible, and safe. The NKBA Kitchen & Bathroom Planning Guidelines with Access Standards is the complete reference professionals turn to for the latest in kitchen and bath design.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Before picking products, consult the NKBA Kitchen and Bathroom Planning Guidelines for tips on designing a functional layout . -- Consumer Reports The essential kitchen and bath design reference, updated to reflect the latest codes NKBA Kitchen & Bathroom Planning Guidelines with Access Standards provides the most complete collection of illustrations and planning suggestions available in one source to professionals dedicated to planning safe and effective kitchens and bathrooms. Developed by the National Kitchen and Bath Association, this fully revised Second Edition offers a highly visual reference tool for optimizing designs for the two most functional and code-intensive rooms in a house. Featuring thirty-one guidelines for kitchens and twenty-seven guidelines for bathrooms, this meticulously illustrated, full-color compendium offers plans, sections, and perspective views to highlight the latest planning recommendations and code requirements. To inspire kitchen and bath professionals to create beautiful, functional, accessible, and safe designs, the NKBA guidelines are based on a composite of historical review, current industry environment and practices, emerging trends, consumer lifestyles, research, and building codes. New information in this revised edition includes: Updated guidelines for cooking surface clearance and ventilation for kitchens, as well as ceiling height, shower size, and ventilation for bathrooms The 2015 International Residential Code and the Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities standards (ICC A117.1-2009) New illustrations drawn with 2020 Design and Chief Architect software for easier real-world application