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More of a beginners guide
on 27 June 2012
As a Chartered Building Surveyor I was after a guide that was a quick reference to confirm my "thoughts". This is not the book for that. The book itself is nearly 2 inches thick - maybe the"in brief" is a little misleading. Secondly, the book is not set out per parts of the Approved Documents (ie A, B, etc but per building element (ie walls, roofs, etc) which makes it slower to reference for someone who has knowledge as to how the building regulations are structured.
I think that this book would suit builders or homeowners as people who need to know what the requirements are without understanding the full context, but for Architects / professional users this is not the book.