Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction, 2nd Edition

Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction, 2nd Edition

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The residential construction market may have its ups and downs, but the need to keep your construction knowledge current never lets up.

Now, with the latest edition of "Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction," you can keep your practice at the ready. This edition was expertly redesigned to include all-new material on current technology specific to residential projects for anyone designing, constructing, or modifying a residence. With additional, new content covering sustainable and green designs, sample residential drawings, residential construction code requirements, and contemporary issues in residential construction, it's a must-have resource. And now it's easier to get the information you need when you need it with references to the relevant building codes built right into the details and illustrations. These new "smart" details go beyond dimensions with references to the International Residential Building Code - presenting all the information you need right at your fingertips. New features and highlights include: Loads of previously unpublished content - over 80% is either new or entirely revised Sustainable/ green design information in every chapter - a must today's practicing building and construction professionals Coverage of contemporary issues in residential construction - aging in place, new urbanism, vacation and small homes, historic residences - it's all here. Coverage of single- and multi-family dwellings - complete coverage of houses, row homes and quadraplexes as dictated by the International Residential Building Codes.

  • Must-have resource

    Completely updated, "Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction, Second Edition" is created specifically for professionals working in residential design and construction. This edition includes all-new material on current technology specific to residential projects, provides thousands of standard architectural details and guidelines, and serves as an easy reference for anyone designing, constructing or modifying a residence.

    From detailing foundations to designing home theaters, home offices, and other special rooms, "Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction, Second Edition" is a resource that is as efficient as it is comprehensive. It covers design details that incorporate best construction practices as well as guidelines for key areas, such as state-of-the-art wiring, heating and cooling systems, and green construction. In step with current practices, this new Second Edition: Is completely reorganized and revised, with new content and architectural details Has new, 'smarter' details that include International Residential Code (IRC) references, which save professionals time and money Covers sustainable design in each chapter Provides a sample residual project, including drawings, specifications, and sample contracts

    An essential guide for today's fast-paced and competitive building environment, "Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction, Second Edition" is a critical resource if you are an architect, contractor, engineer, developer, home builder, or other professional involved in residential design and construction.

  • "Now, with the latest edition of "Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction", you can keep your practice ready." ("ChicagoArchitectureToday.com", June 2010)
Author American Institute of Architects
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Format Hardcover

: Audel

: 9780470395837