Traditional Construction Patterns: Design and Detail Rules-of-Thumb

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McGraw Hill Professional, Oct 11, 2004 - Architecture - 294 pages
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* A hands-on, well-illustrated reference that helps architects and contractors avoid making common errors in traditional construction details


* Graphical approach allows users to quickly visualize design solutions


* Lists the rules-of-thumb for each detail, and correct and incorrect examples of how to design or construct each detail

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Contents

THE NATIONAL LANGUAGE
5
CELEBRATION OF THE ACT OF BUILDING
12
CHAPTER 4
50
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About the author (2004)

Stephen A. Mouzon and Susan M. Henderson are architects and town planners, and are principals of PlaceMakers, which is headquartered in Miami, Florida. Steve is a founder of the New Urban Guild. He has authored or contributed to a number of publications in recent years, including the Public Works Manual, Charles Barrett: The Architectural Drawings, Biltmore Estate Homes, and 1001 Traditional Construction Details. He continues to shoot the photographic Catalog of the Most-Loved Places, which currently includes over 25,000 digital images in 52 volumes. The PlaceMakers Pattern Books are currently the only Transect-based pattern books in existence and are meant to be companion pieces to this book.

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