Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 26, 2010 - Architecture - 699 pages
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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  • Loads of previously unpublished content—over 80% is either new or entirely revised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.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER
3
General Guidelines
4
X
13
Resource Conservation
25
Home Theaters
47
Garages and Carports
60
Outdoor Spaces
69
Edible Gardens
73
Furnishings
393
Movable Furnishings
404
Paving
413
Exterior Water Features
419
Garden Structures
428
Retaining Walls
434
Site Utilities
444
CONCRETE
451

Court and Lawn Games
77
Docks and Launching Ramps
84
Slabs on Grade
97
Roof Construction
124
Stairs
159
CHAPTER 6
165
Exterior Openings
204
Exterior Horizontal Enclosures
229
Roof Appurtenances
251
Interior Finishes
278
Gypsum Board
285
Resilient Flooring
292
SERVICES
299
Occupant Support Plumbing Systems
309
Building Support Plumbing Systems
328
Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning
334
Heating
345
Cooling
354
Electrical
361
Lighting
375
Electronic Safety and Security
384
Placement of Reinforcing
459
CastinPlace Concrete
461
CHAPTER 12
467
Lintels
475
Concrete Unit Masonry
481
Stone Masonry Patterns and Veneer
487
Structural Metal Framing
496
Perforated Metal
502
Wood Treatment
508
Shields and Anchors
514
Types of Facing Material
520
Locations for Safety Glazing
527
Simple Fixes
533
BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING
535
CHAPTER 18
543
CHAPTER 20
549
CHAPTER 21
555
APPENDICES
641
Mathematical Data
657
Structural Calculations
663
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About the author (2010)

Dennis J. Hall, FAIA, FCSI is founder and managing principal of HALL I Building Information Group, LLC and Hall Architects, Inc. in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is the 2011 President of the Construction Specifications Institute and also serves on the OmniClass Construction Classification System Development Committee.

Nina M. Giglio, Assoc. AIA, CSI is President of HALL I Building Information Group, LLC and Director of Specifications for Hall Architects, Inc. She is the 2011 President of Specification Consultants in Independent Practice and a member of the CSI Technical Committee.

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is America's largest and oldest professional society for architects. The AIA offers continuing education, conferences, and professional information to its membership and their clients. Founded in 1857, the AIA celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2007.

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