Architectural Quality Control

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jun 29, 2005 - Architecture - 192 pages
This book offers a time- and cost-saving, step-by-step process for taking a team approach to quality control at the drafting stage. Using the author’s proven method, each discipline is broken down into a separate sheet labeled with each item to be checked, and with the clearly explained rationale behind each check as well as the building code issues involved. Detailed drawings and diagrams offer real-world examples and at-a-glance information that’s clear and convenient, saving professionals time and money while assuring quality.

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Chapter 1 How to Improve Quality Control
Chapter 2 The Plan Checking Labels
Chapter 3 Checking the Exterior Envelope

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About the author (2005)

Fred Nashed, AIA (Georgetown, TX) is an award-winning architect who established Architectural Consulting Services (ACS) – a firm specializing in technical checks – in 1994. His quality control methods have been used for more than 120 projects for major architectural firms.

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