Architectural Quality Control

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jun 29, 2005 - Architecture - 192 pages

Complex building codes and technological developments have made the quality assurance process complicated and time-consuming for building professionals. Packed with detailed illustrations, step-by-step methods, and check sheets for each discipline, this is the only book to offer a proven, team-driven process for simplifying and expediting quality control at the drafting stage.

  • Provides a step-by-step process for a team approach to quality control at the drafting stage -- before costly mistakes happen
  • Extensive, detailed illustrations and clear explanations of the rationale and code issues behind each check
  • Real-world examples and 60+ details and diagrams that offer at-a-glance information
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    Contents

    Chapter 1 How to Improve Quality Control
    1
    Chapter 2 The Plan Checking Labels
    13
    Chapter 3 Checking the Exterior Envelope
    43
    Chapter 4 Checking Interior Drawings
    91
    Chapter 5 Checking Consultant Drawings
    109
    Chapter 6 Concluding the Checks
    129
    Chapter 7 Starting a Qc Consulting Business
    133
    Appendix
    141
    Glossary
    153
    Bibliography
    161
    Index
    163
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    About the author (2005)

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

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