Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction: The Architect's and Builder's Guide to Design, Planning, and Construction Details

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Janet Rumbarger, Richard Vitullo
John Wiley & Sons, 2003 - Architecture - 505 pages
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Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction is an all-new visual guide devoted exclusively to construction standards of residential structures. Created exclusively for professionals working in residential design and construction, this guide combines key information culled from the tenth edition of Architectural Graphic Standards with all-new material on residential design. This special volume provides thousands of standard architectural details and guidelines and is an easy reference for anyone designing or constructing a residential project.

From detailing foundations to designing home theaters, home offices, and other specialty rooms, Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction is a resource that's as efficient as it is comprehensive. You'll find design details that incorporate best construction practices as well as guidelines for state-of-the-art wiring, heating, and cooling systems. In step with current practices, this volume includes the latest guidelines for:

  • Energy efficiency
  • Accessibility
  • HVAC and indoor air quality
  • Green construction
An essential guide for designing in today's fast-paced and competitive building environment, Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction is a critical resource if you're an architect, contractor, engineer, developer, home-builder, or other professional involved in designing residential buildings.
 

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Contents

GENERAL PLANNING
2
SITE PLANNING
49
SITE PLANNING
50
Automobiles Roads and Parking
69
BUILDING SYSTEMS AND DESIGN
73
SITEW0RK
108
CONCRETE AND FOUNDATIONS
141
Foundations
149
Wood and Plastic Fastenings
225
Rough Carpentry
231
Structural Panels
244
Environmental Construction
253
Wood Trusses
264
Finish Carpentry
273
Historic Wood
288
Metal Fabrications
294

CastinPlace Concrete
161
MASONRY AND STONE
167
Masonry Mortar
189
Stone
197
FRAMING
205
Design Load Tables
212
MECHANICAL
352
iii
363
Natural Ventilation
366
Heat Generation Equipment
380
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