Building Construction Inspection: A Guide for Architects

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 29, 1991 - Architecture - 291 pages
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Contents

General Considerations
3
Planning and Codes
17
Administrative Considerations
25
Safety and Testing
35
Miscellaneous Considerations
45
Sitework
55
Concrete
71
Concrete Applications
93
Interiors
155
Windows and Doors
165
Finishes
177
Accessories and Equipment
189
Furniture
197
HVAC and Mechanical
217
Mechanical Equipment
224
Electrical
231

Steel Construction
121
Concealed Work
131
Modular Planning Masonry and Carpentry
145
Completion
239
General References
277
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About the author (1991)

About the author JAY BANNISTER is Program Manager of the Headquarters Tech Center at Frito–Lay, Inc. He has also been manager of building and site design for the same firm. A licensed architect, Mr. Bannister was an architectural project manager for Henningson, Durham & Richardson, Inc. and an associate principal with Clutts & Parker, Inc. The author received his bachelor of architecture from Texas Tech University.

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