The professional practice of architectural detailing

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Presents the basics of preparing architectural details-- enlarged drawings of specific architectural assemblies such as doors, windows, stairs, walls, and roofs. The ability to evolve a detail, either for the architect or the technician, is critical to the professional capacity to communicate graphically. Presents a simple, clear, step-by-step review of detailing, emphasizing professionalism and current practice. Two chapters have been added to the second edition: "Applique Film, Scissor Drafting and Splicing" and "Computer Aided Drafting." Each chapter begins with specific learning objectives and ends with review questions. Lavishly illustrated with over 600 architectural drawings.

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Background to Detailing
Approach to Detailing 18

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About the author (1987)

OSAMU A. WAKITA, Hon. AIA, is Professor of Architecture and Department Chair of Architecture at Los Angeles Harbor College. He has been involved in architectural education since 1958. He is a recipient of the California Council of the American Institute of Architects' prestigious Outstanding Architectural Educators Award and is listed in the Council Generals Reference as one of the leading authorities in perspective drawing. He also designs a number of residences each year.
RICHARD M. LINDE, AIA, is a licensed architect in California, Arizona, and Hawaii, and president of his own architectural firm, Richard M. Linde & Associates, Inc. He has provided architectural services internationally and in the various states in which he is licensed to practice. He is an authority on industrialized housing and is a past president of the American Institute of Architects, Cabrillo, California chapter.
Both have also coauthored The Professional Practice of Architectural Detailing, Third Edition, published by Wiley.

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