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Architectural graphic standards

Author: Andy Pressman; American Institute of Architects.; Smith Maran Architects.
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 11th edView all editions and formats
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Since 1932, the ten editions of Architectural Graphic Standards have been referred to as the "architect's bible. " From site excavation to structures to roofs, this book is the first place to look  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dessins
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Pressman; American Institute of Architects.; Smith Maran Architects.
ISBN: 9780471700913 0471700916
OCLC Number: 77485971
Description: xxxvi, 1080 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 30 cm.
Contents: Situating Ramsey and Sleeper: A Genealogy of Architectural Graphic Standards --
Introduction --
Section 1: Building elements : 1. Element A: Substructure : Soils and soils explorations ; Foundations ; Basement construction --
2. Element B: Shell : Design considerations ; Superstructure ; Exterior enclosure ; Roofing --
3. Element C: Interiors : Interior construction ; Stairs ; Interior finishes --
4. Element D: Services : Conveying ; Plumbing ; Heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) ; Fire protection ; Electrical --
5. Element E. Equipment and furnishings --
6. Element F. Special construction and demolition --
7. Element G: Building sitework : Site preparation ; Site improvements ; Site civil/mechanical utilities ; Site electrical utilities --
Section 2. Materials : Concrete : Concrete forming and accessories ; Concrete reinforcing ; Cast-in-place concrete --
9. Masonry : Masonry mortaring and grouting ; Masonry anchorage, reinforcing and accessories ; Unit masonry ; Glass unit masonry ; Stone assemblies --
10. Metals : Metal materials ; Metal fastenings ; Structural metal framing ; Decorative metal --
11. Wood : Wood materials ; Wood treatment ; Fastenings ; Sheathing ; Architectural woodwork --
Section 3. Issues of contemporary practice : 12. Sustainable design : Framework of good design: principles and practices ; Flows in nature ; Healthy ecosystems ; Healthy materials ; Healthy community design ; Healthy buildings ; Metrics --
13. Inclusive design : Universal design ; Visitability ; Accessible design ; Fair Housing Amendments Act --
14. Computing technologies : Computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) ; Building information modeling (BIM) --
15. Architectural research : The nature of research ; Technical research ; Social science research ; Design research --
Appendices : A. Climate --
B. Solar radiation and building orientation --
C. Thermal transmission --
D. Human dimensions --
E. Mobility aids --
F. Construction information --
G. CAD standards --
H. Graphic symbols --
I. Using the metric system --
J. Building security --
K. Classical architectural elements --
L. Geometry --
M. Mathematical data --
N. Structural calculations --
O. Professional associations and institutes directory.
Responsibility: authored by the American Institute of Architects ; Andrew Pressman, editor-in-chief ; Smith Maran Architecture and Interiors, graphics editor ; with additional illustrations from the Magnum Group.
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