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Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction. 2nd Edition. Ramsey/Sleeper Architectural Graphic Standards Series

  • ID: 1290420
  • May 2010
  • 720 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Must–have resource

Completely updated, Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction, Second Edition is created specifically for professionals working in residential design and construction. This edition includes all–new material on current technology specific to residential projects, provides thousands of standard architectural details and guidelines, and serves as an easy reference for anyone designing, constructing or modifying a residence.

From detailing foundations to designing home theaters, home offices, and other special rooms, Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction, Second Edition is a resource that is as efficient as it is comprehensive. It covers design details that incorporate best construction practices as well as guidelines for key areas, such as state–of–the–art wiring, heating and cooling systems, and green construction. In step with current practices, this new Second Edition:

- Is completely reorganized and revised, with new content and architectural details
- Has new, smarter details that include International Residential Code (IRC) references, which save professionals time and money
- Covers sustainable design in each chapter
- Provides a sample residual project, including drawings, specifications, and sample contracts

An essential guide for today s fast–paced and competitive building environment, Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction, Second Edition is a critical resource if you are an architect, contractor, engineer, developer, home builder, or other professional involved in residential design and construction.

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PUBLISHER'S NOTES.

LETTER FROM THE AIA.

INTRODUCTION: MANAGING BUILDING INFORMATION: THE EVOLUTION OF ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHIC STANDARDS FOR RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION.

SECTION 1: SPACES.

CHAPTER 1: BASICS OF RESIDENTIAL DESIGN.

General Guidelines.

Residential Planning.

Single–Family Detached Housing.

Single–Family Attached Housing.

Crime Prevention through Environmental Design.

Site Planning for Fire Protection.

Control of Flood Damage.

Residential Site Planning.

Resource Conservation.

Daylighting.

Seismic Design.

Accessible Design.

CHAPTER 2: HABITABLE SPACES.

Sleeping Spaces.

Kitchens.

Living Rooms.

Adjoining Spaces.

CHAPTER 3: ANCILLARY AND UNINHABITABLE SPACES.

Ancillary Spaces.

Uninhabitable Spaces.

CHAPTER 4: OUTDOOR SPACES.

Garden Design.

Patio Planning.

Court and Lawn Games.

Water Features.

Docks and Launching Ramps.

Dock Construction.

SECTION 2: ELEMENTS.

CHAPTER 5: STRUCTURE.

Substructure.

Superstructure.

CHAPTER 6: SHELL.

Exterior Vertical Enclosures.

Exterior Horizontal Enclosures.

CHAPTER 7: INTERIORS.

Interior Construction.

Interior Finishes.

CHAPTER 8: SERVICES.

Conveying.

Plumbing.

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC).

Electrical.

CHAPTER 9: EQUIPMENT AND FURNISHINGS.

Equipment.

Furnishings.

CHAPTER 10: SITEWORK.

Site Preparation.

Site Improvements.

Site Utilities.

SECTION 3: MATERIALS.

CHAPTER 11: CONCRETE.

Concrete Forming and Accessories.

Concrete Reinforcing.

Cast–in–Place Concrete.

CHAPTER 12: MASONRY.

Masonry Mortaring and Grouting.

Masonry Anchorage, Reinforcing, and Accessories.

Unit Masonry.

Concrete Unit Masonry.

Glass Unit Masonry.

Stone Assemblies.

CHAPTER 13: METALS.

Metal Materials.

Structural Metal Framing.

Decorative Metal.

Perforated Metal.

CHAPTER 14: WOOD.

Types of Wood Construction.

Wood Treatment.

Fastenings.

Panel Products and Wood Veneers.

CHAPTER 15: GLASS.

Basic Types of Glass.

Locations for Safety Glazing.

SECTION 4: CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION.

CHAPTER 16: AGING IN PLACE.

Design Strategies.

Determining Needs.

Simple Fixes.

Conclusions.

Resources.

CHAPTER 17: BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING (BIM) FOR RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION.

Precursors to BIM in Residential Design.

BIM versus CAD.

Object Intelligence versus Lines.

BIM Communication and Coordination.

Simulation, Calculation, and Analysis with BIM.

Standard Methods the "I" in BIM.

CHAPTER 18: SUSTAINABLE RATING SYSTEMS FOR HOMES.

Rating Systems and Tools.

Sustainability in Remodeling Existing Homes.

Conclusions.

CHAPTER 19: EMERGING TRENDS IN RESIDENTIAL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION.

AIA Home Design Trends Survey.

Related Trends.

Residential Construction Trends.

Conclusions.

CHAPTER 20: PROJECT DELIVERY.

Project Scope.

The Parties.

Project Stages/Phases.

Project Delivery Methods.

Designer Considerations.

Construction Contracts.

Conclusions.

SECTION 5: SAMPLE RESIDENTIAL PROJECT.

CHAPTER 21: MOUNTAIN CABIN: STERLING, NC.

Standard Form of Agreement between the Owner and the Architect.

Drawings.

Project Manual.

Standard Form of Agreement between the Owner and the Contractor.

Application and Certificate for Payment and Continuation Sheet.

Change Order.

Certificate of Substantial Completion.

APPENDICES.

A Graphic Symbols.

B Classical Architectural Elements.

C Mathematical Data.

D Structural Calculations.

INDEX.

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