Estimating Building Costs for the Residential and Light Commercial Construction Professional. 2nd Edition. RSMeans
- Language: English
- 528 Pages
- Published: March 2012
The residential construction market may have its ups and downs, but the need to keep your construction knowledge current never lets up.
Now, with the latest edition of Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction, you can keep your practice at the ready. This edition was expertly redesigned to include all-new material on current technology specific to residential projects for anyone designing, constructing, or modifying a residence. With additional, new content covering sustainable and green designs, sample residential drawings, residential construction code requirements, and contemporary issues in residential construction, it’s a must-have resource. And now it's easier to get the information you need when you need it with references to the relevant building codes built right into the details and illustrations. These new "smart" details go beyond dimensions with references to the International Residential Building Code—presenting all the information you need right at your fingertips. New features and highlights include:
- Loads of previously unpublished content—over 80% is either new or entirely revised
- Sustainable/ green design information in every chapter—a must today's practicing building and construction professionals
- Coverage of contemporary issues in residential construction—aging in place, new urbanism, vacation and small homes, historic residences…it’s all here.
- Coverage of single- and multi-family dwellings—complete coverage of houses, row homes and quadraplexes as dictated by the International Residential Building Codes.
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.
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.
CHAPTER 2: HABITABLE SPACES.
CHAPTER 3: ANCILLARY AND UNINHABITABLE SPACES.
CHAPTER 4: OUTDOOR SPACES.
Court and Lawn Games.
Docks and Launching Ramps.
SECTION 2: ELEMENTS.
CHAPTER 5: STRUCTURE.
CHAPTER 6: SHELL.
Exterior Vertical Enclosures.
Exterior Horizontal Enclosures.
CHAPTER 7: INTERIORS.
CHAPTER 8: SERVICES.
Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC).
CHAPTER 9: EQUIPMENT AND FURNISHINGS.
CHAPTER 10: SITEWORK.
SECTION 3: MATERIALS.
CHAPTER 11: CONCRETE.
Concrete Forming and Accessories.
CHAPTER 12: MASONRY.
Masonry Mortaring and Grouting.
Masonry Anchorage, Reinforcing, and Accessories.
Concrete Unit Masonry.
Glass Unit Masonry.
CHAPTER 13: METALS.
Structural Metal Framing.
CHAPTER 14: WOOD.
Types of Wood Construction.
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.
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.
CHAPTER 19: EMERGING TRENDS IN RESIDENTIAL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION.
AIA Home Design Trends Survey.
Residential Construction Trends.
CHAPTER 20: PROJECT DELIVERY.
Project Delivery Methods.
SECTION 5: SAMPLE RESIDENTIAL PROJECT.
CHAPTER 21: MOUNTAIN CABIN: STERLING, NC.
Standard Form of Agreement between the Owner and the Architect.
Standard Form of Agreement between the Owner and the Contractor.
Application and Certificate for Payment and Continuation Sheet.
Certificate of Substantial Completion.
A Graphic Symbols.
B Classical Architectural Elements.
C Mathematical Data.
D Structural Calculations.
"Now, with the latest edition of Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction, you can keep your practice ready." (ChicagoArchitectureToday.com, June 2010)