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 when an architect is confronted with a question about building design. With more than 8,000 architectural illustrations, including both reference drawings and constructible architectural details, this book provides an easily accessible graphic reference for highly visual professionals.
To celebrate seventy–five years as the cornerstone of an industry, this commemorative Eleventh Edition is the most thorough and significant revision of Architectural Graphic Standards in a generation. Substantially revised to be even more relevant to today′s design professionals, it features:
An entirely new, innovative look and design created by Bruce Mau Design that includes a modern page layout, bold second color, and new typeface
Better organized–– a completely new organization structure applies the UniFormat(r) classification system which organizes content by function rather than product or material
Expanded and updated coverage of inclusive, universal, and accessible design strategies
Environmentally–sensitive and sustainable design is presented and woven throughout including green materials, LEEDS standards, and recyclability
A bold, contemporary new package––as impressive closed as it is open, the Eleventh Edition features a beveled metal plate set in a sleek, black cloth cover
Ribbon Markers included as a convenient and helpful way to mark favorite and well used spots in the book
All New material
Thoroughly reviewed and edited by hundreds of building science experts and experienced architects, all new details and content including:
new structural technologies, building systems, and materials
emphasis on sustainable construction, green materials, LEED standards, and recyclability
expanded and updated coverage on inclusive, universal, and accessible design strategies
computing technologies including Building Information Modeling (BIM) and CAD/CAM
new information on regional and international variations
accessibility requirements keyed throughout the text
new standards for conducting, disseminating, and applying architectural research
New and improved details
With some 8,500 architectural illustrations, including both reference drawings and constructible architectural details, Architectural Graphic Standards continues to be the industry′s leading, easily accessible graphic reference for highly visual professionals.
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"Any discipline is lucky to have its bible, a book so embracing and lucid it helps to define and guide a profession or industry for generations. In houses and buildings, the bible is Architectural Graphic Standards...this venerable reference will continue to be not only relevant but remarkably prescient for many buildings to come." ( Old–House Journal, Sept/Oct 2007)
"Architectural Graphic Standards 11th edition continues a 75–year tradition of offering concise text and descriptive graphics in a basic design handbook for architects." (Fabric Architecture; Sep/Oct 2007)
"The practice of Architectural Design is continually changing and this book gives examples of what is considered good practice at this time. I recommend this to everyone doing architectural design; this book is a tool, not a pretty book to leave on the table for visitors to see." (Orange Bytes, (North Orange County Computer Club), August 2007)
"Architectural Graphic Standards––more a professional handbook than a guide to graphic conventions––represents the most ambitious revision and overhaul in the publication′s history." (Library Journal; 8/1/07)
"This year sees the publication of a new, improved Architectural Graphic Standards. Since Ramsey and Sleeper′s last edition in 1956, the book has grown with rapidly evolving technologies, and the sporadic publishing pace of its early years has kept pace with the changes. The profession is evolving at an ever–greater pace, but Architectural Graphic Standards is keeping up its role as the franchise player." (Architect Magazine, June 2007)
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Book Description Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0471700916
Book Description Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0471700916
Book Description Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2007. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Publisher''s Note.Foreword.Preface .Advisory Board .Subject Editors.Acknowledgments.Timeline.Introduction: Integrating Performance and Poetics.A New Generation of Architectural Graphic .Model Case Study: Genzyme .Situating Ramsey and Sleeper: A Genealogy of .A Short History of Detailing.SECTION 1: BUILDING ELEMENTS .1. Element A. Substructure.Introduction.Soils and Soils Explorations.Soils Definitions, Terms And Classifications.Soil Studies And Reports.Geographic Variations.Climatic Foundation Issues.Seismic Foundation Issues.Foundations.General.Settlements and Differential Settlements.Standard Foundations.Shallow Foundations.Deep Foundations.Special Foundations.Foundations for Individual Building Types.Seismic Base Isolation.Underpinning and Foundation Reinforcing.Slab-On-Grade.Basement Construction.Basement Excavation.Basement Walls.Case Studies.2. Element B. Shell.Introduction.General Information.Climate and Energy.Sustainability And Energy.Recommended Reading.Superstructure.Floor Construction.Roof Construction.Fireproofing and Firestopping.Exterior Enclosure.Exterior Walls.Exterior Windows.Doors.Roofing.Steep Slope Roofing.Low Slope Roofing.Drainage.Flashing.Roof and Parapet Expansion Joints.Skylights, Scuttles, And Vents.Roof Detailing.Case Studies.3. Element C. Interiors.Introduction.Interior Construction.Partitions.Wall and Corner Guards.Interior Doors.Fireplaces and Stoves.Special Room Construction.Stairs.Concrete Stairs.Metal Stairs.Steel Stairs.Wood Stairs.Alternate Stair Types.Treads, Risers, and Nosings.Interior Finishes.Wall Finishes.Floor Finishes.Ceiling Finishes.Case studies.4. Element D. Services.Introduction.Conveying.Design Considerations.Elevator Systems.Escalators and Moving Walks.Material Conveyors.Chutes and Dumbwaiters.Plumbing.Design Considerations.Plumbing Fixtures.Plumbing System Types.Plumbing System Pipes and Valves.Potable Water Distribution System.Sanitary and Waste Drainage Systems.Stormwater Drainage Systems.Typical Building Water and Gas Service.Other Plumbing Systems.Case studies.5. Element E. Equipment and Furnishings.Introduction.Equipment.Commercial Equipment.Institutional Equipment.Vehicular Equipment.Other Equipment.Furnishings.Fixed Furnishings.Furniture and Accessories.Case studies.6. Element F. Special Construction and Demolition.Introduction.Special Construction .Special Structures.Integrated Construction.Special Construction Systems.Special Facilities.Special Controls and Instrumentation.Selective Building Demolition.Building Elements Demolition.Hazardous Components Abatement.Case Studies.7. Element G. Building Sitework.Introduction.Site Preparation.Embankment Stabilization.Site Improvement.Porous Pavements.Parking Lots.Pedestrian Paving.Site Development.Landscaping.Site Civil/Mechanical Utilities.Subsurface Drainage Systems.Surface Drainage Systems.Runoff Control Systems.Manholes, Inlets, and Catch Basins.Site Electrical Utilities.Site Lighting.Case Studies.SECTION 2: MATERIALS.8. CONCRETE.Introduction.Concrete Forms and Accessories.Economy of Concrete Formwork.Concrete Formwork for Columns And Footings.Concrete Formwork for Walls.Concrete Formwork for Slabs And Beams.Concrete Formwork Hardware.Concrete Reinforcement.Reinforcing Bars and Wire.Placement of Steel Reinforcement.Cast-In-Place Concrete.Concrete Admixtures.Supplementary Cementitious Materials (Scm).Concrete Surfaces, Finishes, and Integral Color.Concrete Surfaces: Defect Prevention, Repair, Coatings, and Treatments.9. Masonry.Introduction.Masonry Mortar.Mortar and Grout.Masonry Accessories.Anchorage And Reinforcement.Masonry Ties.Masonry Accessories and Related Items.Masonry Movement Joints.Lintels.Masonry Units.Unit Masonry.Clay Masonry Units.Concrete Masonry Units.Columns, Pilasters, and Beams.Masonry Arches.Structural Facing Tile: Wall Sections and Properties.Glass Unit Masonry.Glass Block: Design Data.Glass Block Details.Stone.Stone Uses and P. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0471700916