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

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

By: American Institute of Architects (author), Nina M. Giglio (author), Dennis J. Hall (editor)Hardback

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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 New features and highlights include: Loads of previously unpublished content over 80% is either new or entirely revisedSustainable/ green design information in every chapter a must today's practicing building and construction professionalsCoverage 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.

About Author

Dennis J. Hall, FAIA, FCSI is founder and managing principal of HALL I Building Information Group, LLC and Hall Architects, Inc. in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is the 2011 President of the Construction Specifications Institute and also serves on the OmniClass Construction Classification System Development Committee. Nina M. Giglio, Assoc. AIA, CSI is President of HALL I Building Information Group, LLC and Director of Specifications for Hall Architects, Inc. She is the 2011 President of Specification Consultants in Independent Practice and a member of the CSI Technical Committee. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is America s largest and oldest professional society for architects. The AIA offers continuing education, conferences, and professional information to its membership and their clients. Founded in 1857, the AIA celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2007.


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.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780470395837
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 720
  • ID: 9780470395837
  • weight: 2158
  • ISBN10: 0470395834
  • edition: 2nd Edition

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