This is a comprehensive reference work on architectural design, which has been updated to include new designs, standards, materials and applications, as well as the current American building codes. All chapters begin with a summary of the topic. The new material covered ranges from waste disposal to environmental building design and new building ...Read MoreThis is a comprehensive reference work on architectural design, which has been updated to include new designs, standards, materials and applications, as well as the current American building codes. All chapters begin with a summary of the topic. The new material covered ranges from waste disposal to environmental building design and new building envelope systems. The information on energy and resource conservation has been expanded and there is a new section on building types.Read Less
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b/w Illustration. Good. 4to-over 9¾"-12" Tall "Student Edition, An Abridgement of the Seventh Edition" The American Institute of Architects. Robert T. Packard and Stephen A. Kliment, editors. 499 pp in wraps. Light fading and shelfwear to extremities, name/note in ink.
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My original (but older) copy was destroyed by the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center. I needed the helpful details because I was beginning a rehab of the family home, and I had no other basic references. It is serving it's purpose quite well.
Mar 5, 2009
I work for Architectural company, and I am using the book almost every day for reference.
Jun 7, 2007
great book for students
A good book for students in the architectural drafting field. Very will thought out and good pictures to practice autocading from.
Apr 6, 2007
this is a great book to keep on you shelf to reference. i use it all the time when drafting or working on a construction issue. great graphics and simple explanations.
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