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Architectural Graphic Standards
Charles George Ramsey
0471348163
March 2000
Textbook Hardcover
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Review
"But there is no question that libraries with any interest in architecture, building, remodeling, or similar areas must own a copy." (Libraries Unlimited, Spring 2002)

Book Description
For over 70 years, Architectural Graphic Standards has been the bedrock design reference for generations of architects, builders and engineers. Now comes the most complete design tool yet--the completely updated and expanded Tenth Edition. You'll find a wealth of information, complete with 10,000 drawings.

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Time-Saver Standards for Architectural Design
Donald Watson
0071432051
Jan 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
Since its release in 1946, this has been one of the most widely recognized and respected resources for architects, engineers, and designers, bringing together the knowledge, techniques, and skills of some of the most well-known experts in the field. The new Eighth Edition takes a fresh, visual approach to the information architects need to access quickly, helping them save time and money by assuring they get it right the first time. Readers will find timely, new chapters on building security, natural disaster mitigation, building diagnostics, facility management, and much more. The accompanying CD-ROM contains the complete contents of the Eighth Edition .

From the Back Cover
BUILDING A NEW TRADITION
Bundled CD-ROM with additional, still-current chapters from...


Architectural Graphic Standards
Charles George Ramsey
0471348171
January 2000
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
Prepared by the American Institute of Architects Bruce Bassler, Student Edition Editor, and John Ray Hoke, Jr., FAIA, Editor in Chief, Architectural Graphic Standards Architectural Graphic Standards has been the bedrock design reference for architects, builders, and engineers for almost seventy years. This book gives students their own new edition of this classic resource, skillfully abridged to include the information they need most. Organized according to the CSI MasterFormat™, it covers building standards and practices, materials and systems, and details and specifications for every basic type of project. The book provides important guidelines for major design topics that can help students save time and avoid common pitfalls right from the start of their career. More than 5,000...


The Graphic Standards Guide to Architectural Finishes
American Institute of Architects
0471227668
July 2002
Hardcover
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Book Description
From ARCOM and The American Institute of Architects A complete visual guide to choosing and using finish materials In this unique guide, the authors of MASTERSPEC® and Architectural Graphic Standards join forces to offer architects vital single-source access to the unbiased information they need to evaluate, select, and specify the best finish materials for any job. This powerful visual resource combines hundreds of illustrations from Architectural Graphic Standards with corresponding building material performance and specification information from AIA’s MASTERSPEC®, published by ARCOM. Use this book during the schematic and design development phases of a project and as an indispensable aid for product selection and specification. Essential for architects, interior designers, and building...


Blueprint Reading for the Building Trades
John E. Traister
0934041059
September 1985
Paperback
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Architectural Graphic Standards for Architects, Engineers, Decorators, Builders and Draftsmen
Charles George Ramsey
0471247626
Apr 1998
Paperback
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Book Description
The reissue of a design classic—the book that revolutionized the practice of architecture.When it was published in 1932, this cornerstone edition of Ramsey and Sleeper's Architectural Graphic Standards was the very first book to present the accepted architectural practices of the time in a clear and accessible graphic form.Now finally available in paperback, this landmark reference still has much to offer us today, with beautifully illustrated practical information on traditional architectural standards, methods, and materials that cannot be found elsewhere.Covering all facets of building construction from foundations to interior finishes, it will be valued by a new generation of architects, design professionals, and others involved in the restoration and renovation of historic buildings as well as anyone with an...


Time-Saver Standards for Interior Design and Space Planning
Joseph DeChiara
0071346163
June 2001
Textbook Hardcover
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New York Society of Architects Newsletter, January 1992
"The TIME-SAVER STANDARDS FOR INTERIOR DESIGN AND SPACE PLANNING is a comprehensive reference of all that was left out of the well known 'Ramsey-Sleeper' Graphics Standards that serves as the standard reference of many architectural offices... thorough and informative, providing what every office needs. It is clearly a superior and more organized interior design 'reference' book than most others on the market. A must for any office involved in interior design and space planning" --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Booklist, January 1992
"... a comprehensive handbook of graphic standards. Professionals in interior design will find it useful, although they will probably buy personal copies....


Off the Grid Modern Homes and Alternative Energy
Lori Ryker
1586855166
October 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
Off the Grid confronts the ecological and cultural problems associated with the way we get and use energy, and explains how it is possible to live in a beautifully designed home using much less--no matter where your home is located.

From the Inside Flap
Our homes are connected by a nearly invisible grid of infrastructure that binds us together. It is a system of electrical poles, wire, substations, hydroelectric dams, telecommunication towers, and water extraction and sewage systems. It is also one of the greatest environmental challenges known to modern civilization. Profiling ten beautiful homes in regions as diverse as New York City, urban Germany, suburban Southern California, rural Canada, and the remote "bush" of Australia, Off the Grid: Modern Homes + Alternative...


Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction
The American Institute of Architects
0471241091
January 2003
Hardcover
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Book Description
Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction is an all-new visual guide devoted exclusively to construction standards of residential structures. Created exclusively for professionals working in residential design and construction, this guide combines key information culled from the tenth edition of Architectural Graphic Standards with all-new material on residential design. This special volume provides thousands of standard architectural details and guidelines and is an easy reference for anyone designing or constructing a residential project.

From detailing foundations to designing home theaters, home offices, and other specialty rooms, Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction is a resource that's as efficient as it is comprehensive. You'll find...



Architectural Graphic Standards
Charles George Ramsey
0471382884
Mar 2000
Hardcover
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Book Description
An update of the award-winning CD that lets designers actually use the details of building materials, components, and systems from Architectural Graphic Standards in real working CAD drawings. It also provides links with industry Web sites, letting users quickly track down crucial information such as material specifications, industry databases, and references. --This text refers to the Software edition.

From the Back Cover
ARCHITECTURAL GRAPHIC STANDARDS VERSION 3.0 The award-winning CD-ROM . . . better and easier to use than ever! *Over 10,000 architectural elements, the entire content of the Tenth Edition of the book, plus much more *85% of the drawings and details in CAD format. All CAD drawings can be exported directly into an array of Windows(t)-compliant...


Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the International Building Code
Francis D. K. Ching
0471099805
March 2003
Paperback
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Book Description
A practical, illustrated guide to the new International Building Code
With the publication of the International Building Code, the building industry is moving toward a single universal set of construction codes, rather than the three regional codes previously in use. Now more than ever, architects need an interpretive guide to understand how the building code affects the early design of specific projects. This unique reference blends the graphic skills of bestselling author Francis Ching with the code expertise of Steven Winkel. It closely examines the portions of the building code that are most relevant for the architect and provides a simple and practical interpretation through words and illustrations. All the changes in the new code are explained in simple, user-friendly language that allows architects to get...


Interior Graphic Standards
Kelsey Kruse, Maryrose McGowan (Editor)
047140568X
May 21, 2003
Hardcover
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Review
"Interior Graphic Standards will provide guidance and invaluable insight at every stage of your interior project." (ASID News Flash, Spring 2003)

Neil Frankel, FAIA, FIIDA AIA Advisory Group Chair, 2002
The collection of information arms the designer with an assurance of professionalism, and&a solid starting point for invention and creativity.

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Interior Graphic Standards
Maryrose McGowan
0471461962
January 2004
Textbook Paperback
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Review
"Interior Graphic Standards will provide guidance and invaluable insight at every stage of your interior project." (ASID News Flash, Spring 2003)

Neil Frankel, FAIA, FIIDA AIA Advisory Group Chair, 2002
The collection of information arms the designer with an assurance of professionalism, and&a solid starting point for invention and creativity.

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Time-Saver Standards for Urban Design
Donald Watson
007068507X
February 24, 2003
Hardcover
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Architecture magazine, Jan. 2004
a how-to...Almost every essay..by a different expert, which affords a diversity of experience and voice...an invaluable reference.

Review
New Urban News : Excerpts from review by Philip Langdon

Judging by its title, you might think Time-Saver Standards for Urban Design would be a source mainly for street widths, sidewalk dimensions, parking ratios, and other matters than can largely be reduced to mathematical calculations. But this six-pound tome with its 960 oversized pages has far broader ambitions. McGraw-Hill calls this volume, "the definitive reference on urban design," and the description doesn't seem to be hyperbole.

Donald Watson, former dean of the School of Architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, with help from Alan...



Architectural Graphic Standards CD-ROM
Ramsey Charles George
0471382892
Apr 2000

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Review
"Not only is it easy to navigate the selections, but getting information into your drawing is a snap. Is it good enough to replace your well-worn hard copy? You bet."- Cadalyst, June 2001

Book Description
An update of the award-winning CD that lets designers actually use the details of building materials, components, and systems from Architectural Graphic Standards in real working CAD drawings. It also provides links with industry Web sites, letting users quickly track down crucial information such as material specifications, industry databases, and references.

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Architectural Graphic Standards
Charles Ramsey
0471391867
Mar 2000
Hardcover
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Book Description
For the first time ever, the well established and highly praised Architectural Graphic Standards reference book appears simultaneously with its CD-ROM counterpart. Architects and their colleagues now have access to a combination of information, resources and tools which will enable them to work more easily and efficiently to achieve their desired goals.The Tenth Edition of Architectural Graphic Standards provides new and expanded sections in such areas as Lighting Design, Building Systems, Security Design, Paints and Coatings, and Green Building & ADA Guidelines. CD-ROM Version 3.0 contains all the text and drawings from the book with 850f those drawings rendered in CAD format. In addition, the CD offers an expanded network of Web links and association e-mail addresses and Web sites.

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Codes Guidebook for Interiors
Sharon Koomen Harmon
0471648647
February 2005
Textbook Hardcover
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Book Description
Now available in an updated and expanded third edition, The Codes Guidebook for Interiors incorporates the latest standards for interior projects. The book presents the International Building Code, Life Safety Code, NFPA 5000, ICC/ANSI accessibility standard, and many others in a clear, jargon-free style. In addition, you'll find a thorough referencce for the NCIDQ exam or the interior portion of the ARE.

Whether you're an architect, interior designer, facilities manager, construction manager, or developer, The Codes Guidebook for Interiors, Third Edition is an indispensable tool of the trade. Order your copy today.

Book Info
A tool and guide for architects and interior designers, offering exclusive coverage of interiors. Explains all major codes,...



Graphic Standards Details: Openings
Wendy Talarico (Editor)
0471465305
April 7, 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
This essential reference presents complete and detailed drawings, descriptions, and photographs from recently completed projects. The book presents inspiring examples of entryways from residences, museums, factories, historic structures, and modern office buildings in Europe, South America, and the U.S. rings together examples of inspiring openings across all architectural scales, including residential, industrial, and commercial. "Openings" features 21 projects from today's top designers, including Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Rural Studio, Venturi, Scott Brown & Associates, John McAslan & Partners, and Wilkinson Eyre Architects.

About the Author
WENDY TALARICO is an architectural journalist with more than twenty years of writing and editorial experience. She's an...


Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors: Basic Skills
W. Otie Otie Kilmer
0471109533
February 2003
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
Get a realisitic guide to producing construction documents that clearly communicate the interior space of new construction, remodeling, or installation projects with Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors. This highly visual book:

includes such details as furniture, finishes, lighting, and others. features authors drawings as well as those from practicing professionals. covers drafting fundamentals and conventions; drawing types, plans, and schedules; and computer-aided design. addresses graphic language as a communication tool. details the process of creating construction documents, the use of computers, and various reproduction systems and standards. includes examples of both residential and commercial interiors. is an essential reference for NCIDQ examination. ...



Architectural Details
Charles George Ramsey
0471412708
Jan 2001
Hardcover
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Book Description
This book offers a wealth of valuable, hard-to-find technical information on mid-twentieth-century building materials and systems, all carefully selected from the Fourth (1951) through Seventh (1981) editions of Ramsey/Sleeper's acclaimed Architectural Graphic Standards. A key reference for architects, builders, and educators whose work involves building maintenance and restoration, it brings back into print hundreds of pages that no longer appear in the current edition of Architectural Graphic Standards but which have real value and relevance for today's architectural practice.
Chapters include data and details for residential design, sitework and landscaping, stairs, fireplaces, energy-related issues such as sun shading and solar control, and more. Of particular interest is the information-on topics such as...


Interior Graphic and Design Standards
S. C. Reznikoff
0823072983
October 1986
Hardcover
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