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Accessible Home Design: Architectural Solutions for the Wheelchair User - 2nd Edition - Hard-cover
9515S2
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Accessible Home Design: Architectural Solutions for the Wheelchair User - 2nd Edition
Innovative, Yet Practical Solutions for Achieving Independence Through Developed Design Solutions
The authors have collaborated with hundreds of wheelchair users on home modification via their work at the Paralyzed Veterans. They have dealt with many common problems and have developed design solutions that have addressed each client's accessibility needs. While the book will serve as an ideal resource for homeowners with disabilities and their families, the technical information contained within will provide important insights on home design and construction for builders and architects, as well.
Architect's Legal Handbook, Ninth Edition: The Law for Architects
1856176274
$77.95
$73.86
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Architects Legal Handbook: The Law For Architects
General Principles of Laws, Contracts and Regulations for Architects
'This popular reference book for both practitioners and students has been prepared by a team of eminent contributors and encompasses the general principles of law, building contracts, statutory regulations and the architect in practice. New features include tort, alternative dispute resolution and building procurement.
Architectural Drafting and Design
1435481623
$238.95
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Architectural Drafting and Design
Step-By-Step Instructions for Design and Layout for Creating Architectural Plans
ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTING AND DESIGN, 6E is an ideal book for all architectural drafters and CAD operators, whether beginning, intermediate, or advanced. An important feature of this best-seller is its step-by-step instructions for the design and layout of each type of drawing associated with a complete set of architectural plans, with projects that can be completed using either CAD or manual drawing methods. The basics of residential design, commercial drafting, basic materials used for construction, common construction methods, and drawings typically associated with commercial construction are all covered in this comprehensive book, which is written to meet the most recent editions of IRC and IBC.
Hard-cover
Architectural Graphic Standards - 11th Edition - Hard-cover
JW-0471700916
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Architectural Graphic Standards - 11th Edition
The Architect's Bible Since 1932 with over 8,500 Illustrations of Architectural Graphic Standards

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.
Hard-cover
Architectural Graphic Standards Student Edition - 11th Edition - Hard-cover
JW-0470085460
$115.00
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Architectural Graphic Standards - Student Edition - 11th Edition
Updated Student Edition of The Architect's Bible Since 1932 with Thousands of Illustrations of Architectural Graphic Standards

For seventy-five years, Architectural Graphic Standards has been the go-to reference for architects, builders, and engineers. Revised for the first time since 2000, Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition gives students their own handy resource. Carefully abridged from the Eleventh Edition of Architectural Graphic Standards, this Student Edition features the same richly detailed graphics and text that have made Architectural Graphic Standards a classic, but updated and reorganized in a way that is relevant to today's student.  Thousands of illustrations and a rich index offer immediate access to hundreds of architectural elements, while the wide variety of topics covered makes this work relevant throughout a student's architecture education and into the early stages of professional practice
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Architectural Graphic Standards 4.0 CD-ROM for PC and MAC Computers
JW-0470043237
$375.00
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Architectural Graphic Standards 4.0 CD-ROM
Architectural Graphic Standards 4.0 CD-ROMThe Architect's Bible Since 1932 with over 8,500 Illustrations of Architectural Graphic Standards

Celebrating its 75th Anniversary, Architectural Graphic Standards continues to be the bible for architects, builders, and engineers. Architectural Graphic Standards 4.0 has been completely redesigned for easier navigation and contains the entire contents of the book, including all 8,500 illustrations in digital and CAD-compatible format. CD-ROM Version is compatible with PC and MAC

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Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction - Hard-cover
0470395834
$199.00
$147.57
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Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction
The Architect's and Builder's Guide to Design, Planning and Construction Details

Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction is a 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.
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Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction 1.0 CD-ROM (Ramsey/Sleeper Architectural Graphic Standards Series)
0470541342
$325.00
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Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction - CD-ROM 1.0
The Architect's and Builder's Guide to Design, Planning and Construction Details

Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction is a 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.
Architectural Graphics
JW-0471209066
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Architectural Graphics
Presents a Wide Range of Graphic Tools and Techniques Designers Use to Communicate Architectural Ideas

Architectural Graphics presents a wide range of basic graphic tools and techniques designers use to communicate architectural ideas. Expanding upon the wealth of illustrations and information that have made this title a classic, this Fourth Edition provides expanded and updated coverage of drawing materials, multiview drawings, paraline drawings, and perspective drawings. Also new to this edition is the author's unique incorporation of digital technology into his successful methods. While covering essential drawing principles, this book presents: approaches to drawing section views of building interiors, methods for drawing modified perspectives, techniques for creating accurate shade and shadows, expert styles of freehand sketching and diagramming, and much more
Hard-cover
Architectural Rendering Techniques: A Color Reference - Hard-cover
JW-0471289396
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Architectural Rendering Techniques: A Color Reference
A Rich Range of Instructional and Ready Reference Materials for Architectural Rendering

Architecture and drafting students and professionals alike will find a rich range of instructional and ready reference materials in this source. The author demonstrates proven techniques for clearly expressing a wide variety of architectural forms - from loose sketches and easy line drawing, to detailed renderings and final presentations
Print Reading for Architecture & Construction
1401851673
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Blueprint Reading for Architecture & Construction
Learn to Read Residential & Light Commercial Blueprints

Attain the knowledge and skills required to read complete sets of working drawings for residential and light commercial construction. This easy-to-use manual explores all facets of print reading, with examples and illustrations taken from actual architectural prints that provide readers with the information they need to create "real world" working drawings. Computer-aided design and drafting is underscored through the use of CADD-generated print reading examples, illustrations, and exercises that comply with the highest industry standards. Quality and standardization in all architectural and construction print examples is emphasized.
Construction Administration for Architects
0071622314
$65.00
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Construction Administration for Architects
Time Tested Techniques for Minimizing Potential Construction Problems

The ideal desktop guide for architects, engineers, and other design professionals in need of expert advice on navigating the construction process and anticipating, avoiding, and managing liability risks. This invaluable construction administration resource leads you, step-by-step, through a typical project--from contract to closeout.
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Design and Layout of Foodservice Facilities - Hard-cover
JW-0471699632
$86.07
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Design and Layout of Foodservice Facilities
A Complete Guide for the Entire Food Service Facility Design Process -- Revised and Updated

In today's fast-moving business climate, the foodservice professional will likely be involved in several facility design projects over his or her career. Design and Layout of Foodservice Facilities, Third Edition provides a comprehensive reference for every step of the process, from getting the initial concept right to the planning, analysis, design, permitting, and construction--in short, everything needed to get to opening day of the new establishment! Packed with valuable drawings, photographs, and charts, this essential guide covers the nuts-and-bolts decisions that make the difference in an effective, efficient foodservice operation, including equipment selection, workflows, and legal compliance
Drafting and Design for Architecture
1111128138
$227.95
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Drafting and Design for Architecture
Learn Architectural Drafting and Design Concepts Used by Professional Architects
DRAFTING AND DESIGN FOR ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION, 9th edition is written in a logical structure that presents architectural drafting and design concepts in the order usually practiced by professional architects. An emphasis on environmental safety, protective measures, expanded coverage of construction design and drawings and chapter objectives to alert the reader to important concepts allow readers to hone the necessary skills to create a complete set of drawing plans. The abundant appendices provide important reference material, career information, mathematical calculations, standard abbreviations and synonyms.
Google SketchUp for Site Design: A Guide to Modeling Site Plans, Terrain and Architecture (CourseSmart)
047034525X
$54.99
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Google SketchUp for Site Design
Learn to Master Google SketchUp for Modeling Site Plans, Terrain and Architecture
Google SketchUp for Site Design illustrates a holistic approach to SketchUp: how it works and more importantly, what to do with it. Filled with tutorials from front to back, the book focuses on the start and completion of projects that include rich detail and expression. Each part and chapter of the book builds on the previous chapters and tutorial. You will learn how to approach modeling site plans, buildings and site elements: from modeling each of these exterior environment elements to piecing them together to generate a singular and expressive model.
Google SketchUp 8 For Dummies
0470916826
$29.99
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Google SketchUp 8 For Dummies
Learn 3D Modeling with Google's Exciting Architectural Design Software
Whether you need to learn 3D modeling for business or you're just eager to see what you can create, Google SketchUp and Google SketchUp 8 For Dummies are for you. Available in both a free hobbyist version and a full-featured professional version, SketchUp explodes the myth that 3D modeling software must be complicated to learn and use. This book will take you step by step through downloading and using both versions on both Mac and Windows.
Graphic Standards Details: Openings
JW-0471465305
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Graphic Standards Details: Openings
The Architect's and Builder's Guide to Design, Planning and Construction Details

Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction is a 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.
Graphic Thinking for Architects & Designers - 3rd Edition
JW-0471352926
$70.00
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Graphic Thinking for Architects & Designers
The Essential Architects' Design Companion Teaches How to Make Versatile and Facile Sketches

For architects, drawing is more than a convenient way to communicate ideas; it is an integral part of the creative process that has a profound impact on thinking and problem-solving. In Graphic Thinking for Architects and Designers, Third Edition, Paul Laseau demonstrates that more versatile and facile sketching leads to more flexible, creative approaches to design challenges. To encourage this flexibility and stimulate graphic thinking, he introduces numerous graphic techniques that can be applied in a variety of situations. He also helps readers acquire a solid grasp of basic freehand drawing, representational drawing construction, graphic note-taking, and diagramming
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Interior Graphic Standards - Hard-cover
JW-047140568X
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Interior Graphic Standards
The Most Complete and Authoritative Professional Reference on Interior Construction Available

The interior construction of a building includes everything inside of the structural shell from interior partitions and floor systems to wall covering and carpeting. With over 3000 illustrations, this book is the most complete and authoritative professional reference on interior construction available and is the definitive interior design reference that the industry has been waiting for.

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Interior Graphic Standards - Student Edition
JW-0471461962
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Interior Graphic Standards - Student Edition
Student Edition of The Most Complete and Authoritative Professional Reference on Interior Construction Available

The first edition Interior Graphic Standards Student Edition will be a comprehensive reference to the art and craft of interior design for students. The planning, designing, detailing, finishing, and decorating of interiors from the programming to the project closeout phases will be included. Emphasis will be placed on commercial interiors.
Hard-cover
Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards - Hard-cover
0471477559
$245.00
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Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards
The Definitive Reference for Everyone Involved in Landscape Architecture, Design and Construction

Landscape Architectural Graphic Standards is an entirely new, definitive reference work for everyone involved with landscape architecture, design, and construction. Based on the 70-year success of Architectural Graphic Standards, this new book is destined to become the "bible" for the landscape field. Edited by an educator and former president of the American Society of Landscape Architects, it provides immediate access to rules-of-thumb and standards used throughout the planning, design, construction and management of landscapes
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A Legal Guide to Urban and Sustainable Development for Planners, Developers and Architects - Hard-cover
JW-0470053291
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Legal Guide to Urban and Sustainable Development for Planners, Developers and Architects
Practical Solutions for the Legal Issues Faced in Planning, Zoning, Developing and Operating Urban Communities

Written by pioneering attorneys in the emerging fields of urbanism and green building, A Legal Guide to Urban and Sustainable Development for Planners, Developers and Architects offers practical solutions for the legal issues faced in planning, zoning, developing and operating such communities
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Olin's Construction: Principles, Materials and Methods - 8th Edition - Hard-cover
0470547405
$135.00
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Olin's Construction: Principles, Materials and Methods
The Cornerstone Construction Reference for Architects and Construction Professionals for Over 50 Years

Get the industry standard updated for a new age of construction. For more than fifty years, Construction has been the cornerstone reference in the field for architecture and construction professionals and students. This new 9th edition, now called Olin's Construction after its original author, is an invaluable resource that will provide in-depth coverage for decades to come. You'll find the most up-to-date principles, materials, methods, codes, and standards used in the design and construction of contemporary residential, commercial, and institutional buildings.
Prefab Architecture: A Guide to Modular Design and Construction
0470275618
$80.00
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Prefab Architecture: A Guide to Modular Design and Construction
The Definitive Reference on Prefab Architecture for Architects and Construction Professionals

Written for architects and related design and construction professionals, Prefab Architecture is a guide to off-site construction, presenting the opportunities and challenges associated with designing and building with components, panels, and modules. It presents the drawbacks of building in situ (on-site) and demonstrates why prefabrication is the smarter choice for better integration of products and processes, more efficient delivery, and realizing more value in project life cycles.
Reading Architectural Plans: For Residential and Commercial Construction, 5th Edition - Spiral Bound
0130406384
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Reading Architectural Plans: For Residential and Commercial Construction
Learn to Read Residential & Light Commercial Blueprints

Informative, yet concise, this reputable text helps students become adept at reading both residential and commercial construction architectural plans. It offers thorough coverage on everything from projections to modular coordination, light framing to window details, and timber construction to trusses, and provides actual photographs of the buildings under construction. Individually shrink-wrapped exercises provide a neat and readily accessible means of applying material in the text.
Visual Notes for Architects and Designers
JW-0471289590
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Visual Notes for Architects and Designers
The Architect's Bible Since 1932 with over 8,500 Illustrations of Architectural Graphic Standards

Recording your ideas and observations primarily in pictures instead of words can help you become more creative and constructive on the job, no matter what your level of artistic ability. This show-by-example sourcebook clearly illustrates proven methods and procedures for keeping a highly useful visual notebook. Visual Notes for Architects and Designers demonstrates how to make rapid, notational sketches that serve as visual records for future reference, as well as improve understanding and facilitate the development of ideas.
 

 

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Architectural Graphic Standards - 11th Edition - The Architect's Bible
Architectural Graphics Standards

Complete Edition - Hard-cover

Architectural Graphic Standards Student Edition - 11th Edition - The Architect's Bible
Architectural Graphic Standards
Student Edition - Hard-cover

Architectural Graphic Standards CD-ROM - 4th Edition - The Architect's Bible
Architectural Graphic Standards
4.0 CD-ROM

Graphic Standards Details: Openings
Graphic Standards Details:
Openings

Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction
Architectural Graphic Standards
for Residential Construction

Graphic THinking for Architects & Designers - 3rd Edition
Graphic Thinking for
Architects & Designers

Interior Graphic Standards
Interior Graphic Standards
Book or CD-ROM

Visual Notes for Architects and Designers
Visual Notes for
Architects & Designers

BIM Handbook: A Guide to Building Information Modeling
BIM Handbook: A Guide to
Building Information Modeling

Green BIM: Successful Sustainable Design with Building Information Modeling
Green BIM: Sustainable Design
with Building Information Modeling

Introducing Revit Architecture 2008
Introducing Revit Architecture
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Mastering Revit Architecture 2008
Mastering Revit Architecture
2008