Architectural Graphic Standards

Author: American Institute of Architects,Keith E. Hedges

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119312736

Category: Architecture

Page: 688

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The gold-standard design and documentation reference for students Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition condenses key information from the definitive industry reference to provide students with a powerful learning resource. Covering design and documentation for a variety of projects, this book offers extensive visuals backed by expert discussion to prepare students for work in a modern professional practice. This new 12th edition has been significantly updated to provide the latest information on important architectural developments and movements, with detailed coverage of sustainability, economy, technology, and more alongside current building standards and best practices. The companion website features sample curricula, student exercises, and classroom projects to aid the understanding of developing designers, and links to additional resources include professional associations, manufacturers' websites, and architectural articles to help students stay up-to-date as the field continues to evolve. Architectural Graphic Standards is the gold-standard reference for practicing architects, engineers, and builders; this Student Edition introduces key elements in a way that's relevant to the budding designer, along with ancillary materials that facilitate internalization. Delve into the design and documentation process for building materials and elements, as used in today's real-world practice Discover the latest advances in sustainability, digital fabrication, building information modeling, and more Learn the building standards and best practices for a wide variety of architectural details Examine thousands of illustrations, richly detailed graphics, PowerPoint slides, and links to additional resources Simply "knowing" graphic and documentation standards is not enough; future architects and engineers must develop an instinctual understanding and reflexive use of much of this material. Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition provides the depth and breadth of coverage they need, and the expert guidance that will help them succeed.
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Transit Street Design Guide

Author: National Association of City Transportation Officials

Publisher: Island Press

ISBN: 1610917499

Category: Transportation

Page: 260

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The Transit Street Design Guide is a well-illustrated, detailed introduction to designing streets for high-quality transit, from local buses to BRT, from streetcars to light rail. Drawing on the expertise of a peer network and case studies from across North America, the guide provides a much-needed link between transit planning, transportation engineering, and street design. The Transit Street Design Guide presents a new set of core principles, street typologies, and design strategies that shift the paradigm for streets, from merely accommodating service to actively prioritizing great transit. The Transit Street Design Guide is a vital resource for every transportation planner, transit operations planner, and city traffic engineer working on making streets that move more people more efficiently and affordably.
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The Codes Guidebook for Interiors

Author: Sharon K. Harmon,Katherine E. Kennon

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118809874

Category: Architecture

Page: 608

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The Interactive Resource Center is an online learningenvironment where instructors and students can access the toolsthey need to make efficient use of their time, while reinforcingand assessing their understanding of key concepts for successfulunderstanding of the course. An access card with redemption codefor the online Interactive Resource Center isincluded with all new, print copies or can bepurchased separately. (***If you rent or purchase a used book with an access code, theaccess code may have been redeemed previously and you may have topurchase a new access code (ISBN: 9781118990179). The online Interactive Resource Center containsresources tied to the book, such as: Interactive Forms and Checklists Downloadable Bibliography Flashcards by chapter for focused learning Get up to speed on the latest codes with the completereference for interiors. The Codes Guidebook for Interiors, Sixth Edition is thestandards reference of choice for designers and architects, and theonly guide devoted exclusively to codes applicable to interiors.With jargon-free explanations of all standards and regulations ofconcern to designers and architects, the book takes readersstep-by-step through the codes relevant to each stage in the designprocess. The updated sixth edition features the latest informationon fire codes, performance codes, building and finish standards,energy codes, and accessibility regulations, plus enhancedillustrations that clearly demonstrate how codes apply in real-lifescenarios. Interior designers, architects, and facility managers need abasic understanding of the various codes involved with buildinginteriors. These codes are updated on a continuous basis, andprofessionals must stay on top of new requirements and upcomingcodes processes. The Codes Guidebook for Interiors is acomplete reference, organized by stage for easy navigation, andcomprehensive enough for use as a review for the NCIDQ and AREexams. The sixth edition contains the most recent developments ininterior codes and regulations, including: 2012 ICC codes, including the IBC, and ICC International GreenConstruction Code Coverage of changes to ADA standards and ICC/ASI accessibilityrequirements New standards, terminology, and federal regulations Updated information on sustainability as it relates to codesand regulations Having all applicable codes in a single resource saveshours of research time, and can dramatically reduce the potentialfor costly planning oversights. Whether renovation or newconstruction, small or large, codes apply to every project. TheCodes Guidebook for Interiors provides designers with thecomprehensive information they need to stay up-to-date.
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Applying the ADA

Designing for The 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design in Multiple Building Types

Author: Marcela A. Rhoads

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118415884

Category: Architecture

Page: 336

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A guide to real-world applications of The 2010 Americans withDisabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design Applying the ADA helps architects and developersunderstand better how the rules for eliminating barriers in thebuilt environment apply to everyday life and how to best implementthem in the design and construction of a broad variety of buildingsand facilities. By showing how The 2010 Americans with Disabilities ActStandards for Accessible Design have been applied in variouscontexts and building types, this extensively illustrated guidehelps readers quickly understand the requirements of the standardsand how to apply them to both new construction and renovation.Written by an architect who consults regularly on accessibilityissues for design professionals, building owners, and facilitymanagers, this user-friendly guide features 100 photos and 150drawings that take the guesswork out of applying the standards toreal-world projects. Building types covered include: Healthcare and senior living facilities and hospitals College and university facilities Elementary and high schools Hotels and other transient lodging facilities Amusement parks and play areas Historic preservation and remodels Retail and office spaces Applying the ADA is an indispensable resource forarchitects, interior designers, owners, developers, and facilitymanagers. It is also important reading for students of architectureand interior design.
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