The Professional Practice of Architectural Detailing

The Professional Practice of Architectural Detailing

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A thorough knowledge of the qhowsq and qwhysq of building assemblies is a prerequisite to effective architectural design. Architectural detailing - creating drawings that accurately describe particular assemblies within a design - is essential to controlling the total building process. This book provides students with a solid grounding in building assemblies, followed by step-by-step guidance on how to develop effective professional architectural details which are essential to becoming a skilled architectural detailer. More than 1, 000 expertly-crafted design details (including over 400 new CAD-drawn 3-D images, details, and photographs) help illustrate the concepts presented while establishing a high level of detailing excellence to which students will aspire.The study of door detailing must start with a complete understanding of the framing that exists around a door. Openings for a door in a wood-framed wall involve breaking the normal pattern of studs placed at 1 6aquot; o.c. If and when the studanbsp;...

Title:The Professional Practice of Architectural Detailing
Author:Osamu A. Wakita, Richard M. Linde
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 1999


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