Residential Construction Details: A Visual Guide to Construction Detailing

Residential Construction Details: A Visual Guide to Construction Detailing

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Publisher's Synopsis

Residential Construction Details is explores a range of residential construction methods, based on US standards. The book is packed full of over 150 construction details in 2D, and 140 construction details in 3D.

We look at the principles behind construction detailing, and delve deep into each area of the building to make sure you have a full understanding of construction design.

  • slab on grade
  • pier and grade beam systems
  • foundation walls

Crawl Spaces
  • unvented crawl spaces
  • vented crawl spaces

  • waterproofing
  • structure - cmu and concrete construction
  • insulating basements

  • joist floor systems
  • girder floor systems

  • wall construction
  • siding
  • insulation
  • windows
  • door thresholds

  • roof construction
  • roof finishes
  • roof ventilation
  • roof insulation

Who is the book for?

Students looking to increase their knowledge of construction.

Graduates use the book to take out into the workplace and use as a reference.

Professionals use the book as a reference book and foundation for their construction libraries.

The book is also highly recommended by many tutors, lecturers and professors who teach construction at colleges and universities around the globe.

Book information

ISBN: 9781916334335
Publisher: First in Architecture
Imprint: First in Architecture
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 308
Weight: 816g
Height: 210mm
Width: 296mm
Spine width: 23mm