Architectural Detailing Function, Constructibility, Aesthetics

ISBN-10: 0471547921
ISBN-13: 9780471547921
Edition: 1993
List price: $85.00
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Description: Describes systematically and in readily usable form the principles by which good architectural details are designed. The principles are laid out in 83 brief but profusely illustrated ``detail patterns''. The first section examines each of the  More...

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Book details

List price: $85.00
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/5/1993
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 296
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.2
Language: English

Describes systematically and in readily usable form the principles by which good architectural details are designed. The principles are laid out in 83 brief but profusely illustrated ``detail patterns''. The first section examines each of the patterns and illustrates several instances of its use. The latter part demonstrates the execution of these patterns in the design of key details for three different buildings types. Extensively illustrated.

Edward Allen, FAIA, has been a faculty member at Yale University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and has frequently lectured and taught at other institutions across the United States over the past thirty years. He is the bestselling author of Fundamentals of Residential Construction, Architectural Detailing, Shaping Structures: Statics, and Fundamentals of Building Construction, all published by Wiley.Joseph Iano has been Edward Allen's illustrator, collaborator, and coauthor for more than twenty-five years. He is a registered architect whose experience includes professional practice, teaching design and technology in numerous schools of architecture, and work in the construction trades. Currently, he heads a Seattle firm that provides technical consulting to architects and others in the design and construction industry.

Detail Patterns
Function: Controlling Water Leakage
Function: Controlling Air Leakage
Function: Controlling Heat Flow
Function: Controlling Water Vapor
Function: Controlling Sound
Function: Accommodating Movement
Function: Providing Structural Support
Function: Providing Passages for Mechanical and Electrical Services
Function: Health and Safety
Function: Providing for the Aging of the Building
Constructibility: Introduction
Constructibility: Ease of Assembly
Constructibility: Forgiving Details
Constructibility: Efficient Use of Construction Resources
Aesthetics: Introduction
Detail Development
Applying the Detail Patterns
Detailing a Building in Wood Light Framing
Detailing a Building in Architectural Concrete
Detailing a Brick Facing on a Concrete Frame
The Detailer's Reference Shelf
Formulating Exercises for Self-Study or Classroom Use
Index

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