Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction, 2nd Edition

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Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction, 2e is completely reorganized to follow CSI's Uniformat organizational system, which more closely follows the architect's workflow.  With over 400 new pages of content, this edition includes: "Smart" details, architectural details that provide more than dimensions.  The details include references to the International Residential Building Code (IRC).  By including this reference, the details are BIM-ready, providing additional information that saves the professional valuable time. Sustainable/green design in every chapter. Sustainability is a must for today's practicing architects.  RGS 2e includes sustainable design in all the architectural details. Sample residential drawings and the corresponding specifications for residential design. Specifications are key to any residential project.  RGS 2e will provide a standard for writing specifications for residential construction. Standards for spaces in single-family homes. Design considerations and Code requirements for habitable (sleeping, kitchens, living rooms), adjoining (bathrooms, laundry rooms, closets), garages, and outdoor (patios, lawn sports) spaces are included here. Contemporary issues in residential construction.  Aging in place, new urbanism, vacation and small homes, and historic homes are among the special topics covered in this section. 

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