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Architectural Graphic Standards: Student Edition

Architectural Graphic Standards: Student Edition
Author: Charles George Ramsey - Harold Reeve Sleeper
ISBN 13: 9780470085462
ISBN 10: 470085460
Edition: 11
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2008-03-03
Format: Paperback
Pages: 560
List Price: $120.00

The new student edition of the definitive architectural reference

For seventy-five years, Architectural Graphic Standards has been the go-to reference for architects, builders, and engineers. Revised for the first time since 2000, Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition gives students their own handy resource.

Carefully abridged from the Eleventh Edition of Architectural Graphic Standards, this Student Edition features the same richly detailed graphics and text that have made Architectural Graphic Standards a classic, but updated and reorganized in a way that is relevant to today's student. Thousands of illustrations and a rich index offer immediate access to hundreds of architectural elements, while the wide variety of topics covered makes this work relevant throughout a student's architecture education and into the early stages of professional practice.

With a wealth of information for the student preparing for professional practice, this new edition:

Covers building standards and practices, materials and systems, and details for every type of project

Follows CSI's Uniformat, a classification system that closely matches an architect's workflow

Features completely updated content with a wide variety of standard architectural details

Offers an ancillary Web site featuring sample curriculums, student exercises, classroom projects, PowerPoint(r) slides, and more


This design reference has been used by architects, builders, and engineers for seven decades. Material is organized according to the Construction Specification Institute's MasterFormat system, covering building standards and practices, constructional materials and systems, and architectural details and specifications for most building types. There is information on environmental issues, ADA standards, and other contemporary topics. Most information is presented in tables, and in illustrations with caption explanations. Includes some 5,000 detailed b&w illustrations. This new student edition, abridged from the , features an extensive glossary of construction terms. Bassler teaches architecture at Iowa State University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)