The residential construction market may have its ups and downs, but the need to keep your construction knowledge current never lets up.
Now, with the latest edition of Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction, you can keep your practice at the ready. This edition was expertly redesigned to include all-new material on current technology specific to residential projects for anyone designing, constructing, or modifying a residence. With additional, new content covering sustainable and green designs, sample residential drawings, residential construction code requirements, and contemporary issues in residential construction, it s a must-have resource. And now it's easier to get the information you need when you need it with references to the relevant building codes built right into the details and illustrations. These new "smart" details go beyond dimensions with references to the International Residential Building Code presenting all the information you need right at your fingertips. New features and highlights include: * Loads of previously unpublished content over 80% is either new or entirely revised * Sustainable/ green design information in every chapter a must today's practicing building and construction professionals * Coverage of contemporary issues in residential construction aging in place, new urbanism, vacation and small homes, historic residences it s all here. * Coverage of single- and multi-family dwellings complete coverage of houses, row homes and quadraplexes as dictated by the International Residential Building Codes.