Architectural Detailing: Function - Constructibility - Aesthetics, 2nd Edition
Edward Allen, South Natick, Massachusetts
Architectural Detailing, Second Edition is the revised and expanded industry standard on architectural detailing. This Second Edition is revised to address sustainability and updated to reflect the International Building Code®. It maintains its reputation for delivering reliable, insightful information on such topics as how to design details that will be water- and airtight, control the flows of heat and water vapor, adjust to all kinds of movement, age gracefully, be easy to construct, and still look good.
Conveniently organized by the three major concerns of the detailer—function, constructibility, and aesthetics—Architectural Detailing, Second Edition features:
- Richly illustrated examples of detail design, case studies, and practical exercises
- Many new and revised patterns showing form, constructibility, and aesthetics
- Everything a student or professional needs to design details that work