Thank you for your interest in Understanding Architectural Details. The ebooks are now available as an online subscription to university and college libraries. To find out more about the subscription service head over to Construction Details Book.
The ebooks can also be purchased in hard copy format for library use.
The books have already been purchased by a number of universities, and are steadily growing in popularity. They are giving students the opportunity to benefit from the information within the books from their own university library.
There are currently no other books like Understanding Architectural Details. The 2d and 3d images contained in the book give clear examples of standard details, in various forms of construction. The way the details are presented allow students to gain a thorough understanding of the construction.
Let me take a moment to tell you a bit more about the content of each book.
Book 1 focuses on residential and domestic construction methods, in particular masonry and timber frame. It also looks at functional requirements of the building in relation to building regulations.
Book 2 looks at basement construction – visiting the different types of basement construction and demonstrating the various methods to achieve a waterproof basement.
Book 3 concentrates on steel frame and concrete frame construction. These methods are more widely used in commercial construction, and also feature insulated concrete formwork methods, along with portal and long span frames.
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The three books make an excellent addition to any architectural library.
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