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Architect’s Handbook of Construction Detailing 2nd

Architect's Handbook of Construction Detailing, Revised Second Edition

By David Kent Ballast, FAIA

Helps you produce construction drawings & develop custom details!

Price: $90.00
Product Code/ISBN: 9780470381915
Year: 2009
Binding: Hardcover     Page Count: 480
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.


Significantly updated with revisions to nearly all 200-plus details, this Second Edition of Architect's Handbook of Construction Detailing provides architects, engineers, interior designers, contractors, and other building professionals with all of the common construction details, materials information, and detailing concepts used throughout the industry. The information can be used as is or modified to fit individual project designs.

Each of book's seven sections -- formatted to follow the new six-digit CSI MasterFormat system -- contains details and related information, including:

  • Descriptions
  • Detailing considerations
  • Material requirements
  • Installation requirements
  • Tolerance coordination
  • Likely failure points

Additionally, SI (metric) equivalents have been added to all dimensions.