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Building Construction Inspection: A Guide for Architects

Building Construction Inspection: A Guide for Architects (Print on Demand)

By Jay M. Bannister

This valuable guide for architects offers a practical approach to inspecting construction in progress!

Price: $59.95
ISBN: 9780471530046
Product Code: 0471530042
Year: 1991
Binding: Hardcover     Page Count: 320
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.


Assuming only limited experience in construction on the part of the reader, Building Construction Inspection: A Guide for Architects explores the inspector's role in determining if building work conforms to provisions of the design.

Among specific topics discussed are:

  • Contracts
  • Planning and codes
  • Safety and testing
  • Concrete
  • Steel
  • Concealed work
  • Roofing and flashing
  • Windows and doors
  • Finishes
  • Accessories and equipment
  • Furniture
  • Plumbing, HVAC and mechanical work
  • Electrical work
  • And much more!

Also included is a section on final inspection and closeout procedures. As an added feature, it contains a "Memory Jogger" section that may be used in the field or prior to visiting a site.