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Drafting & Design

Books and reference guides for professional architects on drafting, design, printreading, and more!

Residential Drafting and Design 12th Edition

Residential Drafting and Design 12th Edition

Product Code: 9781631263156
Price: $164.95

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If you are looking for the perfect book to help introduce you to the world of architecture, both traditional and computer based, then look no further!

Architectural Acoustics

Architectural Acoustics

Product Code: 9780470190524
Price: $135.00

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Architectural Acoustics is the most complete guide to acoustics for architects, engineers, and interior designers

Structural Design of Buildings

Structural Design of Buildings

By Paul Smith

Product Code: 9781118839416
Price: $89.95
Softcover

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Covering common problems, likely failures and their remedies, this is an essential on-site guide to the behavior
of a building’s structure. Presented in a clear structure and user-friendly style, the book goes through all the structural aspects of a building and assesses the importance of the different components. It explains the structural behaviour of buildings, giving some of the basics of structures together with plenty of real-life examples and guidance.

Architectural Drafting and Design, Sixth Edition

Architectural Drafting and Design, Sixth Edition

By Alan Jefferis, David A. Madsen, David P. Madsen

Product Code: 9781435481626
Price: $286.95
Hardcover

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The newly updated Sixth Edition of Architectural Drafting and Design!

Building Type Basics for Housing, Second Edition

Building Type Basics for Housing, Second Edition

By Joan Goody, Robert Chandler, John Clancy, David Dixon, Geoffrey Wooding

Product Code: 9780470404645
Price: $90.00
Hardcover

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Contains community-planning, site layout, zoning and code issues, parking strategies, with clear photographs and drawings and easy-to-follow information!

Sun, Wind, & Light: Architectural Design Strategies, Third Edition

Sun, Wind, & Light: Architectural Design Strategies, Third Edition

By Mark DeKay, G. Z. Brown

Product Code: 9780470945780
Price: $102.00
Spiral

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An updated guide to designing buildings that heat with the sun, and cool with the wind, and light with the sky.

AutoCAD 2010 and AutoCAD LT 2010: No Experience Required

AutoCAD 2010 and AutoCAD LT 2010: No Experience Required

By Jon McFarland

Product Code: 9780470438688
Price: $39.50
Softcover

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Completely updated on the latest releases of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT, this book provides you with the skills needed to work in AutoCAD immediately!

Technical Sketching and Drawing

Technical Sketching and Drawing

Product Code: 9780826911643
Price: $56.00
Softcover

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Combines sketching principles with fundamental drawing techniques to teach a variety of visual communication methods!

Time-Saver Details for Store Planning and Design

Time-Saver Details for Store Planning and Design

By Charles E. Broudy, Vilma Barr

Product Code: 0070043868
Price: $63.00
Hardcover

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Reveals how to combine floor layouts, product displays, and storage fixtures that attract customer attention.

Time-Saver Standards Site Constuction Details Manual

Time-Saver Standards Site Constuction Details Manual

By Nicholas Dines, Kyle Brown

Product Code: 0070170398
Price: $49.95
Softcover

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Gives you fast access to 350 of the most commonly used site construction details!

The Architect’s Guide to Residential Design

The Architect’s Guide to Residential Design

By Michael Malone

Product Code: 9780071605632
Price: $59.95
Hardcover

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Residential design issues such as budgets, pricing, and construction schedules and how to resolve them!

Understanding Construction Drawings, Sixth Edition

Understanding Construction Drawings, Sixth Edition

By Mark W. Huth

Product Code: 9781285061023
Price: $103.95
Softcover

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Now updated to reflect the 2012 International Building Code and 2012 International Residential Code!