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Drafting & Design

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

Water in Buildings: An Architect’s Guide to Moisture and Mold

Water in Buildings: An Architect’s Guide to Moisture and Mold

Product Code: 471468509
Price: $120.00

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If you design buildings, or live in an area that is heavily affected by water and moisture, then this is the perfect guide to use on your next project. 

Urban Design and People

Urban Design and People

Product Code: 9780470138168
Price: $80.00
Hardcover

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This guide is a great introduction to the world of Urban Design and everything associated with it. 

Guide to Stability Design Criteria for Metal Structures

Guide to Stability Design Criteria for Metal Structures

Product Code: 9780470085257
Price: $205.00

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This is a must-have guide that will help you and walk you through the stability and design criteria for metal structures. 

Kitchen and Bath Design: A Guide to Planning Basics

Kitchen and Bath Design: A Guide to Planning Basics

Product Code: 9780470392003
Price: $70.00

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Kitchen and Bath Design: A Guide to Planning Basics is your all-in-one reference manual for kitchen and bathroom design or remodel.  

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: $80.00
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.

Technical Sketching and Drawing

Technical Sketching and Drawing

Product Code: 9780826911643
Price: $58.00
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.