Residential Design, Drafting, and Detailing

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Author : Alan Jefferis


896 Pages  Hardcover 

2nd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2008

©2014, Published


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Introduce today's learners to the skills most important for drawing, detailing, and designing residential structures with RESIDENTIAL DESIGN, DRAFTING, AND DETAILING, 2E. The text's step-by-step presentation, familiarizes readers with standard construction practices involving wood, engineered materi... more


Professional architects, engineers, and designers provide most of the examples throughout this edition to ensure all presentations and problems offer a real-world flavor that is consistent with today's industry practices. In addition the book offers a realistic approach to architectural drafting.

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New to this Edition

An all-new "Green" Feature box introduces readers to some of today's latest concepts and trends in energy efficiency in residential design.

Updated coverage of LEED standards, ICC A117.1 Accessible Standards, the2012 International Residential Code® for One-and Two-Family Dwellings and the Internati... more