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Design/Architecture books include: running an architectural practice, construction costs guide, residential construction guide, standards, architectural lighting, wood structures, AIA documents guide, and more.

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The Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice, 14th Edition The Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice, 14th Ed.

Hardcover & CDs: 1028 pages
Publisher: Wiley & Sons, Inc.; 14 edition
(March 24, 2008)   ISBN-10: 0470009578

The definitive guide to running an architectural practice

First published in 1917, The Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice has been the definitive guide to running an architectural practice for almost a century. Now in its Fourteenth Edition, the book covers everything from project delivery methods to staff management. Compiled by a team of experts from architecture as well as law, business, and other professions, this edition has been completely updated, with 50% brand new content and substantial revisions throughout.

Available in a convenient book/CD package, the Fourteenth Edition now contains two accompanying CD-ROMs:
CD One includes the complete book’s content, in a viewer that can be downloaded to a PC computer, allowing easy searching of the entire book. CD Two provides samples of all AIA Contract Documents in PDF format for Mac and PC computers.

The Architecture Student's Handbook of Professional Practice

Paperback: 720 pages
Publisher: Wiley; 14th edition
(October 27, 2008) ISBN: 0470088699

Written by The American Institute of Architects, this is the definitive textbook on practice issues written specifically for architecture students.

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Architects Contractors & Engineers (ACE) Guide to Construction Costs, 2010 Edition Architects Contractors & Engineers (ACE) Guide to Construction Costs, 2010 Edition

Paperback: 176 pages  ISBN: 1588551040
Building News; 2010 edition
(August 1, 2009)

The newly updated 2010 Edition of Architects Contractors & Engineers (ACE) Guide to Construction Costs

Since 1969, architects, contractors and engineers alike have looked to the ACE Guide to Construction Costs as a practical resource for all their construction needs. Whether the job is for general construction, remodeling, building maintenance, or repair, the ACE Guide to Construction Costs provides the most accurate and up-to-date data for material and installation costs, labor and equipment rates, and even adjusted allowances for overhead and profit...

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Best Practices Guide to Residential Construction: Materials, Finishes, and Details Best Practices Guide to Residential Construction: Materials, Finishes, and Details

Hardcover: 320 pages   ISBN: 0471648361
Publisher: Wiley 
Author: Steve Bliss
(November 18, 2005)

Know all the right Materials, Finishes, & Details with the Best Practices Guide to Residential Construction

It takes a wise choice of building materials and details to create durable, attractive, and affordable custom homes and remodeling projects. The most comprehensive guide to material selection and installation available, Best Practices Guide to Residential Construction provides up-to-date, field-tested recommendations that help professionals balance cost and performance when designing and building residential projects.

This one-stop resource covers the real-world challenges of material selection and installation so designers, contractors, and building owners can make informed decisions for all major building components. Useful to architects, designers, and specifiers, as well as contractors, builders, and developers.

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Architectural Graphic Standards, 11th Edition
by Andy Pressman (Hardcover 1120 pages - Mar. 30, 2007)
A professional handbook: Concise text & descriptive graphics in a basic design handbook for architects.
Architectural Graphic Standards, Student Edition
Paperback: 560 pages Pub: Wiley; 11th ed (March 2008)
(Ramsey/Sleeper Architectural Graphic Standards Series)
Architectural Graphic Standards 4.0 CD-ROM
(Wiley Graphic Standards)
Contains the entire contents of the book, including all 8,500 illustrations in digital and CAD-compatible format.

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architecture_1592531938.jpg (2705 bytes) Materials, Structures, and Standards: All the Details Architects Need to Know But Can Never Find

Turtleback: 264 pages
Publisher: Rockport Publishers
(January 1, 2006) ISBN: 1592531938
Materials, Structures, and Standards distills the data provided in standard architectural volumes and offers and easy-to-use reference for the most indispensable-and most requested-types of architectural information in a format that is small enough to carry anywhere.

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Dictionary of Architecture and Construction Dictionary of Architecture and Construction

Hardcover: 1040 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Pro; 4th edition
(August 15, 2005) ISBN: 0071452370

This essential dictionary is one of the most trusted references in architecture and building technology -- cited in numerous other leading references and recommended by the faculties of many top schools. This classic dictionary now features nearly 25,000 definitions (including 2,800 new terms), 2,500 illustrations (including 200 new illustrations) and more...

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The Architect's Studio Companion: Rules of Thumb for Preliminary Design The Architect's Studio Companion: Rules of Thumb for Preliminary Design

Hardcover: 480 pages
Publisher: Wiley; 4 edition
(November 28, 2006)  ISBN: 0471736228
The architect's favorite handbook-more informative and easier to use than ever! Laborsaving design resource that architects and builders have relied on for years. Now in its fourth edition, this industry standard continues its reputation as a reliable tool for the preliminary selecting, configuring, and sizing of the structural, mechanical, and egress systems of a building.

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The Architecture of Light: Architectural Lighting Design Concepts and Techniques The Architecture of Light: Architectural Lighting Design Concepts and Techniques

Paperback: 264 pages
Publisher: Conceptnine
(January 14, 2008)  ISBN: 0980061709
This vivid, image packed text of lighting concepts and techniques serves as the perfect companion for lighting design students and professionals alike. The book presents a perfect blend of visual design tools and fundamental lighting knowledge. Built around a successful teaching curriculum, this text provides a logical step by step progression through the phases of conceptualizing, refining, drafting and presenting lighting design.

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Design of Wood Structures - ASD/LRFD Design of Wood Structures - ASD/LRFD
by Breyer, Fridley, Pollock, Cobeen

Hardcover: 1025 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional;
6 edition (Dec 2006)  ISBN: 0071455396
The leading text and reference on wood design, updated to include the latest codes and data. This state-of-the-art new edition of the field's leading text puts authoritative design guidance at your fingertips. This trusted reference demonstrates all necessary steps and techniques, following the sequence of materials and elements in the same order used in actual design. It keeps you current with the latest codes and industry standards, and provides large numbers of practical design examples.

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Architectural Sheet Metal Manual SMACNA Architectural Sheet Metal Manual 6th edition

Spiral-bound
Publisher: SMACNA; 6th edition (2003)
ASIN: B000B5L7TM

This Architectural Sheet Metal Manual has the most comprehensive set of recommended practices available for proper design and installation of custom fabricated architectural sheet metal. This user-friendly revised edition uses figure numbers not plates. It also contains master isometric roof plans keyed to details; new rainfall rates and roof drainage design data for scuppers, gutters and downspouts; revised roofing, flashing and copings; louvers; roof and wall penetrations; galvanic corrosion; ice dam control; wind uplift pressure test reports; metals selection data; model project specifications; and soft metrics. Publication also includes 85 text references. Applicable for commercial, industrial and residential buildings.

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Legal Guide to AIA Documents Legal Guide to AIA Documents

Hardcover: 928 pages
Publisher: Aspen Publishers;
5 edition (May 16, 2008)  ISBN: 0735574545

Legal Guide to AIA Documents, Fifth Edition is a current, comprehensive, and practical resource to help you master and use the construction industry contract terms set forth by the various agreements between owners, contractors and architects. This new Fifth Edition delivers complete coverage of the following key AIA Documents:
AIA Document A101, A201, B101, B103, B104 (see product page for full decription).

Designed to help you draft agreements that best protect your clients interests in every situation, Legal Guide to AIA Documents, Fifth Edition provides accurate and practical clause-by-clause analysis enabling you to gain greater understanding of every AIA document provision.

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Guidelines for Design and Construction of Health Care Facilities Guidelines for Design and Construction of Health Care Facilities: 2006 Edition

Format: Paperback
Author: AIA, Facility Guidelines Institute
Publisher: AIA  ISBN: 157165013X

Update your Guidelines for Design and Construction Health Care Facilities with the new 2006 edition!

The 2006 Guidelines for Design and Construction of Health Care Facilities reorganizes and renumbers content according to facility type, standardizes language use and information categories, and introduces color to help users quickly find the information they need. JCAHO, many federal agencies, and authorities in 42 states use the Guidelines either as a code or a reference standard when reviewing, approving, and financing plans; surveying, licensing, certifying, or accrediting completed facilities; or developing their own codes.

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