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Architectural Graphic Standards for Architects, Engineers, Decorators, Builders and Draftsmen

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Architectural Graphic Standards for Architects, Engineers, Decorators, Builders and Draftsmen

Charles George Ramsey, Harold Reeve Sleeper

ISBN: 978-0-471-24762-3 April 1998 256 Pages

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The reissue of a design classic--the book that revolutionized thepractice of architecture.

When it was published in 1932, this cornerstone edition of Ramseyand Sleeper's Architectural Graphic Standards was the very firstbook to present the accepted architectural practices of the time ina clear and accessible graphic form.

Now finally available in paperback, this landmark reference stillhas much to offer us today, with beautifully illustrated practicalinformation on traditional architectural standards, methods, andmaterials that cannot be found elsewhere.

Covering all facets of building construction from foundations tointerior finishes, it will be valued by a new generation ofarchitects, design professionals, and others involved in therestoration and renovation of historic buildings as well as anyonewith an interest in architectural history.
Partial table of contents:

Orientation.

Retaining Walls.

Exterior Steps.

Slate Roofing.

Clay Tile Roofing.

Zinc Roofing.

Floor Construction.

Aerocrete, Floor Construction.

Balloon Framing.

Braced Framing.

Stairs.

Wood Stairs.

Disappearing Stairs.

Enclosures and Stalls.

Marble Stalls.

Bathroom Accessories.

Hardware.

Door Hardware Requirements.

Swimming Pools.

Spring Boards.

Library Equipment.

Kitchen Equipment, etc., Hotels.

Schools.

Lettering.

Flags and Poles.