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Common errors in details such as poorly proportioned doors and windows not only hurt the visual appeal of traditional buildings, but also undermine its structure and function. This handy, practical resource offers an illustrated, drill-down approach to the rules-of-thumb for details. It is a hands-on, well-illustrated reference that helps architects and contractors avoid making common errors in traditional construction details. Graphical approach allows users to quickly visualize design solutions Lists the rules-of-thumb for each detail, and correct and incorrect examples of how to design or construct each detail

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780071416320
ISBN-10: 0071416323
Format: Paperback
(274mm x 215mm x 15mm)
Pages: 312
Imprint: McGraw-Hill Professional
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Stephen A. Mouzon

Stephen A. Mouzon and Susan M. Henderson are architects and town planners, and are principals of PlaceMakers, which is headquartered in Miami, Florida. Steve is a founder of the New Urban Guild. He has authored or contributed to a number of publications in recent years, including the Public Works Manual, Charles Barrett: The Architectural Drawings, Biltmore Estate Homes, and 1001 Traditional Construction Details. He continues to shoot the photographic Catalog of the Most-Loved Places, which currently includes over 25,000 digital images in 52 volumes. The PlaceMakers Pattern Books are currently the only Transect-based pattern books in existence and are meant to be companion pieces to this book.