Handbook of Detailing
The Graphic Anatomy of Construction
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|Format:||Hardcover, 424 pages|
|Other Information: ||Illustrated|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 September 2009|
This book offers not the exemplary rendering of details for design and planning drafts but rather the best rendering for a respective purpose, be it at the construction site or the office. It targets frequent detailing weaknesses and shows positive examples.
Table of Contents
Preliminary TABLE OF CONTENTS PREFACE INTRODUCTION [Ch. 1] CONTEXT [Ch. 2] THE END RESULT [Ch. 3] QUESTIONS TO ASK ABOUT DETAILING [Ch. 4] [Questions noted in this chapter to be TOPIC titles as follow] TOPIC 1- Where is the problem [to be detailed] located/ [if location not indicated previously] TOPIC 2- What is the problem? TOPIC 3- Why must this be detailed? TOPIC 4- What pattern[s] or solutions seem appropriate? TOPIC 5- How do I best implement those patterns or solutions? TOPIC 6- What should I show [the primary focus]? TOPIC 7- What information should be shown or noted? Am I trying to show too much? TOPIC 8- What information is required that is not shown on the sketch? What should I leave out? TOPIC 9- What is the right or a good scale for this detail? What is the best view to use? What scale should I use for highest clarity? TOPIC 10- What materials should be used? TOPIC 11- How much surrounding area should be shown? How much do I show [overall area of detail]? What should I show in the background and surrounding construction [for reference]? How does this relate to other surrounding details? TOPIC 12- How other the materials interface and connect together? What must I show [to convey all pertinent information]? Can this be combined with other information for a better, more informative drawing? TOPIC 13- Is there a standard detail available that could be the basis for this new detail? TOPIC 14- Is there another detail, new or existing, which can be expanded to include the new work, or which provides a better basis for this detail? TOPIC 15- Is there enough information here that I could build this work? What must i show [to convey all pertinent information]? TOPIC 16- How can I increase the readability of the detail? TOPIC 17- What line weight variations are appropriate and where should changes occur? What line weights are appropriate? Increasing readability TOPIC 18- How can I make the construction in the detail, better, less costly, less complex? What material symbols are necessary? What are the best locations for notes/dimensions? TOPIC 19- How can I make the detail drawing better, in presentation? Is it too complex? Is it better to use 2 details? Is it confusing? Too involved? TOPIC 20- Have I cross-referenced this detail completely and properly? What needs to be cross-referenced? THE MATTER OF DETAILING [Chap. 5:]- a discussion emphasizing the need for, the value of and the correct disposition of details for every project; setting values and principles. THE INDIVIDUAL EFFORT [Chap. 6] -- a personalized discussion about the effort of each participant in the detailing production process; methods, techniques, values, etc. REVIEW OF SAMPLE DETAILS [Chap. 7]-- a number of details from various sources, in differing media and styles to illustrate the variety of methods that can be applied in detailing. DISCUSSION OF CASE STUDIES [Chap. 8]-- a series of details with text/legends which critique the drawing, asses it success/value, and discussions errors and success in the drawings-- along with methods for improvement. ANALYSIS OF A DETAIL [Chap. 9] a discussion about a detail that failed when installed in the field; examination of the other ancillary documents that were used in resolving this issue, and an analysis of what was wrong or went wrong with the intended work DETAILS "BY OTHERS" [Chap. 10] examples and discussion of details produced for projects by persons/firms other than the design professionals; shop drawings, etc. APPENDICES: List of trade and professional organizations List of resources Suggested Reading/Bibliography GLOSSARY-- rather extensive list to provide wider range of terms are frequently used in detailing INDEX
About the Author
Ralph W. Liebing, lives and works in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is the Senior Specifications Architect at Hixson, Architects-Engineers-Interior Design. He studied at the University of Cincinnati and has taught at a number of universities. His specialized work includes publications and essays on architecture such as "Construction of Architecture" und "Architectural Working Drawings, 4th Ed." for John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
|Publisher: ||Springer Wien New York|
|Dimensions: ||28.45 x 23.88 x 3.81 centimeters (1.59 kg)|