Fundamentals of Residential Construction

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This Second Edition features the most up-to-date explanations of today’s residential construction systems. From foundation to roof and exterior finishes to interior details, this new edition thoroughly addresses the latest developments in materials and methods of house construction, including energy efficiency, framing, and roofing. Abundantly illustrated with more than 1,200 drawings and photographs, it provides authoritative coverage on wood light-frame construction, industrialized systems of construction, and more.

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Fundamentals of Residential Construction, Second Edition features the most up-to-date explanations of today's residential construction systems. From foundation to roof and exterior finishes to interior details, this new edition thoroughly addresses the latest developments in materials and methods of house construction, including energy efficiency, framing, and roofing.

Abundantly illustrated with more than 1,200 drawings and photographs, this Second Edition provides authoritative coverage on wood light-frame construction, industrialized systems of construction, insulating concrete forms, light-gauge steel frame, panelized construction, and new information on engineered materials, windows and doors, as well as:

  • Zoning ordinances
  • Plumbing
  • Building codes
  • Heating and cooling
  • Financing
  • Wiring
  • Environmental concerns
  • Finish sitework
  • Rough sitework

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Edward Allen, FAIA, has been a member of the faculties of Yale University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and has frequently taught as a guest at other institutions across the United States. His teaching career spans more than 30 years. In his architectural practice he has designed more than 50 constructed buildings. He is the best-selling author of The Architects Studio Companion, Architectural Detailing, Shaping Structures: Statics, and Fundamentals of Building Construction, all published by Wiley.

Rob Thallon, architect and Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Oregon, is the author of the bestselling series of guides: Graphic Guide to Frame Construction, Graphic Guide to Site Construction, and Graphic Guide to Interior Details. He has more than 30 years of experience in residential design construction and has designed many custom houses and housing complexes.

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