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Dictionaries, Architectural Styles


  • Architectural Graphic Standards
    • Ramsey/Sleeper. Architectural Graphic Standards. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., NY, Eleventh edition, 2007. Amazon, Google Books (since 1932)
    • Ramsey/Sleeper. Architectural Graphic Standards. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., NY, Fifth edition 1956. Amazon
    • Architectural Graphic Standards for Residential Construction. New York: Wiley, 2003. Google Books
    • Traditional Details: For Building Restoration, Renovation, and Rehabilitation: From the 1932-1951 Editions of Architectural Graphic Standards by Charles George Ramsey and Harold Reeve Sleeper. New York: Wiley, 1998. Amazon
  • Anderson, L. O. Wood Frame House Construction. Forest Products Laboratory, U.S.D.A. Google Books
  • Miller, Rex and Glenn E. Baker. Carpentry & Construction, Tab Books, fourth edition 2004. Amazon, Google Books
  • Audel Carpenters and Builders Guide, 4 Volumes: A Practical Illustrated Trade Assistant on Modern Construction for Carpenters, Joiners, Builders, Mechanics and All Wood Workers by Frank D. Graham, Thomas J. Emery, and Illustrated, various years.
    • Audel Carpenters and Builders Layout, Foundation, and Framing, 7th Edition, by Mark Richard Miller Rex Miller. Bookos
  • Sutcliffe, G. Lister, The Principles and Practice of Modern House-Construction, Divisional Vol. 1, London: Blackie & Son. 1899. Bookos other volumes available
  • Thallon, Rob. Graphic Guide to Frame Construction: Details for builders and designers. The Taunton Press, Inc.: Newtown, CT. Third edition, 2009. Amazon, Bookos

Drafting and Construction Drawings

  • Curran, June. Drafting House Plans: a simplified drafting system for planning and design, 1990. Google Books
  • Jefferis, Alan and David A. Madsen. Architectural Drafting and Design. 2004 Google Books, Bookos
  • Jefferis, Alan and David A. Madsen. Print Reading for Architecture and Construction Technology, 2004. Google Books
  • Huth, Mark W. Understanding Construction Drawings, 2009 Google Books, 2004 version Google Books, Bookos
  • Crosbie, Michael J., ed. Time-Saver Standards for Architectural Design Data, seventh edition. New York: The McGraw-Hill Professional Book Group, 1997 Bookos
  • Sutherland, Martha. Lettering for Architects and Designers, New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 2nd ed., 1989 Preview at Google Books, Selection as PDF.

Architural Graphics

  • Ching, Francis D. Architectural Graphics. New York: Wiley. Fifth edition, 2009. Amazon, Google Books
  • Ching, Francis D. A Visual Dictionary of Architecture. New York: Wiley. 1996. Amazon
  • Ching, Frank and Seven R. Winkel, Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2006 International Building Code (Building Codes Illustrated), New York: Wiley, 2006. Amazon, Google Books