Understanding Architectural Details - FULL PACKAGE with Passivhaus

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Understanding Architectural Details - Residential, Commercial, Basements and Passivhaus. 

The Full Package includes:

  • Understanding Architectural Details - Residential in PDF format
  • Understanding Architectural Details - Basements in PDF format
  • Understanding Architectural Details - Commercial in PDF format
  • Understanding Passivhaus - PDF format
  • 2D details in CAD format as dwg files
  • 3D details in SKP format for SketchUp
  • Plus UAD Commercial Wall Details bonus book and digital files
  • UK construction standards and methods
  • Details drawn in metric units 

UAD - Residential

The book includes around 300 pages of explanation and details on the following areas:
  • Functional Requirements
  • Masonry Construction
  • Timber Frame Construction
  • Foundations
  • Floors
  • Walls
  • Windows
  • Doors
  • Roofs
  • Notes on the Building Regulations
PLUS new to this third edition:
  • Detailing Principles
  • Materials
  • Steel Frame
  • SIPS
  • Green Roof
There are over 150 2D details, with U-value information and clear labelling. There are over 150 3D details, which clearly demonstrate the construction of the detail and help you to really understand the build up.

UAD - Basements

This book focuses purely on basement detailing, the different types of construction and waterproofing (Types A, B and C), along with the elements of waterproofing.
It includes:
  • Principles of basement design
  • Guide to Type A construction
  • Guide to Type B construction
  • Guide to Type C construction
  • Over 25 2D images
  • Over 15 3D images

UAD - Commercial

The book is packed full of over 150 construction details in 2D, and over 150 construction details in 3D – all for commercial construction. All of this in over 300 pages! There is a lot of information in this ebook.

  • Foundations and floors
  • Basements
  • Concrete Frame Construction
  • Steel Frame Construction
  • Long span and portal frames
  • Walls & Cladding
  • Roof Construction
  • Plus the bonus wall details book and digital files containing over 70 more details!

Understanding Passivhaus

The ebook includes around 130 pages of explanation and details on the following areas:
  • What is a Passivhaus?
  • Technical requirements 
  • Certification
  • Principles of Passivhaus design
  • Types of construction methods
  • Construction details
  • Case Studies
There are over 40 2D details, with U-value information and clear labelling. There are over 40 3D details, which clearly demonstrate the construction of the detail and help you to really understand the build up.

    These books are based on UK construction standards and methods.

    *Please Note: if you are a university, institution or library, the digital books are not permitted for purchase. Please purchase hard copies by clicking on the 'Paperback Books' link. Alternatively please contact me to discuss available options emma@firstinarchitecture.co.uk*

    Download a sample of book 1 here.

     System Requirements: Please note this package includes pdf, .skp and .dwg files which are large in size. Make sure you have a good internet connection, and download the files to a laptop or pc for best results.


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