Architectural Graphic Standards:
Residential and Light Construction, James
Ambrose, ed. (New York: John Wiley and
Sons, 1991). Abridged from the Eighth
Edition, 448 pages. Hardcover, 9x12. $85.
Architectural Graphic Standards: Student
Edition, Stephen Kliment, ed. (New York:
John Wiley and Sons, 1989). Abridged
from the Seventh Edition, 489 pages.
Quality softcover, 9x12. $54.95.
Building Construction Illustrated: Second
Edition by Francis D. K. Ching, with
Cassandra Adams (New York: Van
Nostrand Reinhold, 1991). 339 pages.
Paperback, 81/2x11. $24.95.
For almost 60 years, Architectural
Graphic Standards has been the bible
of design professionals. Pioneered in
1932 by George Ramsey and Harold
Sleeper, it has since gone through
seven revisions, culminating in the
854-page 8th edition (the original
was a mere 233 pages). Each