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Kalin, Mark

Construction Specifications Writing: Principles and Procedures

Kalin, Mark - Construction Specifications Writing: Principles and Procedures, ebook

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Updated edition of the comprehensive rulebook to the specifier's craft

With this latest update, Construction Specifications Writing, Sixth Edition continues to claim distinction as the foremost text on construction specifications. This mainstay in the field offers comprehensive, practical, and professional guidance to understanding the purposes and processes for preparation of construction specifications.

This new edition uses real-world document examples that reflect current writing practices shaped by the well-established principles and requirements of major professional associations, including the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee (EJCDC), and the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI). Also included are guidelines for correct terminology, product selection, organization of specifications according to recognized CSI formats, and practical techniques for document production. Fully revised throughout, this Sixth Edition includes:

  • Updates to MasterFormat 2004, as well as SectionFormat/PageFormat 2007 and Uniformat

  • End-of-chapter questions and specification-writing exercises

  • Samples of the newly updated construction documents from the AIA

  • New chapter on sustainable design and specifications for LEED projects

  • Updated information on the role of specifications in Building Information Modeling (BIM)

Keywords: Building Design, construction specifications writing, MasterFormat 2004, SectionFormat/PageFormat 2007, Uniformat, Building Information Modeling (BIM), BIM, sustainable design, AIA documents, The Construction Specifications Institute, Specifications in Independent Practice, American Institute for Architects, construction specifications, architectural specifications, architectural specification writing, AIA standards, specification writing for construction

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
6
Page amount
528 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118174388
Printed ISBN
9780470380369

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