Understanding Architectural Details

Understanding Architectural Details is the popular ebook series from First In Architecture. A new approach, and a new look to educational construction books, Understanding Architectural Details is a highly visual, full colour set of books that guide the reader through construction methods and detailing.

Purchase your hardcopy of the books here.

Understanding Architectural Details – Book 1

The ebook includes around 200 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

We look at the principles behind construction detailing, and delve deep into each area of the building to make sure you have a full understanding of the construction design.

Understanding Architectural Details – Book 2

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.

  • 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

Understanding Architectural Details – Book 3

This commercial construction book is packed full of over 120 construction details in 2D, and 100 construction details in 3D – all for concrete and steel construction. All of this in over 200 pages! There is a lot of information in this ebook.

The areas covered are:

  • Foundations and floors
  • Frames
  • Walls & Cladding
  • Roofs
  • Insulating concrete formwork

Purchase all three books now

If you would like to buy multiple copies or have any questions about the purchase process please contact me directly at emma@firstinarchitecture.co.uk

You can pay by debit or credit card, or Paypal. You will be taken to a secure checkout, hosted by First In Architecture. After purchase you will receive an email confirmation, and you will be updated when your item/s have dispatched.


If you have any questions about the books, please don’t hesitate to contact me. Drop me an email at emma@constructiondetailsbook.com

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