Detailing Interior Construction

"Architectural Woodwork Institute. Architectural Casework Details. Arlington, VA. (This is a source book of conventional details for casework.) Address for ordering: Architectural Woodwork Institute, 2310 South Walter Reed Drive, Arlington, VA 22206 (703) 671-9100.

Armstrong Architectural Building Products. Armstrong Ceilings. (This is Armstrong Architectural Building Products' catalog of a wide range of acoustic ceiling systems.) Address for ordering: Armstrong Architectural Building Products, Park 80 West, Plaza One, Saddle Brook, NJ 07662, (201) 843-0300.

0Gypsum Association. Fire Resistance Design Manual. (Updated frequently, this booklet gives fire resistance ratings and sound transmission classes for a large number of wall and ceiling assemblies using both plaster and gypsum board.) Address for ordering: Gypsum Association, 1603 Orrington Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201.

0National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers. Hollow Metal Technical and Design Manual. Chicago, 1977. (This is a complete guide to hollow metal interior doors and frames, includ ing fire-rated doors.) Address for ordering: NAAMM, 600 S. Federal Street, Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60605. (NAAMM also publishes Metal Stairs Manual, Pipe Railing Manual, Metal Finishes Manual, Metal Bar Grating Manual, and Lightweight Steel Framing Systems Manual. The entire set of publications is available at a single price.)

The National Terrazzo & Mosaic Association, Inc. Terrazzo Design/ Technical Data Book. Dcs Plaincs, IL. (This booklet is updated frequently. The standard methods of installing and detailing terrazzo floors, bases, and stairs arc covered.) Address for ordering: The National Terrazzo 8c Mosaic Association, Inc., 3166 Dcs Plaincs Avenue, Suite 15, Des Plaincs, IL 60018.

Stagg, William D., and Brian F. Pegg. Plastering: A Craftsman's Encyclopedia. New York, Crown Publishers, 1985. (This is a complete guide to all the intricacies of ornamental plastering. It is especially useful in restoration work.)

┬░Tile Council of America, Inc. Handbook for Ceramic Tile Installation. Princeton, NJ. (Updated frequently, this book contains all the standard details for ceramic tile and quarry tile installation in every type of construction.) Address for ordering: Tile Council of America, Inc., P.O. Box 326, Princeton, NJ 08540.

"United States Gypsum Company. Gypsum Construction Handbook. Chicago, 1992. (This is a superb reference, packing into 500 well-illustrated pages everything one needs to know to specify and detail plaster and gypsum board walls and ceilings.) Address for ordering: U.S. Gypsum Company, 101 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60606.

In addition to these print sources, there is a growing number of sources of CAD details on diskette. Many manufacturers dis-tribute their proprietary details in this format, and several companies market collections of general details.

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