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Best practices guide to residential construction: Materials, finishes, and details

Author: Bliss, S.
Type: Book
Year: 2006


Best Practices Guide to Residential Construction provides up-to-date, field-tested recommendations that help professionals balance cost and performance when designing and building residential projects. This resource covers the real-world challenges of material selection and installation so designers, contractors, and building owners can make informed decisions for all major building components. It includes specific references to accessible design, such lavatory layout and toilet space (220-221) and wheelchair turning space (215, 222-223).

Further Details

Publish Location: Hoboke, NJ
Publisher: John Wiley
ISBN/ISSN: 9780471648369
Accession Number: July, 2011
Keywords: housing, design, bathroom, kitchen
Reads: 313