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The Graphic Standards Guide to Architectural Finishes
Using Masterspec to Evaluate, Select,
and Specify Materials
by The American Institute of Architects

Essential for architects, interior designers, and building designers, this vital reference provides information to make informed decisions about specific design goals, such as affordability, environmental friendliness, durability, fire resistance, and esthetic success.

Architectural Finishes will help give a more complete understanding of the issues relevant to evaluating, selecting, and specifying finish materials and to empower architects and designers to make informed choices for their projects.

Features:

  • Unique source of independent, in-depth building product performance information: The one source that gives you reliable building product information before you consult with manufacturers
  • Covers a full range of standard finish materials and includes selection criteria, details, typical product sizes, and installation and maintenance data
  • Provides current standards based on research by government, association, and independent testing organizations as well as the input of experienced architects and specifiers

Contents:

  1. METALS
    • Metal Stairs

  2. WOOD AND PLASTICS
    • Interior Architectural Woodwork
    • Paneling

  3. DOORS AND WINDOWS
    • Steel Doors and Frames
    • Flush Wood Doors
    • Stile and Rail Wood Doors
    • Access Doors and Frames
    • Folding Doors
    • Door Hardware

  4. FINISHES
    • Gypsum Plaster
    • Gypsum Vaneer Plaster
    • Portland Cement Plaster
    • Factory-Finished Gypsum Board
    • Gypsum Board Assemblies
    • Gypsum Board Shaft-Wall Assemblies
    • Glass-Reinforced Gypsum Fabrications
    • Ceramic Tile
    • Dimension Stone Tile
    • Terrazzo
    • Acoustical Panel Ceilings
    • Acoustical Tile Ceilings
    • Acoustical Snap-In Metal Pan Ceilings
    • Acoustical Metal Pan Ceilings
    • Linear Metal Ceilings
    • Security Ceiling Systems
    • Suspended Decorative Grids
    • Fluid-Applied Athletic Flooring
    • Resilient Athletic Flooring
    • Brick Flooring
    • Chemical-Resistant Brick Flooring
    • Stone Paving and Flooring
    • Wood Flooring
    • Wood Athletic-Flooring Assemblies
    • Resilient Floor Tile
    • Sheet Vinyl Floor Coverings
    • Resilient Wall Base and Accessories
    • Linoleum Floor Coverings
    • Static-Control Resilient Floor Coverings
    • Resinous Flooring
    • Carpet
    • Carpet Tile
    • Wall Coverings
    • Wood-Veneer Wall Coverings
    • Interior Stone Facing
    • Fabric-Wrapped Panel
    • Stretched-Fabric Wall Systems
    • Acoustical Wall Panels
    • Painting
    • Exterior Wood Stains
    • Multicolored Interior Coatings
    • High-Performance Coatings
    • Elastomeric Coatings
    • Intumescent Paints
    • High-Temperature-Resistant Coatings
    • Cementitious Coating
    • Illustration Acknowledgement

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Using Masterspec to Evaluate, Select, and Specify Materials
by The American Institute of Architects

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