Author(s): Bert Bielefeld
The aesthetic and constructive quality of a building is also significantly determined by the careful design and implementation of details. Detailed drawings are developed on the basis of the working drawings; they form an important part of the specification and contain precise information for the tradesmen, indicating how materials are to be used and how they are to be joined. Drawings are produced in various degrees of detail. Depending on the function of the drawings, they are produced in scales from 1:20 to 1:1 in order to define the materials and method of joining, and to better illustrate the various dimensions. Basics Detailed Drawings explains, step by step, how to compose detailed designs and produce correct construction drawings, using clear examples.
Bjorn Vierhaus, Department of Construction Economics and Construction Management, University of Siegen, Germany