ARCHITECTIVE

Architective, the collaboration process with 28 contributors (Industry professionals-Architects, engineers, students) to create the “Building Construction Standards for South Africa” manual of reference for all building construction professionals. A collective process that took 2.5yrs to complete with loads of experience with the best, to bring forward this collective work.

Incorporating Professors and Lecturers alike from well-known Schools of Architecture in South Africa, to produce a set of work that is current to the standards in construction.

www.architective.co.za

It’s the essential concepts underlying building construction. The Building construction standards for South Africa equip professionals and students in all areas of architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) with valuable guidelines for a professional approach to new materials or techniques they may encounter in building planning, design and construction.

CONTENTS

Chapter   1 >  THE RELATIONSHIP
Chapter   2 >  GOVERNING BODIES AND PRACTICE
Chapter   3 >  DRAWING CONVENTION GUIDELINES
Chapter   4 >  DESIGN ART AND SPATIAL DATA
Chapter   5 >  UNIVERSAL ACCESS
Chapter   6 >  CLIMATE
Chapter   7 >  SITE WORK: LANDFORMS
Chapter   8 >  SITE WORK: SOILS
Chapter   9 >  SITE WORK: SITE AND BUILDING ECOLOGY
Chapter 10 >  SITE WORK: STORMWATER
Chapter 11 >  SITE ORGANISATION
Chapter 12 >  SUB-STRUCTURE: FOUNDATIONS
Chapter 13 >  SUPER-STRUCTURE: MASONRY CONSTRUCTION
Chapter 14 >  SUPER-STRUCTURE: DOORS AND WINDOWS
Chapter 15 >  SUPER-STRUCTURE: GLASS
Chapter 16 >  SUPER-STRUCTURE: INTERNAL CONSTRUCTION
Chapter 17 >  SUPER-STRUCTURE: STAIRS AND BALUSTRADES
Chapter 18 >  SUPER-STRUCTURE: ROOFS
Chapter 19 >  SUPER-STRUCTURE: ELEMENTS
Chapter 20 >  BUILDING SERVICES
Chapter 21 >  INTERIOR ELEMENTS AND FINISHES
Chapter 22 >  CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION
Chapter 23 >  TIMBER CONSTRUCTION
Chapter 24 >  STEEL CONSTRUCTION
Chapter 25 >  EARTH CONSTRUCTION
Chapter 26 >  LANDSCAPE DEVELOPMENT
Chapter 27 >  LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION
Chapter 28 >  VEHICLE AND PEDESTRIAN CIRCULATION
Chapter 29 >  SPORTS AND RECREATION
Chapter 30 >  METRIC SYSTEM