PPD Resources

Below are some resources that can be used to supplement your materials from Black Spectacles.

Environmental Conditions & Context

Architectural Graphic Standards - 12th Edition
Climate Zones page 86
Overhangs page 93
Skylight design page 94

Architect’s Studio Companion 2017
Passive Heating & Cooling Systems page 221

Site Planning & Design Handbook
Chapter 2: Sustainability and the Green Site
Chapter 3: Site Data and Analysis
Chapter 5: Design for Communities
Chapter 7: Site Grading
Chapter 8 Infrastructure

Codes & Regulations

Architect’s Studio Companion 2017
Designing with Building Codes page 3

ADAAG Manual
pages 1-144

2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design

Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 Building Code 6th ed.
Building Codes page 1
Navigating the Code page 9
Means of Egress page 197
Accessibility page 259

Building Systems, Materials, & Assemblies

Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 Building Code 6th ed.
Interior Finishes page 161
Exterior Walls page 303
Roof Assemblies page 321
Building Materials and Systems 389

Architectural Graphic Standards - 12 Edition
Ceiling/Floor Assembilies page 214

Architect’s Studio Companion 2017
Section 2 Designing the Structure
Section 4 Design Spaces for Mech/Elect. Services

Project Integration of Program & Systems

Architectural Graphic Standards - 12 Edition
Truss Types page 77
HVAC Design Criteria page 168
Boiler Room Location page 186
Electrical and Telcom Locations page 199
Plumbing Walls page 201

Heating, Cooling, Lighting: Norbert Lechner
Integrated Design page 17
Checklist for Designing Integrated Sustainable Buildings page 599

Project Costs & Budgeting

Architect’s Handbook of Professional Practice
Chapter 10 Design Project Management page 584
Life Cycle Assessment page 805

Project Resource Manual (CSI)
2.5 Budget