Design Standards Manual

University design and construction standards are contained in the George Mason University Design Manual. These
standards are updated periodically to include new systems, equipment and construction methods preferred by the
University for new construction, renovations and additions. The following table of contents provides links to the
various sections and portions of the Design Manual.  A complete copy of the Design Manual can be downloaded here: (20130628 MASON DESIGN MANUAL – FULL).

COVER LETTER Letter from the Vice President
CHAPTER 1 Introduction and First Principles
CHAPTER 2 Design Procedures
CHAPTER 3 Design Standards
CHAPTER 4 Construction Products and Activities
CHAPTER 5 Mason Standard Details
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