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American University Design Standards

This site contains the current AU Design Standards. Also included is a Consultants Guide, References, Appendix, Prior Issuances, and Changes Log.

American University Design Standards

The American University Design Standards (AUDS) promulgate guidelines that communicate AU's requirements to persons who perform, manage, or coordinate work for the university. 

This publication has been prepared for the guidance of Consultants providing architectural and engineering services under contract to the American University (AU) and was developed with input from key stake holders across the campus.

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American University Design Standards 2018

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