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Building Construction Illustrated

Author : Francis D. K. Ching
ISBN : 9781118740057
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 87. 43 MB
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The classic visual guide to the basics of building construction, now with a 3D digital building model for interactive learning For over three decades, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new edition of the revered classic remains as relevant as ever, providing the latest information in Francis D.K. Ching's signature style. Its rich and comprehensive approach clearly presents all of the basic concepts underlying building construction. New to this edition are digital enhancements delivered as an online companion to the print edition and also embedded in e-book editions. Features include a 3D model showing how building components come together in a final project. llustrated throughout with clear and accurate drawings that present the state of the art in construction processes and materials Updated and revised to include the latest knowledge on sustainability, incorporation of building systems, and use of new materials Contains archetypal drawings that offer clear inspiration for designers and drafters Reflects the 2012 International Building Codes and 2012 LEED system This new edition of Building Construction Illustrated remains as relevant as ever, with the most current knowledge presented in a rich and comprehensive manner that does not disappoint.

European Building Construction Illustrated

Author : Francis D. K. Ching
ISBN : 9781119953173
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 54. 66 MB
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The first European edition of Francis DK Ching?s classic visual guide to the basics of building construction. For nearly four decades, the US publication Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new European edition focuses on the construction methods most commonly used in Europe, referring largely to UK Building Regulations overlaid with British and European, while applying Francis DK Ching?s clear graphic signature style. It provides a coherent and essential primer, presenting all of the basic concepts underlying building construction and equipping readers with useful guidelines for approaching any new materials or techniques they may encounter. European Building Construction Illustrated provides a comprehensive and lucid presentation of everything from foundations and floor systems to finish work. Laying out the material and structural choices available, it provides a full understanding of how these choices affect a building?s form and dimensions. Complete with more than 1000 illustrations, the book moves through each of the key stages of the design process, from site selection to building components, mechanical systems and finishes. Illustrated throughout with clear and accurate drawings that effectively communicate construction processes and materials Provides an overview of the mainstream construction methods used in Europe Based around the UK regulatory framework, the book refers to European level regulations where appropriate. References leading environmental assessment methods of BREEAM and LEED, while outlining the Passive House Standard Includes emerging construction methods driven by the sustainability agenda, such as structural insulated panels and insulating concrete formwork Features a chapter dedicated to construction in the Middle East, focusing on the Gulf States

Building Structures Illustrated

Author : Francis D. K. Ching
ISBN : 9781118848302
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 75. 7 MB
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A new edition of Francis D.K. Ching's illustrated guide to structural design Structures are an essential element of the building process, yet one of the most difficult concepts for architects to grasp. While structural engineers do the detailed consulting work for a project, architects should have enough knowledge of structural theory and analysis to design a building. Building Structures Illustrated takes a new approach to structural design, showing how structural systems of a building—such as an integrated assembly of elements with pattern, proportions, and scale—are related to the fundamental aspects of architectural design. The book features a one-stop guide to structural design in practice, a thorough treatment of structural design as part of the entire building process, and an overview of the historical development of architectural materails and structure. Illustrated throughout with Ching's signature line drawings, this new Second Edition is an ideal guide to structures for designers, builders, and students. Updated to include new information on building code compliance, additional learning resources, and a new glossary of terms Offers thorough coverage of formal and spatial composition, program fit, coordination with other building systems, code compliance, and much more Beautifully illustrated by the renowned Francis D.K. Ching Building Structures Illustrated, Second Edition is the ideal resource for students and professionals who want to make informed decisions on architectural design.

Building Construction Illustrated

Author : Denzil Nield
ISBN : LCCN:nun00478977
Genre : Building
File Size : 59. 66 MB
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Building Construction Illustrated 4e With Visual Dictonary Of Architecture Set

Author : Francis D K. Ching
ISBN : 0470427434
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 69. 43 MB
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Building Codes Illustrated

Author : Francis D. K. Ching
ISBN : 9780471741893
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 72. 17 MB
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Get the easy–to–use, illustrated guide to the 2006 International Building Code®. As the building industry moves toward a single set of construction codes that have no regional limitations, architects, builders, engineers, and interior designers need an interpretive guide to help them better understand how the code affects their practices. The seond edition of Building Codes Illustrated fills this need by interpreting the updated 2006 International Building Code® (IBC) in a visual format that designers both need and understand. This unique marriage of bestselling author Francis D.K. Ching′s illustrative talent and Steven Winkel′s code expertise provides an accessible, time–saving companion guide to the latest code. The visual presentation of information extracts the core portions of the building code that are most relevant for professionals and hones building codes down to the essentials. Organized to correspond with related subject matter in the IBC, Building Codes Illustrated enables architects, engineers, and other design professionals to quickly find clarifying information on the nonstructural provision of the IBC. You′ll gain a clear and complete understanding of those sections at a glance through enlightening computer–rendered illustrations and succinct yet thorough interpretations. There′s no excuse for not being up to code. Avoid costly mistakes with the invaluable help of Building Codes Illustrated, Second Edition. Content from this book is available as an online continuing professional education course at http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Section/id–320255.html#int—building—code. WileyCPE courses are available on demand, 24 hours a day, and are approved by the American Institute of Architects.

Illustrated Dictionary For Building Construction

Author : John E. Traister
ISBN : 0881731730
Genre : Building
File Size : 87. 17 MB
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Designed to serve as an on-the-job quick reference for those actively engaged in the building construction industry, this easy-to-use dictionary provides an alphabetical listing of over 1,000 construction-related terms, augmented by instructive illustrations to further assist the reader in understanding the terms defined. Many of the terms included will not be found in the average dictionary or defined in any technical text - though they are without exception terms that are used in the building construction industry. In the preparation of the dictionary, a great effort was made to make the selection of terms complete, yet to the keep the definitions as simple and straightforward as possible, so that they may be readily understood by all.

Modern Domestic Building Construction

Author : George Robson
ISBN : OCLC:228035146
Genre : Architecture, Domestic
File Size : 73. 12 MB
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Interior Design Illustrated

Author : Francis D. K. Ching
ISBN : 9781118090718
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 82. 73 MB
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Offers a concise and accessible presentation of important concepts for beginning designers, and experienced practitioners will appreciate its insightful and practical coverage of the relationship between building structures and interior spaces. A broad range of rich illustrations communicates visual information and ploughs fertile ground for creative ideas and inspiration.

Building Codes Illustrated For Healthcare Facilities

Author : Steven R. Winkel
ISBN : 9780470048474
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 32. 38 MB
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Now more than ever, architects need an interpretive guide to understand how the building code affects the early design of specific projects. This easy-to-use, illustrative guide is part of a new series covering building codes based on the International Building Code for 2006. This book presents the complex code issues inherent to healthcare facility design in a clear, easily understandable format.

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