Building Codes Illustrated

Author: Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780471741893
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Architecture

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.

Building Codes Illustrated

Author: Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119150954
Release Date: 2016-03-22
Genre: Architecture

Dive into the history and application of the IBC Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to the 2015 International Building Code, Fifth Edition is a bestselling complement to the International Building Code, or IBC. Designed to give you an insider's look at the origins of the IBC, how it can be interpreted, and how it applies to design and construction, this updated text offers new information regarding hazmat occupancies, hospitals, and nursing homes, major changes to how building heights and areas are presented, as well as means of egress, and the latest information on building materials, interior environments, and structural provisions. Francis D.K. Ching's distinctive illustrations and the code expertise of Steven Winkel, FAIA, give students and professionals in architecture, interior design, construction, and engineering industries a user-friendly, easy-to-use guide to fundamentally understanding the 2015 IBC. Building codes and standards serve to establish minimum regulations that emphasize performance while prioritizing public health and safety. Updated every three years, the IBC is the most important reference that you can leverage throughout your career in architecture, design, or engineering. The IBC is a national 'model building code' which is adopted in some form by most building permit jurisdictions across the nation and in several foreign countries. Access the updated regulations reflected in the 2015 IBC Explore how the IBC was developed, and why it is an important component of so many industries Identify the areas of the IBC that have undergone the most change, such as the presentation of building heights and areas, along with changes to means of egress provisions Easily navigate and digest the information with full illustrations Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to the 2015 International Building Code, Fifth Edition is a practical, fully illustrated reference that guides you through the latest in building code regulations.

Residential Building Codes Illustrated

Author: Steven R. Winkel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470916483
Release Date: 2010-10-07
Genre: Architecture

An easy-to-use illustrated guide to building codes for residential structures As the construction industry moves to a single set of international building codes, architects and construction professionals need an interpretive guide to understand how the building code affects the early design of specific projects. This newest addition to Wiley’s series of focused guides familiarizes code users with the 2009 International Residential Code® (IRC) as it applies to residential buildings. The book provides architects, engineers, and other related building professionals with an understanding of how the International Residential Code was developed, and how it is likely to be interpreted when applied to the design and construction of residential buildings. • User-friendly visual format that makes finding the information you need quick and easy • The book’s organization follows the 2009 International Residential Code itself • Nearly 900 illustrations, by architectural illustrator Steven Juroszek in the style of noted illustrator and author Frank Ching, visualize and explain the codes • Text written by experienced experts who have been instrumental in gaining acceptance for the new unified building code This book is an essential companion to the IRC for both emerging practitioners and experienced practitioners needing to understand the new IRC.

2015 International Building Code Illustrated Handbook

Author: International Code Council
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9781259586132
Release Date: 2015-08-05
Genre: Technology & Engineering

An easy-to-use visual guide to the 2015 International Building Code® Thoroughly revised to reflect the International Code Council’s 2015 International Building Code®, this full-color guide makes it easy to understand and apply complex IBC® provisions and achieve compliance. With an emphasis on structural and fire- and life-safety requirements, this practical resource has been designed to save time and money. The 2015 International Building Code® Illustrated Handbook provides all the information you need to get construction jobs done right, on time, and up to the requirements of the 2015 IBC®. Access to a suite of online bonus features is included with the book. Achieve Full Compliance with the 2015 IBC®: Scope and Administration Definitions Use and Occupancy Classification Special Detailed Requirements Based on Use and Occupancy General Building Heights and Areas Types of Construction Fire and Smoke Protection Features Interior Finishes Fire Protection Systems Means of Egress Accessibility Interior Environment Exterior Walls Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures Structural Design Structural Tests and Special Inspections Soils and Foundations Concrete Masonry Steel Wood Glass and Glazing Gypsum Board and Plaster Plastic Plumbing Elevators and Conveying Systems Special Construction Encroachments in the Public Right-of-Way Safeguards During Construction Appendices

Building Construction Illustrated

Author: Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118740057
Release Date: 2014-04-16
Genre: Architecture

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.

Applying the Building Code

Author: Ronald L. Geren
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118920756
Release Date: 2016-03-21
Genre: Architecture

"The book provides a 28-step process that is organized according to the three phases of architectural design: schematic design, design development, and construction documents"--

Building Structures Illustrated

Author: Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118848302
Release Date: 2014-03-04
Genre: Architecture

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.

Illustrated Guide to the International Plumbing Fuel Gas Codes

Author: Howard C. Massey
Publisher: Craftsman Book Company
ISBN: 1572181206
Release Date: 2002-07
Genre: House & Home

Packed with plumbing isometrics and helpful illustrations, this guide makes clear the code requirements for installing materials for plumbing and gas systems. Includes code tables for pipe sizing and fixture units, and code requirements for just about all areas of plumbing, from water supply and vents to sanitary drainage systems. Covers the principles and terminology of the code, how the various systems work and are regulated, and code-compliance issues you'll likely encounter on the job.

Green Building Illustrated

Author: Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118562376
Release Date: 2014-03-03
Genre: Architecture

“Green Building Illustrated is a must-read for students and professionals in the building industry. The combination of incredibly expressive illustrations and accessible technical writing make concepts of green building on paper as intuitive as they would be if you toured a space with experts in sustainable building.” —Rick Fedrizzi, President, CEO, and Founding Chair of the U.S. Green Building Council “The authors of Green Building Illustrated deliver clear and intelligent text, augmented by straightforward but compelling illustrations describing green building basics. This comprehensive book covers everything from the definition of green building, to details of high performance design, to sensible applications of renewable energy. This is a book with appeal for all architects and designers, because it addresses general principles such as holistic and integrated design, along with practical realities like affordability and energy codes. Green Building Illustrated describes a pathway for reaching Architecture 2030’s carbon emission reduction targets for the built environment.”—Ed Mazria, founder of Architecture 2030 “…a neophyte will have a very good overview of all the factors involved in green building. I see some excellent pedagogy at work!” — Jim Gunshinan, Editor, Home Energy Magazine Francis D.K. Ching brings his signature graphic style to the topic of sustainable design In the tradition of the classic Building Construction Illustrated, Francis D.K. Ching and Ian M. Shapiro offer a graphical presentation to the theory, practices, and complexities of sustainable design using an approach that proceeds methodically. From the outside to the inside of a building, they cover all aspects of sustainability, providing a framework and detailed strategies to design buildings that are substantively green. The book begins with an explanation of why we need to build green, the theories behind it and current rating systems before moving on to a comprehensive discussion of vital topics. These topics include site selection, passive design using building shape, water conservation, ventilation and air quality, heating and cooling, minimum-impact materials, and much more. Explains the fundamental issues of sustainable design and construction in a beautifully illustrated format Illustrated by legendary author, architect, and draftsman Francis D.K. Ching, with text by recognized engineer and researcher Ian M. Shapiro Ideal for architects, engineers, and builders, as well as students in these fields Sure to be the standard reference on the subject for students, professionals, and anyone interested in sustainable design and construction of buildings, Green Building Illustrated is an informative, practical, and graphically beautiful resource.

2015 International Residential Code IRC Quick Card

Author: Builder's Book
Publisher:
ISBN: 1622701054
Release Date: 2014-07-28
Genre:

NEW! 2015 International Residential Code® (IRC) Quick-Card by Builder's Book, Inc.A Unique Quick-Reference Guide Based on the 2015 International Residential CodeIn this unique quick-reference guide, a single, 6-page laminated card, you get most of the new International Residential Code essentials that you need to know, based on the current 2015 IRC. The code compiles all building, plumbing, mechanical, fuel gas and electrical requirements for non-commercial one- and two-family dwellings in one convenient code. The regulations cover dwellings and townhouses up to three stories.Featured Sections: Footings Concrete Floor Framing Wall Framing Masonry Walls Roof Framing Interior Dimensions Means of Egress Smoke Alarms HVAC Plumbing Electrical

Code Check Complete

Author: Redwood Kardon
Publisher:
ISBN: 1600854931
Release Date: 2012
Genre: House & Home

Provides an all-in-one guide to the most commonly cited code violations encountered by building inspectors.

Architectural Detailing

Author: Edward Allen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118881996
Release Date: 2016-03-14
Genre: Architecture

"Reviews recent built works and extract underlying principles that can be the basis for new patterns or for additional aspects of existing patterns"--

International Building Code 2012

Author: International Code Council
Publisher: International Code Council
ISBN: 1609830393
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Offers the latest regulations on designing and installing commercial and residential buildings.