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Building Codes Illustrated - A Guide to Understading the 2021 International Building Code, Seventh Edition

Author/EditorChing, Francis D. K. (Author)
Winkel, Steven R., FAIA, PE (Author)
ISBN: 9781119772408
Pub Date23/12/2021
BindingPaperback
Pages528
Edition7th Ed
Dimensions (mm)276(h) * 215(w) * 26(d)
€62.34
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This unique reference to the 2021 International Building Code marries the graphic skills of bestselling author Frank Ching with the code expertise of Steven Winkel, FAIA. It pulls out portions of the building code that are most relevant for the architect and provides an easy-to-understand interpretation in both words and illustrations. This Seventh Edition will include three new chapters: Plumbing Fixture Counts, Elevators, and Special Construction, and an extensively expanded chapter on Existing Buildings.

This unique reference to the 2021 International Building Code marries the graphic skills of bestselling author Frank Ching with the code expertise of Steven Winkel, FAIA. It pulls out portions of the building code that are most relevant for the architect and provides an easy-to-understand interpretation in both words and illustrations. This Seventh Edition will include three new chapters: Plumbing Fixture Counts, Elevators, and Special Construction, and an extensively expanded chapter on Existing Buildings.

FRANCIS D.K. CHING is a leading global authority on architectural illustration. His numerous bestselling works have been translated into 20 languages and are regarded as classics for their renowned graphic presentation. He is Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington in Seattle. STEVEN R. WINKEL FAIA, PE, CASP is a registered architect, civil engineer and landscape architect and is a California Certified Access Specialist. He manages the San Francisco Bay Area office of The Preview Group, Inc.. He was the Architect Member of the California Building Standards Commission for eighteen years and served on the Board of Directors of the National Institute of Building Sciences.

Preface...ix 1 Building Codes...1 2 Navigating the Code...11 3 Occupancy Classification and Use...21 4 Special Detailed Requirements Based on Occupancy and Use...35 5 Building Heights and Areas...59 6 Types of Construction...113 7 Fire-Resistive Construction...137 8 Interior Finishes...189 9 Fire-Protection Systems...197 10 Means of Egress...225 11 Accessibility...287 12 Interior Environment...317 13 Energy Efficiency (International Energy Conservation Code)...333 14 Exterior Walls...335 15 Roof Assemblies and Rooftop Structures...355 16 Structural Provisions...381 17 Special Inspections and Tests...403 18 Soils and Foundations...413 19 Building Materials and Systems...425 20 Plumbing Systems...479 21 Elevators and Conveying Systems...485 22 Special Construction...491 23 Existing Buildings (International Existing Building Code)...497 Bibliography...501 Index...503

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