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Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2021 International Building Code By Francis D. K. Ching, Steven R. Winkel Cover Image

Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2021 International Building Code (Paperback)


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In the newly revised Seventh Edition of Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2021 International Building Code(R), architectural drawing expert Francis D.K. Ching and well known architect -Steven R. Winkel deliver a beautifully illustrated and intuitively written handbook for the 2021 International Building Code (IBC). The authors provide brand new chapters on plumbing fixture counts, elevators, special construction, and existing buildings while updating the remainder of the material to align with recent changes to the IBC.

Easy to navigate and perfect as a quick-reference guide to the IBC, Building Codes Illustrated is a valuable visual resource for emerging professionals.

The book also includes:

  • Thorough introductions to navigating the Code, use and occupancy, special uses and occupancies, and building heights and areas
  • Full explorations of the types of construction, fire resistive construction, interior finishes, fire-protection systems, and means of egress
  • Practical discussions of accessibility, interior environment, exterior walls, roof assemblies, and structural provisions
  • In-depth examinations of special inspections and tests, soils and foundations, building materials and systems, and elevators

Perfect for students of architecture, interior design, construction, and engineering, the latest edition of Building Codes Illustrated is also ideal for professionals in these fields seeking an up-to-date reference on the 2021 International Building Code.

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.
Product Details ISBN: 9781119772408
ISBN-10: 1119772400
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: November 9th, 2021
Pages: 528
Language: English
Series: Building Codes Illustrated