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Building Codes Illustrated for Healthcare Facilities: A Guide to Understanding the 2006 International Building Code / Edition 1
     

Building Codes Illustrated for Healthcare Facilities: A Guide to Understanding the 2006 International Building Code / Edition 1

by Steven R. Winkel, David S. Collins FAIA, Steven P. Juroszek AIA, Francis D. K. Ching
 

ISBN-10: 0470048476

ISBN-13: 9780470048474

Pub. Date: 04/13/2007

Publisher: Wiley

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470048474
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/13/2007
Series:
Building Codes Illustrated Series , #3
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
0.89(w) x 8.50(h) x 11.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface.

1 Building Codes.

2 Navigating the Code.

3 Use and Occupancy.

4 Special Uses and Occupancies.

5 Building Heights and Areas.

6 Types of Construction.

7 Fire-Resistive Construction.

8 Interior Finishes.

9 Fire-Protection Systems.

10 Means of Egress.

11 Accessibility.

12 Interior Environment.

13 Energy Efficiency.

14 Exterior Walls.

15 Roof Assemblies.

16 Structural Provisions.

17 Structural Tests and Special Conditions.

18 Soils and Foundations.

19 Building Materials and Systems (IBC Chapters 19–30).

20 Existing Structures (IBC Chapter 34).

Bibliography.

Index.

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