Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the International Building Code / Edition 1

Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the International Building Code / Edition 1

by Francis D. K. Ching, Steven R. Winkel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471099805

ISBN-13: 9780471099802

Pub. Date: 03/21/2003

Publisher: Wiley

Get this practical, illustrated guide to the International Building Code.

With the publication of the new International Building Code, the building industry is moving toward a single universal set of construction codes, rather than the three regional codes previously in use. Now more than ever, architects need an interpretive guide to understand how the building

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Overview

Get this practical, illustrated guide to the International Building Code.

With the publication of the new International Building Code, the building industry is moving toward a single universal set of construction codes, rather than the three regional codes previously in use. Now more than ever, architects need an interpretive guide to understand how the building code affects the early design of specific projects. This unique reference blends the graphic skills of bestselling author Francis Ching with the code expertise of Steven Winkel. They closely examine the portions of the building code most relevant to the architect and provide a simple and practical interpretation using both words and illustrations. All of the changes in the code are explained in simple, user-friendly language so you'll get up to speed quickly and easily. Order your copy today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471099802
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/21/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
8.58(w) x 10.94(h) x 0.98(d)

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. Building Materials and Systems.

18. Existing Structures.

Bibliography.

Index.

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