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Building Construction Illustrated, 3rd Edition,9780471358985

Building Construction Illustrated, 3rd Edition

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ISBN13:

9780471358985

ISBN10:
0471358983
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/1/2000
Publisher(s):
Wiley
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Summary

Comprehensive and up-to-date-the classic visual guide to the basics of building construction For twenty-five years, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. Now this Third Edition has been expertly revised and updated to address the latest advances in materials, building technology, and code requirements. Complete with more than 1,000 illustrations, the book moves through each of the key stages of the design process, from site selection to building components, mechanical systems, and finishes. Topics within each chapter are organized according to the CSI MasterFormat, making the book extremely easy to use. Special features of this edition include integrated coverage of environmentally friendly materials, sustainable building construction strategies, and ADA requirements, as well as the inclusion of both metric and standard U.S. measurements throughout the book. With its clear presentation of the basic concepts underlying building construction, Building Construction Illustrated, Third Edition equips students and professionals in all areas of architecture and construction with useful guidelines for approaching virtually any new materials or techniques they may encounter in building planning, design, and construction.

Author Biography

FRANCIS D.K. CHING is a registered architect and a professor at the University of Washington. He is the author of six highly successful architecture books, including Design Drawing and Architectural Graphics, all published by Wiley. CASSANDRA ADAMS is an architect and consultant in construction management and ecological design. She has taught architecture, construction, and environmental courses at the University of Washington and the University of California—Berkeley.

Table of Contents

Preface
The Building Site
The Building
Foundation Systems
Floor Systems
Wall Systems
Roof Systems
Moisture & Thermal Protection
Doors & Windows
Special Construction
Finish Work
Mechanical & Electrical Systems
Notes on Materials
A Appendix
Bibliography
Index


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