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  • Published: Dec 26, 2015
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A new edition of the illustrated architectural classicNow in a third edition, this bestselling architectural reference features more than 1,100 line drawings, providing a highly visual means of learning about the fundamentals of building...

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9780471358985
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Wiley
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18+ Years
Book language
English
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464
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A new edition of the illustrated architectural classic

Now in a third edition, this bestselling architectural reference features more than 1,100 line drawings, providing a highly visual means of learning about the fundamentals of building construction. This edition features coverage of ADA requirements and environmentally friendly materials, and also includes metric units in addition to the customary U.S. units. The book follows a typical design process—from selection of the building site to building components and mechanical systems to finish work and beyond. Topics are organized within each chapter according to their place in the CSI format. Building Construction Illustrated, Third Edition is an indispensable resource for architects, interior designers, and other building professionals who need to understand available materials and structural choices and how these affect building construction.

Francis D. K. Ching (Seattle, WA) is a registered architect and a professor at the University of Washington. He is the author of six highly successful books on the basic processes and forms of architectural design. Cassandra Adams (Berkeley, CA) is an architect and consultant in construction management and ecological design.

In response to numerous requests by readers, this edition of a classic manual on residential and light construction techniques includes increased coverage of concrete material and methods—plus the latest data on concrete, steel and glazing technology, energy efficiency in buildings, moisture and thermal protection, natural lighting and masonry. 380 line drawings.

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FRANCIS D.K. CHING is Professor Emeritus of Architecture at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is the bestselling author and coauthor of numerous architecture and design books, including Architectural Graphics; Building Codes Illustrated; Architecture: Form, Space, and Order; A Visual Dictionary of Architecture; A Global History of Architecture; Building Structures Illustrated; and Design Drawing. Mr. Chings works have been translated into more than eleven languages and are recognizete to building components and mechanical systems to finish work and beyond. Topics are organized within each chapter according to their place in the CSI format. Building Construction Illustrated, Third Edition is an indispensable resource for architects, interior designers, and other building professionals who need to understand available materials and structural choices and how these affect building construction.

Francis D. K. Ching (Seattle, WA) is a registered architect and a professor at the University of Washington. He is the author of six highly successful books on the basic processes and forms of architectural design. Cassandra Adams (Berkeley, CA) is an architect and consultant in construction management and ecological design.

In response to numerous requests by readers, this edition of a classic manual on residential and light construction techniques includes increased coverage of concrete material and methods—plus the latest data on concrete, steel and glazing technology, energy efficiency in buildings, moisture and thermal protection, natural lighting and masonry. 380 line drawings.

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