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Building Construction Illustrated

Building Construction Illustrated Book
Author : Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2020-01-29
ISBN : 111958308X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The #1 visual guide to building construction principles, updated with the latest materials, methods, and systems For over four decades, Building Construction Illustrated has been the leading visual guide to the principles of building construction. Filled with rich illustrations and in-depth content by renowned author Francis D.K. Ching, it offers students and practicing professionals the information needed to understand concepts in residential and commercial construction, architecture, and structural engineering. This Sixth Edition of Building Construction Illustrated has been revised throughout to reflect the latest advancements in building design, materials, and systems, including resilient design, diagrids, modular foundation systems, smart façade systems, lighting sources, mass timber materials, and more. It features new illustrations and updated information on sustainability and green building, insulation materials, and fire-rated wall and floor assemblies. This respected, industry standard guide remains as relevant as ever, providing the latest in codes and standards requirements, including IBC, LEED, and CSI MasterFormat. This Sixth Edition: The leading illustrated guide to building construction fundamentals, written and detailed in Frank Ching's signature, illustrative style Includes all new sections on resilient design; diagrids; modular foundation systems; smart façade types and systems; lighting sources and systems; and mass timber materials, cross laminated timber (CLT) and nail laminated timber (NLT) Revised to reflect that latest updates in codes and standards requirements: 2018 International Building Code (IBC), LEED v4, and CSI MasterFormat 2018 Includes updated information on sustainability and green building; insulation materials; stair uses; stoves and inserts; and fire-rated wall and floor assemblies Offers instructors access to an Instructor's Manual with review questions Building Construction Illustrated, Sixth Edition is an excellent book for students in architecture, civil and structural engineering, construction management, and interior design programs. Ching communicates these core principles of building construction in a way that resonates with those beginning their education and those well into their careers looking to brush up on the basics. Building Construction Illustrated is a reliable, lifelong guide that practicing architects, engineers, construction managers, and interior designers, will turn to time and again throughout their careers.

European Building Construction Illustrated

European Building Construction Illustrated Book
Author : Francis D. K. Ching,Mark Mulville
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2014-02-10
ISBN : 1119953170
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The first European edition of Francis DK Ching’s classic visual guide to the basics of building construction. For nearly four decades, the US publication Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new European edition focuses on the construction methods most commonly used in Europe, referring largely to UK Building Regulations overlaid with British and European, while applying Francis DK Ching’s clear graphic signature style. It provides a coherent and essential primer, presenting all of the basic concepts underlying building construction and equipping readers with useful guidelines for approaching any new materials or techniques they may encounter. European Building Construction Illustrated provides a comprehensive and lucid presentation of everything from foundations and floor systems to finish work. Laying out the material and structural choices available, it provides a full understanding of how these choices affect a building′s form and dimensions. Complete with more than 1000 illustrations, the book moves through each of the key stages of the design process, from site selection to building components, mechanical systems and finishes. Illustrated throughout with clear and accurate drawings that effectively communicate construction processes and materials Provides an overview of the mainstream construction methods used in Europe Based around the UK regulatory framework, the book refers to European level regulations where appropriate. References leading environmental assessment methods of BREEAM and LEED, while outlining the Passive House Standard Includes emerging construction methods driven by the sustainability agenda, such as structural insulated panels and insulating concrete formwork Features a chapter dedicated to construction in the Middle East, focusing on the Gulf States

Building Construction Illustrated

Building Construction Illustrated Book
Author : Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher : Wiley
Release : 2008-03-03
ISBN : 9780470087817
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The classic visual guide to the basics of building construction, now with the most current information For nearly three decades, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new edition of the revered classic remains as relevant as ever-providing the latest information in Francis D.K. Ching's signature style. Its rich and comprehensive approach clearly presents all of the basic concepts underlying building construction and equips readers with useful guidelines for approaching virtually any new materials or techniques they may encounter. Laying out the material and structural choices available, it provides a full under-standing of how these choices affect a building's form and dimensions. 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. Illustrated throughout with clear and accurate drawings that present the state of the art in construction processes and materials Updated and revised to include the latest knowledge on sustainability, incorporation of building systems, and use of new materials Archetypal drawings offer clear inspiration for designers and drafters Reflects the most current building codes and CSI Master Format numbering scheme With its comprehensive and lucid presentation of everything from foundations and floor systems to finish work, Building Construction Illustrated, Fourth 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.

Building Structures Illustrated

Building Structures Illustrated Book
Author : Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2014-03-04
ISBN : 1118848306
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A new edition of Francis D.K. Ching's illustrated guide tostructural design Structures are an essential element of the building process, yetone of the most difficult concepts for architects to grasp. Whilestructural engineers do the detailed consulting work for a project,architects should have enough knowledge of structural theory andanalysis to design a building. Building StructuresIllustrated takes a new approach to structural design, showinghow structural systems of a building—such as an integratedassembly of elements with pattern, proportions, and scale—arerelated to the fundamental aspects of architectural design. Thebook features a one-stop guide to structural design in practice, athorough treatment of structural design as part of the entirebuilding process, and an overview of the historical development ofarchitectural materails and structure. Illustrated throughout withChing's signature line drawings, this new Second Edition isan ideal guide to structures for designers, builders, andstudents. Updated to include new information on building code compliance,additional learning resources, and a new glossary of terms Offers thorough coverage of formal and spatial composition,program fit, coordination with other building systems, codecompliance, and much more Beautifully illustrated by the renowned Francis D.K. Ching Building Structures Illustrated, Second Edition is theideal resource for students and professionals who want to makeinformed decisions on architectural design.

Building Construction Illustrated

Building Construction Illustrated Book
Author : Denzil Nield
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1952
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Building Construction Illustrated

Building Construction Illustrated Book
Author : Francis D. K. Ching,Cassandra Adams
Publisher : Wiley
Release : 2000-10-04
ISBN : 9780471358985
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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(TM), 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.

Building Construction Illustrated Etc

Building Construction Illustrated  Etc Book
Author : Denzil Bridge NIELD
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1952
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Building Construction Illustrated

Building Construction Illustrated Book
Author : Frank Ching,Cassandra Adams
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1991
ISBN : 9780442008956
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Green Building Illustrated

Green Building Illustrated Book
Author : Francis D. K. Ching,Ian M. Shapiro
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2014-03-03
ISBN : 1118562372
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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“Green Building Illustrated is a must-read for students and professionals in the building industry. The combination of incredibly expressive illustrations and accessible technical writing make concepts of green building on paper as intuitive as they would be if you toured a space with experts in sustainable building.” —Rick Fedrizzi, President, CEO, and Founding Chair of the U.S. Green Building Council “The authors of Green Building Illustrated deliver clear and intelligent text, augmented by straightforward but compelling illustrations describing green building basics. This comprehensive book covers everything from the definition of green building, to details of high performance design, to sensible applications of renewable energy. This is a book with appeal for all architects and designers, because it addresses general principles such as holistic and integrated design, along with practical realities like affordability and energy codes. Green Building Illustrated describes a pathway for reaching Architecture 2030’s carbon emission reduction targets for the built environment.”—Ed Mazria, founder of Architecture 2030 “…a neophyte will have a very good overview of all the factors involved in green building. I see some excellent pedagogy at work!” — Jim Gunshinan, Editor, Home Energy Magazine Francis D.K. Ching brings his signature graphic style to the topic of sustainable design In the tradition of the classic Building Construction Illustrated, Francis D.K. Ching and Ian M. Shapiro offer a graphical presentation to the theory, practices, and complexities of sustainable design using an approach that proceeds methodically. From the outside to the inside of a building, they cover all aspects of sustainability, providing a framework and detailed strategies to design buildings that are substantively green. The book begins with an explanation of why we need to build green, the theories behind it and current rating systems before moving on to a comprehensive discussion of vital topics. These topics include site selection, passive design using building shape, water conservation, ventilation and air quality, heating and cooling, minimum-impact materials, and much more. Explains the fundamental issues of sustainable design and construction in a beautifully illustrated format Illustrated by legendary author, architect, and draftsman Francis D.K. Ching, with text by recognized engineer and researcher Ian M. Shapiro Ideal for architects, engineers, and builders, as well as students in these fields Sure to be the standard reference on the subject for students, professionals, and anyone interested in sustainable design and construction of buildings, Green Building Illustrated is an informative, practical, and graphically beautiful resource.

Building Techniques Formerly Building Construction Illustrated

Building Techniques  Formerly Building Construction Illustrated Book
Author : Harold KING,Denzil NIELD
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1967
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Building Structures Illustrated

Building Structures Illustrated Book
Author : Francis D. K. Ching,Barry S. Onouye,Douglas Zuberbuhler
Publisher : Wiley
Release : 2008-12-24
ISBN : 9781118241301
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Bestselling reference by reknowned authors of architectural design. One-stop guide to structural design in practice, meant for every designer's desktop. Illustrated throughout with Ching's trademark drawing. Treatment of structural design as part of the entire building design process. Includes overview of the historicial development of architectural materials and structures"--

Soils with Building Construction Illustrated 3E Se T

Soils with Building Construction Illustrated 3E Se T Book
Author : Budhu
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2002-10-01
ISBN : 9780471446828
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Building Construction Illustrated Fourth Edition Wiley E Text Card

Building Construction Illustrated  Fourth Edition Wiley E Text Card Book
Author : Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher : Wiley
Release : 2013-07-01
ISBN : 9781118803820
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Building Construction Illustrated Fourth Edition Wiley E Text Card book written by Francis D. K. Ching, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Modern Domestic Building Construction illustrated by plans sections also a supplement on drainage etc With plans

Modern Domestic Building Construction illustrated by plans  sections     also a supplement on drainage  etc   With plans    Book
Author : George ROBSON (Architect)
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1876
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Modern Domestic Building Construction illustrated by plans sections also a supplement on drainage etc With plans book written by George ROBSON (Architect), available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Building Construction Illustrated

Building Construction Illustrated Book
Author : Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-03-10
ISBN : 1118044908
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The classic visual guide to the basics of building construction, now with the most current information For nearly three decades, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new edition of the revered classic remains as relevant as ever-providing the latest information in Francis D.K. Ching's signature style. Its rich and comprehensive approach clearly presents all of the basic concepts underlying building construction and equips readers with useful guidelines for approaching virtually any new materials or techniques they may encounter. Laying out the material and structural choices available, it provides a full under-standing of how these choices affect a building's form and dimensions. 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. Illustrated throughout with clear and accurate drawings that present the state of the art in construction processes and materials Updated and revised to include the latest knowledge on sustainability, incorporation of building systems, and use of new materials Archetypal drawings offer clear inspiration for designers and drafters Reflects the most current building codes and CSI Master Format numbering scheme With its comprehensive and lucid presentation of everything from foundations and floor systems to finish work, Building Construction Illustrated, Fourth 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.

Modern Domestic Building Construction

Modern Domestic Building Construction Book
Author : George Robson
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1876
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Elementary building construction illustrated by a design for an entrance lodge and gates

Elementary building construction  illustrated by a design for an entrance lodge and gates Book
Author : George Robson (Architect and Surveyor.)
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1873
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Elementary building construction illustrated by a design for an entrance lodge and gates book written by George Robson (Architect and Surveyor.), available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Building Construction Illustrated 4E with Visual Dictonary of Architecture Set

Building Construction Illustrated 4E with Visual Dictonary of Architecture Set Book
Author : Francis D K. Ching
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
Release : 2008-07-15
ISBN : 9780470427439
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Building Construction Illustrated 4E with Visual Dictonary of Architecture Set book written by Francis D K. Ching, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.