An easy-to-use, updated illustrated guide to the 2012 edition of the International Building Code This unique reference to the 2012 International Building Code marries the graphic skills of bestselling author Frank Ching with the code expertise of Steven Winkel, FAIA. It pulls out the portions of the building code that are most relevant for the architect and provides an easy-to-understand interpretation in both words and illustrations. Rather than a text-heavy book, this is much more conducive to quick comprehension of the code, presenting information in an exciting user-friendly visual format.
Full Product DetailsAuthor: Francis D. K. Ching , Steven R. Winkel, FAIA, PE
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Edition: 4th Revised edition
Dimensions: Width: 21.50cm , Height: 2.80cm , Length: 27.70cm
ISBN 10: 0470903570
Publication Date: 31 July 2012
Audience: Professional and scholarly , Professional & Vocational
Publisher's Status: Active
Availability: In Print
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Table of ContentsPreface...ix 1 Building Codes...1 2 Navigating the Code...9 3 Use and Occupancy...19 4 Special Uses and Occupancies...31 5 Building Heights and Areas...47 6 Types of Construction...67 7 Fire-Resistive Construction...81 8 Interior Finishes...123 9 Fire-Protection Systems...129 10 Means of Egress...155 11 Accessibility...207 12 Interior Environment...237 13 Energy Efficiency...249 14 Exterior Walls...269 15 Roof Assemblies...287 16 Structural Provisions...309 17 Special Inspections and Tests...331 18 Soils and Foundations...339 19 Building Materials and Systems...351 20 Existing Structures...403 Bibliography...415 Index...417
FRANCIS D.K. CHING is Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington. He is world-renowned for his numerous architecture and design books, including A Global History of Architecture; Architectural Graphics; Building Construction Illustrated; Architecture: Form, Space, and Order; A Visual Dictionary of Architecture; and Design Drawing . STEVEN R. WINKEL, FAIA, PE, a nationally recognized building codes expert, is an architect and civil engineer with the San Francisco office of The Preview Group, Inc. He is the coauthor of Building Codes Illustrated for Elementary and Secondary Schools, Building Codes Illustrated for Healthcare Facilities, and Residential Building Codes Illustrated.
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