Building Construction Illustrated

Building Construction Illustrated


  • Author: Francis D. K. Ching
  • Release Date : 2020-01-03
  • Genre: Art & Architecture
  • File Size: 605232424 Bytes


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, smart façade systems, lighting sources...

European Building Construction Illustrated

European Building Construction Illustrated


  • Author: Francis D. K. Ching & Mark Mulville
  • Release Date : 2014-08-11
  • Genre: Art & Architecture
  • File Size: 84808004 Bytes


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 Co...

Building Construction Illustrated
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

Building Construction Illustrated


  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-03-10
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118044902


Building Construction Illustrated 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 a...

Building Structures Illustrated

Building Structures Illustrated


  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-03-04
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118848302


Building Structures Illustrated Book Description :

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 entir...

Building Construction Illustrated
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Building Construction Illustrated


  • Author : Frank Ching
  • Publisher : International Thomson Publishing Services
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Building
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0442234988


Building Construction Illustrated Book Description :

"For nearly three decades, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new edition provides 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 understanding 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 Construction Illustrated
Score: 3
From 5 Ratings

Building Construction Illustrated


  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-04-16
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118740057


Building Construction Illustrated Book Description :

The classic visual guide to the basics of building construction,now with a 3D digital building model for interactive learning For over three decades, Building Construction Illustratedhas offered an outstanding introduction to the principles ofbuilding construction. This new edition of the revered classicremains as relevant as ever, providing the latest information inFrancis D.K. Ching's signature style. Its rich and comprehensiveapproach clearly presents all of the basic concepts underlyingbuilding construction. New to this edition are digital enhancements delivered as anonline companion to the print edition and also embedded in e-bookeditions. Features include a 3D model showing how buildingcomponents come together in a final project. llustrated thr...

European Building Construction Illustrated

European Building Construction Illustrated


  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-08-11
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118786222


European Building Construction Illustrated Book Description :

The first European edition of Francis DK Ching’s classicvisual guide to the basics of building construction. For nearly four decades, the US publication BuildingConstruction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction tothe principles of building construction. This new European editionfocuses on the construction methods most commonly used in Europe,referring largely to UK Building Regulations overlaid with Britishand European, while applying Francis DK Ching’s clear graphicsignature style. It provides a coherent and essential primer,presenting all of the basic concepts underlying buildingconstruction and equipping readers with useful guidelines forapproaching any new materials or techniques they may encounter. European Building Constructi...

Building Construction Illustrated
Score: 3.5
From 6 Ratings

Building Construction Illustrated


  • Author : Frank Ching
  • Publisher : Van Nostrand Reinhold Company
  • Release Date : 1975
  • Genre: Building
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015007579439


Building Construction Illustrated Book Description :

"For nearly three decades, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new edition provides 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 understanding 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 Codes Illustrated

Building Codes Illustrated


  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-05-30
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119485049


Building Codes Illustrated Book Description :

THE BESTSELLING, FULLY ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE 2018 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE Uniquely marrying the graphic skills of bestselling author Francis D.K Ching with the code expertise of Steven Winkel, FAIA, the new sixth edition of Building Codes Illustrated is a clear, concise, and easy-to-use visual guide to the International Building Code (IBC) for 2018. Fully updated throughout, it highlights all of the changes to the code for quick reference and easy navigation. 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. The first two chapters of Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 International Building Code, S...

Building Construction Illustrated

Building Construction Illustrated


  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-02-03
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118740071


Building Construction Illustrated Book Description :

The classic visual guide to the basics of building construction, now with a 3D digital building model for interactive learning For over 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. New to this edition are digital enhancements delivered as an online companion to the print edition and also embedded in e-book editions. Features include a 3D model showing how building components come together in a final project. llus...

Building Codes Illustrated

Building Codes Illustrated


  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-03-22
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119150954


Building Codes Illustrated Book Description :

Dive into the history and application of the IBC Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to the 2015 International Building Code, Fifth Edition is a bestselling complement to the International Building Code, or IBC. Designed to give you an insider's look at the origins of the IBC, how it can be interpreted, and how it applies to design and construction, this updated text offers new information regarding hazmat occupancies, hospitals, and nursing homes, major changes to how building heights and areas are presented, as well as means of egress, and the latest information on building materials, interior environments, and structural provisions. Francis D.K. Ching's distinctive illustrations and the code expertise of Steven Winkel, FAIA, give students and prof...

Interior Design Illustrated
Score: 3.5
From 4 Ratings

Interior Design Illustrated


  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-02-20
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118090718


Interior Design Illustrated Book Description :

Offers a concise and accessible presentation of important concepts for beginning designers, and experienced practitioners will appreciate its insightful and practical coverage of the relationship between building structures and interior spaces. A broad range of rich illustrations communicates visual information and ploughs fertile ground for creative ideas and inspiration....