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


  • 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...

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 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...

Green Building Illustrated

Green Building Illustrated


  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-03-03
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118562376


Green Building Illustrated Book Description :

“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...

Building Codes Illustrated
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Building Codes Illustrated


  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher : Wiley
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0471099805


Building Codes Illustrated Book Description :

Get this practical, illustrated guide to the International Building Code. With the publication of the new International Building Code, the building industry is moving toward a single universal set of construction codes, rather than the three regional codes previously in use. Now more than ever, architects need an interpretive guide to understand how the building code affects the early design of specific projects. This unique reference blends the graphic skills of bestselling author Francis Ching with the code expertise of Steven Winkel. They closely examine the portions of the building code most relevant to the architect and provide a simple and practical interpretation using both words and illustrations. All of the changes in the code are explained ...

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...

Interior Design Illustrated
Score: 3
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Interior Design Illustrated


  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-03-02
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118181737


Interior Design Illustrated Book Description :

The bestselling guide to interior design updated and expanded for a new generation For over three decades, Francis D.K. Ching's integrated, comprehensive approach to presenting the elements of architecture and design has helped millions of students and professionals alike visualize and make sense of complex concepts. As functional as it is beautiful, this richly illustrated Third Edition of Ching's classic, Interior Design Illustrated, is a visual introduction to designing for interior spaces, to the building elements and environmental systems within them, and to the details of furnishings and interior finishes. Beginning designers will appreciate this updated and expanded edition's for its concise and accessible presentation of key concepts and prac...

Building Construction

Building Construction


  • Author : Madan Mehta
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0132148692


Building Construction Book Description :

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