Building Codes Illustrated: The Basics: The Basics
In Building Codes Illustrated: The Basics, architectural illustration expert Francis D.K. Ching and California architect and engineer Steven R. Winkel deliver a concise visual introduction to the 2021 International Building Code (IBC) distilled from the industry bestseller Building Codes Illustrated. With clear language and Frank Ching's distinctive illustrations, the book offers readers a sound understanding of the foundations of the IBC.
The authors cover only the most relevant topics, and have designed this book to serve as a companion textbook for students taking introductory courses. Building Codes Illustrated: The Basics is also an essential study resource for the Codes and Regulations section of the Architect Registration Exam developed by NCARB.
This book also provides:
- A solid understanding of the fundamentals of the 2021 International Building Code for students without a background in architecture or engineering
- Intuitive and memorable study material for people seeking licensure via the Architect Registration Exam
- Visually striking and memorable material designed to catch the reader's eye, hold attention, and improve retention
Perfect for undergraduate students in 2- to 4-year courses studying building codes and specifications, Building Codes Illustrated: The Basics is also ideal for early-career professionals in architecture, interior design, construction management, and engineering.
By Francis D K Ching and Steven R Winkel
Paperback, 432 pages
8.4 x 0.8 x 10.7 inches
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