Building Construction Illustrated by Francis D. K. Ching pdf free download.
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.
- llustrated 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
- Contains archetypal drawings that offer clear inspiration for designers and drafters
- Reflects the 2012 International Building Codes and 2012 LEED system
This new edition of Building Construction Illustrated remains as relevant as ever, with the most current knowledge presented in a rich and comprehensive manner that does not disappoint.
From the Back Cover
The classic visual guide to core principles of building construction, now with a Companion Web Site
Building Construction Illustrated is the go-to resource for answers to questions about the basic concepts underlying every construction project. With rich illustrations and detailed discussions of building concepts, this book gives you the knowledge you need to succeed in residential and commercial construction, architecture, and structural engineering.
This new edition of the revered industry standard remains as relevant as ever—providing the latest information in renowned author Francis D.K. Ching’s signature style that blends in-depth content and extraordinary illustration. Ching also expands on his decades-long commitment to environmentally-sensitive construction principles designed to reduce reliance on active environmental control systems and the energy they consume.
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