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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 04 March 2014
  • ISBN : 9781118848302
  • Page : 352 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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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 entirebuilding process, and an overview of the historical development ofarchitectural materails and structure. Illustrated throughout withChing's signature line drawings, this new Second Edition isan ideal guide to structures for designers, builders, andstudents. Updated to include new information on building code compliance,additional learning resources, and a new glossary of terms Offers thorough coverage of formal and spatial composition,program fit, coordination with other building systems, codecompliance, and much more Beautifully illustrated by the renowned Francis D.K. Ching Building Structures Illustrated, Second Edition is theideal resource for students and professionals who want to makeinformed decisions on architectural design.

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Building Structures Illustrated

Building Structures Illustrated
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-03-04
  • ISBN : 9781118848302
DOWNLOAD BOOKBuilding Structures Illustrated

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—

Building Structures Illustrated

Building Structures Illustrated
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-11-11
  • ISBN : 9781118458358
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A new edition of Francis D.K. Ching's illustrated guide to structural design Structures are an essential element of the building process, yet one of the most difficult concepts for architects to grasp. While structural engineers do the detailed consulting work for a project, architects should have enough knowledge of structural theory and analysis to design a building. Building Structures Illustrated takes a new approach to structural design, showing how structural systems of a building—such as an integrated assembly

Building Construction Illustrated

Building Construction Illustrated
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-03-10
  • ISBN : 9781118044902
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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

Building Construction Illustrated

Building Construction Illustrated
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching,Cassandra Adams
  • Publisher : Wiley
  • Release Date : 2000-10-04
  • ISBN : 0471358983
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Comprehensive and up-to-date- the classic visual guide to the basics of building construction For twenty-five years, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. Now this Third Edition has been expertly revised and updated to address the latest advances in materials, building technology, and code requirements. 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 components, mechanical systems, and finishes.

Building Codes Illustrated

Building Codes Illustrated
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching,Steven R. Winkel
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-05-30
  • ISBN : 9781119485049
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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

Structure As Architecture

Structure As Architecture
  • Author : Andrew Charleson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2006-08-11
  • ISBN : 9781136361395
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Structure As Architecture provides readers with an accessible insight into the relationship between structure and architecture, focusing on the design principles that relate to both fields. Over one hundred case studies of contemporary buildings from countries across the globe including the UK, the US, France, Germany, Spain, Hong Kong and Australia are interspersed throughout the book. The author has visited and photographed each of these examples and analyzed them to show how structure plays a significant architectural role, as well

European Building Construction Illustrated

European Building Construction Illustrated
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching,Mark Mulville
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-02-10
  • ISBN : 9781119953173
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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

Interior Design Illustrated

Interior Design Illustrated
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching,Corky Binggeli
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-02-20
  • ISBN : 9781118090718
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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.

Building Structures

Building Structures
  • Author : James Ambrose,Patrick Tripeny
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-09-13
  • ISBN : 9781118067024
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The comprehensive reference on the basics of structural analysis and design, now updated with the latest considerations of building technology Structural design is an essential element of the building process, yet one of the most difficult to learn. While structural engineers do the detailed consulting work for a building project, architects need to know enough structural theory and analysis to design a building. Most texts on structures for architects focus narrowly on the mathematical analysis of isolated structural components, yet

Materials for Architectural Design 2

Materials for Architectural Design 2
  • Author : Victoria Ballard Bell,Patrick Rand
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2014
  • ISBN : 1780670893
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As architecture and design programmes throughout the world break out of the classroom and adopt the holistic methods of design/build programs, Materials for Architectural Design 2 bridges the gap between construction materials and design sensibility. Authors Victoria Ballard Bell and Patrick Rand have revisited the format of their award-winning first volume and present sixty new case studies of materials put to imaginative use by today's brightest architects. Bell and Rand introduce each material type - glass, concrete, wood, metal, plastic

Building Anatomy (McGraw-Hill Construction Series)

Building Anatomy (McGraw-Hill Construction Series)
  • Author : Iver Wahl
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release Date : 2007
  • ISBN : 9780071432139
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Aimed at architects, engineers, construction managers, and urban planners.

Building Structures

Building Structures
  • Author : Malcolm Millais
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-07-14
  • ISBN : 9781317312154
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This is a one-stop book for knowing everything important about building structures. Self-contained and with no prerequisites needed, it is suitable for both general readers and building professionals. follow the history of structural understanding; grasp the concepts of structural behaviour via step-by-step explanations; apply these concepts to a simple building; see how these concepts apply to real buildings, from Durham Cathedral to the Bank of China; use these concepts to define the design process; see how these concepts inform design

The Architect's Studio Companion

The Architect's Studio Companion
  • Author : Edward Allen,Joseph Iano
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-01-20
  • ISBN : 9781119092643
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The time-saving resource every architect needs The Architect’s Studio Companion is a robust, user-friendly resource that keeps important information at your fingertips throughout the design process. It includes guidelines for the design of structure, environmental systems, parking, accessibility, and more. This new sixth edition has been fully updated with the latest model building codes for the U.S. and Canada, extensive new information on heating and cooling systems for buildings, and new structural systems, all in a form that

Green Building Illustrated

Green Building Illustrated
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching,Ian M. Shapiro
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-04-08
  • ISBN : 9781118878613
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“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 Structures

Building Structures
  • Author : Nawari Nawari,Michael Kuenstle
  • Publisher : Cognella Academic Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-07
  • ISBN : 1621310450
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This book introduces young architects, engineers and builders to the fundamental concepts of building structures. It seeks to develop proper understanding and interpretation of structural behavior and concepts within various architectural expressions, which is accomplished using clear 3D illustrations, photographs and graphical details.