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Building Codes Illustrated- A Guide to Understanding the 2021 IBC Seventh Edition

Product Code/ISBN: 9781119772408

This unique reference to the 2021 International Building Code marries the graphic skills of bestselling author Frank Ching with the code expertise of Steven Winkel, FAIA. It pulls out portions of the building code that are most relevant for the architect and provides an easy-to-understand interpretation in both words and illustrations.

This Seventh Edition includes three new chapters: Plumbing Fixture Counts, Elevators, and Special Construction, as well as an extensively expanded chapter on Existing Buildings.

Perfect for students of architecture, interior design, construction, and engineering, the latest edition of Building Codes Illustrated is also ideal for professionals in these fields seeking an up-to-date reference on the 2021 International Building Code.

FRANCIS D.K. CHING is a leading global authority on architectural illustration. His numerous bestselling works have been translated into 20 languages and are regarded as classics for their renowned graphic presentation. He is Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Steven R. Winkel FAIA, PE, CASp is a registered architect, civil engineer and landscape architect and is a California Certified Access Specialist. He manages the San Francisco Bay Area office of The Preview Group, Inc.. He was the Architect Member of the California Building Standards Commission for eighteen years and served on the Board of Directors of the National Institute of Building Sciences.