Building Construction Illustrated (2020)

Building Construction Illustrated Francis D.K. Ching Cassandra Adams Building Construction Illustrated In response to numerous requests by readers this edition of a classic manual on residential and light construction techniques includes increased coverage of concrete material and methods plus the lat
  • Title: Building Construction Illustrated
  • Author: Francis D.K. Ching Cassandra Adams
  • ISBN: 9780442234980
  • Page: 397
  • Format: Paperback
Building Construction Illustrated Francis D.K. Ching Cassandra Adams In response to numerous requests by readers, this edition of a classic manual on residential and light construction techniques includes increased coverage of concrete material and methods plus the latest data on concrete, steel and glazing technology, energy efficiency in buildings, moisture and thermal protection, natural lighting and masonry 380 line drawings.
Building Construction Illustrated Francis D.K. Ching Cassandra Adams

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  1. Brittany

    This book lives on my desk at work Definitely written for architects or should I say illustrated there are few words.

  2. Jack Stephens

    Required reading when I studied architecture and still a valuable resource for anyone with their hands in the design of buildings.

  3. LS

    I read it from cover to cover The magic must be in the drawings because the prose is excruciatingly dry It is missing coverage of those little balconies and tiny patios common in many West coast apartment building high rises, as well as anything on welding symbols Not a self contained book if you do not know anything about construction, as I had to make sure I had read ahead in Allen Iano to fully understand what Ching was saying The place where this book is indispensable is in the completeness, [...]

  4. Hooper

    This is hands down the most practically informative book I ve ever read although it s not really something you read cover to cover Very clear illustrations help in visualizing the construction of a building from locating the right site, to installing solar panels and casting your own concrete slabs.

  5. Lauren

    This book is an excellent reference for architects, designers and any interested party in the construction industry Unless you re really interested in the mechanics of building technology, and have a general grasp of how things go together, this is certainly one to skip I found this invaluable when studying for my licensing exams and hold it in high esteem.

  6. Du

    Really good resource to see how building construction is both simple and a very complex process The illustrations and the text documenting the different phases and the different requirements for safe and secure home building is very telling This is a reference book, so there is no story or prose to consider, and the collective education the pages offer, is very clear and concise.

  7. Laura

    This is first go to book of reference on my shelf I prefer the second addition but all are very useful Lots of clear illustrations Good construction overview My copy is full of tabs and very worn A must have for architects and students of architecture

  8. Jodie

    i learned that an I beam is actually a W Beam The W stands for WIDE and it refers to the size of the FLANGE The W Beam flange is wider that the original steel S Beame you fascinated

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