Building Codes Illustrated


The Basics

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<p><b>A visual introduction to the fundamentals of the 2021 International Building Code</b></p> <p>In <i>Building Codes Illustrated: The Basics</i>, 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<i> Building Codes Illustrated</i>. With clear language and Frank Ching’s distinctive illustrations, the book offers readers a sound understanding of the foundations of the IBC.</p> <p>The authors cover only the most relevant topics, and have designed this book to serve as a companion textbook for students taking introductory courses. <i>Building Codes Illustrated: The Basics</i> is also an essential study resource for the Codes and Regulations section of the Architect Registration Exam developed by NCARB.</p> <p>This book also provides:</p> <ul> <li>A solid understanding of the fundamentals of the 2021 International Building Code for students without a background in architecture or engineering</li> <li>Intuitive and memorable study material for people seeking licensure via the Architect Registration Exam</li> <li>Visually striking and memorable material designed to catch the reader’s eye, hold attention, and improve retention</li> </ul> <p>Perfect for undergraduate students in 2- to 4-year courses studying building codes and specifications, <i>Building Codes Illustrated: The Basics</i> is also ideal for early-career professionals in architecture, interior design, construction management, and engineering.</p>