European Building Construction Illustrated

Author: Francis D. K. Ching,Mark Mulville
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111878622X
Category: Architecture
Page: 472
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The first European edition of Francis DK Ching’s classicvisual guide to the basics of building construction. For nearly four decades, the US publication BuildingConstruction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction tothe principles of building construction. This new European editionfocuses on the construction methods most commonly used in Europe,referring largely to UK Building Regulations overlaid with Britishand European, while applying Francis DK Ching’s clear graphicsignature style. It provides a coherent and essential primer,presenting all of the basic concepts underlying buildingconstruction and equipping readers with useful guidelines forapproaching any new materials or techniques they may encounter. European Building Construction Illustrated provides acomprehensive and lucid presentation of everything from foundationsand floor systems to finish work. Laying out the material andstructural choices available, it provides a full understanding ofhow these choices affect a building′s form and dimensions.Complete with more than 1000 illustrations, the book moves througheach of the key stages of the design process, from site selectionto building components, mechanical systems and finishes. Illustrated throughout with clear and accurate drawings thateffectively communicate construction processes and materials Provides an overview of the mainstream construction methodsused in Europe Based around the UK regulatory framework, the book refers toEuropean level regulations where appropriate. References leading environmental assessment methods of BREEAMand LEED, while outlining the Passive House Standard Includes emerging construction methods driven by thesustainability agenda, such as structural insulated panels andinsulating concrete formwork Features a chapter dedicated to construction in the MiddleEast, focusing on the Gulf States

Building Construction Illustrated

Author: Frank Ching,Cassandra Adams
Publisher: International Thomson Publishing Services
ISBN: 9780442234980
Category: Building
Page: 374
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"For nearly three decades, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new edition provides 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 any new materials or techniques they may encounter." "Laying out the material and structural choices available, it provides a full understanding of how these choices affect a building's form and dimensions. 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." "With its comprehensive and lucid presentation of everything from foundations and floor systems to finish work, Building Construction Illustrated, Fourth Edition equips students and professionals in all areas of architecture and construction with useful guidelines for approaching virtually any new materials or techniques they may encounter in building planning, design, and construction."--BOOK JACKET.

Building Structures Illustrated

Patterns, Systems, and Design
Author: Francis D. K. Ching,Barry S. Onouye,Douglas Zuberbuhler
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118272048
Category: Architecture
Page: 320
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Building Construction Illustrated, Ching & Adams, 2nd Edition, 1991

Building Construction Illustrated,
Author: Van Nostrand Reinhold Press
Publisher: Bukupedia
Category: Technology & Engineering
Page: 382
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Building Construction Illustrated, Ching & Adams, 2nd Edition, 1991 Van Nostrand Reinhold Press - Technology & Engineering / Construction / General

Illustrated Dictionary for Building Construction

Author: John E. Traister
Publisher: The Fairmont Press, Inc.
ISBN: 9780881731736
Category: Building
Page: 465
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Designed to serve as an on-the-job quick reference for those actively engaged in the building construction industry, this easy-to-use dictionary provides an alphabetical listing of over 1,000 construction-related terms, augmented by instructive illustrations to further assist the reader in understanding the terms defined. Many of the terms included will not be found in the average dictionary or defined in any technical text - though they are without exception terms that are used in the building construction industry. In the preparation of the dictionary, a great effort was made to make the selection of terms complete, yet to the keep the definitions as simple and straightforward as possible, so that they may be readily understood by all.

Building Codes Illustrated

A Guide to Understanding the 2006 International Building Code
Author: Francis D. K. Ching,Steven R. Winkel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0471741892
Category: Architecture
Page: 400
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Get the easy–to–use, illustrated guide to the 2006 International Building Code®. As the building industry moves toward a single set of construction codes that have no regional limitations, architects, builders, engineers, and interior designers need an interpretive guide to help them better understand how the code affects their practices. The seond edition of Building Codes Illustrated fills this need by interpreting the updated 2006 International Building Code® (IBC) in a visual format that designers both need and understand. This unique marriage of bestselling author Francis D.K. Ching′s illustrative talent and Steven Winkel′s code expertise provides an accessible, time–saving companion guide to the latest code. The visual presentation of information extracts the core portions of the building code that are most relevant for professionals and hones building codes down to the essentials. Organized to correspond with related subject matter in the IBC, Building Codes Illustrated enables architects, engineers, and other design professionals to quickly find clarifying information on the nonstructural provision of the IBC. You′ll gain a clear and complete understanding of those sections at a glance through enlightening computer–rendered illustrations and succinct yet thorough interpretations. There′s no excuse for not being up to code. Avoid costly mistakes with the invaluable help of Building Codes Illustrated, Second Edition. Content from this book is available as an online continuing professional education course at–320255.html#int—building—code. WileyCPE courses are available on demand, 24 hours a day, and are approved by the American Institute of Architects.

Die Zukunft der Architektur in 100 Bauwerken

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Author: Marc Kushner
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3104035482
Category: Architecture
Page: 176
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Die Zukunft der Architektur hat schon begonnen – 100 faszinierende Bauwerke an ungewöhnlichen Orten Ein Pavillon aus Papier, eine aufblasbare Konzerthalle, ein Forschungslabor, das durch den Schnee laufen kann – von den Gebäuden von morgen wird mehr verlangt. Marc Kushner hat 100 innovative Gebäude auf der ganzen Welt ausgewählt, um sie uns in Bild und Text vorzustellen. Eine faszinierende Reise durch die Architektur der Zukunft.

Architectural Graphics

Author: Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
ISBN: 1118041496
Category: Architecture
Page: 256
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Francis D.K. Ching's architectural bestseller, thoroughly updated Since 1975, Architectural Graphics has been a bestselling classic that has introduced countless students of architecture and design to the fundamentals of graphic communication. Featuring Francis D.K. Ching's signature graphic style, it illustrates how to use graphic tools and drafting conventions to translate architectural ideas into effective visual presentation. This Fifth Edition has been updated to reflect the latest drawing techniques helping it remain the leading book on the topic. The latest edition of the classic book on architectural drawing by the master of architectural communication Over 500,000 copies sold of previous editions Revised and expanded to include more information on computer-generated graphics and the latest drawing conventions for architectural representation The author is world-renowned for his numerous architecture and design books, including Architecture: Form, Space, and Order; A Global History of Architecture; Interior Design Illustrated; Building Codes Illustrated; and Building Construction Illustrated, all from Wiley.

Green Building Illustrated

Author: Francis D. K. Ching,Ian M. Shapiro
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118562372
Category: Architecture
Page: 288
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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 basics. This comprehensive book covers everything from the definition of green building, to details of high performance design, to sensible applications of renewable energy. This is a book with appeal for all architects and designers, because it addresses general principles such as holistic and integrated design, along with practical realities like affordability and energy codes. Green Building Illustrated describes a pathway for reaching Architecture 2030’s carbon emission reduction targets for the built environment.”—Ed Mazria, founder of Architecture 2030 “…a neophyte will have a very good overview of all the factors involved in green building. I see some excellent pedagogy at work!” — Jim Gunshinan, Editor, Home Energy Magazine Francis D.K. Ching brings his signature graphic style to the topic of sustainable design In the tradition of the classic Building Construction Illustrated, Francis D.K. Ching and Ian M. Shapiro offer a graphical presentation to the theory, practices, and complexities of sustainable design using an approach that proceeds methodically. From the outside to the inside of a building, they cover all aspects of sustainability, providing a framework and detailed strategies to design buildings that are substantively green. The book begins with an explanation of why we need to build green, the theories behind it and current rating systems before moving on to a comprehensive discussion of vital topics. These topics include site selection, passive design using building shape, water conservation, ventilation and air quality, heating and cooling, minimum-impact materials, and much more. Explains the fundamental issues of sustainable design and construction in a beautifully illustrated format Illustrated by legendary author, architect, and draftsman Francis D.K. Ching, with text by recognized engineer and researcher Ian M. Shapiro Ideal for architects, engineers, and builders, as well as students in these fields Sure to be the standard reference on the subject for students, professionals, and anyone interested in sustainable design and construction of buildings, Green Building Illustrated is an informative, practical, and graphically beautiful resource.

Residential Building Codes Illustrated

A Guide to Understanding the 2009 International Residential Code
Author: Steven R. Winkel,David S. Collins,Steven P. Juroszek
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470916486
Category: Architecture
Page: 352
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An easy-to-use illustrated guide to building codes for residential structures As the construction industry moves to a single set of international building codes, architects and construction professionals need an interpretive guide to understand how the building code affects the early design of specific projects. This newest addition to Wiley’s series of focused guides familiarizes code users with the 2009 International Residential Code® (IRC) as it applies to residential buildings. The book provides architects, engineers, and other related building professionals with an understanding of how the International Residential Code was developed, and how it is likely to be interpreted when applied to the design and construction of residential buildings. • User-friendly visual format that makes finding the information you need quick and easy • The book’s organization follows the 2009 International Residential Code itself • Nearly 900 illustrations, by architectural illustrator Steven Juroszek in the style of noted illustrator and author Frank Ching, visualize and explain the codes • Text written by experienced experts who have been instrumental in gaining acceptance for the new unified building code This book is an essential companion to the IRC for both emerging practitioners and experienced practitioners needing to understand the new IRC.

Building Codes Illustrated for Healthcare Facilities

A Guide to Understanding the 2006 International Building Code
Author: Steven R. Winkel,David S. Collins, FAIA,Steven P. Juroszek,Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470048476
Category: Architecture
Page: 432
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Now more than ever, architects need an interpretive guide to understand how the building code affects the early design of specific projects. This easy-to-use, illustrative guide is part of a new series covering building codes based on the International Building Code for 2006. This book presents the complex code issues inherent to healthcare facility design in a clear, easily understandable format.


Wie wir lernen, die Welt so zu sehen, wie sie wirklich ist
Author: Hans Rosling,Anna Rosling Rönnlund,Ola Rosling
Publisher: Ullstein Buchverlage
ISBN: 3843717451
Category: Science
Page: 350
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Es wird alles immer schlimmer, eine schreckliche Nachricht jagt die andere: Die Reichen werden reicher, die Armen ärmer. Es gibt immer mehr Kriege, Gewaltverbrechen, Naturkatastrophen. Viele Menschen tragen solche beängstigenden Bilder im Kopf. Doch sie liegen damit grundfalsch. Unser Gehirn verführt uns zu einer dramatisierenden Weltsicht, die mitnichten der Realität entspricht, wie der geniale Statistiker und Wissenschaftler Hans Rosling erklärt. Wer das Buch gelesen hat, wird • ein sicheres, auf Fakten basierendes Gerüst besitzen, um die Welt so zu sehen, wie sie wirklich ist • die zehn gängigsten Arten von aufgebauschten Geschichten erkennen • bessere Entscheidungen treffen können • wahre Factfulness erreichen – jene offene, neugierige und entspannte Geisteshaltung, in der Sie nur noch Ansichten teilen und Urteile fällen, die auf soliden Fakten basieren

Basics Baukonstruktion

Author: Bert Bielefeld
Publisher: Birkhauser
ISBN: 9783035603712
Category: Architecture
Page: 400
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Die ersten baukonstruktiven Entwürfe im Architekturstudium werden als Mauerwerks- oder Holzbauten geplant. Anhand dieser Baustoffe erlernt der Studierende die baukonstruktiven Prinzipien, die auch die Grundlage für die Planung mit den „modernen“ Baustoffen Stahl, Beton und Glas bilden. Dieses Kompendium vereint die erfolgreichen Einzelbände 'Holzbau', 'Mauerwerksbau' und 'Glasbau' der Reihe BASICS, ergänzt um die neuen Bände 'Stahlbau' und 'Betonbau'.

A Visual Dictionary of Architecture

Author: Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470648856
Category: Architecture
Page: 328
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"Over 66 basic aspects of architecture are comprehensively covered with over 5,000 words in a visual context, to help visual thinkers clarify meanings. Comprehensive index permits the reader to locate any important word in the text. Oversized pages help present complicated material in easy-to-comprehend spreads. - Written by one of the most famous architectural authors --Frank Ching's name alone is a key selling feature for this book--he has earned the respect and trust of designers, design educators, and students around the world"--


Zur Zusammenarbeit von Ingenieur und Architekt
Author: Aita Flury
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3034610564
Category: Architecture
Page: 284
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Englisch für Architekten und Bauingenieure - English for Architects and Civil Engineers

Ein kompletter Projektablauf auf Englisch mit Vokabeln, Redewendungen, Übungen und Praxistipps - All project phases in English with vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, exercises and practical advice
Author: Sharon Heidenreich
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN: 3834896217
Category: Architecture
Page: 248
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Das Tätigkeitsfeld des Planers im Baugeschehen wird zunehmend international. Dieses Sprachlehrbuch knüpft an das vorhandene Schulenglisch an und bereitet den Leser durch Fachtexte, typische Dialoge und Geschäftsbriefe systematisch auf die Arbeit als Planer im und mit dem englischsprachigen Ausland vor. Das praxisnahe Buch ist in die einzelnen Planungs- und Ausführungsphasen aufgeteilt und garantiert damit ein schnelles und gezieltes Nachschlagen während eines Bauprojektes. Übungen zu Fachbegriffen, ausgewählter Grammatik und Businessenglisch, ein Vokabelteil und praktische Tipps für die Bewerbung im Ausland ergänzen das Lehrbuch, das sowohl für das Selbststudium als auch kursbegleitend eingesetzt werden kann. Die 2. Auflage wurde überarbeitet und berücksichtigt mit den beiden neu aufgenommenen Kapiteln Statik und Haustechnik auch deren Fachbegriffe und Inhalte.

Interior Design Illustrated

Author: Francis D. K. Ching,Corky Binggeli
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118090713
Category: Architecture
Page: 378
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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.