Residential Building Codes Illustrated : A Guide to Understanding the 2009 International Residential Code
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.
- Paperback | 352 pages
- 216 x 280 x 18mm | 1,010g
- 17 Aug 2010
- John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- John Wiley & Sons Ltd
- Chichester, United Kingdom
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The construction industry is evolving a single set ofinternational building codes. Now, more than ever, architects needan interpretive guide to understand how the building code affectsthe early design of specific projects. One in a series of focusedguides to building codes from Wiley, this book familiarizes codeusers with the 2009 International Residential Code(R) (IRC) asit applies to residential buildings. The book focuses on theessential ten chapters of the IRC that set forth the coreprovisions of the code necessary for use in building design andconstruction.
Early understanding and incorporation of code-compliant designprovisions in a project is essential. This book provides design andconstruction professionals--architects, engineers, andresidential building contractors--an understanding of how theInternational Residential Code was developed, and how it is likelyto be interpreted when applied to the design and constructionprovisions for one- and two-family residential buildings andtownhouses.
Residential Building Codes Illustrated:
Is organized to follow the 2009 International Residential Codeitself, focusing on ten essential chapters related to buildingdesign and constructionPresents information in an exciting user-friendly visualformatIncludes Steve Juroszek's drawings to bring new life to codeinterpretationProvides commentary written by seasoned codes experts
Residential Building Codes Illustrated is an essentialcompanion to the IRC for those seeking to master the acceptedconstruction knowledge in the field, and for experiencedpractitioners needing to understand the newest code revisions andchanges.
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