Building Construction Illustrated
Francis DK Ching's signature approach is on full display in this classic bestseller. Hundreds of thousands of readers have relied on Ching's visual presentation to understand the complex process of building, and many copies remain on their bookshelves as a go-to reference for professionals. This new edition of Building Construction Illustrated remains as relevant as ever, with the most current knowledge presented in a rich and comprehensive manner that does not disappoint. Whether one is involved with residential building or commercial construction, interior architecture or structural engineering, Building Construction Illustrated will give clear answers in a beautiful presentation. · The Building Site. · The Building. · Foundation Systems. · Floor Systems. · Wall Systems. · Roof Systems. · Moisture & Thermal Protection. · Doors & Windows. · Special Construction. · Finish Work. · Mechanical & Electrical Systems. · Notes on Materials.