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