Building Construction Illustrated, 5th Edition

ISBN-13: 9781118458341

ISBN-10: 1118458346

Author: Francis D. K. Ching

Edition: 5

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John Wiley & Sons
Paperback 480 pages
Engineering, Architecture
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Acknowledged author Francis D. K. Ching wrote Building Construction Illustrated, 5th Edition comprising 480 pages back in 2014. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1118458346 and 9781118458341. Since then Building Construction Illustrated, 5th Edition textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $13.67 or rent at the marketplace.


The classic visual guide to the basics of building construction, now with a 3D digital building model for interactive learning

For over three decades, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new edition of the revered classic remains as relevant as ever, providing 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.

New to this edition are digital enhancements delivered as an online companion to the print edition and also embedded in e-book editions. Features include a 3D model showing how building components come together in a final project.

  • llustrated throughout with clear and accurate drawings that present the state of the art in construction processes and materials
  • Updated and revised to include the latest knowledge on sustainability, incorporation of building systems, and use of new materials
  • Contains archetypal drawings that offer clear inspiration for designers and drafters
  • Reflects the 2012 International Building Codes and 2012 LEED system

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.