Residential Building Codes Illustrated
A Guide to Understanding the 2009 International Residential Code
As the construction industry moves to a single set ofinternational building codes, architects and constructionprofessionals need an interpretive guide to understand how thebuilding code affects the early design of specific projects. Thisnewest addition to Wiley’s series of focused guidesfamiliarizes code users with the 2009 International Residential Code® (IRC) as it applies to residentialbuildings. The book provides architects, engineers, and otherrelated building professionals with an understanding of how theInternational Residential Code was developed, and how it is likelyto be interpreted when applied to the design and construction ofresidential buildings.
• User-friendly visual format that makesfinding the information you need quick and easy
• The book’s organization follows the2009 International Residential Code itself
• Nearly 900 illustrations, byarchitectural illustrator Steven Juroszek in the style of notedillustrator and author Frank Ching, visualize and explain thecodes
• Text written by experienced experts whohave been instrumental in gaining acceptance for the new unifiedbuilding code
This book is an essential companion to the IRC for both emergingpractitioners and experienced practitioners needing to understandthe new IRC.
352 pages; ISBN 9780470916490
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Title: Residential Building Codes Illustrated
Author: Steven R. Winkel; David S. Collins; Steven P. Juroszek; Francis D. K. Ching