You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Mr. Ching's works have been translated into more than eleven languages and are recognized for their clear explanations and graphic presentations of complex material. Ching . Please try your request again later. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Core, introductory information about construction materials and methods―topics covered in architectural and building technology education and learned by designers, technologists, and managers. New to this edition are digital enhancements delivered as an online companion to the print edition and also embedded in e-book editions. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on January 21, 2020, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 4, 2015, One of the best books for architecture students. Ching's signature style that blends in-depth content and extraordinary illustration. | Privacy Policy. We're sorry, something went wrong. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 29, 2014. Clear and accurate drawings that illustrate state-of-the-art construction processes and materials—updated and revised to include the latest knowledge on sustainability, incorporation of building systems, and use of new materials. Isn’t that Arch 101?? 1 • THE BUILDING SITE. PDF Free Download |Building Construction Illustrated 5th Edition by Francis D.K. All right reserved. My just purchased 5th edition is pure eye strain - light gray text on the white page. The printing of this book is way too light. Copyright © 2000-document.write(new Date().getFullYear()) by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., or related companies. Love the 2nd edition, just got the 5th. 6 -, 5.0 out of 5 stars based on 7 product ratings, 4.0 out of 5 stars based on 1 product rating, 4.9 out of 5 stars based on 90 product ratings, 5.0 out of 5 stars based on 6 product ratings, 5.0 out of 5 stars based on 8 product ratings. Unable to add item to List. It definitely helps people new in the construction/consulting industry. Its rich and comprehensive approach clearly presents all of the basic concepts underlying building construction. I should have bought a previous edition like everyone else recommended. A digital 3-D model showing how building components are assembled―offered in a companion web site: wiley.com/go/constructionillustrated. Request permission to reuse content from this site. Copyright © 1995-2020 eBay Inc. All Rights Reserved. --This text refers to the paperback edition. Ching's signature style. 2 • THE BUILDING. After reading reviews I won't buy the kindle edition either, because it is so pixelated it is unusable. Its rich and comprehensive approach clearly presents all of the basic concepts underlying building construction. Mr. Ching's works have been translated into more than eleven languages and are recognized for their clear explanations and graphic presentations of complex material. Reviewed in the United States on February 27, 2014. I'm going to try to adapt to the pale gray but I'm not optimistic about succeeding. Title Home on Wiley.com . Please try again. This is a dummy description. Reviewed in the United States on February 3, 2019. The paper is too reflective and the fonts are too small. Core, introductory information about construction materials and methods―topics covered in architectural and building technology education and learned by designers, technologists, and managers. The classic visual guide to the basics of building construction, now with a 3D digital building model for interactive learning. Preface. But not until they fix the printing quality. With detailed instructions, beautiful graphic presentation, and access to new, interactive digital content, Building Construction Illustrated includes: Core, introductory information about construction materials and methods—topics covered in architectural and building technology education and learned by designers, technologists, and managers. The layout and formatting of the book is critical to being able to comprehend the material. Definitely bummed. (the Word Viewer has been retired), Copyright © 2000-2020 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., or related companies. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Visual issues may sound like quibbles but the visual grace of the 2nd edition is what makes it such a treasure. THE CLASSIC VISUAL GUIDE TO CORE PRINCIPLES OF BUILDING CONSTRUCTION, NOW WITH A COMPANION WEB SITE. I would highly recommend to buy the older version. Building Construction Illustrated, 5th Edition, 3D Building Model: Section (SketchUp) For over three decades, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. Reviewed in the United States on December 15, 2018. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Get a $10 Gift Card With Every $100 B&N Gift Card Purchase, 50% Off Ty Frozen 2 - Olaf B&N Exclusive 13" Plush, Knock Knock Gifts, Books & Office Supplies, Learn how to enable JavaScript on your browser, 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. It definitely helps people new in the construction/consulting industry. Please try your request again later. The paper is too reflective and the fonts are too small. CHING is Professor Emeritus of Architecture at the University of Washington in Seattle. Francis D. K. Ching always produces great books. I used this book when I was doing my degree in Architecture and it saved my life when it came to articulating the technical build up of components and it helped me understand details. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Current slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES}- Top picked items. Whether you are brushing up on the basics or looking for inspiring new construction ideas, Ching's Building Construction Illustrated is an essential reference guide. I have the first edition that I bought in 1988, and it is great. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 International Building Code, The Architect's Studio Companion: Rules of Thumb for Preliminary Design, Building Structures Illustrated: Patterns, Systems, and Design, Architectural Detailing: Function, Constructibility, Aesthetics, The Visual Handbook of Building and Remodeling. 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. Please try again. The content is good (of course since it’s a Ching book), but I can’t believe they published this book without seeing how the text would print first. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Due to its large file size, this book may take longer to download. The classic visual guide to the basics of building construction, now with a 3D digital building model for interactive learning. I would highly recommend to buy the older version. A great book, but an unreadable printing job, Reviewed in the United States on February 10, 2019. Features include a 3D model showing how building components come together in a final project. With rich illustrations and detailed discussions of building concepts, this book gives you the knowledge you need to succeed in residential and commercial construction, architecture, and structural engineering. The classic visual guide to the basics of building construction, now with a 3D digital building model for interactive learning. FRANCIS D.K. Certainly no one is doing quality control at Wiley if this is a legitimate copy. But, I'm afraid that the old ones will wear even more, because the hair line print, both the text and the drawings in this edition (undoubtedly the best edition yet for content) is a chore. Share on linkedin. This is a dummy description. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 12, 2016, Purchased a long while back, what a great Author very detailed information and easy on the eye, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 15, 2016. The formatting is very strange and I've looked endlessly for a setting that allows the pages to be set as the print version intends.