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Building Codes Healthcare : A Guide to Understanding the 2006 International Building Code - Steven R. Winkel

Building Codes Healthcare

A Guide to Understanding the 2006 International Building Code

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Published: 13th April 2007
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Now more than ever, architects need an interpretive guide to understand how the building code affects the early design of specific projects. This easy-to-use, illustrative guide is part of a new series covering building codes based on the International Building Code for 2006. This book presents the complex code issues inherent to healthcare facility design in a clear, easily understandable format.

Preface.

1 Building Codes.

2 Navigating the Code.

3 Use and Occupancy.

4 Special Uses and Occupancies.

5 Building Heights and Areas.

6 Types of Construction.

7 Fire-Resistive Construction.

8 Interior Finishes.

9 Fire-Protection Systems.

10 Means of Egress.

11 Accessibility.

12 Interior Environment.

13 Energy Efficiency.

14 Exterior Walls.

15 Roof Assemblies.

16 Structural Provisions.

17 Structural Tests and Special Conditions.

18 Soils and Foundations.

19 Building Materials and Systems (IBC Chapters 19?30).

20 Existing Structures (IBC Chapter 34).

Bibliography.

Index.

ISBN: 9780470048474
ISBN-10: 0470048476
Series: Building Codes Illustrated
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 418
Published: 13th April 2007
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.81 x 21.97  x 2.64
Weight (kg): 1.15
Edition Number: 1