This comprehensively updated, restructured and expanded new edition of the no-nonsense student and practice primer, equips the contemporary architect to deal with the profession's most important challenge: designing buildings for sustainability.
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‘Building Construction Illustrated’ is the go-to resource for answers to questions about the basic concepts underlying every construction 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.