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Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods

Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods

Author: by Edward Allen, Joseph Iano Seller name : Amazon
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The 7th edition of Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods has been heavily reworked, making it a vital reference for anyone studying architectural technology.


What does this book cover? 


The Fundamentals of Building Construction has long been a necessary reference text for students of building and construction, as well as for working professionals. Now in its 7th edition, this book has been fully updated to address the new standards, regulations, technologies and building philosophies that characterise the 2020s.


This edition has added:


  • More than 120 illustrations, visual guides and photorealistic architectural renderings
  • Guidance on the Living Building Challenge and LEED sustainability standards
  • Content on tall wood buildings, fire resistant timber and mass timber materials generally
  • End of chapter review sections, including links to external websites and study resources
  • Aids for the educator, including PP slides, exercises, a test bank and an instructor’s manual


About the Authors


Joseph Iano is not just a noted illustrator and author; he is a practicing architect and educator as well. He has been extensively published for more than 30 years, and is currently an architectural consultant in Seattle. Edward Allen has taught construction and architecture at MIT and Yale for more than 3 decades.



They have presented a brilliant and visually stunning reference manual that no student or construction professional should be without.