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Building Codes Illustrated for Healthcare Facilities: A Guide to Understanding the 2006 International Building Code

Building Codes Illustrated for Healthcare Facilities: A Guide to Understanding the 2006 International Building Code

Steven R. Winkel, David S. Collins, Steven P. Juroszek, Francis D. K. Ching

ISBN: 978-0-470-04847-4

Apr 2007

432 pages

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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.

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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.

  • Features informative illustrations that explain complex codes
  • Highlights major changes between the new code and previous model building codes
  • The organization of the book follows that of the 2006 International Building Code
  • Includes Steve Juroszek’s drawings, which brings new life to code interpretation
  • Features commentary written by seasoned codes experts – Steven Winkel and David Collins – who have been instrumental in gaining acceptance for the new unified building code