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To construct a building, architects and other industry professionals must be familiar with the materials and choices available to them. This book takes into account recent advances in materials, building technology, and code requirements. The building site --The building --Foundation systems --Floor systems --Wall systems --Roof systems --Moisture & thermal protection --Doors & windows --Special construction --Finish work --Mechanical & electrical systems --Notes on materials.
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Francis D. K. "Frank" Ching (born 1943) is an architecture and design graphics writer. He is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington.
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