This proven, uniquely practical text provides your students with a thorough guide to reading, understanding and working with construction drawings. Now updated to reflect the 2012 International Building Code® and 2012 International Residential Code®, the Sixth Edition includes accurate, up-to-date i... more
The text follows a logical sequence that reflects real-world processes and industry standards, presenting essential concepts and practices before showing how they are used in developing construction drawings and constructing buildings.
Construction prints are integrated into chapter content, provid... more
The Sixth Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the 2012 International Building Code® and 2012 International Residential Code®, as well as current building materials and techniques students are likely to encounter as they begin their careers.
New and updated photos, sketches, and illustrat... more