Building Codes for Existing and Historic Buildings
Learn to apply the International Building Code and InternationalExisting Building Code to historic buildings
Written for architects, engineers, preservation, and codeenforcement professionals, this is the only comprehensive book thatexamines how the International Building Code (IBC) and theInternational Existing Building Code (IEBC) can be applied tohistoric and existing buildings. For ease of use, the book isorganized to parallel the structure of the IEBC itself, and theapproach is cumulative, with the objective of promoting anunderstanding of the art of applying building regulations to theenvironment of existing buildings.
Building Codes for Existing and Historic Buildings begins with adiscussion of the history of building regulations in the UnitedStates and the events and conditions that created them. Next, itprovides thorough coverage of:
Additionally, the book includes building analysisworksheets—both blank and filled-in versions withexamples—that illustrate how to develop a code approach for anindividual building. If you are a professional at any level who isworking on creating a plan that meets the intent of the code forhistoric or existing buildings, Building Codes for Existing andHistoric Buildings gives you everything that you need tosucceed.