Greater design flexibility sought with objective-based building codes

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TypeArticle
Journal titleCanadian Consulting Engineer
IssueSept/Oct.
Pages4243; # of pages: 2
SubjectCodes & guides
AbstractAn overview of the objective-based approach to construction codes. Objective based codes will provide codes users with clearly stated guidance on why a specific requirement exists; as well as greater flexibility for designers, builders and manufacturers to produce innovative designs, and will result in a significant reduction in the cost and effort associated with code-related compliance and enforcement
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number40595
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NPARC number20329372
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