Building Codes

Graphic Advocates iconI must admit I dosed through most of my semiotics classes or argued with my lecturer that it was all a Leftist plot but Yoni Kaplan’s latest cartoon reminded me that the same words have different meaning.


  1. Any set of standards set forth and enforced by a local government agency for the protection of public safety, health, etc., as in the structural safety of buildings (building code), health requirements for plumbing, ventilation, etc. (sanitary or health code), and the specifications for fire escapes or exits (fire code).
  2. Relation betwee signs and the things to which they refer; their denotata (Semantics)

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B.A./B.C.A. (Communication and Media Arts) University of Wollongong, AUSTRALIA M.A. in Government (Diplomacy and Conflict Studies) Inter Disciplinary Center, Herzliya, ISRAEL Twitter @5MFI
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