A VISUA l DICTIO N ARY OF ARCHITECTURE fIlAN(U O. K. (H INC; i i I- A f VISUAL DICTIONARY OF J ARCH ITECTU RE J I I I I I I I I FRANCIS D.K. CHING A. The classic, bestselling reference on architecture now revisedand expanded! An essential one-volume reference of architectural topics. It is the only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustrated with finely detailed, hand-rendered drawings, each executed in Mr. Ching’s signature .

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A visual dictionary of architecture. Carlie Crowe Type vusual Reference: Amir Iftikhar rated it it was amazing Dec 03, My library Help Advanced Book Search. He has been a professor of architecture at the University of Washington since An indispensable reference, and just flat out fun to leaf through at random. There are clear beautiful drawings of different architectural features and concepts both modern and historic.


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An essential reference for architects and historians of architecture. Open Preview See a Viual His accomplishments included instructing at Ohio University and Cornish College of the Arts, teaching as an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and lecturing at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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Account Options Sign in. Sep 11, Bhozs Bher added it. This long-awaited revision brings the latest concepts andtechnology of 21st century architecture, design and construction tothis classic reference work It is sure to be by the side of and used by dicitonary seriousarchitect or designer, students of architecture, interiordesigners, and those in construction.

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A Visual Dictionary of Architecture, 2nd Edition. An essential reference for architects and historians of architecture. This book defines over 5, terms relating to architectural design, history, and technology. I bought this book purely as a reference for my writing craft, and I am very glad I did so. This is the Gray’s Anatomy of architecture, if you will, visuxl in an easy to digest visual manner.

A Visual Dictionary of Architecture

The book is organized into 68 broad, basic architectural categories such as door, flooring, hardware, heat, plumbing, structure, etc. A Visual Dictionary of Architecture. Donna rated it it was amazing Ditcionary 14, It is general yet broad enough to be useful to students, architects, contractors, historians, preservationists, etc.

Included in the pages are illustrations of content along with an index. Jun 04, Mike rated it it was amazing Shelves: Permissions Request permission to reuse content from this site. Selected pages Page 3. Ching’s beautiful, clear drawings enhance even the expert’s understanding of architectural and construction features.