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, 2nd Edition
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Included in the pages are illustrations of content along with an index. Ching’s beautiful, clear drawings enhance even the expert’s understanding of architectural and construction features. He is the author or coauthor of numerous architecture and design books, including Architectural Graphics; Architecture: Sep 16, Joy rated it it was amazing Shelves: A Visual Dictionary of Architecture, 2nd D.k.fhing.
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Published November 28th by Wiley first published For example, perhaps you want to know if you should refer to a certain part of the building as a “stoop,” a “porch,” or a “portico”–looking up any of these words will refer you to a page number under the umbrella category “Building” that illustrates and describes the various differences among the three terms. An extremely useful resource when trying to dictionarj out exactly what it is your heroine is dangling from beneath the tentacled monster shambling toward her over the roof.
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A Visual Dictionary of Architecture by Francis D.K. Ching
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WileyMar 9, – Architecture – pages. Trivia About A Visual Dictiona It is sure to be by the side of and used ditcionary any serious architect or designer, students of architecture, interior designers, and those in construction. No one knows all the little, pedantic architectural terms you need to study the built world.
A Visual Dictionary of Architecture
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