A Visual Dictionary of Architecture - Paperback

Author : Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons(03-Nov-2011)
Paperback : 336 pages
ISBN 10 : 0470648856
ISBN 13 : 9780470648858
Language : English
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ISBN: 9780470648858
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The classic, bestselling reference on architecture now revised and expanded!

An essential one?volume reference of architectural topics using Francis D.K. Ching?s signature presentation. It is the only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustrated with finely detailed, hand?rendered drawings. From Arch to Wood, every concept, technology, material and detail important to architects and designers are presented in Ching?s unique style.

  • Combining text and drawing, each term is given a minimum double?page spread on large format trim size, so that the term can be comprehensively explored, graphically showing relations between concepts and sub?terms
  • A comprehensive index permits the reader to locate any important word in the text.
  • This long?awaited revision brings the latest concepts and technology of 21st century architecture, design and construction to this classic reference work

It is sure to be by the side of and used by any serious architect or designer, students of architecture, interior designers, and those in construction.