a visual dictionary of architecture

A Visual Dictionary Of Architecture by Francis D. K. Ching

Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : Architecture
Release : 2011-12-30
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The classic, bestselling reference on architecture now revisedand expanded! An essential one-volume reference of architectural topics usingFrancis D.K. Ching's signature presentation. It is the onlydictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustratedwith finely detailed, hand-rendered drawings. From Arch to Wood,every concept, technology, material and detail important toarchitects and designers are presented in Ching's unique style. Combining text and drawing, each term is given a minimumdouble-page spread on large format trim size, so that the term canbe comprehensively explored, graphically showing relations betweenconcepts and sub-terms A comprehensive index permits the reader to locate anyimportant word in the text. 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 any seriousarchitect or designer, students of architecture, interiordesigners, and those in construction.

Publisher : Links International
Genre : Architecture
Release : 2016-03-15
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MORE THAN 3.000 ENTRIES INDISPENSABLE FOR ANY ARCHITECT AND STUDENT HUNDREDS OF DRAWINGS AND CONSTRUCTIONS DETAILS

Publisher : Van Nostrand Reinhold Company
Genre : Architecture
Release : 1997-01-01
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This book defines over 5,000 terms relating to architectural design, history, and technology. It is the only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustrated with finely detailed, hand-rendered drawings, each executed in Mr. Ching's signature style.

Publisher : AVA Publishing
Genre : Architecture
Release : 2008-02-05
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The Visual Dictionary of Architecture is a comprehensive guide to the numerous terms associated with, and used within, the field of architecture. Over 250 architectural terms are explained and contextualised, with concise definitions accompanied by illustrations and examples taken from historical and contemporary architecture. The dictionary covers traditional terms still in current usage, modern terminology and a wide variety of practical terms, movements and styles.

Publisher : Qu├ębec Amerique
Genre : Architecture
Release : 2009
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Publisher : AVA Publishing
Genre : Architecture
Release : 2009-01-06
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ISBN-13 : 9782940373802
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A guide to the many and varied terms used frequently within interior architecture and design.

Publisher : Macmillan
Genre : Architecture
Release : 1997-03-15
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ISBN-13 : 0805045635
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Discusses the features associated with various types of American homes

Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
Genre : Architecture
Release : 2002-07-09
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ISBN-13 : 0471356387
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To construct a building, architects must be familiar with the materials and choices available to them. This book takes into account recent advances in materials, building technology, and code requirements. It is accompanied by 'A Visual Dictionary of Architecture', which defines key words and phrases in the field.

Introduction To Architecture by Francis D. K. Ching

Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : Architecture
Release : 2012-10-23
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ISBN-13 : 9781118142066
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"This major new collection introduces architecture to the beginning student or anyone who wants to learn about the built environment"--

Publisher : McGraw-Hill Companies
Genre : Architecture
Release : 1975
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Updated and expanded, this Fourth Edition of the most trusted reference in architecture offers the most comprehensive coverage of architectural and construction terms available. This classic dictionary now features nearly 25,000 definitions (including 2,800 new terms), 2,500 illustrations (including 200 new illustrations), and maintains its extraordinary visual appeal and easy-to-read page design.Prepared by a renowned architectural editor in association with expert contributors and incorporating the work of many standards groups, the book presents clear, concise definitions of terms in nearly 80 working areas. The Fourth Edition covers new industry terms which have emerged due to changes in engineering and building technologies, organizations, materials, and legal developments, and has been expanded to include more historic architectural styles. New terms include:LegalArchitectural Barriers ActWheelchair AccessibleMaterialsFibrous ConcreteLatex MortarPolymer-Based StuccoConcrete Compliance ConformityRefractory MortarOrganizationsBuilding Research Establishment (formerly Building Research Station) of Great BritainASTMHistoric Architectural StylesAnglo-PalladianismFrench VictorianIsabellinoMudajarMozarabicNeo-Rococo