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Visual dictionary of architecture (2012 ed.)

By: Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: 2012 Wiley India (P) Ltd. New DelhiEdition: 2ndDescription: viii, 328 p. : illustrations ; 31 cmISBN:
  • 9781118160497
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 720.3 CHI
Summary: 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
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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

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