A Visual Dictionary Of Architecture

A Visual Dictionary of Architecture
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
Release Date
Category Architecture
Total Pages 336
ISBN 1118160495
Rating 3.5/5 from 3 reviews
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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.

A Visual Dictionary of Architecture
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-12-30

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

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The Visual Dictionary of Architecture
  • Author : Gavin Ambrose,Paul Harris,Sally Stone
  • Publisher : AVA Publishing
  • Release Date : 2008-02-05

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

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Visual Dictionary  Architecture   Construction
  • Author : Carles Broto
  • Publisher : Links International
  • Release Date : 2016-03-15

MORE THAN 3.000 ENTRIES INDISPENSABLE FOR ANY ARCHITECT AND STUDENT HUNDREDS OF DRAWINGS AND CONSTRUCTIONS DETAILS

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A Visual Dictionary of Architecture
  • Author : Frank Ching
  • Publisher : Van Nostrand Reinhold Company
  • Release Date : 1997-01-01

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.

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The Visual Dictionary of American Domestic Architecture
  • Author : Rachel Carley
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 1997-03-15

Discusses the features associated with various types of American homes

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The Visual Dictionary of Interior Architecture and Design
  • Author : Michael Coates,Graeme Brooker,Sally Stone
  • Publisher : AVA Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009-01-06

A guide to the many and varied terms used frequently within interior architecture and design.

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Dictionary of Architecture and Building Construction
  • Author : Nikolas Davies,Erkki Jokiniemi
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2008

With more than 20,000 words and terms individually defined, the Dictionary offers huge coverage for anyone studying or working in architecture, construction or any of the built environment fields. The innovative and detailed cross-referencing system allows readers to track down elusive definitions from general subject headings. Starting from only the vaguest

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Introduction to Architecture
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching,James F. Eckler
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-10-23

"This major new collection introduces architecture to the beginning student or anyone who wants to learn about the built environment"--

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The Visual Dictionary of Art   Architecture   Art   Architecture
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Québec Amerique
  • Release Date : 2009

Read online The Visual Dictionary of Art Architecture Art Architecture written by , published by Québec Amerique which was released on 2009. Download full The Visual Dictionary of Art Architecture Art Architecture Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Dictionary of Architecture and Construction
  • Author : Cyril M. Harris
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Companies
  • Release Date : 1975

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

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Illustrated Dictionary of Historic Architecture
  • Author : Cyril M. Harris
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2013-02-28

This massive compendium contains over 2,000 line drawings, and clear, concise definitions for over 5,000 important terms relating to the architectural achievements of a great variety of world cultures, ancient to modern.

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Visual Dictionary and Building Construction Illust Rated Third Edition Set
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching,Cassandra Adams
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2002-07-09

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.

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A Global History of Architecture
  • Author : Mark M. Jarzombek,Vikramaditya Prakash
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-10-04

Praise for the First Edition "Because of its exceptionally wide perspective, even architectural historians who do not teach general survey courses are likely to enjoy and appreciate it." —Annali d'architettura "Not only does A Global History of Architecture own the territory (of world architecture), it pulls off this audacious task

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The Architecture Reference   Specification Book
  • Author : Julia McMorrough,Dan Wheeler
  • Publisher : Rockport Publishers
  • Release Date : 2013-08-01

DIV Most architectural standards references contain thousands of pages of details—overwhelmingly more than architects need to know to know on any given day. The Architecture Reference & Specification Book contains vital information that's essential to planning and executing architectural projects of all shapes and sizes, in a format that is

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Building Construction Illustrated
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-03-10

The classic visual guide to the basics of building construction, now with the most current information For nearly three decades, Building Construction Illustrated has offered an outstanding introduction to the principles of building construction. This new edition of the revered classic remains as relevant as ever-providing the latest information in

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