A Visual Dictionary of Architecture [Francis D. K. Ching] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This remarkable, one-of-a-kind compendium. This book defines over terms relating to architectural design, history, and technology. It is the only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions. Dec 30, The classic, bestselling reference on architecture now revisedand expanded! An essential one-volume reference of architectural topics.

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No one knows all the little, pedantic architectural terms you need to study the built world. Thanks for telling us about the problem. A visual exploration of architectural spaces, using structures around the world.

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From Arch to Wood,every concept, technology, material and detail important toarchitects and designers are presented archjtecture Ching’s unique style. About the Author Frwncis D. Ching earned a Citation for Excellence in International Book Publishing inand two years later he was honored with the Graham Foundation Grant to develop a two-volume reader for Design Drawing.

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.

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Sep 11, Bhozs Bher added it. Description The classic, bestselling reference on architecture now revised and expanded! Otto Santa Ana Limited preview – He is the author or coauthor of numerous architecture and design books, including Architectural Graphics; Architecture: From Arch to Wood, every concept, technology, material and detail important to architects and designers are presented in Ching’s unique style.

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This is the only reference book i read cover to cover when i took the licensure exam and i passed! I am not an architect and now I don’t need to be. The blend of visual imagery with short descript Professor Francis D.

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WileyMar 9, viwual Architecture – pages. This is a great reference for anyone interested in architecture. His accomplishments included instructing at Ohio University and Cornish College of the Arts, teaching as an assistant professor at the University d.j.ching Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and lecturing at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. 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.

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