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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.

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Genre Book : Architecture
Author Book : Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Book : 2011-12-30
Download Book : 336 Pages
ISBN-10 : 1118160495


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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.

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Genre Book : Architecture
Author Book : Frank Ching
Publisher : Van Nostrand Reinhold Company
Release Book : 1997-01-01
Download Book : 319 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0442024622


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

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Genre Book : Architecture
Author Book : Carles Broto
Publisher : Links International
Release Book : 2016-03-15
Download Book : 286 Pages
ISBN-10 : 8416239649


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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.

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Genre Book : Architecture
Author Book : Gavin Ambrose
Publisher : AVA Publishing
Release Book : 2008-02-05
Download Book : 288 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9782940373543


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

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Genre Book : Architecture
Author Book : Michael Coates
Publisher : AVA Publishing
Release Book : 2009-01-06
Download Book : 288 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9782940373802


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Discusses the features associated with various types of American homes

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Genre Book : Architecture
Author Book : Rachel Carley
Publisher : Macmillan
Release Book : 1997-03-15
Download Book : 272 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0805045635


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Genre Book : Architecture
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Publisher : Québec Amerique
Release Book : 2009
Download Book : 176 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9782764408773


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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.

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Genre Book : Architecture
Author Book : Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
Release Book : 2002-07-09
Download Book : 784 Pages
ISBN-10 : 0471356387


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

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Genre Book : Architecture
Author Book : Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Book : 2012-10-23
Download Book : 422 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781118142066


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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 idea of the word required, a reader can quickly track down precisely the term they are looking for. The book is illustrated with stunning drawings that provide a visual as well as a textual definition of both key concepts and subtle differences in meaning. Davies and Jokiniemi's work sets a new standard for reference books for all those interested in the buildings that surround us. It has comprehensive coverage of architecture and building terms. It has a detailed and innovative cross-referencing system. It is beautifully illustrated with detailed technical drawings.

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Genre Book : Architecture
Author Book : Nikolas Davies
Publisher : Routledge
Release Book : 2008
Download Book : 726 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780750685023