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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Sep 11, Bhozs Bher added it. From Arch to Wood,every concept, technology, material and detail important toarchitects and designers are presented in Ching’s unique style.

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The blend of visual imagery with short descriptions makes this book an invaluable reference in writing about architecture. Account Options Sign in.

franci Wiley is a publishing company now for its strengths in major academic, scientific and professional fields. Ching born is a widely recognized author of books addressing architectural and design graphics.

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Aug 17, Forrest rated it really liked it. For this purpose, the rear index allows for quick reference in finding terms you want defined or clarified. Tatyana rated it it was amazing Mar 25, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

It takes some digging to francsi exactly what you want, because the book is organized so that taxonomic categories and theoretical ideas are interspersed in a way that doesn’t always make sense, but, if it’s architectural in any franciw, it’s in there. Description The classic, bestselling reference on architecture now revised and expanded!

An extrem I am not an architect and now I don’t need to be. This is the Gray’s Anatomy of architecture, if you will, presented in an easy to digest visual manner.

A Visual Dictionary of Architecture

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Jul 07, DJ Yossarian rated it it was amazing Shelves: See 1 question about A Visual Dictionary of Architecture…. This allows for quick, comparative presentations of related but differentiated details. This is a great reference for anyone interested in architecture.

For example, perhaps you want to know if you should refer to viskal certain part of the building as a “stoop,” a “porch,” or a “portico”–looking up any of these words will refer you to a page number under the umbrella category “Building” that illustrates and describes the various differences among the three terms. There are clear beautiful drawings of different architectural features and concepts both modern and historic. Dec 27, Tine Fuentebella rated it it was amazing.


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

A Visual Dictionary of Architecture. Ching’s beautiful, clear drawings enhance even the expert’s understanding of architectural and construction features.

There are many architecture dictionaries; this dictionary meets requirements for libraries that need a comprehensive reference at a high school visaul. He is the author or coauthor of numerous architecture and design books, including Architectural Graphics; Architecture: Jun 13, Ron J Roy rated it it was amazing.

Trivia About A Visual Dictiona Very useful to have at hand.