ISBN 9788126535644,A Visual Dictionary Of Architecture

A Visual Dictionary Of Architecture

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Wiley India

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ISBN 9788126535644
Publisher

Wiley India

Publication Year 2012
ISBN-13

ISBN 9788126535644

ISBN-10 8126535644
Binding

Paperback

Edition 2nd
Number of Pages 336 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Architecture & buildings

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.

Special Features
Over 66 basic aspects of architecture are comprehensively covered with over 5,000 words in a visual context, to help visual thinkers clarify meanings.
Comprehensive index permits the reader to locate any important word in the text.
Oversized pages help present complicated material in easy-to-comprehend spreads.
Written by one of the most famous architectural authors --Frank Ching's name alone is a key selling feature for this book--he has earned the respect and trust of designers, design educators, and students around the world.

About The Author
Francis D.K. Ching is Professor Emeritus of Architecture at the University of Washington. He is the author of numerous architecture and design books, including Architectural Graphics, Architecture: Form, Space, and Order; A Global History of Architecture; Interior Design Illustrated; and Building Construction Illustrated, all from Wiley.

Table of Contents
Architecture
Arch
Beam
Brick
Building
Cable Structure
Ceiling
Ceramic
Church
Color
Column
Computer Graphics
Concrete
Construction
Design
Dome
Door
Drawing
Electricity
Elevator
Fastening
Fireplace
Fire Safety
Floor
Force
Fortification
Foundation
Frame
Geometry
Glass
Hardware
Heat
History
House
Joinery
Light
Load
Masonry
Material
Measure
Membrane
Metal
Moisture Protection
Order
Ornament
Paint
Plaster
Plastic
Plate
Plumbing
Reinforced Concrete
Roof
Room
Shell
Sitework
Soil
Sound
Stair
Stone
Structure
Survey
Sustainability
Temple
Theater
Truss
Vault
Vision
Wall
Vision
Wall
Window
Wood
Index
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