A Visual Dictionary Of Architecture

A Visual Dictionary Of Architecture

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The classic, bestselling reference on architecture now revised and expanded! 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. Combining text and drawing, each term is given a minimum double-page spread on large format trim size, so that the term can be comprehensively explored, graphically showing relations between concepts and sub-terms A comprehensive index permits the reader to locate any important word in the text. This long-awaited revision brings the latest concepts and technology of 21st century architecture, design and construction to this classic reference work It is sure to be by the side of and used by any serious architect or designer, students of architecture, interior designers, and those in construction.

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Genre : Architecture
Author by : Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-09-06
File : 336 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780470648858


The Visual Dictionary Of Architecture

The Visual Dictionary Of Architecture

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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 : Architecture
Author by : Gavin Ambrose
Publisher : AVA Publishing
Release : 2008-02-05
File : 288 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9782940373543


Introduction To Architecture

Introduction To Architecture

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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 : Architecture
Author by : Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2012-10-23
File : 422 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781118142066


Dictionary Of Architecture And Building Construction

Dictionary Of Architecture And Building Construction

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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. To browse the book and to see how this title is an invaluable resource for both students and professionals alike, visit www.architectsdictionary.com.

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Genre : Architecture
Author by : Nikolas Davies
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2008-06-19
File : 736 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781136410260


The Visual Dictionary Of American Domestic Architecture

The Visual Dictionary Of American Domestic Architecture

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Discusses the features associated with various types of American homes

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Genre : Architecture
Author by : Rachel Carley
Publisher : Macmillan
Release : 1997-03-15
File : 272 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0805045635


The Visual Dictionary Of Buildings

The Visual Dictionary Of Buildings

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This text is part of a series of reference books designed for children aged nine years and upwards. The books contain exploded view photographs and over 3000 specific words presented in a labelled form, both of which are designed to help expand the child's knowledge and vocabulary. This book looks at buildings - specially built architectural models were taken apart to produce totally accurate exploded photographs. Other books in this series look at The Human Body, Animals, Ships and Sailing, Everyday Things, Cars and Military Uniforms. The Eyewitness Visual Dictionary of Animals was nominated as a 1991 Best Book for Young Adults by the Americal Library Association.

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Genre : Architecture
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Publisher : DORLING KINDERSLEY
Release : 1992
File : 64 Pages
ISBN-13 : 086318961X


Visual Dictionary Architecture Construction

Visual Dictionary Architecture Construction

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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 : Architecture
Author by : Carles Broto
Publisher : Links International
Release : 2016-03-15
File : 286 Pages
ISBN-13 : 8416239649


Building Construction Illustrated

Building Construction Illustrated

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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 Francis D.K. Ching's signature style. Its rich and comprehensive approach clearly presents all of the basic concepts underlying building construction and equips readers with useful guidelines for approaching virtually any new materials or techniques they may encounter. Laying out the material and structural choices available, it provides a full under-standing of how these choices affect a building's form and dimensions. Complete with more than 1,000 illustrations, the book moves through each of the key stages of the design process, from site selection to building components, mechanical systems, and finishes. Illustrated throughout with clear and accurate drawings that present the state of the art in construction processes and materials Updated and revised to include the latest knowledge on sustainability, incorporation of building systems, and use of new materials Archetypal drawings offer clear inspiration for designers and drafters Reflects the most current building codes and CSI Master Format numbering scheme With its comprehensive and lucid presentation of everything from foundations and floor systems to finish work, Building Construction Illustrated, Fourth Edition equips students and professionals in all areas of architecture and construction with useful guidelines for approaching virtually any new materials or techniques they may encounter in building planning, design, and construction.

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Genre : Architecture
Author by : Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-03-10
File : 480 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781118044902


The Visual Dictionary Of Interior Architecture And Design

The Visual Dictionary Of Interior Architecture And Design

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

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Genre : Architecture
Author by : Michael Coates
Publisher : AVA Publishing
Release : 2009-01-06
File : 288 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9782940373802


Dictionary Of Architecture And Construction

Dictionary Of Architecture And Construction

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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 a renowned architectural editor in association with expert contributors and incorporating the work of many standards groups, the book presents clear, concise definitions of terms in nearly 80 working areas. The Fourth Edition covers new industry terms which have emerged due to changes in engineering and building technologies, organizations, materials, and legal developments, and has been expanded to include more historic architectural styles. New terms include:LegalArchitectural Barriers ActWheelchair AccessibleMaterialsFibrous ConcreteLatex MortarPolymer-Based StuccoConcrete Compliance ConformityRefractory MortarOrganizationsBuilding Research Establishment (formerly Building Research Station) of Great BritainASTMHistoric Architectural StylesAnglo-PalladianismFrench VictorianIsabellinoMudajarMozarabicNeo-Rococo

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Genre : Architecture
Author by : Cyril M. Harris
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Companies
Release : 1975
File : 553 Pages
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015048125663