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Architecturee 31, Jonah Flor rated it it was amazing. Dec 27, Tine Fuentebella rated it it was amazing. Excellent reference for architecture terminology and concepts – both common and obscure.
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A Visual Dictionary of Architecture
Everyone who studies architecture; students in: This is the Gray’s Anatomy of architecture, if you will, presented in an easy to digest visual manner. Ching’s beautiful, clear drawings enhance even the expert’s understanding of architectural and construction features.
Visual Dictionary of Architesture, Frncis D. If you ever want to study architecture and just enjoy it, I’ll highly recommend you this book. This book not only has all of them but is full of beautiful and informative illustrations.
Ching Limited preview – He was a visiting scholar at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. He has been a professor of architecture at the University of Washington since Ching born is a widely recognized author of books addressing architectural and design graphics.
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Ching’s A Visual Dictionary of Architecture is the most useful tool I have found yet for understanding the descriptive terminology used in the diverse field of architecture. For example, perhaps you want to know if you should refer to a 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.
Want to Read saving…. He is the author or coauthor of numerous architecture and design books, including Architectural Graphics; Architecture: Description The classic, bestselling reference on architecture d.k.chiny revised and expanded! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This book defines over 5, terms relating to architectural design, history, and technology. Request an Evaluation Copy for this title. There are clear beautiful drawings of different architectural features and concepts both modern and historic.
The classic, bestselling reference on architecture now revisedand expanded! 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.
It is the onlydictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustratedwith finely detailed, hand-rendered drawings.
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Request permission to reuse content from this site. Ching graduated cum laude with a five-year professional degree from the University of Notre Dame in Jul 07, DJ Yossarian rated it it was amazing Shelves: An indispensable reference, and just flat out fun to leaf through at random.
Ching earned farncis Citation for Excellence in International Book Publishing inand two years later he was honored with the Dkctionary Foundation Grant to develop a two-volume reader for Design Drawing.
Mar 24, Jessie Moberg rated it really liked it Shelves: Account Options Sign in. Everything was categorized, illustrated and described for easy reference and understanding.
There are many architecture dictionaries; this dictionary meets requirements for libraries that need a comprehensive reference at a high school level. This allows for quick, comparative presentations of related but differentiated details. A Visual Dictionary of Architecture, 2nd Edition. Architectre 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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