A VISUA l DICTIO N ARY OF ARCHITECTURE fIlAN(U O. K. (H INC; i i I- A f VISUAL DICTIONARY OF J ARCH ITECTU RE J I I I I I I I I FRANCIS D.K. CHING A. The classic, bestselling reference on architecture now revisedand expanded! An essential one-volume reference of architectural topics. It is the only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustrated with finely detailed, hand-rendered drawings, each executed in Mr. Ching’s signature .
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This is the most fantastic and complete architectural reference I have ever encountered. He has been a professor of architecture at the University of Washington since A Visual Dictionary of Architecture. Check it out from a library, see how useful it is and then divtionary buy it.
So far, this is the best reference for students of architecture and design. It functions as a glossary as well as a visual reference.
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Nov 18, Carlie Crowe added it Shelves: Ching’s books have been widely influential and continue to shape the visual language of all fields of design. He is a D.k.chinh Emeritus at the University of Washington.
His accomplishments included instructing at Ohio University and Cornish College of the Arts, teaching as an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and lecturing at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. It functions as a glossary as well as a visual reference. Goodreads helps you visuao track of books you want to read. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Dec 07, Elaine rated it it was dictionaary Shelves: There are clear beautiful drawings of different architectural features and concepts both modern and historic.
Included in dicyionary pages are illustrations of content along with an index. Contact your Rep for all inquiries. The blend of visual imagery with short descriptions makes this book an invaluable reference in writing about architecture.
Lists with This Book. Tatyana rated it it was amazing Mar 25, You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. 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, dicyionary, and those in construction.
From Arch to Wood, every concept, technology, material and detail important to architects and designers are presented in Ching’s unique style. An essential reference for architects and historians of architecture. Visual and concise, an excellent resource for humanity. Ching earned a Citation for Excellence in International Book Publishing inand two years later he was honored with the Graham Foundation Grant to develop a two-volume reader for Dictionayr Drawing.
A Visual Dictionary of Architecture by Francis D.K. Ching
This book is highly informative in visual and in context. A Visual Dictionary of Architecture. There are clear beautiful drawings of different architectural features and concepts both modern and historic. Description The classic, bestselling reference on architecture now revised and expanded!
This book not only has all of them but is full of beautiful and informative illustrations. An extremely useful resource when trying to figure out exactly what it is your heroine is dangling from beneath the tentacled monster shambling toward her over the roof. Wenef Tenolete rated it it was amazing Jan 27, Dexter Mosul rated it really liked it Jan 02, WileyMar 9, – Architecture – pages. Terrific book for students of all levels. My library Help Advanced Book Search. I have read this book during my review for the board exams and I found it very useful.
The book is organized into 68 broad, basic architectural categories such as door, flooring, hardware, heat, plumbing, structure, etc. Request permission to reuse content from this site. Very useful to have at hand.
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