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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From Arch to Wood, every concept, technology, material and detail important to architects and designers are presented in Ching’s unique style. Terrific book for students of all levels. See 1 question about A Visual Dictionary of Architecture…. Dec 27, Tine Fuentebella rated it it was amazing. This is the Gray’s Anatomy of architecture, if you will, presented in an easy to digest visual manner. For this purpose, the rear index allows for quick reference in finding terms you want defined or clarified.
I have read this book during my review for the board exams and I found it very useful. No trivia or quizzes yet. Donna rated it it was amazing Apr 14, Combining text and drawing, each term is given a minimumdouble-page spread on large format trim size, so that the term canbe comprehensively explored, graphically showing relations betweenconcepts and sub-terms A comprehensive index permits the reader to locate anyimportant word in the text.
WileyMar 9, – Architecture – pages. This allows for quick, comparative presentations of related but differentiated details. An indispensable reference, and just flat out fun to leaf through at random. Return to Book Page. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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A Visual Dictionary of Architecture
Although I already finished reading this, I’m sure that I’ll dictiinary this over and d.k.chjng again. From Arch to Wood,every concept, technology, material and detail important toarchitects and designers are presented in Ching’s unique style.
The blend of visual imagery with short descriptions makes this book an invaluable reference in writing about architecture. 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 Design Drawing. An essential one-volume reference of architectural topics usingFrancis D. Request permission to reuse content from this site.
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So far, this is the best reference for students of architecture and design.
Jun 13, Ron J Roy rated it it was amazing. Visual and concise, an excellent resource for humanity. This is the only reference book i read cover to cover when i took the licensure exam and i passed! Ching deserved it, he helped a d.ching of us in our field to understand it better. Account Options Sign in. Jul 10, Dennis Castillo rated it it was amazing Shelves: Refresh and try again. .dk.ching 31, Jonah Flor rated it it was amazing.
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A Visual Dictionary of Architecture by Francis D.K. Ching
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 xictionary, interior designers, viusal those in construction. 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.
My library Help Advanced Book Search. It is the only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustrated with finely detailed, hand-rendered drawings, each executed in Mr.
If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. Very useful to have at doctionary. It takes some digging to find 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 way, it’s in there.
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Permissions Request permission to reuse content from this site. It functions as a glossary as well as a visual reference. Everyone who studies architecture; students in: Check it out from a library, see how useful it is and then go buy it. Description The classic, bestselling reference on architecture now revised and expanded!