D.K.CHING VISUAL DICTIONARY PDF

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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A Visual Dictionary of Architecture, 2nd Edition. Oct 29, Rebecca rated it it was amazing. Mar 24, Jessie Moberg rated it really liked it Shelves: Wiley is a publishing company now for its strengths in major academic, scientific and professional fields. This will be of specific interest to students who study architecture in their visual arts classes and in the building classes in the area technology center. Jun 13, Ron J Roy rated it it was amazing. It is the onlydictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustratedwith finely detailed, hand-rendered drawings Account Options Sign in.

Carlie Crowe Type of Reference: An essential reference for architects and historians of architecture. From Arch to Wood,every concept, technology, material and detail important toarchitects and designers are presented in Ching’s dictionwry style.

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A Visual Dictionary of Architecture, 2nd Edition

Oct 09, Reyhan Ismail rated it really liked it. No trivia or quizzes yet. Amir Iftikhar rated it it was amazing Dec 03, WileyMar 9, – Architecture – pages. He dictionaary been a professor of architecture at the University of Washington since It is the onlydictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustratedwith finely detailed, hand-rendered drawings. This book defines over 5, terms relating to architectural design, history, and technology.

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Dictionaru book defines over 5, terms relating to architectural design, history, and technology. Excellent reference for architecture terminology and concepts – both common and obscure. An indispensable reference, and just flat out fun to leaf through at random.

The blend of visual imagery with short descriptions makes this book an invaluable reference in writing about architecture. Added to Your Shopping Cart.

Ching’s books have been widely influential and continue to shape the visual language of all fields of design. This is the most fantastic and complete architectural reference I have ever encountered. D.ching 01, Dawn rated it really liked it. I bought this book purely as a reference for my writing craft, and I am very glad I did so.

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It is the only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustrated with finely detailed, hand-rendered drawings, each executed in Mr. It is general yet broad enough to be useful to students, architects, contractors, historians, preservationists, etc.

Return to Book Page. It takes some digging to find exactly what you want, because the book is organized so that taxonomic categories and theoretical ideas d.k.cbing interspersed in a way that doesn’t always make sense, but, if it’s architectural in any way, it’s in there.

Everyone who studies architecture; students in: 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. It is the only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustrated with finely detailed, hand-rendered drawings.

Mar 06, Madhu murugesan rated it it was amazing. So far, this is the best reference for students of architecture and design.