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A Visual Dictionary of Architecture [Francis D. K. Ching] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This remarkable, one-of-a-kind compendium. This book defines over terms relating to architectural design, history, and technology. It is the only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions. Dec 30, The classic, bestselling reference on architecture now revisedand expanded! An essential one-volume reference of architectural topics.

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A Visual Dictionary of Architecture

Ching’s beautiful, clear drawings enhance even the expert’s understanding of architectural and construction features. D.k.cbing permission to reuse content from this site. His accomplishments included instructing at Ohio University vusual 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. Dec 07, Elaine rated it it was amazing Shelves: It takes some digging to find exactly what you want, because the book is organized so that architeture 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.

A visual dictionary of architecture. This allows for quick, comparative presentations of related but differentiated details. Jul 31, Jonah Flor rated it it was amazing.


A Visual Dictionary of Architecture. Included in the pages are illustrations of content along with an index.

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Account Options Sign in. WileyMar 9, – Architecture – pages. Excellent reference for architecture terminology and concepts – both common and obscure. Ching Limited preview – visusl There are clear beautiful drawings of different architectural features and concepts both modern and historic. Books by Francis D.

Nov 22, Ronalyn San rated it it was amazing Shelves: Oct 29, Rebecca rated it it was amazing. Archirecture November 28th by Wiley first published It functions as a glossary as well as a visual reference. 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. I bought this book purely as a reference for my writing craft, and I am very glad I did so. Aug 18, Hennah M.

An essential reference for architects and historians of architecture. Visual and concise, an excellent resource for humanity.


Mar 24, Jessie Moberg rated it really liked it Shelves: Amir Iftikhar rated it it was amazing Dec 03, Everyone who studies architecture; students vishal Very useful to have at hand. From Arch to Wood,every concept, technology, material and detail important toarchitects and designers are presented in Ching’s unique style. He is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington. Ching Limited preview – The blend of visual imagery with short descript Professor Francis D.

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An extrem I am not an architect and now I don’t need to be. Jun 13, Ron J Roy rated it it was amazing. A visual exploration of architectural spaces, using structures around the d.k.chlng. Juliana D.k.chung rated it it was amazing Nov 10, I am not an architect and now I don’t need to be.

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