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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He was a visiting scholar at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. A visual dictionary of architecture. If you ever want to d.k.vhing architecture and just enjoy it, I’ll highly recommend you this book.
Combining text and drawing, each term is given a minimum double-page spread on large format trim size, so that the term can be comprehensively explored, graphically showing relations between concepts and sub-terms A comprehensive index permits the reader to locate dicitonary important word in the text.
It is the only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustrated with finely detailed, hand-rendered drawings, each executed in Mr.
Refresh and try again. I read it cover to cover as a supplement to my exam prep books. So far, viusal is the best reference for students of architecture and design.
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A Visual Dictionary of Architecture by Francis D.K. Ching
Very useful to have at hand. It is the only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustrated with finely detailed, hand-rendered drawings.
Account Options Sign in. Excellent reference for architecture terminology and concepts – both common and obscure.
A Visual Dictionary of Architecture, 2nd Edition
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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 x.k.ching the three terms.
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Account Options Sign in. 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. Donna rated it it was amazing Apr 14, Mar 06, Madhu murugesan rated it it was amazing.
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Most users, however, will use the book as a back-to-front reference. There s.k.ching many architecture dictionaries; this dictionary meets requirements for libraries that need a comprehensive reference at a high school level.
Jun 05, Marco added it. Published November 28th by Wiley first published A visual exploration of architectural spaces, using structures around the world.
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