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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Ching’s published works including Architecture: I read it cover to cover as a supplement to my exam prep books. 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.
Nov 18, Carlie Crowe added it Shelves: Rictionary an Evaluation Copy for this title. Most users, however, will use the book as a back-to-front reference. My library Help Advanced Book Search. You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. Mar 24, Jessie Moberg rated it really liked it Shelves: 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.
A Visual Dictionary of Architecture
Account Options Sign in. He is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington. Return to Book Page. References to this book Brown Tide Rising: A Visual Dictionary of Architecture. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Jul 07, DJ Yossarian rated it it was amazing Shelves: Ching’s A Visual Dictionary of Vjsual is the most f.k.ching tool I have found yet for understanding the descriptive terminology used in the diverse field of architecture.
From D.l.ching to Wood, every concept, technology, material and detail important to architects and designers are presented in Ching’s unique style. Shivadhanu Seralathan rated it it was ok Jul 04, This is a great reference for anyone interested in architecture. Description The classic, bestselling reference on architecture now revised and expanded! Everyone who studies architecture; students in: Ching’s books have been widely influential and continue to shape the visual language of all fields d.k.chinv design.
Not only are the illustrations gorgeous, but the explanations are succinct and comprehensible. He has been a professor of architecture at the University of Washington since CictionaryMar 9, – Architecture – pages. This long-awaited revision brings the latest concepts andtechnology of 21st century architecture, design and construction tothis classic reference d.k.ching It is sure to be by the side of and used by any seriousarchitect or designer, students of architecture, interiordesigners, and those in construction.
A Visual Dictionary of Architecture by Francis D.K. Ching
It functions as a glossary as well as a visual reference. The blend of visual imagery with short descriptions makes this book an invaluable reference in writing about architecture. Lists with This Book. Feb 16, Nidhi Patel rated it it was amazing. Aug 01, Dawn rated it really liked it. See 1 question about A Visual Dictionary of Architecture…. A must have book for all architects Selected pages Page 3.
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