A Visual Dictionary of Architecture
The classic, bestselling reference on architecture now revised and expanded!
An essential one-volume reference of architectural topics using Francis D.K. Ching's signature presentation. It is the only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustrated with finely detailed, hand-rendered drawings. From Arch to Wood, every concept, technology, material and detail important to architects and designers are presented in Ching's unique style.
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.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - pranogajec - LibraryThing
An essential reference for architects and historians of architecture. Ching's beautiful, clear drawings enhance even the expert's understanding of architectural and construction features. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - janemarieprice - LibraryThing
This is a great reference for anyone interested in architecture. It functions as a glossary as well as a visual reference. There are clear beautiful drawings of different architectural features and concepts both modern and historic. Read full review