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A Visual Dictionary of Architecture

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This book defines over 5,000 terms relating to architectural design, history, and technology. It is the only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustrated with finely detailed, hand-rendered drawings, each executed in Mr. Ching's signature style.

Synopsis:

This reference provides descriptions of 15 types of landscape architecture projects ranging from single-family housing to parks, urban design, office parks and interior landscapes. The book includes over 100 projects shown in site plans, photographs and technical details.

Synopsis:

This remarkable, one-of-a-kind compendium uses a combination of textual definitions and hundreds of superb line drawings to illuminate a comprehensive body of essential terms in architecture, including important interrelationships between building components. Grouped by themes, all terms have their visual complement and can be readily accessed in several different ways.

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ISBN:
9780471288213
Author:
Ching, Francis D.
Author:
Ching, Frank
Author:
Ching, Francis D.
Author:
Ching, Francis D. K.
Publisher:
Wiley
Location:
New York
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Dictionaries
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
Pictorial works
Subject:
Picture dictionaries, English
Subject:
Dictionnaires illustrâes anglais
Subject:
ARCHITECTURE / Reference
Subject:
General & Introductory Architecture
Copyright:
Series Volume:
EDO-SO-2001-5
Publication Date:
19961128
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
12.10x8.92x.80 in. 2.26 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This reference provides descriptions of 15 types of landscape architecture projects ranging from single-family housing to parks, urban design, office parks and interior landscapes. The book includes over 100 projects shown in site plans, photographs and technical details.
"Synopsis" by , This remarkable, one-of-a-kind compendium uses a combination of textual definitions and hundreds of superb line drawings to illuminate a comprehensive body of essential terms in architecture, including important interrelationships between building components. Grouped by themes, all terms have their visual complement and can be readily accessed in several different ways.
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