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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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The blend visuql visual imagery with short descriptions makes this book an invaluable reference in writing about architecture. Tatyana rated it it was amazing Mar 25, Aug 01, Dawn rated it really liked it.

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Included in the pages are illustrations of content along with an index. To ask other readers questions about A Visual Dictionary of Architectureplease sign up. No trivia or quizzes yet. 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.

If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you. Ching WileyMar 9, – Architecture – pages 6 Reviews https: D.kc.hing About A Visual Dictiona Jul 07, DJ Yossarian rated it it was amazing Shelves: He has been a professor of architecture at the University of Washington since Ching’s published works including Architecture: Added to Your Shopping Cart. WileyMar 9, – Architecture – pages. His accomplishments included instructing at Ohio University and 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.


This allows for quick, comparative presentations of related but differentiated details. Check it out from a library, see how useful it is and then dictionagy buy it. Amir Iftikhar rated it it was amazing Dec 03, This is the only reference book i read cover to cover when i took the licensure exam and i passed!

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A Visual Dictionary of Architecture

An essential one-volume reference visial architectural topics using Francis D. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

This is a great reference for anyone interested in architecture.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington. An essential reference for architects and historians of architecture.

An indispensable reference, and just flat out fun to leaf through at random. A Visual Dictionary of Architecture, 2nd Edition.

Jun 13, Ron J Roy rated it it was amazing. This is my awesome review.


Visual Dictionary of Architesture, Frncis D. From Arch to Wood, every concept, technology, material and detail important to architects and designers are presented in Ching’s unique style. Ching’s A Visual Dictionary of Architecture is the most useful tool I have found yet for understanding the descriptive terminology used in the diverse field of architecture.

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Ching graduated cum laude with a five-year professional degree from the University of Notre Dame in Included in the pages are illustrations of content along with an in A visual dictionary of architecture. Very useful to have at hand. Selected pages Page 3. Relation to other works: Ching earned a Citation for Excellence in International Book Publishing inand two years later he was honored with the Graham Foundation Grant to develop a two-volume reader for Design Drawing. Books by Francis D.

Jun 05, Marco added it. A must have book for all architects It functions as a glossary as well as a visual reference.