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A visual dictionary of architecture

Author: Frank Ching
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, cop. 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: słowniki
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Ching
ISBN: 9780470648858 0470648856
OCLC Number: 805268287
Description: VIII, 328 s. : il. ; 31 cm
Contents: Preface vii Architecture 1 Arch 4 Beam 7 Brick 10 Building 13 Cable Structure 20 Ceiling 22 Ceramic 24 Church 27 Color 30 Column 32 Computer Graphics 34 Concrete 40 Construction 46 Design 52 Dome 62 Door 64 Drawing 68 Electricity 76 Elevator 82 Fastening 84 Fireplace 89 Fire Safety 90 Floor 94 Index 303 Force 98 Fortification 100 Foundation 102 Frame 106 Geometry 110 Glass 114 Hardware 116 Heat 119 History 129 House 140 Joinery 144 Light 146 Load 157 Masonry 163 Material 169 Measure 174 Membrane 176 Metal 177 Moisture Protection 184 Order 187 Ornament 190 Paint 195 Plaster 196 Plastic 200 Plate 202 Plumbing 204 Reinforced Concrete 210 Roof 216 Room 224 Shell 227 Sitework 229 Soil 232 Sound 234 Stair 239 Stone 242 Structure 244 Survey 253 Sustainability 255 Temple 266 Theater 274 Truss 277 Vault 280 Vision 282 Wall 284 Window 289 Wood 294 Index 303
Responsibility: Francis D.K. Ching.

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It is the only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustrated with finely detailed, hand-rendered drawings . (Ad-Hoc-News, 22 November 2011)

 
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