9780471209065

Architectural Graphics, 4th Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780471209065

  • ISBN10:

    0471209066

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/1/2002
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Summary

The completely updated, illustrated bestseller on architectural graphics with over 500,000 copies sold Architectural Graphics presents a wide range of basic graphic tools and techniques designers use to communicate architectural ideas. Expanding upon the wealth of illustrations and information that have made this title a classic, this Fourth Edition provides expanded and updated coverage of drawing materials, multiview drawings, paraline drawings, and perspective drawings. Also new to this edition is the author's unique incorporation of digital technology into his successful methods. While covering essential drawing principles, this book presents: approaches to drawing section views of building interiors, methods for drawing modified perspectives, techniques for creating accurate shade and shadows, expert styles of freehand sketching and diagramming, and much more.

Author Biography

FRANCIS D.K. CHING is a registered architect and professor of architecture at the University of Washington. He is the author of numerous architecture and design books, including Building Construction Illustrated, Architecture: Form, Space, and Order, and Interior Design Illustrated, all published by Wiley.

Table of Contents

Preface.
Drawing Tools and Materials.
Architectural Drafting.
Architectural Drawing Systems.
Multiview Drawings.
Paraline Drawings.
Perspective Drawings.
Rendering Tonal Values.
Rendering Context.
Architectural Presentations.
Freehand Drawing.
Index.

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