9780471288213

A Visual Dictionary of Architecture

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  • ISBN13:

    9780471288213

  • ISBN10:

    0471288217

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1996-11-01
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Summary

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.

Table of Contents

Preface 7(2)
ARCHITECTURE 9(276)
Arch
12(3)
Beam
15(3)
Brick
18(3)
Building
21(7)
Cable Structure
28(2)
Ceiling
30(2)
Ceramic
32(3)
Church
35(3)
Color
38(2)
Column
40(2)
Concrete
42(6)
Construction
48(4)
Design
52(8)
Dome
60(2)
Door
62(4)
Drawing
66(8)
Electricity
74(6)
Elevator
80(2)
Fastening
82(5)
Fireplace
87(1)
Fire Safety
88(4)
Floor
92(4)
Force
96(2)
Fortification
98(2)
Foundation
100(4)
Frame
104(4)
Geometry
108(4)
Glass
112(2)
Hardware
114(3)
Heat
117(11)
History
128(8)
House
136(4)
Joinery
140(2)
Light
142(9)
Load
151(4)
Masonry
155(6)
Material
161(5)
Measure
166(2)
Membrane
168(1)
Metal
169(7)
Moisture Control
176(3)
Order
179(3)
Ornament
182(5)
Paint
187(1)
Plaster
188(4)
Plastic
192(2)
Plate
194(2)
Plumbing
196(6)
Reinforced Concrete
202(6)
Roof
208(8)
Room
216(3)
Shell
219(2)
Sitework
221(3)
Soil
224(2)
Solar Energy
226(2)
Sound
228(5)
Stair
233(3)
Stone
236(2)
Structure
238(8)
Survey
246(2)
Temple
248(8)
Theater
256(3)
Truss
259(3)
Vault
262(2)
Vision
264(2)
Wall
266(5)
Window
271(5)
Wood
276(9)
Index 285

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