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This is a great reference for anyone interested in architecture. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Description The classic, bestselling reference on architecture now revised and expanded! A Visual Dictionary of Architecture, 2nd Edition.
sictionary Combining text and drawing, each term is given a minimumdouble-page spread on large format trim size, so that the term canbe comprehensively explored, graphically showing relations betweenconcepts and sub-terms A comprehensive index permits the reader to locate anyimportant word in the text. A Visual Dictionary of Architecture.
A Visual Dictionary of Architecture, 2nd Edition
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Jun 05, Marco added it. For this purpose, the rear index allows for quick reference in finding terms you want defined or clarified. He is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington.
I bought this book purely as a reference for my writing craft, and I am very glad I did so. Ching graduated cum laude with a five-year professional degree from the University of Notre Dame in Dec 27, Tine Fuentebella rated it it was amazing.
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. Metaphors of Latinos in Contemporary American Public It is sure to be by the side of and used by any seriousarchitect or designer, students of architecture, interiordesigners, and those in construction.
Relation to other works: An indispensable reference, and just flat out fun to leaf through at random. Wiley is a publishing company now for its strengths in major academic, scientific and professional fields. My library Help Advanced Book Search.
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