A Visual Dictionary of Architecture

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 only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustrated with finely detailed, hand-rendered drawings. From Arch to Wood, every concept, technology, material and detail important to architects and designers are presented in Ching's unique style. Combining text and drawing, each term is given a minimum double-page spread on large format trim size, so that the term can be comprehensively explored, graphically showing relations between concepts and sub-terms A comprehensive index permits the reader to locate any important word in the text. This long-awaited revision brings the latest concepts and technology of 21st century architecture, design and construction to this classic reference work It is sure to be by the side of and used by any serious architect or designer, students of architecture, interior designers, and those in construction.

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  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Pages : 336 pages
  • ISBN : 0470648856
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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A Visual Dictionary of Architecture

A Visual Dictionary of Architecture
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 06 September 2011
GET THIS BOOKA Visual Dictionary of Architecture

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 only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustrated with finely detailed, hand-rendered drawings. From Arch to Wood, every concept, technology, material and detail important to architects and designers are presented in Ching's unique style. Combining text and drawing, each term is given a minimum double-page spread on large format trim size, so that

A Global History of Architecture

A Global History of Architecture
  • Author : Mark M. Jarzombek,Vikramaditya Prakash
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 04 October 2011
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Praise for the First Edition "Because of its exceptionally wide perspective, even architectural historians who do not teach general survey courses are likely to enjoy and appreciate it." —Annali d'architettura "Not only does A Global History of Architecture own the territory (of world architecture), it pulls off this audacious task with panache, intelligence, and—for the most part—grace." —Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians Revised and updated—the compelling history of the world's great architectural achievements Organized along

A Global History of Architecture

A Global History of Architecture
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching,Mark M. Jarzombek,Vikramaditya Prakash
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 17 April 2017
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A GLOBAL HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE NOW FEATURING ADDITIONAL COVERAGE OF CONTEMPORARY GLOBAL ARCHITECTURE AND MORE SUPERB DRAWINGS BY FRANCIS D.K. CHING! The book that forever changed the way architectural history is viewed, taught, and studied, A Global History of Architecture examines 5,000 years of the built environment. Spanning from 3,500 BCE to the present, and organized along a global timeline, this unique guide was written by experts in their fields who emphasize the connections, contrasts, and influences of architectural movements throughout

Architecture of First Societies

Architecture of First Societies
  • Author : Mark M. Jarzombek
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 27 May 2014
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“This book is the most comprehensively global and critically sensitive synthesis of what we now know of the material and socio-cultural evolution of the so-called First Societies. Written by a distinguished architectural historian and theorist, this truly remarkable and indispensable study shows how the material culture of our forebears, from building to clothing, food, ritual and dance, was inextricably bound up with the mode of survival obtained in a particular place and time...It is a study that will surely

Mass Housing

Mass Housing
  • Author : Miles Glendinning
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 25 March 2021
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This major work provides the first comprehensive history of one of modernism's most defining and controversial architectural legacies: the 20th-century drive to provide 'homes for the people'. Vast programmes of mass housing – high-rise, low-rise, state-funded, and built in the modernist style – became a truly global phenomenon, leaving a legacy which has suffered waves of disillusionment in the West but which is now seeing a dramatic, 21st-century renaissance in the booming, crowded cities of East Asia. Providing a global approach to

Sir Banister Fletcher's Global History of Architecture

Sir Banister Fletcher's Global History of Architecture
  • Author : Sir Banister Fletcher
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 24 January 2019
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Sir Banister Fletcher's Global History of Architecture is the acknowledged classic reference work for architectural history. It has been essential reading for generations of architects and students since the first edition was published in 1896 - and this tradition continues today as the new 21st edition provides the most up-to-date, authoritative and detailed account of the global history of architecture available in any form.Thousands of major buildings from around the world are described and explained, accompanied by over 2,200 photographs, plans,

Design Drawing

Design Drawing
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 07 January 2019
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THE CLASSIC GUIDE TO DRAWING FOR DESIGNERS, REVISED AND UPDATED TO INCLUDE CURRENT DIGITAL-DRAWING TECHNIQUES Hand drawing is an integral part of the design process and central to the architecture profession. An architect's precise interpretation and freedom of expression are captured through hand drawing, and it is perhaps the most fundamental skill that the designer must develop in order to communicate thoughts and ideas effectively. In his distinctive style, world-renowned author Francis D. K. Ching presents Design Drawing, Third Edition,

City Halls and Civic Materialism

City Halls and Civic Materialism
  • Author : Swati Chattopadhyay,Jeremy White
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 14 March 2014
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The town hall or city hall as a place of local governance is historically related to the founding of cities in medieval Europe. As the space of representative civic authority it aimed to set the terms of public space and engagement with the citizenry. In subsequent centuries, as the idea and built form travelled beyond Europe to become an established institution across the globe, the parameters of civic representation changed and the town hall was forced to negotiate new notions

The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings

The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings
  • Author : Marc Kushner
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 10 March 2015
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The founder of Architizer.com and practicing architect draws on his unique position at the crossroads of architecture and social media to highlight 100 important buildings that embody the future of architecture. We’re asking more of architecture than ever before; the response will define our future. A pavilion made from paper. A building that eats smog. An inflatable concert hall. A research lab that can walk through snow. We’re entering a new age in architecture—one where we expect

Architecture as a Global System

Architecture as a Global System
  • Author : Peter Raisbeck
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release : 08 November 2019
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This book provides a clear-sighted analysis which suggests that architectural design may yet shape and order the future of cities. A clear argument that emerges is that to retain their future agency, architects must understand the contours and ecologies of practice that constitute the global system of architectural production.

Architecture

Architecture
  • Author : Jonathan Glancey
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 04 February 2021
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"Significant architectural movements, biographies of famous architects and in-depth examinations of their masterpieces. See how and why certain features were common during specific time periods and how these buildings have stood the test of time. Unique specially-commissioned CGI artworks throughout the book showcase more than 10 specific buildings, including The Pantheon and the White House"--Publisher's description.

Atlas of Novel Tectonics

Atlas of Novel Tectonics
  • Author : Reiser + Umemoto (New York, N.Y.).,Jesse Reiser,Nanako Umemoto,New York Reiser + Umemoto,Reiser + Umemoto. RUR Architecture PC
  • Publisher : Princeton Architectural Press
  • Release : 09 March 2006
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Architects Jesse Reiser and Nanako Umemoto have been generating some of the most provocative thinking in the field for nearly twenty years. With Atlas of Novel Tectonics, Reiser+Umemoto hone in on the many facets of architecture and illuminate their theories with great thought and simplicity. The Atlas is organized as an accumulation of short chapters that address the workings of matter and force, material science, the lessons of art and architectural history, and the influence of architecture on culture (

Interior Design Illustrated

Interior Design Illustrated
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching,Corky Binggeli
  • Publisher : Wiley
  • Release : 15 October 2004
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Francis D. K. Ching's illustrated introduction to interior design is now completely revised and even more clear and accessible than in the previous bestselling edition. His unique approach is more useful than ever, with a reformatted, larger trim size for easy reading and an all-new full color section! The book includes new and updated material on finishes, furnishings and textiles, lighting, sustainability, acoustics, workstations, and much more. Order your copy today!

Interior Design Illustrated

Interior Design Illustrated
  • Author : Francis D. K. Ching,Corky Binggeli
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 20 February 2012
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Offers a concise and accessible presentation of important concepts for beginning designers, and experienced practitioners will appreciate its insightful and practical coverage of the relationship between building structures and interior spaces. A broad range of rich illustrations communicates visual information and ploughs fertile ground for creative ideas and inspiration.