A Visual Dictionary of Architecture

A Visual Dictionary of Architecture

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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 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.air switch A switch in which the interruption ofa circuit occurs in air. knife switch A form ofair switch in which a hinged copper blade is ... switch A switch used in conjunction with two three-way switches to control lights from three locations. outlet A point on a wiring system ... an electric device or receptacle to a wiring system. convenience outlet An outlet usually mounted on a wall and housing one or moreanbsp;...


Title:A Visual Dictionary of Architecture
Author: Francis D. K. Ching
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2011-12-30
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