Wiley, 05/2011. 5,000 terms defined, impressive illustrations! Item #4234
A Visual Dictionary of Architecture, Francis D.K. Ching, defines over 5,000 terms relating to architectural design, history, and technology. It is the only dictionary available that provides concise, accurate definitions illustrated with finely detailed, hand rendered drawings, each executed in Mr. Ching's signature style.It would be difficult to find anyone more qualified than Mr. Ching to create this visual dictionary of architectural terms. Doubtless, many will want this handsome volume for the sheer beauty of it, but architects and students alike will treasure it for its wealth of practical information and elegant illustrations.320pp. 1650 b/w illust. $55.00 pb. John Wiley & Sons (5/2011).