Architectural Graphics, 5th Edition / Edition 5

Architectural Graphics, 5th Edition / Edition 5

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by Francis D. K. Ching
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0470399112

ISBN-13: 9780470399118

Pub. Date: 11/23/2009

Publisher: Wiley

Francis D.K. Ching's architectural bestseller, thoroughly updated

Since 1975, Architectural Graphics has been a bestselling classic that has introduced countless students of architecture and design to the fundamentals of graphic communication. Featuring Francis D.K. Ching's signature graphic style, it illustrates how to use graphic tools and drafting

Overview

Francis D.K. Ching's architectural bestseller, thoroughly updated

Since 1975, Architectural Graphics has been a bestselling classic that has introduced countless students of architecture and design to the fundamentals of graphic communication. Featuring Francis D.K. Ching's signature graphic style, it illustrates how to use graphic tools and drafting conventions to translate architectural ideas into effective visual presentation. This Fifth Edition has been updated to reflect the latest drawing techniques helping it remain the leading book on the topic.

  • The latest edition of the classic book on architectural drawing by the master of architectural communication
  • Over 500,000 copies sold of previous editions
  • Revised and expanded to include more information on computer-generated graphics and the latest drawing conventions for architectural representation
  • The author is world-renowned for his numerous architecture and design books, including Architecture: Form, Space, and Order; A Global History of Architecture; Interior Design Illustrated; Building Codes Illustrated; and Building Construction Illustrated, all from Wiley.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470399118
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/23/2009
Series:
CourseSmart Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1 Drawing Tools and Materials.

2 Architectural Drafting.

3 Architectural Drawing Systems.

4 Multiview Drawings.

5 Paraline Drawings.

6 Perspective Drawings.

7 Rendering Tonal Values.

8 Rendering Context.

9 Architectural Presentations.

10 Freehand Drawing.

Index.

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Architectural Graphics, 5th Edition 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
GreenArch More than 1 year ago
If you an architecure major or a similar field, this is a great text book and reference guide. It helps me quite a deal when I get stuck on projects. I would recommend this book and any of the books by Ching for that matter.