Dictionary of Architecture and Construction / Edition 4

Dictionary of Architecture and Construction / Edition 4

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by Cyril Harris
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071452370

ISBN-13: 9780071452373

Pub. Date: 08/28/2005

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Updated and expanded, this Fourth Edition of the most trusted reference in architecture offers the most comprehensive coverage of architectural and construction terms available. This classic dictionary now features nearly 25,000 definitions (including 2,800 new terms), 2,500 illustrations (including 200 new illustrations), and maintains its extraordinary visual appeal

Overview

Updated and expanded, this Fourth Edition of the most trusted reference in architecture offers the most comprehensive coverage of architectural and construction terms available. This classic dictionary now features nearly 25,000 definitions (including 2,800 new terms), 2,500 illustrations (including 200 new illustrations), and maintains its extraordinary visual appeal and easy-to-read page design.

Prepared by a renowned architectural editor in association with expert contributors and incorporating the work of many standards groups, the book presents clear, concise definitions of terms in nearly 80 working areas. The Fourth Edition covers new industry terms which have emerged due to changes in engineering and building technologies, organizations, materials, and legal developments, and has been expanded to include more historic architectural styles. New terms include:
Legal
Architectural Barriers Act
Wheelchair Accessible
Materials
Fibrous Concrete
Latex Mortar
Polymer-Based Stucco
Concrete Compliance Conformity
Refractory Mortar
Organizations
Building Research Establishment (formerly Building Research Station) of Great Britain
ASTM
Historic Architectural Styles
Anglo-Palladianism
French Victorian
Isabellino
Mudajar
Mozarabic
Neo-Rococo

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071452373
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
08/28/2005
Series:
Dictionary of Architecture and Construction Ser.
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1040
Sales rank:
901,853
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.50(h) x 2.30(d)

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