Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture / Edition 3

Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture / Edition 3

by Ernest Burden
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0071772936

ISBN-13: 9780071772938

Pub. Date: 02/27/2012

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Now in full color--a thoroughly updated edition of the premier illustrated architectural dictionary

Revised and expanded, the Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture, Third Edition, features 8,000 definitions, 4,000 illustrations, and biographies of hundreds of architects accompanied by classic examples of their work. This new, full-color edition

Overview

Now in full color--a thoroughly updated edition of the premier illustrated architectural dictionary

Revised and expanded, the Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture, Third Edition, features 8,000 definitions, 4,000 illustrations, and biographies of hundreds of architects accompanied by classic examples of their work. This new, full-color edition includes terms relating to green, ecological, and sustainable architecture. Everything critically important to those in the field of architecture and design is covered, including:

  • Architectural styles
  • Details
  • Building elements
  • Architectural forms
  • Building systems
  • Green building

Meticulously written, heavily cross-referenced, and filled with more than 3,000 new and updated definitions and 1,000 new photographs, this impressive visual resource is the best way to gain a full understanding of architectural elements and the new language of green and sustainable architecture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071772938
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
02/27/2012
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
430,153
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; Alphabetical listing of architectural terms (and photographs); Index

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