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Overview

Building Construction Illustrated Second Edition The volume’s organization follows the typical design process—from selection of the building site to finish work and beyond—and coverage of systems and technology no longer commonly used has been streamlined. ISBN 0-442-23498-8 Architecture Form, Space, and Order Ching interprets form as the designer’s basic tool, and analyzes a wide range of architectural models that represent the concepts of form, space, and order. ISBN 0-442-21535-5 Architectural Graphics Second Edition In this book, Ching emphasizes the development of better mental and manual skills to enhance your approach to graphic communication. ISBN 0-442-21864-8 Interior Design Illustrated In this beautifully illustrated work, Ching explores how basic structural elements and systems combine to form our interior environments, and considers the factors that affect their design, formation, and use. ISBN 0-442-21537-1 Home Renovation This detailed yet accessible book fully explains and illustrates how to transform any home into a more functional, comfortable, and pleasing environment ISBN 0-442-21592-4 Drawing a Creative Process Drawing: A Creative Process demonstrates the intriguing interplay among seeing, visualization, and expression through drawing. ISBN 0-442-31818-9
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471284512
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/28/1995
  • Series: Architecture Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 9.33 (w) x 12.15 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Meet the Author

Francis D.K. Ching is Professor Emeritus of Architecture at the University of Washington. He is the author or coauthor of numerous architecture and design books, including Architectural Graphics; Architecture: Form, Space, and Order; A Global History of Architecture; Interior Design Illustrated; and Building Construction Illustrated, all from Wiley.

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Table of Contents

Preface.

Architecture.

Arch.

Beam.

Brick.

Building.

Cable Structure.

Ceiling.

Ceramic.

Church.

Color.

Column.

Computer Graphics.

Concrete.

Construction.

Design.

Dome.

Door.

Drawing.

Electricity.

Elevator.

Fastening.

Fireplace.

Fire Safety.

Floor.

Force.

Fortification.

Foundation.

Frame.

Geometry.

Glass.

Hardware.

Heat.

History.

House.

Joinery.

Light.

Load.

Masonry.

Material.

Measure.

Membrane.

Metal.

Moisture Protection.

Order.

Ornament.

Paint.

Plaster.

Plastic.

Plate.

Plumbing.

Reinforced Concrete.

Roof.

Room.

Shell.

Sitework.

Soil.

Sound.

Stair.

Stone.

Structure.

Survey.

Sustainability.

Temple.

Theater.

Truss.

Vault.

Vision.

Wall.

Vision.

Wall.

Window.

Wood.

Index.

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