visual dictionary of architure and construction

visual dictionary of architure and construction

by Carles Broto, Dimitris Kottas, Pilar Chueca
     
 

Wondering what an ogee molding is? Puzzling over flying buttresses? Trying to translate portico into German? Now architects, builders, designers, and students can find all the answers in A Visual Dictionary of Architecture and Construction, the book that shows and tells these words and thousands more. More than 6,000 architectural terms are explained in over 500…  See more details below

Overview

Wondering what an ogee molding is? Puzzling over flying buttresses? Trying to translate portico into German? Now architects, builders, designers, and students can find all the answers in A Visual Dictionary of Architecture and Construction, the book that shows and tells these words and thousands more. More than 6,000 architectural terms are explained in over 500 detailed illustrations plus captions in English, Spanish, French, and German. The book is organized thematically, with complete indexing for easy reference. With its portable size and flexibinding, it?s a comprehensive reference book perfect for carrying to classroom or construction site.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788496424296
Publisher:
Links International,Ceg
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
285
Product dimensions:
7.57(w) x 9.58(h) x 0.77(d)

Meet the Author

Dimitris Kottas, Ph.D., is an architect with more than eight years experience as an editorial consultant and publication supervisor. The author of The Architect’s Handbook, he lives in Barcelona.

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