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 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.