Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture, Third Edition

Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture, Third Edition

McGraw-Hill Education
9780071772938
0071772936
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Book Description

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.