Dictionary of Architecture and Construction

Dictionary of Architecture and Construction

Updated and expanded, this Fourth Edition of the most trusted reference in architecture offers the most comprehensive coverage of architectural and construction terms available. This classic dictionary now features nearly 25,000 definitions (including 2,800 new terms), 2,500 illustrations (including 200 new illustrations), and maintains its extraordinary visual appeal and easy-to-read page design. Prepared by a renowned architectural editor in association with expert contributors and incorporating the work of many standards groups, the book presents clear, concise definitions of terms in nearly 80 working areas. The Fourth Edition covers new industry terms which have emerged due to changes in engineering and building technologies, organizations, materials, and legal developments, and has been expanded to include more historic architectural styles. New terms include: Legal Architectural Barriers Act Wheelchair Accessible Materials Fibrous Concrete Latex Mortar Polymer-Based Stucco Concrete Compliance Conformity Refractory Mortar Organizations Building Research Establishment (formerly Building Research Station) of Great Britain ASTM Historic Architectural Styles Anglo-Palladianism French Victorian Isabellino Mudajar Mozarabic Neo-Rococo


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ISBN 0071452370
Pages 1104 pages
Dictionary of Architecture and Construction
Language: en
Pages: 1104
Authors: Cyril Harris
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-08-15 - Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

Updated and expanded, this Fourth Edition of the most trusted reference in architecture offers the most comprehensive coverage of architectural and construction
Dictionary of Architecture and Building Construction
Language: en
Pages: 738
Authors: Nikolas Davies
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Routledge

With more than 20,000 words and terms individually defined, the Dictionary offers huge coverage for anyone studying or working in architecture, construction or
Dictionary of Architecture & Construction
Language: en
Pages: 1028
Authors: Cyril M. Harris
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Newly updated to include the language of preservation as well as information on emerging technologies, this best-of-the-best dictionary is the only one inclusiv
Dictionary of Architecture and Building Construction
Language: en
Pages: 736
Authors: Nikolas Davies
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-06-19 - Publisher: Routledge

With more than 20,000 words and terms individually defined, the Dictionary offers huge coverage for anyone studying or working in architecture, construction or
Wörterbuch für Architektur Hochbau und Baustoffe
Language: de
Pages: 0
Authors: Herbert Bucksch
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 1979 - Publisher:

A Visual Dictionary of Architecture
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Francis D. K. Ching
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-12-30 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

The classic, bestselling reference on architecture now revisedand expanded! An essential one-volume reference of architectural topics usingFrancis D.K. Ching's
Illustrated Dictionary of Building Design and Construction
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Ernest Burden
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Pub

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Dictionary of Architectural and Building Technology
Language: en
Pages: 353
Authors: Henry J. Cowan
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This dictionary of over 6000 terms is a comprehensive summary of vocabulary used across the building industry, from architectural design to construction technol
Dictionary of architecture, building construction, and materials
Language: de
Pages: 1156
Authors: Herbert Bucksch
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987 - Publisher:

Dictionary of architecture, building construction and materials
Language: de
Pages: 942
Authors: Herbert Bucksch
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987-01-01 - Publisher: