A Visual Dictionary of Architecture [Francis D. K. Ching] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This remarkable, one-of-a-kind compendium. This book defines over terms relating to architectural design, history, and technology. It is the only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions. Dec 30, The classic, bestselling reference on architecture now revisedand expanded! An essential one-volume reference of architectural topics.

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An essential reference for architects and historians of architecture. Ching’s beautiful, clear drawings enhance even the expert’s understanding of architectural and construction features.

This is a great reference for anyone interested in architecture.

It functions as a glossary as well as a visual reference. There are clear beautiful drawings of different architectural features and concepts both modern and historic.


Ching graduated cum laude with a five-year professional degree from the University of Notre Dame in His accomplishments included instructing at Ohio University and Cornish College of the Arts, teaching as an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and lecturing at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

He was a visiting scholar at the Tokyo Institute of Technology.

He has been d.k.chiny professor of architecture at the University of Washington since Ching’s published works including Architecture: Ching earned a Citation for Excellence in International Book Publishing inand two years later he was honored with the Graham Foundation Grant to develop a two-volume reader for Design Drawing.

Account Options Sign in. It is the only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustrated with finely detailed, hand-rendered drawings, each executed in Mr.

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WileyMar 9, – Architecture – pages. This book defines over 5, terms relating to architectural design, history, and technology. Ching Limited preview – Visual Dictionary of Architesture, Frncis D. References to this book Brown Tide Rising: Metaphors of Latinos in Contemporary American Public Otto Santa Ana Limited preview – Ching WileyMar archittecture, – Architecture – pages 6 Reviews https: