Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2002 - Architecture - 389 pages
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Over 4,000 architectural definitions 3,000 defining illustrations

Meticulously written, heavily cross-referenced, and unique in the fact that it is a dictionary that can truly be called a visual resource, the Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture, Second Edition, is the best way for any designer or other interested professional or layperson -- to gain a complete understanding of architectural elements. Author Ernest Burden's unique resource contains nearly 4000 design-related definitions and more than 3000 illustrations -- far more than any other dictionary. And now, biographies of over 300 architects, with classic examples of their work, have been added to round out the coverage in this edition. You'll find full details and pictorial coverage of:

* Architectural Styles
*Details
*Building Elements
* Forms
* Building Systems

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Ernest Burden is an architect and consultant specializing in media and marketing strategies. He is an accomplished writer, having written over a dozen books, including McGraw-Hillís Entourage and Visionary Architecture.

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