Architect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary

Item Information
Item#: 9780080965376
Edition 01
Author Davies & Jokiniemi
Cover Paperback
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This pocket-sized dictionary offers huge coverage for the 40,000 plus people studying or working in architecture, construction or any of the built environment fields. From Abaciscus to Zophorus, the reader is able to quickly track down precisely the term they are looking for. It is illustrated with stunning drawings that provide a visual as well as a textual definition of both key concepts and subtle differences in meaning.Compact and affordable; Davies and Jokiniemi's work is the miniature version of theDictionary of Architecture and Building Construction. TheArchitect¿s Illustrated Pocket Dictionarycan be used on site or quickly at the desk and is suitable for all those interested in the buildings that surround us.

Table of Contents
Architectural Theory, Ornamentation and Art, Building Elements and Components, Construction Engineering, Masonry, Brickwork, Concrete, Metals, Glass, Plastics, Professional Practice, Technical Installations, Tools, Machines and Methods, Spaces, Wood and Timber, Conservation, Landscape Architecture & History