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A Visual Dictionary of Architecture by Francis D. K. Ching

By Francis D. K. Ching

This e-book defines over 5,000 phrases when it comes to architectural layout, heritage, and expertise. it's the in simple terms dictionary that offers concise, actual definitions illustrated with finely distinctive, hand-rendered drawings, every one carried out in Mr. Ching's signature type.

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