Introduction to Architecture

ISBN-10: 1118142063
ISBN-13: 9781118142066
Edition: 2012
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Description: This major new collection introduces architecture to the beginning student or anyone who wants to learn about the built environment.Using Francis D.K. Ching's signature graphical approach, the foundations of knowledge of architecture are explained  More...

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List price: $66.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited
Publication date: 10/23/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.266
Language: English

This major new collection introduces architecture to the beginning student or anyone who wants to learn about the built environment.Using Francis D.K. Ching's signature graphical approach, the foundations of knowledge of architecture are explained in an easy-to-understand format. Readers will delight in the drawings and photographs that illuminate architecture and design.  Includes coverage of:History of world architectureDesign drawingArchitectural graphicsElements and theory of architectureArchitectural structuresMaterials and methods of architectureBuilding systems and codesResidential architectureUrban designFor those interested in becoming an architect, information about the experience and practice of architecture is explained. And for anyone who just loves the beauty of architectural design and drawing, each page is packed with a visual delight by the master of graphic communication.This all-in-one package is both a trove of discovery and an outstanding value.

Francis D.K. Ching graduated cum laude with a five-year professional degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1966. 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 a professor of architecture at the University of Washington since 1992. Ching's published works including Architecture: Form, Space, & Order, A Visual Dictionary of Architecture, and Interior Design Illustrated, focus on clarifying and communicating architectural element, principles, and relationships. Ching earned a Citation for Excellence in International Book Publishing in 1992, and two years later he was honored with the Graham Foundation Grant to develop a two-volume reader for Design Drawing.

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