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Dictionary of Architecture and Construction

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ISBN-10: 0071452370

ISBN-13: 9780071452373

Edition: 4th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Cyril M. Harris

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This dictionary reflects advances in construction technology, acknowledging the increased importance of building preservation projects. All entries have been updated, with more than 2800 new terms and 200 extra illustrations added.
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Book details

List price: $72.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 9/5/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1040
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 2.50" tall
Weight: 4.620
Language: English

2500 NEW TERMS -- 100
New Illustrations
This massive compendium by a renowned
architectural editor and 50 expert contributors features over 2300 line drawings and clear, concise definitions of more than 27,000 important architecture and construction terms
The most definitive reference in the field
Dictionary of Architecture and Construction
brings you the broadest possible coverage of the language of architecture and building construction
Special care has been taken to include the latest terms in legal areas, technologies, techniques, materials, organizations, historic architectural styles, and architectural trends
This essential dictionary is one of the most trusted references in architecture and building technology
cited in numerous other leading references and recommended by the faculties of many top schools
It covers drawings and specifications ... building products and materials, including their design, appearance, performance, installation, and testing ... finishes, coatings, and surfacings ... types of units, assemblies, systems, and modules ... tools, devices, machines, and construction equipment, and much more. It's the one definitive resource every architect and contractor needs to own
Revised, updated, and expanded, this comprehensive new edition features: More than 27,000 definitions in clear, concise language
Over 2300 illustrations
Full coverage of new technologies and new building materials
Expanded emphasis on legal, organizational, and historic architectural terms, reflecting their increased importance in the field