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Francis D. K. Ching and Van Nostrand Reinhold (2011) Visual dictionary of Architecture; Division of International Thomson Publishing Inc.


An essential one–volume reference of architectural topics using Francis D. K. Ching′s signature presentation. It is the only dictionary that provides concise, accurate definitions illustrated with finely detailed, hand–rendered drawings. From Arch to Wood, every concept, technology, material and detail important to architects and designers are presented in Ching′s unique style.

  • Combining text and drawing, each term is given a minimum double–page spread on large format trim size, so that the term can be comprehensively explored, graphically showing relations between concepts and sub–terms
  • A comprehensive index permits the reader to locate any important word in the text.
  • This long–awaited revision brings the latest concepts and technology of 21st century architecture, design and construction to this classic reference work

It is sure to be by the side of and used by any serious architect or designer, students of architecture, interior designers, and those in construction.

Jon T. Lang (2002) A Concise History of Modern Architecture in India; Orient Blackswan


In Lucid Language That Speaks To Laymen And Architects Alike, This Book Provides A History Of Twentieth Century Architecture In India. It Examines In Detail The Early Influences On Indian Architecture Both Of Movements Like The Bauhaus As Well As Prominent Individuals Like Habib Rehman, Jawaharlal Nehru, Frank Lloyd Wright And Le Corbusier.


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