Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture, Third Edition, by Burden, Ernest
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- ISBN: 9780071772938 | 0071772936
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 2/27/2012
Now in full colorthe new edition of the preeminent dictionary of architectural terms features definitions for green, sustainable, and ecological architecture. The Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture, Third Edition is uniquely focused almost entirely on design, unlike other dictionaries which are filled with construction-related terms. This unique, full-color resource features 10,000 definitionsincluding terms pertaining to green/sustainable and ecological architectureand biographies of hundreds of architects accompanied by classic examples of their work. This impressive reference covers everything critically important to those in the architecture/design field, including architectural styles, details, building elements, forms, building systems. Meticulously written, heavily cross-referenced, and unique in that it is a truly visual resource, the Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture, Third Edition is the best way for any designer to gain a full understanding of architectural elements. Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture, Third Edition Full color throughout Includes updated terms and new and updated photographs Contains new definitions relating to interior architecture Features new definitions for green, sustainable, and ecological architecture