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Elsevier's Dictionary of Architecture
Elsevier's Dictionary of Architecture

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  • ISBN-13: 9780444501424
  • ISBN: 0444501428
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books

AUTHOR

Vandenberghe, J. P.

SUMMARY

This dictionary deals with such areas as architects' office practice, drawing implements and instruments, representational techniques, basic descriptive geometry, spatial representation, planning and submission of proposed buildings; details and elements of buildings such as roofs, stairs, windows, doors, chimneys, moldings, brick bonds, heating, lighting and plumbing; building materials such as stone, ceramic, mortar, cement, concrete, metal, glass, wood, plastic and paints, and also accessories; and artistic terminology, ornaments, styles and orders, both historical and contemporary. It is intended for use by architects, planners, designers, engineers, builders, manufacturers of building materials, scholars in the fields of the arts, architecture and building, translators and interpreters, and writers and journalists covering features of contemporary and historical architecture.Vandenberghe, J. P. is the author of 'Elsevier's Dictionary of Architecture', published 1999 under ISBN 9780444501424 and ISBN 0444501428.

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