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In the second edition of this book, the author has opted for a larger format and crisper images. He has retained the style of his hand-lettered text, ...Show synopsisIn the second edition of this book, the author has opted for a larger format and crisper images. He has retained the style of his hand-lettered text, a hallmark of each of his books. This rich source of architectural prototypes also serves a a guide to architectural drawing.Hide synopsis
Description:As New. Quarto, light green and blue illustrated stiff wraps ...As New. Quarto, light green and blue illustrated stiff wraps (paperback). With CD Rom in sealed rear pocket 346 pp. including index. Profusely illustrated throughout with blackand white drawings, diagrams, plans and elevations. A very tight, clean, bright, square, crisp, stiff, glossy, unmarked and unread volume with a flat uncreased spine. FINE. AS NEW.
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Description:Very Good in No cover jacket. Arts & Photography. Book...Very Good in No cover jacket. Arts & Photography. Book Description The Second Edition of this classic introduction to the principles of archit ecture is everything you would expect from the celebrated architect, author, and illustrator, Francis D. K. Ching. Each page has been meticulously rev ised to incorporate contemporary examples of the principles of form, space, and order-the fundamental vocabulary of every designer. The result is a be autifully illustrated volume that embraces today's forms and looks at conve ntional models with a fresh perspective. Here, Ching examines every princip al of architecture, juxtaposing images that span centuries and cross cultur al boundaries to create a design vocabulary that is both elemental and time less. Among the topics covered are point, line, plane, volume, proportion, scale, circulation, and the interdependence of form and space. While this r evision continues to be a comprehensive primer on the ways form and space a re interrelated and organized in the shaping of our environment, it has bee n refined to amplify and clarify concepts. In addition, the Second Edition contains: * Numerous new hand-rendered drawings * Expanded sections on openings and scale * Expanded chapter on design principles * New glossary and index categorized by the author * New 8 1/2? 11 upright trim In the Second Edition of Architecture: Form, Space, and Order, the author has opted for a larger format and crisper images. Mr. Ching has retained the style of his hand-lettered text, a hallmark of each of his books. This rich source of architectural prototypes, each rendered in Mr. Ching's signature style, also serves as a guide to architectural drawing. Doubtless, ma.
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