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Now in full color-the new edition of the preeminent dictionary of architectural terms features definitions for green, sustainable, and ecological architecture.
From a bay window and a blind arch to a clocktower and a copula, the architecture of any building is comprised of many specific elements. This book offers a photographic compilation of these elements, sorted by building type and building function.
The only illustrated dictionary to include construction, design, and related-business terminology, with more photos and detailed drawings than any other book on the shelf.
Now in full color--a thoroughly updated edition of the premier illustrated architectural dictionaryRevised and expanded, the Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture, Third Edition, features 8,000 definitions, 4,000 illustrations, and biographies of hundreds of architects accompanied by classic examples of their work. This new, full-color edition includes terms relating to green, ecological, and sustainable architecture. Everything critically important to those in the field of architecture and design is covered, including: Architectural stylesDetailsBuilding elementsArchitectural formsBuilding systemsGreen buildingMeticulously written, heavily cross-referenced, and filled with more than 3,000 new and updated definitions and 1,000 new photographs, this impressive visual resource is the best way to gain a full understanding of architectural elements and the new language of green and sustainable architecture.
The definitive tracing file for design professionals--updated and expandedPacked with hundreds of traceable drawings and more than 1000 photographic images, Entourage, Fifth Edition, provides a quick and easy way to create visually persuasive architectural presentations. This fully revised volume offers a vast assortment of contemporary entourage figures that allows architects, commercial artists, interior and graphic designers, and draftspersons to bring designs to life. You'll also get tips for creating your own entourage file of images--including where to search, how to photograph them, and how to develop them into usable illustrations. Add more power and impact to your presentations using this invaluable, state-of-the-art resource.Entourage, Fifth Edition, features: Up-to-date images of diverse people, trees and plants, vehicles, and other environmental elementsFigures and objects in various sizes, scales, and posturesValuable tips for altering images in PhotoshopHow-to information for composing entourage images in drawing layoutsReal-world examples of how professional renderers use entourage elements in their drawingsTips for effectively conveying the function of the depicted projectA convenient organization based on size and category of figureFull color images of people, trees, vehicles, and more on enclosed DVDAdd to the success of your architectural sketches and color renderings with the new and expanded Fifth Edition of Entourage.