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Dictionary of Architecture and Construction 3 editions

Dictionary of Architecture and Construction
Cyril M. Harris
About the Book

Updated and expanded, this Fourth Edition of the most trusted reference in architecture offers the most comprehensive coverage of architectural and construction terms available. This classic dictionary now features nearly 25,000 definitions (including 2,800 new terms), 2,500 illustrations (including 200 new illustrations), and maintains its extraordinary visual appeal and easy-to-read page design. Prepared by a renowned architectural editor in association with expert contributors and incorporating the work of many standards groups, the book presents clear, concise definitions of terms in nearly 80 working areas. The Fourth Edition covers new industry terms which have emerged due to changes in engineering and building technologies, organizations, materials, and legal developments, and has been expanded to include more historic architectural styles. New terms include:Legal Architectural Barriers Act Wheelchair Accessible Materials Fibrous Concrete Latex Mortar Polymer-Based Stucco Concrete Compliance Conformity Refractory Mortar Organizations Building Research Establishment (formerly Building Research Station) of Great Britain ASTM Historic Architectural Styles Anglo-Palladianism French Victorian Isabellino Mudajar Mozarabic Neo-Rococo...

3 editions First published in 1987

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Cover of: Dictionary of Architecture and Construction
2007, McGraw-Hill
Dictionary of Architecture and Construction
E-book in English
Cover of: Dictionary of Architecture and Construction
September 1, 1987, McGraw-Hill Education
Dictionary of Architecture and Construction
Paperback in English - New Ed edition
Cover of: Dictionary of Architecture and Construction
September 1, 1987, McGraw-Hill Education
Dictionary of Architecture and Construction
in English

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