Dictionary of Architecture and Construction (Dictionary of by Cyril M. Harris

By Cyril M. Harris

Updated and accelerated, this Fourth variation of the main relied on reference in structure deals the main entire assurance of architectural and building phrases on hand. This vintage dictionary now good points approximately 25,000 definitions (including 2,800 new terms), 2,500 illustrations (including two hundred new illustrations), and continues its remarkable appearance and easy-to-read web page layout. ready through a well known architectural editor in organization with professional participants and incorporating the paintings of many criteria teams, the booklet provides transparent, concise definitions of phrases in approximately eighty operating components. The Fourth variation covers new phrases that have emerged as a result of adjustments in engineering and development applied sciences, businesses, fabrics, and felony advancements, and has been extended to incorporate extra ancient architectural types. New phrases contain: felony Architectural boundaries Act Wheelchair available fabrics Fibrous Concrete Latex Mortar Polymer-Based Stucco Concrete Compliance Conformity Refractory Mortar companies development examine institution (formerly construction examine Station) of significant Britain ASTM ancient Architectural types Anglo-Palladianism French Victorian Isabellino Mudajar Mozarabic Neo-Rococo

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