Architectural Graphics offers the essential drawing tools, principles, and techniques designers use to communicate architectural ideas. In this Fifth Edition, Francis D.K. Ching expands upon the wealth of illustrations and instructions that have made this book a classic, and guides readers through the subtleties of translating architectural ideas into vivid visual representations.
Readers learn Ching's renowned methods through:
Coverage of multiview drawings, paraline drawings, and perspective drawings
Techniques for drawing section views of building interiors
Strategies for rendering tonal value, enhancing pictorial depth, and conveying the illumination of spatial environments
Approaches for developing the layout of architectural presentations
Freehand sketching and diagramming
And much more
This beautiful Fifth Edition of Architectural Graphics clearly presents the complexity of architectural concepts in an intuitive graphic manner that benefits anyone interested in maintaining the highest standard of the profession.
Basically just that. D.K. Ching texts are favorable to most accredited arch programs because they cover the basics in a straightforward way. Read morePublished 6 months ago by phamv
This book became very helpful with learning the techniques and showing examples that were a requirement for my class :).Published 6 months ago by Brandon Pickett
if purchasing this for class esp at the university of Houston don't buy it. you wont use it. im sure its informative but i dont know because i never opened it.... not once. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Polli Bush
this book was for a class. it arrived on time and in the condition it was stated to be in. what more can you say about a class bookPublished 11 months ago by Jordan Foley
the book came as expected and on time , one thing I was under the impression that the book was, a new book I WAS WRONG.Published 11 months ago by ,rodney W.
My son needed this book for his architectural class for college. Book was reasonably priced and because it's paperback, easier for him to carry around campus. Read morePublished 11 months ago by blubullock
If you're just starting off as an Architecture student, this is a great book for you! Now I am a second year student and I still appreciate going through it. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Micky
My graphic communication instructor said that she had bought this book and still using it. As an architecture student I recommend for you to buy this book for your drawing... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Melike
Ching's books, such as this one, have always provided useful, clear and simple-to-understand texts for studio courses at the entry level in architecture.Published 16 months ago by palladio43