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Architectural Graphics 5th Edition
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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.
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Superior book. Wonderful illustrations that explain subject concisely with not fat or fluffPublished 14 months ago by Patrick
great book! it explains in depth each process of drafting by hand.Published 16 months ago by Amanda Grant
This book has been instrumental in shifting from figure drawing to architectural drawing styles. This book gives essential instruction on how to convey necessary architectural... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Blender Duk
It was exactly how it was described. Great condition and arrived quickly. I was very pleasedPublished 19 months ago by Christina