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Architectural Graphics Francis D. Ching ebook pdf
Publisher: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company
ISBN: 0442218621, 9780442218621
"One book that has become a trusted source for teaching architects how to do it right is Francis D.K. Ching's Architectural Graphics. Now in its fifth edition, it offers the essential drawing tools, principles, and techniques that architects use to communicate their ideas. It 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 will 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 so much more. This beautiful fifth edition of Architectural Graphics from Francis D.K. Ching clearly represents the complexity of architectural concepts in an intuitive graphic manner that benefits anyone interested in maintaining the highest standard of the profession of architecture." (San Francisco Book Review/Sacramento Book Review, March 27, 2010)
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From the Back Cover
The updated edition of the architectural graphics bestseller-more than 500,000 copies sold
Architectural Graphics presents the essential drawing tools, principles, and techniques designers use to communicate architectural ideas. In this Fourth Edition, Francis D.K. Ching expands upon the wealth of illustrations and instruction that have made this book a classic and expertly guides readers through the subtleties of translating architectural ideas into effective visual representations. In this up-to-date edition, Ching presents ways to use his unparalleled approaches on the computer.
Readers learn Ching's renowned methods through:
* Expanded and updated coverage of multiview drawings, paraline drawings, and perspective drawings
* Techniques for drawing section views of building interiors
* Methods for creating perspectives and accurate shade and shadows
* Freehand sketching and diagramming
* And much more
Clearly and beautifully, Architectural Graphics, Fourth Edition presents the complexity of architectural concepts in an intuitive graphic manner that benefits the professional and enthusiast alike.
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