Introduction to Architecture

4.2 avg rating
( 85 ratings by Goodreads )
)  
9781118142066: Introduction to Architecture
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

A survey of the built environment distills the work of legendary author and illustrator Francis D. K. Ching into a single volume Introduction to Architecture presents the essential texts and drawings of Francis D. K. Ching for those new to architecture and design. With his typical highly graphic approach, this is the first introductory text from Ching that surveys the design of spaces, buildings, and cities. In an easy to understand format, readers will explore the histories and theories of architecture, design elements and process, and the technical aspects of the contemporary profession of architecture. The book explains the experience and practice of architecture and allied disciplines for future professionals, while those who love the beauty of architecture drawing will delight in the gorgeous illustrations included. * Overview of the issues and practices of architecture in an all-in-one introductory text * Includes new chapters and introductory essays by James Eckler, and features more than 1,000 drawings throughout * Professor Ching is the bestselling author of numerous books on architecture and design, all published by Wiley; his works have been translated into 16 languages and are regarded as classics for their renowned graphical presentation For those pursuing a career in architecture or anyone who loves architectural design and drawing, Introduction to Architecture presents a beautifully illustrated and comprehensive guide to the subject.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

A survey of the built environment distills in a single volume the work of legendary author and illustrator Francis D.K. Ching

Introduction to Architecture presents the essential texts and drawings of Francis D.K. Ching for those new to architecture and design. Showcasing his characteristic, highly graphic approach, this is the first introductory text from Ching that surveys the design of spaces, buildings, and cities.

In an easy-to-understand format, readers will explore the history and theories of architecture, design elements and processes, and the technical aspects of the contemporary profession of architecture. Coverage includes:

  • The beginnings of architecture, from the ancient to the contemporary
  • Fundamental design principles
  • Types, systems, and components that inform design
  • Tools and techniques for generating ideas
  • The qualities, characteristics, and behaviors of materials
  • Methods of construction
  • Structural systems
  • Building systems
  • Architectural practice and communication
  • Interior design and urbanism

For those pursuing a career in architecture or anyone who loves architectural design and drawing, Introduction to Architecture presents a beautifully illustrated and comprehensive guide to the subject.

About the Author:

Francis D.K. Ching is Professor Emeritus of Architecture at the University of Washington and a registered architect. He is the author or coauthor of numerous architecture and design books, including Architectural Graphics; Building Construction Illustrated; Architecture: Form, Space, and Order; A Visual Dictionary of Architecture; A Global History of Architecture; Interior Design Illustrated; and Design Drawing. James F. Eckler is the Architecture Program Director of the Marywood University School of Architecture. In addition to teaching, Professor Eckler is actively engaged in research concerning the culture of place in the urban environment and architecture's role in the development of community. He is also the author of Language of Space and Form.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Ching, Francis D. K.", "Eckler, James F."
Published by Wiley (2012)
ISBN 10: 1118142063 ISBN 13: 9781118142066
New Paperback Quantity Available: 20
Seller:
booksXpress
(Freehold, NJ, U.S.A.)

Book Description Wiley, 2012. Paperback. Condition: new. Seller Inventory # 9781118142066

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
38.77
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Ching, Francis D. K.
Published by Wiley 10/23/2012 (2012)
ISBN 10: 1118142063 ISBN 13: 9781118142066
New Paperback or Softback Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)

Book Description Wiley 10/23/2012, 2012. Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. Introduction to Architecture. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS-9781118142066

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
39.65
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Francis D.K. Ching
ISBN 10: 1118142063 ISBN 13: 9781118142066
New Paperback First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)

Book Description 2012. Paperback. Condition: New. 1st. Paperback. A survey of the built environment distills the work of legendaryauthor and illustrator Francis D. K. Ching into a single volumeIntroduction to Architecture presents the essential textsand .Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 432 pages. 1.220. Seller Inventory # 9781118142066

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
39.84
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Ching
ISBN 10: 1118142063 ISBN 13: 9781118142066
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
Books Planet
(Greenwood Village, CO, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: New. Brand New Book In Mint condition. Shipping with Trackable Method. No APO/FPO Addresses Please. Seller Inventory # 9781118142066NHS

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
43.18
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

CHING F.D.K.
ISBN 10: 1118142063 ISBN 13: 9781118142066
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Basi6 International
(Irving, TX, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: Brand New. New. US edition. Expediting shipping for all USA and Europe orders excluding PO Box. Excellent Customer Service. Seller Inventory # ABEUSADEC19-5926

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
43.19
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Francis D. K. Ching, James F. Eckler
Published by John Wiley & Sons Inc, United States (2012)
ISBN 10: 1118142063 ISBN 13: 9781118142066
New Paperback First Edition Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)

Book Description John Wiley & Sons Inc, United States, 2012. Paperback. Condition: New. 1. Auflage. Language: English. Brand new Book. A survey of the built environment distills the work of legendary author and illustrator Francis D. K. Ching into a single volume Introduction to Architecture presents the essential texts and drawings of Francis D. K. Ching for those new to architecture and design. With his typical highly graphic approach, this is the first introductory text from Ching that surveys the design of spaces, buildings, and cities. In an easy to understand format, readers will explore the histories and theories of architecture, design elements and process, and the technical aspects of the contemporary profession of architecture. The book explains the experience and practice of architecture and allied disciplines for future professionals, while those who love the beauty of architecture drawing will delight in the gorgeous illustrations included.* Overview of the issues and practices of architecture in an all-in-one introductory text * Includes new chapters and introductory essays by James Eckler, and features more than 1,000 drawings throughout * Professor Ching is the bestselling author of numerous books on architecture and design, all published by Wiley; his works have been translated into 16 languages and are regarded as classics for their renowned graphical presentation For those pursuing a career in architecture or anyone who loves architectural design and drawing, Introduction to Architecture presents a beautifully illustrated and comprehensive guide to the subject. Seller Inventory # AAS9781118142066

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
47.27
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

Ching
ISBN 10: 1118142063 ISBN 13: 9781118142066
New Quantity Available: 8
Seller:
Basi6 International
(Irving, TX, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: Brand New. New. US edition. Expediting shipping for all USA and Europe orders excluding PO Box. Excellent Customer Service. Seller Inventory # ABEUSADEC19-63340

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
47.32
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

8.

Francis
ISBN 10: 1118142063 ISBN 13: 9781118142066
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
Basi6 International
(Irving, TX, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: Brand New. New. US edition. Expediting shipping for all USA and Europe orders excluding PO Box. Excellent Customer Service. Seller Inventory # ABEUSADEC19-63341

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
47.32
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

9.

D. K. Ching
ISBN 10: 1118142063 ISBN 13: 9781118142066
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Romtrade Corp.
(STERLING HEIGHTS, MI, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: New. Brand New Original US Edition.We Ship to PO BOX Address also. EXPEDITED shipping option also available for faster delivery.This item may ship fro the US or other locations in India depending on your location and availability. Seller Inventory # AUDECC-28322

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
47.32
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

10.

Ching
ISBN 10: 1118142063 ISBN 13: 9781118142066
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Romtrade Corp.
(STERLING HEIGHTS, MI, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: New. Brand New Original US Edition.We Ship to PO BOX Address also. EXPEDITED shipping option also available for faster delivery.This item may ship fro the US or other locations in India depending on your location and availability. Seller Inventory # AUDECC-43448

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
47.32
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book