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By Francis D. K. Ching

ISBN-10: 0471288217

ISBN-13: 9780471288213

This e-book defines over 5,000 phrases in relation to architectural layout, historical past, and know-how. it's the basically dictionary that offers concise, exact definitions illustrated with finely unique, hand-rendered drawings, each one performed in Mr. Ching's signature variety.

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