Architectural Graphics

Friday, September 19, 2008

By DK Ching

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. (Description from barnesandnoble.com) Call number: NA2700 .C46 2002

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