Dictionary of Architecture and Construction

Dictionary of Architecture and Construction

by Cyril M. Harris (Editor)

Hardcover(Older Edition)



The most comprehensive architecture/construction dictionary available.

For the broadest possible coverage of terms that make up the basic language of architecture and construction, look no further than Dictionary of Architecture & Construction, Third Edition. Extensively revised, updated, and expanded by editor Cyril M. Harris, 50 expert contributors, and 20 key associations, this classic, the only dictionary comprehensive and inclusive enough to serve the needs of contractors as well as architects, covers terms in over 80 working areas: terms found in drawings and in specifications...building products and materials, and terms dealing with their design, appearance, performance,installation, and testing...definitions of finishes, coatings and surfacings...types of units, assemblies, systems and modules....tools, devices, machines, and construction equipment,and much more. Featuring enhanced page design for easier reading, this edition now provides you with:

  • 25,000 definitions in clear, concise language
  • Over 2,000 illustrations
  • Full coverage of new technologies and new building materials
  • Greater emphasis on conservation, preservation, and restoration terms, reflecting their increased importance in the field

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071351782
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
Publication date: 02/01/1900
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1028
Product dimensions: 7.76(w) x 9.62(h) x 2.42(d)

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