Dictionary of Architecture and Building Construction

Dictionary of Architecture and Building Construction

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With more than 20, 000 words and terms individually defined, the Dictionary offers huge coverage for anyone studying or working in architecture, construction or any of the built environment fields. The innovative and detailed cross-referencing system allows readers to track down elusive definitions from general subject headings. Starting from only the vaguest idea of the word required, a reader can quickly track down precisely the term they are looking for. The book is illustrated with stunning drawings that provide a visual as well as a textual definition of both key concepts and subtle differences in meaning. Davies and Jokiniemi's work sets a new standard for reference books for all those interested in the buildings that surround us. To browse the book and to see how this title is an invaluable resource for both students and professionals alike, visit www.architectsdictionary.com.electrically wired hinge see electric hinge. electrical power generation the generation of electricity for supply to a ... water heater powered by electricity. electric cable an insulated metal wire or bundle of wires, part of an electrical installation foranbsp;...

Title:Dictionary of Architecture and Building Construction
Author:Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi
Publisher:Routledge - 2008-06-19


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