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Architecture: Form, Space and Order

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ISBN-13: 9781118745083
ISBN-10: 1118745086
Author: Francis DK Ching
Pages: 464
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Architecture: Form, Space and Order 4th Edition is a classic introduction to the basic vocabulary of architectural design, updated with new information on emerging trends and recent developments. This bestselling visual reference helps both students and professionals understand the vocabulary of architectural design by examining how space and form are ordered in the environment. The book takes a critical look at the evolution of spaces and distills complex concepts of design into a clearer focus. The book is illustrated throughout to demonstrate the concepts presented, and show the relationships between fundamental elements of architecture through the ages and across cultures. Topics include:

  • Primary elements and the principles of space design
  • Form and space, including light, view, openings, and enclosures
  • Organization of space, and the elements and relationships of circulation
  • Proportion and scale, including proportioning systems and anthropometry.

Softcover.