The newly updated 5th Edition of Architectural Graphics
Item #: 9780470399118
Author: Francis D. Ching Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Manufacturer: John Wiley & Sons Manufacturer Item #: 9780470399118 Format: Paperback
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Architectural Graphics, 5th Edition has been a best-selling classic since the initial publication in 1975. Over the years, and with over 500,000 copies sold, this essential resource has introduced countless architecture and design students to the fundamentals of graphic communication. The latest edition of this classic text features Francis D.K. Ching's signature graphic style while illustrating how to use drafting conventions and graphic tools to translate architectural ideas into effective visual presentations. The fifth edition of the text has been updated in order to reflect the latest drawing techniques used in the industry and to help it remain the leading publication on architectural graphics. The text has also been revised and expanded to include more information on computer aided graphics as well as the latest drawing conventions for architectural representation. Chapters include drawing tools and materials, architectural drafting, architectural drawing systems, multiview drawings and paraline drawings. Chapters also include information on perspective drawings, rendering tonal values, rendering context, architectural presentations and freehand drawing. The book is 256 pages.