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By Francis D. K. Ching

This ebook defines over 5,000 phrases in terms of architectural layout, background, and know-how. it's the in basic terms dictionary that gives concise, exact definitions illustrated with finely designated, hand-rendered drawings, every one accomplished in Mr. Ching's signature sort.

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