ARCHITECTURAL DICTIONARY                

Your Handbook for understanding Architecture:

This dictionary gives information on A to Zee of Architecture. It provides in a compact, easy to read form, a wide ranging selection of words related with Architecture. Special Attention has been given to Techincal words and Meanings so as to make it easier for everyone to understand them. This Dictionary thus becomes an invaluabe guide for anyone in contact with Architectural / Construction Activity.

The words listed below are a small selection from the main dictionary
A
Acre, Aisle, Arch....
B
Balcony, Barsati...
C
Cantilever,Chhaja...
D
D.P.C., Drain, Drum
E
Eaves, Entablature...
F
F.A.R., Foundation...
G
Gable, Gothic...
H
Hammer Beam...
I
Infill, Ionic Order....
J
Jhamp, Jhot, Joint...
K
Katra, Key Stone....
L
Load Bearing, Loft....
M
Masonry, Mannerism
N
Nave, ....
O
Open Space, Organic..
P
Parapet, Pavilion....
Q
Quoin,....
R
Reinforced Concrete..
S
Site, Space frame...
T
Transom, Truss....
U
Urban, Underground
V
Vault, Vernacular....
W
W.C., Window....
XYZ
Yard
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