Table of contents for Architecture--form, space, & order / Francis D.K. Ching.

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CONTENTS
Preface vii
Introduction ix
1 Primary Elements 
Primary Elements 2 
Point 4 
Point Elements 5 
Two Points 6 
Line 8 
Linear Elements 10 
From Line to Plane 14 
Plane 18 
Planar Elements 20 
Volume 28 
Volumetric Elements 30 
2 Form 
Properties of Form 35 
Shape 36 
Primary Shapes 38 
Circle 39 
Triangle 40 
Square 41 
Surfaces 42 
Curved Surfaces 43 
Primary Solids 44 
Regular & Irregular forms 48 
Transformation of Form 50 
Dimensional Transformation 52 
Subtractive Form 54 
Subtractive & Additive Forms 57 
Additive Form 58 
Centralized Form 60 
Linear Form 62 
Radial Form 66 
Clustered Form 68 
Grid Form 72 
Formal Collisions of Geometry 74 
Circle & Square 76 
Rotated Grid 78 
Articulation of Form 80 
Edges & Corners 82 
Surface Articulation 88 
3 Form & Space 
Form & Space: Unity of Opposites 96 
Form Defining Space 102 
Horizontal Elements Defining Space 103 
Base Plane 104 
Elevated Base Plane 106 
Depressed Base Plane 112 
Overhead Plane 118 
Vertical Elements Defining Space 124 
Vertical Linear Elements 126 
Single Vertical Plane 134 
L-Shaped Configuration of Planes 138 
Parallel Vertical Planes 144 
U-Shaped Planes 150 
Four Planes: Closure 156 
Summary Typology: Space-Defining Elements 160 
Openings in Space-Defining Elements 162 
Openings within Planes 164 
Openings at Corners 166 
Openings between Planes 168 
Qualities of Architectural Space 170 
Degree of Enclosure 172 
Light 174 
View 178 
4 Organization 
Organization of Form & Space 184
Spatial Relationships 185
Space within a Space 186
Interlocking Spaces 188
Adjacent Spaces 190
Spaces Linked by a Common Space 192
Spatial Organizations 194
Centralized Organizations 196
Linear Organizations 206
Radial Organizations 216
Clustered Organizations 222
Grid Organizations 230
5 Circulation 
Circulation: Movement through Space 240 
Circulation Elements 241 
Approach 242 
Entrance 250 
Configuration of the Path 264 
Path-Space Relationships 278 
Form of the Circulation Space 282 
6 Proportion & Scale 
Proportion & Scale 294
Material Proportions 295
Structural Proportions 296
Manufactured Proportions 298
Proportioning Systems 299
Golden Section 302
Regulating Lines 306
Classical Orders 308
Renaissance Theories 314
Modulor 318
Ken 322
Anthropometry 326
Scale 329
Visual Scale 330
Human Scale 332
Scalar Comparisons 334
7 Principles 
Ordering Principles 338
Axis 340
Symmetry 348
Hierarchy 358
Datum 366
Rhythm 382
Repetition 383
Transformation 402
Conclusion 406 
A Selected Bibliography 409 
Glossary 411 
Index 419 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Architecture -- Composition, proportion, etc.
Space (Architecture).