A visual dictionary of construction and architectural terms

A visual dictionary of construction and architectural terms


Access thousands of annotated drawings, categorised according to themes. In an instant you can find a precise word or construction technique.
Zoom in on the illustrations at will. Browse easily on all your screens.
Brush up your knowledge thanks to hundreds of notes and comments.
Consult VisualTerms offline, everywhere, even on the most remote building site.


You work in the industry? VisualTerms is a precious memory aid: the right word is always at your fingertips… as are drawings of all the different construction processes.
You’re a student? VisualTerms is the perfect educational tool to learn the basics of construction quickly without having to learn pages and pages of text.
You’re a DIY fanatic or you have plans to renovate? Enrich your building vocabulary to sound like a “pro” and better understand the specialists you are dealing with.


If you are working in a foreign language, VisualTerms is a revolutionary translating tool through pictures:
the app includes a SPANISH and a FRENCH version at no extra cost.


VisualTerms is already very comprehensive, but construction is constantly evolving: all new content is free to download!

What’s New

Version 1.1

- iOS 13 compatibility
- Performance optimisations
- New "Reset settings" button
- Editor's site link updated

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
1 Rating

1 Rating

East_Morningsun ,

Very useful

A good app, still can be better and add more stuff.

App Privacy

The developer, Arcature, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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