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The Open Office Is Naked
Price: Free! Words: 23,460. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Industrial & organizational psychology, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Because ZOO-directors know more about inborn needs of animals, than company-directors about the innate needs of people… the cages in modern zoos are better for animals, than modern offices for people. Result: offices where people suffer from less productivity, less creativity, less (!) communication, more stress. Hence, these cheap offices are very expensive. Book based on extensive research
A Guide to Post-Industrial Detroit: Unconventional Tours of an Urban Landscape
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 51,290. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Detroit, once the prosperous automobile capital of the world, has experienced serious population loss leading to abandoned buildings and neighborhoods. For the urban explorer, it presents a unique experience. This book, with 200 photos, guides the reader along tours of the ruins and splendors of The Motor City.
Building Your Own Home - Tips, Techniques and Thoughts for the Owner-Builder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A detailed, valuable resource for building an energy efficient, comfortable and “sustainable” home. Contains 23 chapters with more than 60 photos & diagrams. Some topics: Insulation, design & proportion, size & layout, construction methods, Passive Solar Design, rainwater harvesting, plumbing, sustainable heating, cooling, hot water, cooking, alternative energy, adobe, steel.
How to Future Proof Your Home: A Guide to Building with Energy Intelligence in Cold Climates
Price: $24.97 USD. Words: 30,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
(5.00 from 1 review)
Professionally accredited author Shane Wolffe aims to show readers how to cost effectively build homes to be up to 85 percent more energy efficient, even in extreme climates. The book is based on building principles that work and were pioneered in Saskatchewan, Canada – a place with one of the most extreme climates in the world where yearly temperatures range from -40°C (-40F) to 35°C (95F).
Zen Culture
Price: Free! Words: 67,710. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Random House 1977 Zen History,Haiku, Ceramics, Archery, Landscape Garden, Stone Garden, Ink Landscape Scroll, Zen Architecture, Sword, Katana, No Theater, Noh Theater, Japanese Tea Ceremony, Flower arranging, Ikebana, Zen Ceramic Art, Raku, Shino, Ryoanji-ji “Highly recommended” The Center for Asian Studies “A connoisseur” NYC-FM “Hoover provides an excellent introduction