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Zen Culture
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Price: Free! Words: 67,710. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Category: 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
Learning Punch Software (R): Mini - Tutorials
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Series: Learning Punch Software (R). Price: Free! Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer aided design
The well-known Punchhelpers' tutorials compiled and updated, with NEW texts and images as well as a NEW collection of frequently asked questions and useful answers about different topics. For all the Punch Software (R) programs up to V17.5, Windows and Mac Versions.
Building a Home in a Silo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The author found an abandoned, 50-year-old grain silo and made it into a 5-story round house. In this true story he tells his challenges and triumphs in completing this difficult task of transformation without any blueprints. Numerous photographs from the project are shown so the reader can visualize this unique building project.
14 Fun Facts About the Washington Monument: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
The Washington Monument took over 50 years to build and it has stood for over 100 years. How much do you know about this magnificent monument. How thick are the walls at the base of the monument? Why is the Monument made up of two different colors of marble? Why is are there stones from other places in the monument. Find out more about the Washington Monument with these 14 fun facts!
14 Fun Facts About the White House: A 15-Minute Book
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
It is the house where the President lives and a symbol of the American Nation. How much do you know about the White House? Who chose the site for the original White House? What was the original name for the White House? Who actually built the White House? How many times has the White House been burned? How many floors does the White House have? Learn more about the White House in this book.
Chapter 15 - Managing Large-Scale Projects (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The author, Spine3D is one of the largest architectural visualization studios in the US. Managing projects is not an easy task. When you take on a large-scale project, your responsibilities multiply and your degree for failure also increases. At the end of the day, all the experience in the world will not be sufficient if you do not plan carefully and manage your time and resources efficiently.
Der düstrer Mantel. Über den aus Holz gebauten San Carlino von Lugano von Mario Botta
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: German. Published: July 12, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Ein hölzernes Modell und eine Stadt. Das große Holzmodell einer hochgeschätzten Kirche und eine kleine, vielleicht noch nicht geformte Stadt. Das Zusammentreffen dieser beiden völlig unabhängigen und autonomen Wirklichkeiten öffnet einen Weg der Spekulation, und es lohnt sich, ihn zu verfolgen, wenn auch nur aus einer ganz menschlichen und verständlichen Neugier heraus.
Chapter 14 - Advanced Poly-Modeling (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In this chapter we are going to outline some of the key factors that make poly-modeling and subdivision surfaces more predictable, while also improving the quality and speed by which you produce your models.
Chapter 13 - Revit Integration (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In this chapter, we will first take a look at what Revit is and why it is known as BIM or Building Information Modeling. Next, we will get into the heart of this chapter, Revit integration with 3ds Max.
Un mantello tinto d'inchiostro. Note sul ligneo San Carlino di Lugano di Mario Botta
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: Italian. Published: July 12, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Un modello ligneo e una città. Un grande modello di legno di una preziosa chiesa e una piccola, forse ancora incerta, città. Lo scontro tra queste due realtà, assolutamente indipendenti e autonome, apre un sentiero speculativo che merita di essere percorso, almeno per un mortale e legittimo senso di curiosità.
Synergy City
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Why can't we build a streamlined city? We have the technology but seemingly lack the motivation. Are we so used to our substandard way of life that we simply can't imagine anything better? Are we so besotted by the current rambling designs? We don't need robots to carry our shopping, we simply need a better layout so that the shopping arrives by itself. Enter Synergy City.
Architecture of Ancient Egypt - Chapter 1 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles
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Series: Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles, 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014 by Progress Builders. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles is a full-color illustrated edition of the classic study of the history of World's architecture. This handbook has been written by Tatyana Fedulova - Russian art critic, lecturer and popularize of history of Fine Arts, the expert in the History of Art and Religion.
Agra's Taj Mahal - India Travel Guide
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Inside the Taj Mahal book - - Short history of the Taj Mahal - How the monument was built - Architecture of the monument with its sandstone entrance, minarets & dome - Planning to visit? A few tips along with a list of Do's and Don'ts - Places to see in and around Taj Mahal in Agra - Taj Mahal in popular culture
Renata Project
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,440. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning
Renata Project is a new concept of city design and transportation. Remember; innovation doesn't have to be superimposed on a system that already exists. If we did, it would be unfixable.
Shelter in the Southwest - Early Dwellings of the Borderlands
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The prospect of building a house must have been daunting for early nineteenth century newcomers to the desert regions—no timber or stone, no iron hinges or window glass—a hundred things that seem necessities. It was here that residents already settled provided a model in the adobe house. Reeve-Kidney meticulously documents this fascinating chapter of of architectural history.
Bridges Ahead
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Series: Children (ages 9-12). Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » How-it-works
From stepping stones in a creek bed to mighty steel and concrete structures, bridges have from ancient times helped people solve transportation problems. Bridges Ahead is a book for curious readers who wonder how bridges are made and what they are made of. The book contains images of different types of bridges. (Ages 8-12)
My inky cloak. Notes on the wooden model of the San Carlino in Lugano by Mario Botta
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A wooden model and a city. A large wooden model of a valuable church and a small city that is perhaps still unsure of itself. The clash between these two completely independent and autonomous realities opens up a path of inquiry that deserves to be followed, if only out of a legitimate and very human sense of curiosity.
Building Your Own Home - Tips, Techniques and Thoughts for the Owner-Builder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Category: 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.
Chapter 1 - Color Management (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: American English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Simply put, color management is the controlled process of converting color between different devices with the end goal of obtaining repeatable and as closely matched color reproductions as possible on each of the various devices. In other words, we want to set up a process where all of our devices speak the same language and interpret color the same way.
Chapter 8 - Render to Texture (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
One of the main techniques used to reduce rendering calculation time is to remove all light calculations from a scene. In real time 3D, it is done by pre-processing all lighting solutions prior to loading the 3D content. All these light calculations, complex or not, are put directly into the texture maps of the models. This process is called render to texture or texture baking.