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Designing Local: Revealing Our Truest Communities
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
A revolution in placemaking begins now. We work too hard as urban planners and designers to settle for bland, mediocre places. Our work should be inspiring and creative. Your new day and your community’s reveal is a quick but powerful read away. Help your city, town or neighborhood extract its essence and showcase itself to the world.
Maryland's Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers. Descriptions of Maryland's 6 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as multiple photographs of them. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
Conventional Home: Design, Budget, Estimate, and Secure Your Best Price
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home design, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The top guide available for designing, budgeting, estimating, and securing your best price on a Conventional Home.
Connecticut Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Connecticut's 4 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of each one. There is also information on a few Covered Bridges without historical designation. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
Synergy City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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.
Vacation Home: Design, Budget, Estimate, and Secure Your Best Deal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » House plans, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The top guide available for designing, budgeting, estimating, and securing your best price on a Vacation Home.
Gaudí, el arquitecto de la Sagrada Família - biografía breve
Price: $36.00 USD. Words: 74,950. Language: Spanish. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Biografía cronológica de Antoni Gaudí, un genio apasionado de la arquitectura y las demás artes plásticas. No es un estudio de sus obras, sino de su vida y de su personalidad humana y artística.
My inky cloak. Notes on the wooden model of the San Carlino in Lugano by Mario Botta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: 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.
Small Home Tiny House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,470. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The best guide to budgeting, designing, and estimating your small or tiny home available on the market today.
Lake Home: Design and Budget Guide
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » House plans, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The top guide available for designing, budgeting, estimating, and securing your best price on a Lake Home.
City of the Future
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 360. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Science fiction
Most northern cities are not tourist destinations, and lose out on money spent on vacations. Here is a plan for a theme park for urban rust belt cities designed to draw interest and visitors during those long, long cold winters.
Exploring Romanesque Architecture in Catalonia
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 58,470. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Peter Garwood and his wife Theresa travelled extensively in France and Spain over many years. 'Exploring Romanesque Architecture in Catalonia,' will give students and visitors an insight into the locality of towns and villages in this region, together with a visual documentation of the rich variety of decorative stonework on their churches. This book also doubles as a unique pictoral travel guide.
Timber Frame Home Package
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The best book on Timber Frame packages available on the market today. Save thousands on your Timber Frame Home Package.
Vermont Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 14. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Vermont's Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as multiple photos. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types. Self Guided Tours which cover every bridge.
Chapter 10 - reactor (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,580. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
REACTOR IS AN INTERACTIVE PHYSICS engine from Havok that was integrated into 3ds Max 6 and has since become a robust and efficient way for creating all kinds of dynamic simulations in 3ds Max. Thanks to reactor, many animators and visual FX artists from all over the world were finally able to create believable and realistic dynamic animations in an extremely short amount of time.
Building A Garden Shed Step By Step Instructions and Plans
Series: Plans and Blueprints - How to Build, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 by JD-Biz Corp Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / carpentry, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Step by step instructions on how to build a garden shed. With over 100 pictures and illustrations. Also complete video links to watch the author build one of the garden shed plans into the garden shed pictured on the cover of the book. Garden shed plans and blueprints design and construction. Table of Contents, Introduction, Foundation, Framing, Walls, Windows, Door, Finishing Up, Video Training
Chapter 1 - Color Management (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: American English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
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)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, 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.
Pellegrino di cemento. Le Voyage d'Orient a 100 anni da Le Corbusier
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 35,060. Language: Italian. Published: July 16, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Nel 1911 Le Corbusier intraprese un viaggio che lo avrebbe condotto attraverso la Germania, la Boemia, l’Austria, i Balcani, la Romania, la Bulgaria, l’Ungheria, Istanbul, Atene, fino al Monte Athos, per poi ricondurlo in Svizzera attraverso l’Italia. Chiamò l’esperienza “Voyage d’Orient”. Oggi cosa rimane? Perché non raccontare il viaggio di Le Corbusier cento anni dopo, ripercorrendolo?
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.