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Cultivating the City, CITYGREEN issue 8
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 32,500. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue of CITYGREEN showcases the different forms that “Urban Horticulture” can take, including a shopping mall, public housing project, airport, school and two children gardens. Epub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Stepping Up with Green, CITYGREEN issue 7
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 47,000. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue of CITYGREEN rounds up a number of project features that impressively demonstrate skyrise greenery and research reports on the forecasts for the global green roof and green wall market, as well as the findings of a life-cycle assessment of five different types of vertical greenery systems. Epub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Green Spaces for Sustainable Cities, CITYGREEN issue 6
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 44,340. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue of CITYGREEN aims to share insights on the values of nature in cities. The selection of articles includes SmartCode for walkable, mixed-use urbanism, reconnection to the natural world through a “naturising index” and European Green Capitals. Epub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Water & the City, CITYGREEN issue 5
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 39,430. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue provides a balanced view on the broad spectrum of topics related to the theme of water in the urban landscape, ranging from how water can be managed for better quality or to be further transformed into an ecosystem service to activating spaces in cities using waterscapes. EPub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Biodiversity in the Urban Landscape, CITYGREEN issue 4
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 60,470. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In this issue, Bruce Clarkson shares about the reconstruction of Hamilton's Indigenous Ecosystems, the Waiwhakareke Natural Heritage Park whilst Steward Pickett discusses the urban biodiversity in the Baltimore Ecosystem study. Feature article on Singapore's butterflies, hornbills, native birds, fireflies and native orchids. EPub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Parks - Enhancing Liveability in Cities, CITYGREEN issue 3
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 51,530. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue discusses how parks can encourage population health and wellbeing. Featured projects include the World’s Great Parks and the Singapore Botanic Gardens. In Martha Schwartz's commentary, she shares her views on the role of urban landscapes. EPub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Green in Cities goes Skywards, CITYGREEN issue 2
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 34,470. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue features articles by prominent figures in the green roofs and vertical greening industries, such as Dr. Patrick Blanc, Dr. Ken Yeang, Andrew Grant and Dr. Tan Puay Yok, discussing how vegetation can reduce the energy consumption of buildings and explore the role of green roofs in enhancing biodiversity in urban settings. EPub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
CITYGREEN Issue 1
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 26,660. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue presents latest turf and arboriculture research in Singapore, as well as projects such as Gardens by the Bay, the Southern Ridges and other award winners. In the ecology section, biodiversity conservation in Singapore is compared with urban biodiversity protection in the City of Berlin, Germany. EPub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Phong thủy dương trạch học - ứng dụng
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Price: $2.28 USD. Words: 41,270. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Với sự sàng lọc của thời gian, với sự lưu truyền rộng rãi, với mục đích làm cho đời sống con người thêm tốt đẹp, phong thủy học xứng đáng để chúng ta nghiên cứu, tìm hiểu và ứng dụng.
Timber Frame Home Package
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: 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.
A Guide to Post-Industrial Detroit: Unconventional Tours of an Urban Landscape
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 51,340. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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.
We don't need history
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In China, a new myth – the myth of The Chinese Dream – is fast amassing dreamers. It’s is not unlike the American Dream – the core component is still the promise of a wealthy middle-class lifestyle: a family, a privately owned car, and a house with your name on the lintel.
Şirince Meydan Muharebelerinin Mufassal Tarihçesi
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 49,260. Language: Turkish. Published: September 23, 2013 by Propaganda Yayınları. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Sevan Nişanyan, İzmir'in Şirince köyünde giriştiği turizm faaliyetlerinin hikâyesini anlatıyor bu kitapta.
Participatory Planning in Plan Preparation
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,240. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Participatory planning is very sought after concept in the domain of planning in current practices. Delhi is a very progressive city and the city planners and administrators are very active in adopting and implementing current best practices across the world. There are many practices in Delhi which is seen as a good example of participatory planning.
The Tao of Cob: How a Kansas Grandmother Built Her Own Natural Home in the Woods
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The Tao of Cob is a how-to book on earthen-house building, written as a memoir in Dorethy's pithy, homespun philosophical voice.
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.
Practice of Consumption and Spaces for Goods
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Price: $6.48 USD. Words: 37,980. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
The practice of consumption and the spaces for goods are in continuous evolution, constantly eluding typological and functional definition. One of the objectives of this book is to understand what mechanisms are at work, what competences, the roles which have impacted on, still impact on today and will continue to impact on this sector in the future.
Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Savior
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,590. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Translated for the first time into English, Kirichenko’s absorbing account brings to life the history of Russia’s largest church--its origins, conception, the fits and starts of its planning and construction, the life that developed in and around the Cathedral, its demise in the Soviet period--and its recent reincarnation.
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.
Death of American Architecture
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,830. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
American architecture is dying a slow, agonizing death, akin to a disease that eats away at the human spirit. The individualist creative minds in American architecture flourished between the World Wars - Organic, Arts & Crafts, Art Deco. Now the death toll rings monotonously as artistic endeavors of architectural design melt into mediocrity. Greatness is poorly imitated and rarely improved upon.