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The Vanishing Traces
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The Vanishing Traces: Vernacular Housing of the Chittagong Hill Tracts is a study of eleven minorities in the Chittagong Hill Tracts region of Bangladesh and their dwellings. It is a unique documentation of this architecture. Illustrated with 165 B&W photographs and 1 map.
Evaluation of project implementation
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
an ebook on evaluation o project implementation for community development, a case of the third world country
Learning Punch Software(R): Basic & Advanced Training
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Series: Learning Punch Software (R). Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 39,950. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer aided design
This e-book includes Tutorials, How-To Guides, Questions & Answers and lots of resources to learn and understand the Punch! Software (R) programs, in all the versions, including version 17.5. The topics are analyzed from the programs' point of view as well as useful design information. It combines Patricia’s experience with Punch! Software (R) with her professional knowledge as Architect
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.
La cattedrale di Chartres, Gaudí e la Sagrada Família
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: Italian. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
NotreDame di Chartres e la Sagrada Família di Barcellona rappresentano due pietre miliari dell'architettura e dell'umanità, legate tra loro, nonostrante i sei secoli che le separano, da una stretta relazione. Entrambi i monumenti racchiudono un profondo messaggio che può rimanere nascosto a un turista superificiale, ma che persone esperte che ne sappiano comprendere il linguaggio possono decifrar.
Interiors & Exteriors
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Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Established in the year 1998, Ekra Decor has come a long way from doing Tensile Structure, Awning, Canopy, Car Parking Shades, Car Parking, Tensile Structure in Delhi India. Now we registered as a Ekra Decor Pvt. Ltd. in Delhi.
The Dome of Florence Cathedral
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This book covers the history of the Florence Cathedral and the design, development, and construction of the great cathedral. This book is an excellent brief of the origins of the Renaissance in Italy as well.
The Fan Vault of King's College Chapel
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Using structural evidence and expert historical analysis, this book examines the architecture and history of King's College Chapel. Of particular interest is the great fan vault and the circumstances in which it may have been constructed.
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.
La catedral de Chartres, Gaudí y la Sagrada Família
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 7,850. Language: Spanish. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Notre-Dame de Chartres y la Sagrada Família de Barcelona son dos hitos de la arquitectura y de la humanidad que, a pesar de los seis siglos que las separan, tienen una sorprendente relación. Ambos monumentos esconden un profundo mensaje que puede pasar desapercibido al turista superficial, pero que puede ser descifrado por las personas cultas que conozcan los códigos, siguiendo la luz del sol.
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.
How to Create Love, Wealth and Happiness with Feng Shui
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Interior decorating
George Birdsall who previously sold 50,000 copies of his first Feng Shui Book, has written this book to give readers a quick overview of some Feng Shui concepts and how they can apply them in their lives to make a difference. While giving an overview to Feng Shui he shows how the symbolic nature of furnishings, colours and layouts can have an impact on your relationships, wealth happiness and more
Learning Punch Software (R): Importing, Exporting and Printing
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Series: Learning Punch Software (R). Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer aided design
This is the first book of a series intended to help the programs' users by providing learning resources that combine my experience using Punch! Software (R) with my professional knowledge as an Architect. In this first issue, we are going to learn how to master the process of importing Cad drawings, objects and pictures as well as exporting and printing images and plans.
Building A Garden Shed Step By Step Instructions and Plans
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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. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / carpentry
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
How to Future Proof Your Home: A Guide to Building with Energy Intelligence in Cold Climates
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Price: $24.97 USD. Words: 28,690. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
(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).
Dubai - room with a view
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: British English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Freelance Photographer Steve Hux was invited for a stay in Dubai. He stayed at “The Address Downtown” in Room 5603 with a spectacular view. Click here for his impressions (Photobook). Get an impression of The Address Downtown, The Burj Khalifa, The Dubai Fountain, Dubai - Magic City in the Desert and many more... All shot from the 56th floor of The Address Downtown.
La catedral de Chartres, Gaudí i la Sagrada Família
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: Catalan. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Notre-Dame de Chartres i la Sagrada Família de Barcelona són dues fites de l’arquitectura i de la humanitat que, malgrat els sis segles que les separen, tenen una sorprenent relació. Ambdós monuments amaguen un profund missatge que pot passar desapercebut al turista superficial, però que pot ser desxifrat per les persones cultes que en coneguin els codis, seguint la llum del sol.
Spain - photo album
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Spain - photo album
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.