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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: 30,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
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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).
A City Beautiful Dream: The 1912 Vision for Colorado Springs
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The city’s potential was clear to civic architect Charles Mulford Robinson, though he acknowledged the city’s previous planning mistakes and ill-conceived design choices, like the grid of wide streets and the “unfortunate spacing” of median “parking strips” on Cascade Avenue. Robinson’s recommendations, reproduced as this book, were formed from his observations described in two reports.
Locked Into Cinema
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,270. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
The author goes beyond reviewing hundreds of films and instead analyzes the political framework in which these movies have appeared.
Make It Or Break It; Stained Glass For Beginners, 2nd Edition
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,020. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by CWS Press. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
The innovative stained glass textbook by award winning stained glass artist Phillip McKee, who was also injured as a firefighter at the Pentagon fighting the fires spawned by the terrorist attacks on 9-11. Easy to follow lessons guide you through all the stages of making stained glass art. Includes links to free videos, patterns and trial design software.
Book V:The Brain
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Price: Free! Words: 26,470. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Current original manuscript describing the brain parts to body parts connections...Lack of sightedness...Workplace injuries...Book 5 of Grove Health Science Series...Manuscript is updated as new information becomes available...DIY Chemo for cancer...DIY Mammography...
Epic Images of Civil War Battles ~ Changing Views of a War
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Series: Assorted Writings, Book 2. Price: $7.89 USD. Words: 92,730. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
American Civil War panoramas (and related large paintings) returned to older, but still popular, European visual traditions to memorialize the War. Prior to the invention of photographic film fast enough to capture a battle, panoramas were the most popular visual exploration of Civil War. This made it a natural medium of visual expression as the country reexamined the War.Illus. NOT included
How to Succeed as a Graphic Designer
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Price: $42.00 USD. Words: 32,970. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
Do you want to find out how to increase your value in today’s marketplace? Why you don’t have the job you want. Learn what they don’t teach in school. Gain access to years of on-the-job professional designer knowledge. Teachings only a master passes to his apprentice. Enjoy employability in any economy. Really learn how a graphic designer succeeds. Learn about the true business of graphic design.
Fantastic Ferrocement - For Practical, permanent Elven Architecture, Follies, Fairy Gardens and Other Virtuous Ventures
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,400. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
If you have ever wanted to sculpt or build in a permanent material that is extremely strong and can be moulded to any shape, ferrocement is the medium for you - and this concise book shows you how. Tools, techniques and sample projects - a garden pot, angel, dome, and more - are all logically described and illustrated. The many photos showing the building of Cafe Eutopia will inspire and inform.
LEED GA Mock Exams: Questions, Answers, and Explanations: A Must-Have for the LEED Green Associate Exam, Green Building LEED Certification, and Sustainability
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 23,400. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
From this book, you will be able to: 1. Identify your weakness through practice questions 2. Learn to work well under the pressure of timed tests 3. Check your responses against the solutions 4. Understand the solutions for the difficult questions through the explanations 5. Fully understand the scope, difficulty level, and format of the LEED Green Associate Exam
Nikon D5100 Experience - The Still Photographer's Guide to Operation and Image Creation with the Nikon D5100
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,360. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
Nikon D5100 Experience is an e-book user's guide that goes beyond the D5100 manuals to help you learn when and why to use the various features, controls, and custom settings of this versatile camera. LEARN to use your D5100, quickly and competently, to create the types of images you want to capture. TAKE CONTROL of your camera, the image taking process, and the photos you create.
Filmmaking Stuff - How To Make, Market and Sell Your Movie Without The Middleman!
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,220. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
The future of filmmaking is not Hollywood. It is the thousands of independent filmmakers empowered by the digital revolution. Filmmaking Stuff shows YOU how to get the script, use crowdfunding to raise the money, make the journey from screenplay to screen, distribute your movie, and then build an audience eager to see your next movie!
Spacetecture
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer aided design
Abridgment of the fully illustrated SPACETECTURE, part of a trilogy of books and interactive content exploring space and its transformation in the information age. The emphasis is on computing design applications, but the concept of space is also explored from an interdisciplinary approach ranging from geometry to psychology of perception.
L'Ercole di Piero, tra mito e realtà
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,120. Language: Italian. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Terre di Piero® è una collana dedicata a studi e opere di Piero della Francesca. Un luogo per la mente e la bellezza. www.terredipiero.com
Works Created By Love
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,830. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
This a philosophical,anecdotal portrait of a Czech master violin maker, sculptor and painter. His story should be an inspiration to all artists. The illustrations are photos of his own creations, and beautifully symbolize his quest as an artist. The tribulations and successes in a totalitarian regime are tinged with humor and poetry.
Famous Quotes on Movies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Read them, love them, quote them, the often witty, the often cerebral, and sometimes even hilarious quotes of this book. Find the perpetual diamonds of wisdom and truth, while enjoying the rest.
When They Go and You Do Not: A Blog and Plays about Dying and Coming Back to Life
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,720. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012 by Star Publish LLC. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
WHEN THEY GO AND YOU DO NOT: A blog and Plays about Dying and Coming Back to Life chronicles the author’s journey through the untimely death of her husband, Tony Shultz, from mesothelioma. Merson continues documenting the healing process through her plays as experience turns to memory. Her included most recent solo play completes the first cycle of healing for the wife turned widow.
The Book of Inter-religious Peace in Word and Image
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 21,390. Language: American English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
The Book suggests evolving the Wisdom of the Heart by considering the life of the great mystics and their appreciation of God's fingerprints in Nature. One may, therefore, cultivate the Way of Love, unconstrained by comparison, hierarchy, and pre-concepts, usually existent in territorial thinking.
Housing Policy and the Dynamics of Housing Delivery in Nigeria: Lagos State as Case Study
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 74,650. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by MakeWay Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This book examines issues such as the problem of inadequate quality housing, evolution of slums and squatter settlements, problem of land and funding for housing, urban poverty, educational factors and the specific demographic characteristics of Lagos urban residents. Also, there is a re-examination of the contribution of the National Housing Programmes and Policies to housing delivery in Lagos.
The Origins And Myths Of Modern Architecture
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,040. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The history of modern architecture is litered with misconceptions as to what constitutes modern architecture,these are the myths. Only by identitfying the origins can we be certain of what is truly modern architecture.
The Social Function of the Poster
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Price: $50.00 USD. Words: 22,130. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Josep Renau was an influential Spanish artist, intellectual, and political activist during the Spanish Civil War, and one of the first of his peers to assess the poster’s role in society. In this treatise, first published in 1937, the artist records the history of the poster, establishes its taxonomy, and provides a critical analysis of mass-produced art that remains relevant today.