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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.
Whence Veracity: can photographs be trusted?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,330. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
This book examines if traditional and digital photographs can be truthful renditions of the world. It traces the history of photography’s veracity and explores characteristics of photographs that aid or preclude veracity. It outlines factors that continue a belief in photography's high veracity, drawing conclusions in light of post-referential pictures
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.
Multicultural Theater in Los Angeles During the Early 1990s
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,370. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Is there multicultural theater in Los Angeles? If so, who is involved? Can the identity and nature of diversity be codified? "Multicultural Theater in Los Angeles During the Early 1990s" examines Asian, Chicano/Hispanic and Black theater communities. This historical narrative defines the major professional theaters, the actors and writers and how funding affects professional Los Angeles Theater.
Five Stars! How to Become a Film Critic, the World's Greatest Job
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,720. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
*** SECOND EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED - PUBLISHED MARCH 2013 *** So you want to be a film critic and review movies for a living? Veteran film critic Christopher Null teaches you, step by step, how to break into the business with the lessons he's learned from more than a decade in the industry. Five Stars! will teach you all you need to know!
The Joffrey Ballet: Robert Joffrey and the Making of an American Dance Company
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 164,140. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
The Joffrey Ballet, acclaimed as a groundbreaking book when it was published, tells a story that was kept largely hidden from public view for many years. The company made ballets about beatniks, erotic multimedia goddesses, sea nymphs, clowns, slackers, radicals and jocks, thrilling audiences as much as it often outraged critics.
Exploring Romanesque Architecture in Catalonia
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 58,470. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
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.
Ken Kirkby. A Painter’s Quest for Canada
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You set the price! Words: 122,050. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Libros Libertad Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
When Ken Kirkby unveiled his painting, Isumataq in Parliament on March 28, 1992, he had to make do with a 25-foot model and the first four panels of the painting itself. The original, at 152' long and 12' high would not fit into the building. But even the model brought tears to the eyes of the 301 members of Parliament and senators gathered there.
Principles and Practices of Lighting Design: The Art of Lighting Composition
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 64,360. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
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A complete handbook on Lighting Design with both Artistic and Technical approaches for the beginning to advanced lighting designer. Philip Gordon, PhD, LC, NCQLD, has written a "must have" handbook that includes applications and case studies as well as updated product advances, specifications, resources and guides. Suitable for educational programs, professionals and related design fields.
Scriptease; the Hollywood Screenwriter's Little Black Book
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,650. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Get great results in your first draft! Scriptease goes beyond structure and character development, illustrating how conflict, stakes, and action integrate into every successful screenplay.
Kunstwerke von Liebe geschaffen
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,040. Language: German. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
53 Kapitel, 48 Seiten in Farbe, davon 18 Seiten mit Musikinstrumenten und 30 Seiten mit Zeichnungen, Bildern, Reliefs, Skulpturen und Fotografien. Kurzbeschreibung: Das Buch mit drei Themen: 1. Das Leben des Autors von seiner Kindheit bis zur Gegenwart 2. Ansichten des Autors auf Kunst, Leben, Menschheit und Natur 3. Vorgehensweise bei Entstehung der Bild
Díla tvořená láskou
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,930. Language: Czech. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
53 kapitol,48 barevných stran z toho 18 stran nástrojů, zbytek obrazy -kresby - reliéfy - plastiky a fotografie.:Chronologické kapitoly lze seřadit do tří kategorií:1. průřez životem Luďka Bariho, počínaje dětstvím a konče současností2. umělcův náhled na umění, život, lidstvo a přírodu3. popisy postupů při malování,tvorbě reliéfů a hudebních nástrojů
Barrier-Free Theatre: Including Everyone in Theatre Arts — in Schools, Recreation, and Arts Programs — Regardless of (Dis)Ability
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Price: $25.20 USD. Words: 168,220. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011 by Idyll Arbor. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
Theatre arts can “level the playing field” and empower participants of all ages. Dramatic interaction creates relationships that last long after a performance is over. Written for drama teachers, recreation leaders, special educators, therapists, and other group leaders.
FEMA Document Series: Risk Assessment - A How-To Guide To Mitigate Potential Terrorist Attacks Against Buildings, Providing Protection to People and Buildings, Risk Management Series, FEMA 452
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,580. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) document is a how-to guide outlining methods for identifying the critical assets and functions within buildings, determining the threats to those assets, and assessing the vulnerabilities associated with those threats.
Architecture and City in Islam
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,190. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam
The book submits the idea that İslamic cities have given up their cultural values for the sake of westernization, and offers solutions on how to correct the situation. T.Cansever is the only person ever to have won the Aga Khan award twice. Drawing on knowledge of both contemporary and conventional masters, Cansever explores the possibilities of basing the layout of a city on Islamic ideas.
It's the Artist's Life for Me!
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 176,840. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Valer!e Monroe Shakespeare died May 18,2011 Artist's dual-memoir a lifelong love-affair with his muse,together 24/7,48yrs. Kid from the wrong side of the stock car tracks. Thrust into NYCs world of high; art, society, celebrity scenes (Trumps, Kennedys, Cuomo, Liz Taylor, Bruce Springsteen, DeLorean, Kevin Kline, Warren Buffet, European Royalty; with life, cookbook & entertaining tip, 9/11 Tribeca
L'affaire
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,290. Language: French. Published: February 14, 2011 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
" L'affaire Soljenitsyne" rassemble l'ensemble des documents officiels concernant l'exclusion de Soljenitsyne de l'union des écrivains soviétiques en 1969.
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.
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
BIG BIM little bim - The Practical Approach to Building Information Modeling - Integrated Practice Done the Right Way!
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,850. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The breakthrough book BIG BIM little bim gives practical approaches that architects, engineers, owners, educators, students and builders can understand and apply today. Based on twenty years of successful integrated projects, this book will help you to cut through the hype to achieve clarity about integrated practice and building information modeling.