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Impressions of Tulou
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
During the 1980s, Americans saw via satellite images what they thought were missile-launching silos dotting the countryside of Southeast China. The so-called silos turned out to be the tulou, one of China's best-kept architectural secrets. Author Wu Yiyu shares his experiences with these remarkable earth and wood structures, complete with his own drawings.
Look Up, Canton! A Walking Tour of Canton, Ohio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Canton, Ohio is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Louisville! A Walking Tour of Louisville, Kentucky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Louisville, Kentucky is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The van der Rohe Forgery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012 by CV-2 Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Fakes. Johan's newly purchased antique Barcelona chairs, perfect examples of van der Rohe's original design, came fresh from an asteroid factory, not from the prior century on distant Earth. Facing his wife's anger, risking their friends' scorn, could he use an interplanetary crisis to turn the tables—and chairs?
Michigan Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Michigan's 6 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as multiple photos of each one. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a detailed review of the various Truss Types.
New York Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 11. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of New York's 27 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos. GPS Positions and written directions. Also includes useful self guided tours. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a detailed review of the various Truss Types.
Ontario's Old Mills
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 31,530. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to, Nonfiction » History » History of things
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A 250 page guide to over 180 Historical Mills in Ontario, Canada. This Guide includes directions and GPS locations, Hundreds of photos as well as photo tips both generally and specific to each site. Included is a short history of each site including such details as the builder, type of milling and current use. You will also find 10 Self guided tours to get you started.
JW Mooney's Practical Architectural Acoustics Notebook
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Acoustics & Sound
(4.00)
This notebook is a compilation of my best articles on the subject of practical architectural acoustics. This notebook is a practical resource for architects, building committees, contractors and related professionals, and may also serve as a study in trade magazine writing.
Fantastic Ferrocement - For Practical, permanent Elven Architecture, Follies, Fairy Gardens and Other Virtuous Ventures
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,400. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
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.
Quelques jours a Cracovie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,620. Language: French. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
"Quelques jours à Cracovie" est un guide actuel écrit par deux Polonais qui y vivent depuis des années. Connaissant à fond leur belle ville, les auteurs ont décidé de Vous aider à découvrir son ambiance unique. Le guide contient des informations essentielles sur les monuments, mais aussi sur les aspects pratiques de votre séjour, présentées d'une manière concise mais complète.