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How Design Makes the World
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,650. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » Design, drafting, drawing, & presentation, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » General
In How Design Makes The World, bestselling author and designer Scott Berkun reveals how designers, from software engineers to city planners, have succeeded and failed us. From the airplane armrest to the Facebook “like” button, and everything in between, Berkun shows how design helps or hinders everyone, and offers a new way to think about the world around you.
Hacking the Earthship: In Search of an Earth-Shelter that Works for EveryBody
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 161,790. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » Sustainability & green design
Hacking the Earthship: In Search of an Earth-Shelter that Works for EveryBody is a comprehensive collection of academic and in-the-field research findings on Earthships, combined with practical how-to advice for designing and financing your own truly sustainable earth-sheltered home.
Spirits of the Bayou: Sanctuaries, Cemeteries and Hauntings
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,040. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region » North America, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » Landscape
A poetic presence built upon the past, the author's vivid prose and photography unlocks the doors to ancient houses of worship, probes the eerie shadows of cemeteries and delves deep inside the bayou’s haunted legends. Follow a trail of history and mystery across New Orleans and south along the coastal towns of Louisiana. Experience it for yourself with travel links at the end of each chapter.
Professional Stairway Building Secrets
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » Design, drafting, drawing, & presentation, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Construction / General
Here's a book for anyone interested in learning more about stair building. Even though there are less than 20 chapters in this book, it's filled with information that can help you build better stairs, in less time and with more confidence. Learn from someone who has built over 1000 stairways.
How to Build Shipping Container Homes With Plans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016 by Mendon Cottage Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » Reference
Introduction to Shipping Container Homes: Shipping container homes are houses that are built using shipping containers. The strength, durability, availability, and the cost effectiveness of containers as building material has made these types of homes popular in recent years.
Teoría y práctica de la conservación y la restauración del patrimonio edificado y urbano / Theory and practice of heritage conservation and restoration: Bilingüe
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 14,750. Language: American English. Published: September 29, 2021 by Librerio. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » Adaptive reuse & renovation, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » General
La metodología de este documento se basa en una revisión teórico conceptual de las definiciones más recurrentes; se analizan sus implicaciones disciplinarias, sus vacíos y sus horizontes refiriéndose de lo edificado a lo urbano. The methodology of this document is based on a conceptual theoretical review of the most recurrent definitions; its disciplinary implications, its voids and its horizons..
How To Build A 12’ x 16’ Pole Barn Chicken Coop Instructions and Plans
Series: Plans and Blueprints - How to Build, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by JD-Biz Corp Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » Buildings, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Do-it-yourself / carpentry
How To Build A 12’ x 16’ Pole Barn Chicken Coop Instructions and Plans 12’ x 16’ Chicken Coop Garden Shed Instructions and Plans Step By Step Pictures Links to complete high resolution plans for downloading and printing. 70 Pages and over 40 illustrations and pictures showing the author build a pole barn chicken coop.
Big Bim Little Bim - the Practical Approach to Building Information Modeling - Integrated Practice Done the Right Way!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,830. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » Adaptive reuse & renovation
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.
Principles and Practices of Lighting Design: The Art of Lighting Composition
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 64,360. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
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.
Art and Archaeology of Ancient Rome Vol 1: An Introduction (Volume 1)
Price: $9.94 USD. Words: 262,170. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2022 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » General, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art » European
Classical archaeology was long equated to ancient art history. Today these fields find themselves at a major crossroads. The influence on them—from the discipline of anthropology—has increased substantially in the past 15 years, adding to the ways in which scholars can study the Roman past. The classical archaeologist of the 21st century is...
Building Your Own Home - Tips, Techniques and Thoughts for the Owner-Builder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » Buildings, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » Buildings
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.
Spring Street Architecture Los Angeles
Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 24,860. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » Buildings, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » Regional
“Spring Street Architecture“ is a celebratory pictorial edition recounting the evolution and transformation of one of downtown Los Angeles’ primary boulevards.The book features 200+ exterior photographs of the structures with their architectural details.The book traces colorful legends, anecdotes & landmarks that preceded current standing constructions.
The Sherry-Netherland Hotel Fire New York City April 12, 1927
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » Buildings, Nonfiction » History » North America » USA
The Sherry-Netherland opened for business on November 1, 1927. In the spring of '27 a large fire brought about construction delays. The failure of a standpipe nearly resulted in the building's destruction. My e-book looks at the era of great hotel construction in New York City. Architects designed the Sherry-Netherland, the Pierre, the Breakers (Miami) and many more great hotels in the 1920s.
Decora tu Casa con Poco Dinero Decorar Puede Ser Divertido y Gratificante
En este libro encontraras grandes ideas para decorar tu casa sin gastar un fortuna se abordan temas como que apariencia darle a la sala principal, la iluminación de cada área de la casa, algunos adornos como espejos, cuadros, plantas y otros muchos consejos como la pintura de ciertas áreas, la decoración del baño, la decoración del cuarto del...
2BHK East Facing House Plans As Per Vastu Shastra
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 1,550. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: November 28, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » House plans, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » Buildings
This book is all about House Plans as per Vastu Shastra. In this book, you get 80+ East Facing Different sizes of 2BHK house plans as per Vastu Shastra principles. In this book, you will get the best ideas to make your dream house. You can easily pick up your dream house plan from this book, a lot of various sizes of house plans available in this book.
Super Focus
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,670. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2021. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » History, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
This book tells my 17 years of experience with Blender and the peaks and valleys I experienced during my development as a 3D landscape designer. How my love for medieval buildings snuck in at a young age and it has never left me.
Architecture of Balboa Park
Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2022. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » Buildings, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts » Photography
The Architecture of Balboa Park is an extensive photographic survey of the structures introduced during the 1915-16 Exposition. The edition escorts the reader through an intimate tour of the El Prado pedestrian walkway from the current Laurel Street Bridge to the Bea Evenson Fountain. Detailed images of exterior building finishes and the structures offer an insightful glimpse.
Heritage Architecture of Portland
Price: $5.98 USD. Words: 18,180. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » Buildings, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » Regional
This edition is a pictorial survey of the Downtown, Old Town and Pearl Districts sectors of Portland. The book concentrates on the period beginning with surviving frontier structures until 1930. The edition identifies construction dates, architects, architectural styles and historic property uses. Historical anecdotes are included about some of the more renowned and infamous buildings.
Sacred Geometry and Numerology
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » Design, drafting, drawing, & presentation, Nonfiction » History » Ancient » Egypt
(1.00 from 1 review)
This small e-Document covers topics such as: what is Sacred Geometry. how it works, general layout of sample geometric shapes, squaring the circle, the two primary numbers in numerology, the summation(so-called Fibonacci) Series, irrational numbers, the pentagon, the (whirling squares)spirals, examples of sacred geometry in Egyptian artwork, and the harmonic design elements.
Fantastic Ferrocement - For Practical, permanent Elven Architecture, Follies, Fairy Gardens and Other Virtuous Ventures
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,390. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture » Methods & materials, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to » Sculpting
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.