Welcome to Smashwords!

Check out our new interface for discovering great ebooks! Read the official announcement at the Smashwords Blog.

Please confirm your erotica preferences.

Learn more about erotica controls. You may change these settings at any time.

[Close]

Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture

Sub-categories: Sustainability & green design | Design, drafting, drawing, & presentation | Urban & land use planning | General | Decoration & ornament | Study & teaching | Adaptive reuse & renovation | Criticism | Landscape | Methods & materials | Professional practice | Codes & standards | All sub-categories >>
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
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.
La Arquitectura Metafísica Del Antiguo Egipto
You set the price! Words: 40,590. Language: Spanish. Published: January 11, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Este libro revela el conocimiento sobre la proporción armónica, la Geometría Sagrada y el numero del misticismo, manifestado tambien en sus textos , templos , tumbas, jeroglíficos, etc. A lo largo de su historia. Esto demuestra de qué manera los Egipcios diseñaron sus edificaciones para generar energía cósmica y la respectiva aplicación de los números en las obras Egipcias.
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
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.
The Open Office Is Naked
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,670. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Industrial & organizational psychology, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The cages in modern zoos are better for animals, than modern offices for people, because ZOO-directors know more about inborn needs of animals, than company-directors about the innate needs of people. Result: offices where people suffer from less productivity, less creativity, less (!) communication, more stress. Hence, these cheap offices are very expensive. Book based on extensive research
The Tao of Cob: How a Kansas Grandmother Built Her Own Natural Home in the Woods
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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 A Garden Shed Step By Step Instructions and Plans
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Do-it-yourself / carpentry, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
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
Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 42,700. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016 by Progress Builders. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
The book provides you with the most comprehensive and at the same time brief information of how the architectural styles were developed and flowed through the ages to our time. The author reviewed the most significant structures that represent different styles and cultures of the world from the late 4th millennium BC. Extensively illustrated the guidebook includes photos, plans, scales, etc...
Step by Step Design a House with Autocad Architecture
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 33,660. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This eBook provides a step-by-step introduction to design a two-storey house with basement and roof-attic,using Autocad Architecture. Completing this book you will have created the following drawings: Floor plan, Elevations, Sections, 3D Views, Door - Window Schedule, Room Finish Schedule. Tutorials demonstrate how to use Autocad Architecture to design a House.
5 Contractor Spec House Plans Blueprints Construction Drawings 1200 Sq Ft to 1800 Sq Ft 3 Bedroom 2 Bath
Series: Plans and Blueprints - How to Build, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by JD-Biz Corp Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Do-it-yourself / carpentry
5 Contractor Spec House Plans Blueprints Construction Drawings 1200 Sq Ft to 1800 Sq Ft 3 Bedroom 2 Bath With Links To Print Plans For Permits. The links are complete plans that have been used to build these homes. This is a low cost way to get the plans needed to build a home.
Umidità domestica. Cause, effetti, soluzioni
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,590. Language: Italian. Published: November 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Home repair
L’acqua è un bene prezioso, ma è anche responsabile dell’80% del degrado subito dalle costruzioni e, secondo un dato dell’Unione Europea, di oltre il 60% dei contenziosi nell’edilizia. Ecco quindi un libro completo ed esauriente sull’umidità domestica che spiega ogni fenomeno in termini di cause, effetti, e correttivi specifici, senza dimenticare la prevenzione.
How to Build a Simple Three Bedroom Shipping Container House
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,010. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
We believe we have created this Goldie locks of shipping container houses. The Hebnerhouse is designed to be useful for most environments; the developing world, as a summer cabin or in-law suite, for the survivalist, or for the DIY builder that just wants to get away from overpriced and over designed spaces.
L’architecture métaphysique des anciens Égyptiens
You set the price! Words: 36,400. Language: French. Published: January 25, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Cette édition traduite en français vous révèle  la connaissance qu’avaient les anciens Égyptiens de la proportion harmonique, de la géométrie sacrée, et du mysticisme des nombres comme elles se manifestent dans leurs textes, temples, tombes, dans leur art, dans leurs hiéroglyphes, etc. tout au long de leur histoire. Ce livre vous montre comment les Égyptiens pensaient la construction de leurs ..
The Ancient Egyptian Metaphysical Architecture
You set the price! Words: 36,580. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This book reveals the Ancient Egyptian knowledge of harmonic proportion, sacred geometry, and number mysticism, as manifested in their texts, temples, tombs, art, hieroglyphs, ...etc., throughout their known history. It shows how the Egyptians designed their buildings to generate cosmic energy; and the mystical application of numbers in Egyptian works.
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, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
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.
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, 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.
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
(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.
Ghidul canditatului la arhitectura
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 1,080. Language: Romanian. Published: November 11, 2018 and represented by LETRAS. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Ghidul candidatului la arthitectura este de un real folos pentru inceputul unei vieti profesionale de arhitect, cu intenția de a fi o invitație pentru cei care doar cocheteaza cu ideea, un sprijin de plecare la drum pentru cei hotarati si totodata un ajutor pentru cei care vor sa aiba confirmari ca drumul catre aceasta profesie, pe care se afla deja, este potrivit pentru ei si asteptarile lor.
La cattedrale di Chartres, Gaudí e la Sagrada Família
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: Italian. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
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.
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, 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.
Case Ecologiche di Legno. Tutto quello che devi sapere
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 23,900. Language: Italian. Published: July 28, 2015 and represented by Ebooks World Editor. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Questo libro è una guida utile per tutti quelli che vogliono avvicinarsi all'edilizia ecologica, e costruire una casa di legno accogliente, salubre, esteticamente apprezzabile ed energeticamente efficiente. La pubblicazione offre consigli e suggerimenti per realizzare un edificio a regola d'arte, illustrando le caratteristiche del legno, le tecniche costruttive conosciute e i materiali.