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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.