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Zen Culture
Price: Free! Words: 67,710. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010. Categories: 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
Learning Punch Software (R): Mini - Tutorials
Series: Learning Punch Software (R). Price: Free! Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Computer aided design, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The well-known Punchhelpers' tutorials compiled and updated, with NEW texts and images as well as a NEW collection of frequently asked questions and useful answers about different topics. For all the Punch Software (R) programs up to V17.5, Windows and Mac Versions.
The Open Office Is Naked
Price: Free! 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
Building a Home in a Silo
Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
The author found an abandoned, 50-year-old grain silo and made it into a 5-story round house. In this true story he tells his challenges and triumphs in completing this difficult task of transformation without any blueprints. Numerous photographs from the project are shown so the reader can visualize this unique building project.
14 Fun Facts About the Washington Monument: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The Washington Monument took over 50 years to build and it has stood for over 100 years. How much do you know about this magnificent monument. How thick are the walls at the base of the monument? Why is the Monument made up of two different colors of marble? Why is are there stones from other places in the monument. Find out more about the Washington Monument with these 14 fun facts!
Architecture of Ancient Egypt - Chapter 1 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles
Series: Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles, 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014 by Progress Builders. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » World
Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles is a full-color illustrated edition of the classic study of the history of World's architecture. This handbook has been written by Tatyana Fedulova - Russian art critic, lecturer and popularize of history of Fine Arts, the expert in the History of Art and Religion.
Chapter 15 - Managing Large-Scale Projects (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The author, Spine3D is one of the largest architectural visualization studios in the US. Managing projects is not an easy task. When you take on a large-scale project, your responsibilities multiply and your degree for failure also increases. At the end of the day, all the experience in the world will not be sufficient if you do not plan carefully and manage your time and resources efficiently.
Chapter 14 - Advanced Poly-Modeling (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In this chapter we are going to outline some of the key factors that make poly-modeling and subdivision surfaces more predictable, while also improving the quality and speed by which you produce your models.
Der düstrer Mantel. Über den aus Holz gebauten San Carlino von Lugano von Mario Botta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: German. Published: July 12, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Ein hölzernes Modell und eine Stadt. Das große Holzmodell einer hochgeschätzten Kirche und eine kleine, vielleicht noch nicht geformte Stadt. Das Zusammentreffen dieser beiden völlig unabhängigen und autonomen Wirklichkeiten öffnet einen Weg der Spekulation, und es lohnt sich, ihn zu verfolgen, wenn auch nur aus einer ganz menschlichen und verständlichen Neugier heraus.
14 Fun Facts About the White House: A 15-Minute Book
Series: 15-Minute Books · 14 Fun Facts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
It is the house where the President lives and a symbol of the American Nation. How much do you know about the White House? Who chose the site for the original White House? What was the original name for the White House? Who actually built the White House? How many times has the White House been burned? How many floors does the White House have? Learn more about the White House in this book.
Un mantello tinto d'inchiostro. Note sul ligneo San Carlino di Lugano di Mario Botta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: Italian. Published: July 12, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Un modello ligneo e una città. Un grande modello di legno di una preziosa chiesa e una piccola, forse ancora incerta, città. Lo scontro tra queste due realtà, assolutamente indipendenti e autonome, apre un sentiero speculativo che merita di essere percorso, almeno per un mortale e legittimo senso di curiosità.
Chapter 13 - Revit Integration (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: American English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In this chapter, we will first take a look at what Revit is and why it is known as BIM or Building Information Modeling. Next, we will get into the heart of this chapter, Revit integration with 3ds Max.
Become An Exceptional Designer: Effective Colour Selection For You And Your Client
Price: Free! Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
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Great Design Begins With Colour - Every Time! Learn the secrets of colour from an Architect and Interior Designer with over a decade of industry experience. An in-depth understanding of colour is one of the most useful and important assets to a visual professional. Everything you need to become true, confident colourist.
Synergy City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Why can't we build a streamlined city? We have the technology but seemingly lack the motivation. Are we so used to our substandard way of life that we simply can't imagine anything better? Are we so besotted by the current rambling designs? We don't need robots to carry our shopping, we simply need a better layout so that the shopping arrives by itself. Enter Synergy City.
City of the Future
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 390. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Science fiction
Most northern cities are not tourist destinations, and lose out on money spent on vacations. Here is a theme park for urban rust belt cities designed to draw interest and visitors during those long, long cold winters.
San Carlino Lugano. My inky cloak. Notes on the wooden model of the San Carlino in Lugano by Mario Botta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A wooden model and a city. A large wooden model of a valuable church and a small city that is perhaps still unsure of itself. The clash between these two completely independent and autonomous realities opens up a path of inquiry that deserves to be followed, if only out of a legitimate and very human sense of curiosity.
Chapter 1 - Color Management (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: American English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Simply put, color management is the controlled process of converting color between different devices with the end goal of obtaining repeatable and as closely matched color reproductions as possible on each of the various devices. In other words, we want to set up a process where all of our devices speak the same language and interpret color the same way.
Chapter 10 - reactor (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,580. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
REACTOR IS AN INTERACTIVE PHYSICS engine from Havok that was integrated into 3ds Max 6 and has since become a robust and efficient way for creating all kinds of dynamic simulations in 3ds Max. Thanks to reactor, many animators and visual FX artists from all over the world were finally able to create believable and realistic dynamic animations in an extremely short amount of time.
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 and 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
Chapter 8 - Render to Texture (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
One of the main techniques used to reduce rendering calculation time is to remove all light calculations from a scene. In real time 3D, it is done by pre-processing all lighting solutions prior to loading the 3D content. All these light calculations, complex or not, are put directly into the texture maps of the models. This process is called render to texture or texture baking.