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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.
Designing Local: Revealing Our Truest Communities
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
A revolution in placemaking begins now. We work too hard as urban planners and designers to settle for bland, mediocre places. Our work should be inspiring and creative. Your new day and your community’s reveal is a quick but powerful read away. Help your city, town or neighborhood extract its essence and showcase itself to the world.
Maryland's Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers. Descriptions of Maryland's 6 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as multiple photographs of them. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
Conventional Home: Design, Budget, Estimate, and Secure Your Best Price
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home design, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The top guide available for designing, budgeting, estimating, and securing your best price on a Conventional Home.
Connecticut Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Connecticut's 4 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of each one. There is also information on a few Covered Bridges without historical designation. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
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.
Vacation Home: Design, Budget, Estimate, and Secure Your Best Deal
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » House plans, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The top guide available for designing, budgeting, estimating, and securing your best price on a Vacation Home.
Small Home Tiny House
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,470. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The best guide to budgeting, designing, and estimating your small or tiny home available on the market today.
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.
Pellegrino di cemento. Le Voyage d'Orient a 100 anni da Le Corbusier
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 35,060. Language: Italian. Published: July 16, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Nel 1911 Le Corbusier intraprese un viaggio che lo avrebbe condotto attraverso la Germania, la Boemia, l’Austria, i Balcani, la Romania, la Bulgaria, l’Ungheria, Istanbul, Atene, fino al Monte Athos, per poi ricondurlo in Svizzera attraverso l’Italia. Chiamò l’esperienza “Voyage d’Orient”. Oggi cosa rimane? Perché non raccontare il viaggio di Le Corbusier cento anni dopo, ripercorrendolo?
Lake Home: Design and Budget Guide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » House plans, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The top guide available for designing, budgeting, estimating, and securing your best price on a Lake Home.
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.
Timber Frame Home Package
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The best book on Timber Frame packages available on the market today. Save thousands on your Timber Frame Home Package.
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 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.
Vermont Covered Bridges
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 14. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Vermont's Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as multiple photos. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types. Self Guided Tours which cover every bridge.
Professional Stairway Building Secrets
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Construction / General
This book was designed for stair builders and construction professionals who are familiar with basic stair building techniques, but are looking for a few more secrets of the trade. This book will cover sloping treads for exterior stairways that require some type of drainage, how to use undercuts instead of overhangs, floor and tread variations, drywall skirt board spacers, plywood ledgers and
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.
Secrets, Stories and Scandals of Ten Welsh Follies.
Price: Free! Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Secrets, Stories and Scandals of Ten Welsh Follies contains the stories behind ten weird and wonderful Welsh buildings.