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Case Sane, Case Nefaste
Price: $5.20 USD. Words: 23,000. Language: Italian. Published: July 28, 2015 and represented by Ebooks World Editor. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Questo libro spiega perché esistono terreni pericolosi e case talmente nefaste da far ammalare i propri inquilini, fornisce indicazioni pratiche su come riequilibrare le forze che agiscono negli edifici e sugli occupanti; insegna inoltre, come eliminare le emissioni nocive per la salute e convogliare l'energia benefica all'interno della casa.
Il Manuale del Risparmio Energetico. Consigli pratici e soluzioni tecniche su come risparmiare denaro nella tua casa
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 46,760. Language: Italian. Published: July 28, 2015 and represented by Ebooks World Editor. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
L’intento è di fornire alcune indicazioni per l’utente che spesso, anche se bene intenzionato, non sa quali iniziative intraprendere per usare in maniera corretta l’energia elettrica, sfruttare al massimo la luce naturale, illuminare artificialmente gli ambienti, riscaldare e condizionare, utilizzare l’acqua, gestire i rifiuti, riciclare i materiali, ecc.
Case Ecologiche di Legno. Tutto quello che devi sapere
Price: $5.00 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.
Trang trí nội thất - Theo phong thủy học.
Price: $2.88 USD. Words: 22,450. Language: Vietnamese. Published: June 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Sách nêu những bí quyết giúp cho chúng ta thiết kế, bố trí nhà cửa tiện dụng, đẹp đẽ; bắt mỗi đồ vật phải lên tiếng nói tích cực nhất, có lợi nhất; góp phần giúp gia đình “an cư lạc nghiệp”.
Methods of Early Golf Architecture: The Selected Writings of C.B. Macdonald, George C. Thomas, Robert Hunter (Volume 2)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,890. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
"Methods of Early Golf Architecture" features selected writings from premier architects C.B. Macdonald, George C. Thomas, and Robert Hunter. With precision and detail, these visionaries discuss each element of golf course design, and no detail is left untouched.
Methods of Early Golf Architecture: The Selected Writings of Alister MacKenzie, H.S. Colt, and A.W. Tillinghast (Volume 1)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,060. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
"Methods of Early Golf Architecture" features selected writings from 19th century architects Alister MacKenzie, H.S. Colt, and A.W. Tillinghast. With precision and detail, these prominent architects discuss each element of golf course design, and no detail is left untouched.
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
Phong thủy dương trạch học - ứng dụng
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,270. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Với sự sàng lọc của thời gian, với sự lưu truyền rộng rãi, với mục đích làm cho đời sống con người thêm tốt đẹp, phong thủy học xứng đáng để chúng ta nghiên cứu, tìm hiểu và ứng dụng.
We don't need history
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,570. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In China, a new myth – the myth of The Chinese Dream – is fast amassing dreamers. It’s is not unlike the American Dream – the core component is still the promise of a wealthy middle-class lifestyle: a family, a privately owned car, and a house with your name on the lintel.
Şirince Meydan Muharebelerinin Mufassal Tarihçesi
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 49,260. Language: Turkish. Published: September 23, 2013 by Propaganda Yayınları. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Sevan Nişanyan, İzmir'in Şirince köyünde giriştiği turizm faaliyetlerinin hikâyesini anlatıyor bu kitapta.
Participatory Planning in Plan Preparation
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,240. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Participatory planning is very sought after concept in the domain of planning in current practices. Delhi is a very progressive city and the city planners and administrators are very active in adopting and implementing current best practices across the world. There are many practices in Delhi which is seen as a good example of participatory planning.
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 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.
Shelter in the Southwest - Early Dwellings of the Borderlands
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » American
The prospect of building a house must have been daunting for early nineteenth century newcomers to the desert regions—no timber or stone, no iron hinges or window glass—a hundred things that seem necessities. It was here that residents already settled provided a model in the adobe house. Reeve-Kidney meticulously documents this fascinating chapter of of architectural history.
Death of American Architecture
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,830. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
American architecture is dying a slow, agonizing death, akin to a disease that eats away at the human spirit. The individualist creative minds in American architecture flourished between the World Wars - Organic, Arts & Crafts, Art Deco. Now the death toll rings monotonously as artistic endeavors of architectural design melt into mediocrity. Greatness is poorly imitated and rarely improved upon.
A City Beautiful Dream: The 1912 Vision for Colorado Springs
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The city’s potential was clear to civic architect Charles Mulford Robinson, though he acknowledged the city’s previous planning mistakes and ill-conceived design choices, like the grid of wide streets and the “unfortunate spacing” of median “parking strips” on Cascade Avenue. Robinson’s recommendations, reproduced as this book, were formed from his observations described in two reports.
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.
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?
Fantastic Ferrocement - For Practical, permanent Elven Architecture, Follies, Fairy Gardens and Other Virtuous Ventures
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,400. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to
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.
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