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BLACK TAJ MAHAL: The Emperor's Missing Tomb
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,380. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Asian
To realize the crux of Black Taj, the existence of a paradox, a glaring asymmetry at the very center, this book is a summation of the research conducted by Arshi who visited the Taj in 1982. He was awestruck with grandeur and magnificence of the white marble, its perfect symmetry and the balance of the entire complex. And especially the unfulfilled dream of emperor Shah Jahan;the Black Taj Mahal.
A History of the Londonderry Literary Institute, Seaham Harbour
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This book documents the definitive history of the Londonderry Institute at Seaham from it's opening in 1855. Built to serve the town as a Literary Institute it evolved into a focal point for public and social groups that bound the fabric of the community together. As it approached its centenary year it appeared to have reached the end of its useful life but the town would not let it be demolished.
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.
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 Paglia. Tutto quello che devi sapere
Price: $5.20 USD. Words: 18,200. Language: Italian. Published: July 28, 2015 and represented by Ebooks World Editor. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Un edificio realizzato con balle di paglia è una costruzione architettonica a tutti gli effetti, molto solida e affidabile, dotata d'incredibili pregi e che consuma pochissima energia. In sostanza, è identica a una casa ordinaria in muratura, che richiede fondazioni in cemento armato, impianto elettrico, termoidraulico e illuminotecnico.
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.
ΠΑΝΑΓΙΑ ΓΟΡΓΟΕΠΗΚΟΟΣ - ΑΓΙΟΣ ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΙΟΣ ΑΘΗΝΩΝ
Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: Greek. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Σύντομη μελέτη του ναού της Παναγίας Γοργοεπηκόοου (μικρή μητρόπολη Αθηνών).
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”.
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.
Travelers Diary-Fab Four Statues-Hard Days Night Hotel
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 80. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Sculpturer David Webster's bigger than life statues of the Fab Four...Ringo Starr, George Harrison, Paul McCartney and John Lennon. All four 7 foot tall statues appear on the front of the historic "Hard Days Night Hotel" as they appeared in the 1970s after their breakup.
Η ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΗ ΤΩΝ ΑΘΗΝΩΝ
Price: Free! Words: 2,890. Language: Greek. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Στη μελέτη αυτή γίνεται μια προσπάθεια παρουσίασης του μητροπολιτικού ναού Αθηνών ως προς την ιστορία, την αρχιτεκτονική και τον διάκοσμό του.
The Car Is Architecture — A Visual History of Frank Lloyd Wright’s 85 Cars and One Motorcycle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Transportation, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Cars were one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s great obsessions, along with Architecture and Japanese Prints. The last two have been well documented, but the Cars have not been covered at all … until this book. This unique visual history of Wright’s 85 cars and one motorcycle uses original magazine ads to describe the make and model of each vehicle.
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.
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.
4 Walls - The Internal Effects of the Prison Archetype
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
Can architecture work as a means to influence the human mind through spatial rehabilitation? The concept of incarceration is a mystery to many worldwide. Since these institutions are closed spaces, there is limited access of what goes on behind those walls. This piece will bring prisoners down to a human level and challenge your perception of the reality of the impact and ongoing cycle created.
Nature & Health in Cities, Citygreen Issue 9
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 46,000. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue features Parks Victoria’s Healthy Parks Healthy People movement and the US-based National Park Prescriptions Initiative in Reports. Local stories include “Seeking Nature’s Mysterious Ways” that incorporates insights on the implementation of Nature Ways, and an interview with the Group CEO of Alexandra Health System.
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
CS E11:2014 - Guidelines on Design for Safety of Skyrise Greenery
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
CS E11:2014, Guidelines on Design for Safety of Skyrise Greenery, sets out relevant safety requirements and safe design considerations. This highlights the importance and need for safe design when planning, designing and operating rooftop greenery and vertical greenery, which are fundamentally elevated vegetated work spaces.