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The Corridor of Space: China, Modernists, and the Cybernetic Century
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,990. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2017 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
This book is about space. When the Jesuit missionaries in the 16th century brought with them the first works of Chinese art with their characteristic parallel perspective, they were probably unaware of the fact that these pictures contained the key to a new conception of space. For space to classic China was not what it was to Renaissance Europe.
Accommodating the Lively Arts - An Architect's View
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,350. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Architect Martin Bloom has written Accommodating the Lively Arts to encourage the building and preservation of spaces that can nurture live performance in an age increasingly threatened by the steady encroachment of simulated electronic entertainments. This book is essential reading for anyone who might ever be involved in making decisions about the design or renovation of performance facilities.
De Oude Egyptische Metafysische Architectuur
You set the price! Words: 33,100. Language: Dutch. Published: August 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Deze in het Nederlands vertaalde editie onthult de Oude Egyptische kennis van de harmonische proportie, heilige geometrie en mystieke nummer; zoals die tot uiting komen in hun teksten, tempels, tombes, kunst, hiërogliefen, ... enz., doorheen hun volledige gekende geschiedenis. Het laat zien hoe de Egyptenaren hun gebouwen ontwierpen om kosmische energie op te wekken; en de mystieke toepassin...
New Delhi: New Annotated Edition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,720. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Just before New Delhi was inaugurated as capital of colonial India in February 13, 1931, the magazine "The Architectural Review" published an issue devoted to a study of the new capital of India, with texts, criticisms, and photographs by Robert Byron. In this edition, the texts and photographs of the author are complemented by annotations and links to modern photos of the buildings and places.
Castles of Central Germany - Pictorial Edition
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 55,990. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This work is the pictorial edition of “Castles of Central Germany”. The text body is identical to it but includes many superb photographs of the castles and in many cases of some of their owners too. Furthermore, to assure completeness of this work, the author provides numerous images of their coats of arms, floor plans of the castles and other relevant images.
Die altägyptische metaphysische Architektur
You set the price! Words: 32,940. Language: German. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Diese ins Deutsche übersetzt Ausgabe enthüllt das alte ägyptische Wissen der harmonischen Proportionen, die heilige Geometrie und Zahlenmystik; wie sie sich in ihren Texten, Tempeln, Gräbern, ihrer Kunst und den Hieroglyphen usw. manifestiert hat ... während ihrer gesamten bekannten Geschichte. Es zeigt, wie die Ägypter ihre Bauten konstruierten, um kosmische Energie zu erzeugen;...
Eine neue Betrachtung der ägyptischen Pyramiden
You set the price! Words: 22,590. Language: German. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Diese ins Deutsche übersetzt Ausgabe bietet eine vollständige Information über die Pyramiden des alten Ägyptens auf dem Gizehplateau sowie die Stufenpyramide von Sakkara und den drei Pyramiden des Snofru, die vor den Pyramiden von Gizeh gebaut wurden. Es enthält: die Örtlichkeiten und Innen-/Außenmaße dieser Pyramiden; die Geschichte und Erbauer der Pyramiden; Theorien der Konstruktion;...
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.
The Ancient Egyptian Metaphysical Architecture
You set the price! Words: 47,470. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This book reveals the Ancient Egyptian knowledge of harmonic proportion, sacred geometry, and number mysticism, as manifested in their texts, temples, tombs, art, hieroglyphs, ...etc., throughout their known history. It shows how the Egyptians designed their buildings to generate cosmic energy; and the mystical application of numbers in Egyptian works.
Egyptian Pyramids Revisited
You set the price! Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A complete handbook about the pyramids of Ancient Egypt during the Pyramid Age. It contains: the locations and dimensions of interiors and exteriors of the pyramids; the history and builders of the pyramids; theories of construction; theories on their purpose and function; the sacred geometry that was incorporated into the design of the pyramids; and much, much more.
A History of the Churches at Seaham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,190. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Churches are, for some, central to their spiritual existence and an important part of their day-to-day life. To others, churches are places they wander into whilst on holiday to look around, to sit and meditate in the quiet and to absorb the tranquillity of the occasion. This book provides a history of the twenty four churches, past and present, that were built in Seaham.
How to Design Brain-friendly Flexible Offices. Based on Science, Not on Opinions
Series: BRAINCHAINS. Price: Free! Words: 23,780. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Psychology » Industrial & organizational psychology
Because modern zoo-directors know more about the inborn needs of their animals, than company-directors about the innate needs of people; the cages in modern zoos are better for animals, than modern offices for people. This book summarizes the basic research every manager with a responsibility for people or offices should know, to avoid ruining the intellectual performance of their employees.
Your Ecological House Part 1: Understanding Your Home Ecosystem
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,750. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Your Ecological House is a homeowner and designer’s guide to creating a “home ecosystem,” an integrated habitat that conserves and produces energy, reduces waste and produces food and other goods. Part 1 (this volume), explains how houses can function like natural ecosystems. Part 2, Creating Your Ecological House (published 2017), explains how to design and build your own home ecosystem.
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 and 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.
Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 42,700. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016 by Progress Builders. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
The book provides you with the most comprehensive and at the same time brief information of how the architectural styles were developed and flowed through the ages to our time. The author reviewed the most significant structures that represent different styles and cultures of the world from the late 4th millennium BC. Extensively illustrated the guidebook includes photos, plans, scales, etc...
Podtours of the great French cathedrals and their cities
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,760. Language: British English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
France was where the Gothic style was invented, and the great cathedrals of Paris and the Ile de France bear witness to the huge changes in art, architecture, and society that happened in the Middle Ages. These self-guided tours take you around a number of French cities - Laon, Chartres, Reims, Bourges, Rouen, Beauvais and Amiens and Paris (including Saint-Denis).
The Ultimate Green Roof Guide
Price: $39.99 USD. Words: 34,810. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A detailed guide for home owners, real estate decision makers, students, community leaders, visionaries, & dreamers ready to rock the world with greenroof infrastructure.
Architect and Entrepreneur: A Field Guide to Building, Branding, and Marketing Your Startup Design Business
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,140. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Part narrative, part business book; Architect + Entrepreneur is filled with contemporary advice, from a seasoned professional architect building a new business. The guide advocates novel strategies and tools that merge entrepreneurship with the practice of architecture and interior design.
Black Taj Mahal: The Emperor's Missing Tomb
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,400. 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.
Case Sane, Case Nefaste
Price: $5.50 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.