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Delivering Successful Megaprojects - Key Factors and Toolkit for the Project Manager
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 58,100. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
The book explores what success means from several different perspectives. It uses these perspectives to recommend criteria to benchmark and ensure the success of these large projects. There is no silver bullet for success; the author encourages you to explore and study further to tailor the success factors to your individual project. It comes with case studies of well-known megaprojects worldwide.
Redescubriendo las pirámides egipcias
You set the price! Words: 25,110. Language: Spanish. Published: April 11, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Información ilustrada de los interiores y exteriores de las pirámides, su construcción y sus fines verdaderos. Un manual completo sobre las pirámides del Antiguo Egipto durante la Edad de las Pirámides. Contiene: las ubicaciones y dimensiones de los interiores y exteriores de estas pirámides; la historia y los constructores de las pirámides; las teorías de su construcción;
Midori Haus: Transformation from Old House to Green Future with Passive House
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 89,160. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2018 by Hybrid Global Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
Midori Haus follows the journey of Chie and Kurt as they conceive their ideal “green” home and then put aspiration into action, challenging their team to meet the sustainable Passive House international building standard. As they transform their 1920s Arts and Crafts bungalow, they present their case study as they transform themselves from novices to green building role models.
Terrarium City
Price: Free! Words: 21,580. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This exposition presents the blueprint for a future city. Its design is a complete overhaul of contemporary layouts and bestows numerous new benefits. Some of the highlights are: every residential property overlooks a park; pedestrians never cross the path of a vehicle; commuters travel from point to point without encountering an intersection; nobody walks from their car to their destination.
Arquitetura Escavada na Rocha e no Solo
Price: Free! Words: 32,880. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 2, 2018 by Elemental Editoração. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Sabemos que os homens primitivos, na pré-história, viviam em cavernas e / ou habitações escavadas sob o nível do solo. No entanto, estamos prontos para nos surpreender quando descobrimos, durante nossas viagens, que até hoje grupos de população vivem em formas "trogloditas", isto é, nas cavernas escavadas na rocha ou diretamente sob os pés do transeunte. Na China, como na América do Norte...
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: 32,550. 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.
Egyptian Pyramids Revisited
You set the price! Words: 22,020. 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.
The Ancient Egyptian Metaphysical Architecture
You set the price! Words: 47,340. 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.
A History of the Churches at Seaham
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off until April 24!) Words: 46,300. 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...