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Oral Literature in Africa

by Ruth Finnegan

Ruth Finnegan’s Oral Literature in Africa was first published in 1970, and since then has been widely praised as one of the most important books in its field. Based on years of fieldwork, the study traces...


Smart Energy Management for Households

by Sonja Van Dam, Tu Delft, Architecture and The Built Environment

Smart Energy Management for Households infers design-related insights and guidelines to improve the use and effectiveness of home energy management systems (HEMS) through an empirical evaluation of the longitudinal...


Spatial Planning and High-tech Development

by Wei-Ju Huang, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

n the past three decades, numerous high-tech city-regions have emerged with the rise of new high-tech industries across the world. Many of them have been specifically supported by national technology policies—in...


Performance measurement of workplace change

by Chaiwat Riratanaphong, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

Nowadays, organisations must cope with the pressure of cost reduction and efficiency in order to succeed in a highly competitive business environment. However, drivers to improve social interaction and employee’s...


Photograph The Nude: Artistic Techniques for  Studio and Location Images

by Peter Bilous

Nude photography can be divided into numerous subgenres, including artistic, commercial, glamour, and nude portraits.

Within each subgenre there are variations in the way various subjects are presented—the lighting,...


Duurzame Ontwikkeling door Collectief Bewonersinitiatief.

by Fred Sanders, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

Collectief bewonersinitiatief gericht op duurzame energie-optimalisatie is in Nederland in opkomst. Ook de installatietechniek speelt daar met een nieuw type installaties voor meerdere huishoudens op in. De...


Performance Assessment Strategies

by Michela Turrin, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

Using engineering performance evaluations to explore design alternatives during the conceptual phase of architectural design helps to understand the relationships between form and performance; and is crucial...


The Art of Boudoir Photography: How to Create Stunning Photographs of Women

by Christa Meola

"Cultivating sex appeal and looking great naked is not about crash dieting or Photoshop, but rather is about a woman’s attitude, confidence, playful personality, and feeling good in her own skin.”  –Christa...


Real. Sexy. Photography.: The Art and Business of Boudoir

by Dani Klein-Williams

Dani Klein-Williams is renowned for her chic, flirty, and feminine boudoir portrait style and ability to showcase each woman’s best assets. In this book, Dani will help photographers focus on revealing a woman’s...


Cinematography: Theory and Practice: Image Making for Cinematographers and Directors

by Blain Brown

 The world of cinematography has changed more in the last few years than it has since it has in 1929, when sound recording was introduced. New technology, new tools and new methods have revolutionized the art...


The Complete Portrait Manual: 200+ Tips and Techniques for Shooting Perfect Photos of People

by The Editors of Popular Photography Magaz

For beginners looking to master the portrait or lifelong photographers looking to try a new twist on the classic genre, this is your photo book. The Complete Portrait Manual provides over 300 tips techniques...


Magnets and miracles. Loneliness and nostalgia in Pink Floyd's lyrics

by Jacopo Caneva

Following "Dieci brani da ascoltare almeno una volta nella vita" (“10 songs you should listen to before you die”) and the books on Tim Burton and Hayao Miyazaki, Jacopo Caneva’s latest work carries out...


Diary of my Happy Moments

by Diana - Avgusta Stauer

"Diary of my Happy Moments" is a unique book, that combines beauty, fashion, and emotions of very positive energy. It will share with you little secrets of style, health and beauty, told by the testimonial of...


Magic of Colors

by Diana - Avgusta Stauer

Inspiration for this book was the Colombian fashion designer Adriana Santacruz, who was chosen to be Colombian fashion Ambassadeur and is representing her country at the Paris Fashion Week 2014. Her thoughts...


BOLO 1

Bolo #1

by Bolo Paper

BOLO 1 - This is the main editorial project of BOLO Paper. BOLO 1 includes the work of 45 contributors from all over the world. The main theme of the first issue is: "Stars are indispensable". In this publication...


FLA Learning Centre

by Giuseppe Marinoni

Built after Giuseppe Marinoni’s design had won an international competition, the Learning Centre FLA (Lombardy Foundation for the Environment) at Seveso looks on the outside like a primary volume, divided...


Writing Better Lyrics

by Pat Pattison

The Must-Have Guide for Songwriters Writing Better Lyrics has been a staple for songwriters for nearly two decades. Now this revised and updated 2nd Edition provides effective tools for everything from generating...


The Borgias (Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 1)

by Alexandre Dumas

There are many dreadful -- and perhaps scurrilous -- rumors about the Borgia family of renaissance Italy, and Alexandre Dumas (author of "The Three Musketeers" and many other period classics) reveals one possible...


Play Great Guitar: Brilliant Ideas for Getting More Out of Your Six String

by Rikki Rooksby

Knowing how to play the guitar is just one of those things we'd all love to be able to do. Think back to your formative years - at parties it was always the kid with the guitar who got all the attention, and...


Erotic Photography

by Klaus Carl & Alexandre Dupoy

Erotic photo art has lost much of its exquisite soul since Playboy and other girlie monthlies repackaged the human body for mass-market consumption. Like much painting, sculpture and engraving, since its beginning...