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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...


The Beginning And The End

by Abd Ar-Rahman bin Abd AlKareem & Abd Ar-Rahman bin Abd Al-Kareem Ash-Sheha

The Beginning & The End of Universe from Islamic Perspective


Spatial planning and urban resilience in the context of flood risk.

by Pei-Wen Lu, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

Spatial planning is increasingly being considered as an important mechanism in coping with flood risk due to climate change. One of the reasons for this is that engineering approaches are increasingly expensive...


Negotiation and Design for the Self-Organizing City

by Ekim Tan, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

This book is dedicated to building an open negotiation and design method for cities as self-organizing systems that bridges the gap between collaborative planning and collaborative design methods. Gaming as...


Relativity

by Albert Einstein

After completing the final version of his general theory of relativity in November 1915, Albert Einstein wrote a book about relativity for a popular audience. His intention was 'to give an exact insight into...


Facade Refurbishment Toolbox.

by Thaleia Konstantinou, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment

The starting point of the research is the need to refurbish existing residential building stock, in order to reduce its energy demand, which accounts for over one fourth of the energy consumption in the European...


Understanding Frank Lloyd Wright's Architecture

by Donald Hoffmann

Insightful study of principles of Wright's architecture. Over 120 photos, plans, and illustrations of Robie House, Fallingwater, Taliesin, other masterworks.


Housing, Urban Renewal and Socio-Spatial Integration

by Xiaoxi Hui, Tu Delft, Architecture & Xiaoxi Hui

This issue of A+BE addresses two critical urban issues China faces today: housing and urban renewal. In the recent two decades, the Chinese urban housing stock underwent a significant, if not extreme, transformation....


Tadao Ando's Church of the Light

by Valeriy Bagrintsev

What do we look at? The wall or the cross, which is not really there?

Former professional boxer, Tadao Ando, though self-taught, is acknowledged as one of the most important Japanese architects and one of the...


Studies On Darwinism & Genetics

by Giovanni Lo Presti

The structure that supports the Universe is the Unicum: a unique phenomenon that reveals itself only once and in different forms, codified in the four Fundamental Laws of Nature, among which electromagnetism...


An Elegant Defense

by Matt Richtel

“A deeply reported and entertainingly written exploration of the human immune system and how it works.” —USA Today

National Bestseller * The essential book to read to understand your immune system during...


Relativity: The special and the general theory

by Albert Einstein

Relativity: The Special and the General Theory began as a short paper and was eventually published as a book written by Albert Einstein with the aim of giving: “an exact insight into the theory of relativity...


The Complete Plato

by Plato

Plato (428/427–348/347 BCE) was a Greek philosopher and mathematician of the Classic Age who founded the Academy of Athens. Noted as a student of Socrates, Plato has distinguished himself as one of the founders...


Computer-Mediated Communication in Personal Relationships

by Kevin B. Wright & Lynne M. Webb

This is the first collection of readings on computer-mediated communication focusing exclusively on interpersonal interactions. Examining messages exchanged via email, Twitter, Facebook, websites, and blogs,...


The Principia

by Isaac Newton

Newton's Principia by Sir Isaac Newton is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This publication was produced from a professional scan of an original edition of the book, which can include imperfections...


Evolution Impossible: 12 Reasons Why Evolution Cannot Explain the Origin of Life on Earth

by John Ashton

There is scientific evidence proving evolution cannot be responsible for life on Earth. In Evolution Impossible, Dr. John Ashton uses discoveries in genetics, biochemistry, geology, radiometric dating, and other...


Chakras, Mudras and Prana: the 7 Basic Mudras to Balance the Chakras. And the 8th Mudra -Esoteric and Powerful- to Activate and Boost the "Prana Point" Dan Tian, Where Your Vital Energy is Created. (Manual #005)

by Marco Fomia & Veronica Fomia

Quick and easy manuals with simple and effective instructions.

We love to experiment what captivates us.

We love to share what we learned.

We love to keep learning while sharing!

We are also big fans of experiential...


Qualité du matériel forestier de reproduction et application des directives communautaires

by Daniel Terrasson

What is the situation concerning the application of Community directives related to the genetic quality of forest trees? Researchers and administrators take a look at the impact of the evolution of knowledge...


Storming the Old Boys' Citadel

by Carla Blank & Tania Martin

"Women" and "architecture" were once mutually exclusive terms. In an 1891 address, Louise Blanchard Bethune declared, "it is hardly safe to assert" that a connection even exists between the two words. Some women...


Digital Universities V.1 (2014) - n. 1

by Katharine A. Bentham, Alessandra Briganti, Sonia Forconi & Paolo Francescone et al.

EDITORIAL Culture and cultures: the world’s thousands of versions compared to global modernization PEDAGOGY Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): education to change society? SCIENCE Massive Open Online Courses...