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Nurseries: A Design Guide

by Mark Dudek

Architecture can inspire young children; the very shape and form of a daycare center can not only stimulate their imagination but can help children form strong relationships and help promote development.

This...


Masterplanning the Adaptive City: Computational Urbanism in the Twenty-First Century

by Tom Verebes

Computational design has become widely accepted into mainstream architecture, but this is the first book to advocate applying it to create adaptable masterplans for rapid urban growth, urban heterogeneity, through...


Design Games for Architecture: Creating Digital Design Tools with Unity

by Aaron Westre

Design Games for Architecture teaches you how to create playful software tools based on your architectural design processes, whether or not you are familiar with game design technology. The book combines the...


Intelligent Buildings: An Introduction

by Derek Clements-Croome

This book introduces the concept of Intelligent Buildings to the wider construction community. Edited by the Father of Intelligent Buildings, Derek Clements-Croome, the book explains that intelligent buildings should...


The Energy of Nations: Risk Blindness and the Road to Renaissance

by Jeremy Leggett

Systemic global risks of oil supply, climate shock and financial collapse threaten tomorrow's economies and mean businesses and policy makers face huge challenges in fuelling tomorrow's world.

Jeremy Leggett...


Architecture in Formation: On the Nature of Information in Digital Architecture

by Pablo Lorenzo-Eiroa & Aaron Sprecher

Architecture in Formation is the first digital architecture manual that bridges multiple relationships between theory and practice, proposing a vital resource to structure the upcoming second digital revolution....


Constructing Risk and Safety in Technological Practice

by Boel Berner & Jane Summerton

Modern technological systems entail risks and uncertainties of hitherto unknown dimensions. This book discusses the construction of risk and safety within a variety of empirical contexts where technologies and...


Great Feuds in Technology

by Hal Hellman

If someone were to ask you who invented the miner’s safety lamp, you’d probably have no trouble answering “I don’t know.” But what about the telegraph? The automobile? The airplane? Television? Conflicting...


Fossils of the Carpathian Region

by István|Szente, István|Dyke, Gareth Fozy

István Fozy and István Szente provide a comprehensive review of the fossil record of the Carpathian Basin. Fossils of the Carpathian Region describes and illustrates the region's fossils, recounts their history,...


Arduino Microcontroller Processing for Everyone!: Third Edition

by Steven F. Barrett

This book is about the Arduino microcontroller and the Arduino concept. The visionary Arduino team of Massimo Banzi, David Cuartielles, Tom Igoe, Gianluca Martino, and David Mellis launched a new innovation...


Forensic Structural Engineering Handbook

by Robert Ratay

The Most Complete and Up-to-Date Resource on Forensic Structural Engineering

Thoroughly revised and featuring contributions from leading experts, this definitive handbook offers comprehensive treatment of forensic...


Quarterly Essay 33 Quarry Vision: Coal, Climate Change and the End of the Resources Boom

by Guy Pearse

This is an essay about "quarry vision", the mindset that sees Australia's greatest asset as its mineral and energy resources - coal especially. How has this distorted our national politics and our response to...


Quarterly Essay 27 Reaction Time: Climate Change and the Nuclear Option

by Ian Lowe

Australia is at a crossroads: if we are to halt global warming, do we need to stride resolutely into a nuclear future?

In this engrossing and persuasive essay, Ian Lowe discusses his one-time belief in the...


Abbeys Monasteries and Priories Explained: Britain S Living History

by Trevor Yorke

Trevor Yorke, using photographs and diagrams, describes the history of these graceful and splendid medieval buildings, and explains the functions of their individual parts.


Piping Systems Manual

by Brian Silowash

In-depth Details on Piping Systems

Filled with examples drawn from years of design and field experience, this practical guide offers comprehensive information on piping installation, repair, and rehabilitation....


Badass Bricks: Thirty-Five Weapons of Mass Construction

by Jake Mackay

LEGO bricks are fun. So are toy weapons. The only thing more fun is LEGO toy weapons! A compilation of awe-inspiring brick weapons—some that actually even work—this book is designed for the adult brick enthusiast....


Californian Architecture in Santa Barbara

by H. Philip Staats

Following a devastating earthquake in 1925 that destroyed most of Santa Barbara’s significant buildings, the city became the first in the country to have a controlled building plan using elements of Spanish...


Getting Started with BeagleBone: Linux-Powered Electronic Projects With Python and JavaScript

by Matt Richardson

Many people think of Linux as a computer operating system, running on users' desktops and powering servers. But Linux can also be found inside many consumer electronics devices. Whether they're the brains of...


Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Social Movement in History Is Restoring Grace, Justice, and Beau ty to the World

by Paul Hawken

The New York Times bestselling examination of the worldwide movement for social and environmental change

Paul Hawken has spent more than a decade researching organizations dedicated to restoring the environment...


5 Steps to a 5 AP Statistics, 2010-2011 Edition

by Duane C Hinders

A Perfect Plan for the Perfect Score

We want you to succeed on your AP* exam. That's why we've created this 5-step plan to help you study more effectively, use your preparation time wisely, and get your best...