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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...


The Fairy Tale Collection

by Andrew Lang, Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen & James Stephens

The Fairy Tale Collection brings together some of the greatest fairy tales ever written. 

Featuring:

FAIRY TALES OF THE SLAV PEASANTS AND HERDSMEN, by Aleksander Chod?ko

THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK, by Andrew Lang

THE...


The Science Fiction Collection

by Philip K. Dick, Andre Norton, Murray Leinster & Lester del Rey et al.

The Science Fiction Collection features some of the most amazing sci fi tales ever told!

Featuring:

The Sentimentalists, by Murray Leinster

The Girls from Earth, by Frank Robinson

The Death Traps of FX-31, by Sewell...


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...


Creating Cohousing

by Charles Durrett & Kathryn McCamant

The cohousing "bible" by the US originators of the concept.

A man's home is his castle. But demographic and economic changes haveturned our castles into islands. How can we regain the elements of the traditional...


Polysaccharide-Based Nanocrystals

by Jin Huang, Peter R. Chang, Ning Lin & Alain Dufresne

Polysaccharide nanocrystals, an emerging green nanoingredient (nanomaterial) with high crystallinity obtained by acid hydrolysis of biomass-based polysaccharides, are of scientific and economic significance...


Sustainable Luxury

by McGillick,Paul & Masano Kawana

This sustainable architecture and design book featuring elegant photographs and showcases the ultra-modern homes of Singapore.

Singapore is celebrated as one of the most livable cities in Asia, and Sustainable...


An Unlikely Vineyard

by Deirdre Heekin & Alice Feiring

Named one of the Best Wine Books of 2014 by The New York Times, An Unlikely Vineyard tells the evolutionary story of Deirdre Heekin?s farm from overgrown fields to a fertile, productive, and beautiful landscape...


Place and Memory in the Singing Crane Garden

by Vera Schwarcz

The Singing Crane Garden in northwest Beijing has a history dense with classical artistic vision, educational experimentation, political struggle, and tragic suffering. Built by the Manchu prince Mianyu in the...


Grasslands and herbivore production in Europe and effects of common policies

by Christian Huyghe, Alex De Vliegher, Bert Van Gils & Alain Peeters*

The European project Multisward (http://www.multisward.eu/multisward_eng/) aims at supporting developments and innovations in grassland use and management in different European farming systems (including low-input...


Hashing in Computer Science: Fifty Years of Slicing and Dicing

by Alan G. Konheim

Written by one of the developers of the technology, Hashing is both a historical document on the development of hashing and an analysis of the applications of hashing in a society increasingly concerned with...


Green Building Materials: A Guide to Product Selection and Specification

by Ross Spiegel & Dru Meadows

GREEN BUILDING MATERIALS

THE ULTIMATE USER’S MANUAL

TO GREEN BUILDING MATERIALS

To properly select and specify green building materials, successful architects need authoritative, real-world advice on how to...


Guidelines to overcome architectural barriers in cultural heritage sites

by Aa. Vv., Lucia Baracco & Giovanni Caprara

These Guidelines are intended for all those who, in whatever capacity (regulators, financiers, designers, site managers, testers) are involved with, or responsible for, the accessibility of cultural heritage...


Progettare Paesaggio - Landscape as Infrastructure

by Aa. Vv., Piero Aebischer & Stefania Cancellieri

In questo lavoro “Progettare Paesaggio, Landscape as Infrastructure” si confrontano: da un lato le stimolanti proposte progettuali redatte dal gruppo di studenti della Harvard Graduate School of Design guidati...


Houses. Architecture and Interiors - Achievements

by Stefano Dorata

Simplicity and order are the psychological and aesthetic features that Stefano Dorata seeks in architecture and when he is designing his projects. His journey is a long-standing one of research during which...


The Mediterranean Medina

by Aa. Vv., Attilio Petruccioli, Ludovico Micara & Ettore Vadini

This volume collects the proceedings of the International Seminar The Mediterranean Medina, that took place in the School of Architecture at Pescara from 17th to 19th of June 2004.


Principles of Microelectromechanical Systems

by Ki Bang Lee

The building blocks of MEMS design through closed-form solutions

Microelectromechanical Systems, or MEMS, is the technology of very small systems; it is found in everything from inkjet printers and cars to cell...


Wet Weather Design and Operation in Water Resource Recovery Facilities

by Water Environment Federation

Wet Weather Design and Operation in Water Resource Recovery Facilities provides professionals involved in the field with a comprehensive reference of current design and operational practices for dealing with...


Fuel Cell Science: Theory, Fundamentals, and Biocatalysis

by Jens Norskov, Andrzej Wieckowski & S. Gottesfeld

A comprehensive survey of theoretical andexperimental concepts in fuel cell chemistry

Fuel cell science is undergoing significant development, thanks, in part, to a spectacular evolution of the electrocatalysis...


Foundation Design: Theory and Practice

by N. S. V. Kamesware Rao

In Foundation Design: Theory and Practice, Professor N. S. V. Kameswara Rao covers the key aspects of the subject, including principles of testing, interpretation, analysis, soil-structure interaction modeling,...