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Wood has been a traditional construction material for centuries all over the world, as it still is in many places today. Now there is a growing interest in using wood in modern residential architecture. Architects today are drawn to it for a variety o... read more
From ancient and classical masterpieces to contemporary, cutting-edge buildings, architecture has defined our world throughout history. Drawing its examples from all around the globe, Architecture: The Whole Story is a richly illustrated and comprehensive account of the a... read more
This book includes a carefully chosen collection of over 60 projects whose ecological, sustainable or bioclimatic designs make them the most cutting edge homes on today's residential architectural stage. Bioclimatic diagrams, photographs and specific plans are used to show that sustainability can live hand in hand with style and comfort.
This attractive series reveals the V&A's spectacular and extensive pattern collections. Each title in the series includes a free CD of high resolution images. The Fifties showcases the work of some of the most dynamic artists, designers and manufacturers of the 1950s from the V&A's textil... read more
Dieser Band zeigt herausragende Beispiele von Privathäusern in Fertigbauweise. Es wird deutlich, dass beim Fertighaus ein besserer Überblick über den Bauprozess, eine Reduzierung der Kosten und eine bessere Anpassung an die Umgebung erreicht werden kann. Mit 500 Ill... read more
Nothing says modernist perfection like an Eames design. Though they are best known to the general public for their furniture, the husband and wife duo of Charles and Ray Eames (1907-78 and 1912-88, respectively) were also forerunners in the fields of architecture, industrial design, photography, and f... read more
With the general reader in mind, Clean Energy, Climate and Carbon outlines the global challenge of decreasing greenhouse gas emissions. It covers the changing concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide through time and its causes, before considering the promise and the limitations of a wide range of ... read more
Nothing beats seeing your woodworking on display or the reaction you get when you give your work as a gift. The problem is finding enough time to complete all of the projects you want to do. This book will help. Small Woodworking Projects is a collection of approachable pro... read more
" Selected from more than 15 years of articles from one of the country's top turners, Alan Lacer's Woodturning Projects & Techniques has everything you need to learn to turn and take your lathe skills to the next level. This book includes an in-depth look ... read more
Bridges define places. Imagine London without Tower Bridge, San Francisco without the Golden Gate Bridge, Manhattan without the Brooklyn Bridge, or Sydney without Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Not only this, but they are spectacles of engineering, and have influenced the development of cultures, econom... read more
A talented and skilled carpenter, builder and foreman, Keith Schleiger has created a practical guide to project managing your own home building or renovations. It will start you off at the very beginning with advice on how to get started, and it will be filled with easy and achievable projects within ... read more
The Australian Country Gardens bookazine takes you behind the scenes at some of the most beautiful gardens across rural Australia. From traditional cottage gardens to sprawling outback oases, we've had privileged access to some of this country's gardeners most splendid horticultural achievements. This collection of ...