Medieval East Anglia by Christopher Harper-Bill

By Christopher Harper-Bill

East Anglia used to be the main wealthy quarter of Medieval England, and had financial, spiritual and cultural connections with continental Europe. This quantity includes the court cases of a convention held on the collage of East Anglia in September 2003. The eighteen papers variety chronologically from the overdue 11th to the 15th centuries, and concentrate on the large issues of the panorama, city heritage, executive and society, faith and literary tradition.

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Greek Architecture by Allan Marquand

By Allan Marquand

This is often a precise copy of a publication released prior to 1923. this isn't an OCR'd ebook with unusual characters, brought typographical error, and jumbled phrases. This e-book can have occasional imperfections resembling lacking or blurred pages, bad photos, errant marks, and so forth. that have been both a part of the unique artifact, or have been brought via the scanning procedure. We think this paintings is culturally very important, and regardless of the imperfections, have elected to deliver it again into print as a part of our carrying on with dedication to the maintenance of revealed works world wide. We enjoy your knowing of the imperfections within the renovation strategy, and desire you get pleasure from this necessary publication.

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Residence Award by George Li

By George Li

Place of dwelling Award 50 жилых проектов от китайских дизайнеров интерьера. “Residence Award” provides 50 chinese language inside designers’ residential tasks, in an effort to supply us an immediate view of the simplest luxurious domestic layout in China at the present. The place of abode Awards equipped via place of dwelling journal goals at making a platform for the verbal exchange between consumers, designers and fabric providers, for the demonstration of luxurious domestic layout, for the development of shoppers tastes relating domestic layout, and for the institution of a harmonious co-existing residing setting. furthermore, this award is meant to convey out new magnificent designers in the house layout box.

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No Nails, No Lumber: The Bubble Houses of Wallace Neff by Jeffrey Head

By Jeffrey Head

Think a home developed in under forty-eight hours, with out utilizing lumber or nails, that's extra proof against fireplace, earthquakes, and hurricanes than any commonly outfitted constitution. this can sound just like the most recent improvement in prefab housing or eco-friendly structure, however the layout dates again to 1941 whilst architect Wallace Neff (1895 1982) built Airform development as an answer to the worldwide housing concern. most sensible identified for his based Spanish Colonial revival estates in Southern California, Neff had a personal ardour for his dome-shaped "bubble homes" made from strengthened concrete forged in place over an inflatable balloon. No Nails, No Lumber indicates the sweetness and flexibility of Neff 's layout in new and classic images, formerly unpublished illustrations, and archival fabric and ephemera.

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Reihenhäuser: Eine Wohnbautypologie by Günter Pfeifer

By Günter Pfeifer

Dieser Band der Wohnbautypologien widmet sich den Typen des Reihenhauses, einer besonders weit verbreiteten Wohnform. Auf die übergreifende Erörterung des Prinzips Reihe – Reihe als Stadtbaustein, der lineare Raum und die Ecklösungen and so forth. – folgt die systematische Darstellung der unterschiedlichen Typen.

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Innovative Vaulting in the Architecture of the Roman Empire: by Lynne C. Lancaster

By Lynne C. Lancaster

This booklet reviews six vaulting ideas hired in structure outdoor of Rome and asks why they have been invented the place they have been and the way they have been disseminated. many of the recommendations contain terracotta parts in a number of kinds, equivalent to usual flat bricks, hole voussoirs, vaulting tubes, and armchair voussoirs. each is traced geographically through GIS mapping, the result of that are analysed in terms of chronology, geography, and historic context. the commonest development kind within which the ideas look is the bathtub, demonstrating its significance as a catalyst for technological innovation. This ebook additionally explores exchange networks, the pottery undefined, and armed forces hobbies on the subject of construction building, revealing how architectural innovation was once prompted by means of huge ranging cultural elements, a lot of which stemmed from neighborhood impacts instead of imperial intervention. extra assets together with vast searchable databases with bibliographical information and colour illustrations on hand at

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How to Plan, Contract and Build Your Own Home by Richard M. Scutella

By Richard M. Scutella

The vintage Blueprint for homemade Homebuilders up to date to mirror the newest fabrics, innovations, and thoughts!

protecting every little thing from hiring the proper owners to picking furnishings, this information-packed consultant is a step by step roadmap for development a brand new domestic or home improvement an latest one. The heavily-revised Fourth variation makes a speciality of the newest applied sciences, fabrics, money-saving thoughts, and environmentallyfriendly equipment, permitting householders to save cash, get extra for his or her cash, maximize their usable area, reduce upkeep expenditures, and select from a thrilling array of latest suggestions.

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El Coliseo de la Cruz: 1736-1860 : Estudio y documentos by Phillip B. Thomason

By Phillip B. Thomason

The Coliseo de los angeles Cruz, the 1st smooth public theatre in Madrid, used to be developed among 1736 and 1737 at the website of the city's oldest everlasting playhouse, the Corral de los angeles Cruz, courting from 1579. The corral, an open-air courtyard theatre, was once surrounded by means of deepest bins in neighbouring homes [recently studied during this sequence by way of Charles Davis], which in basic terms intermittently contributed to the municipal coffers; via 1736, additionally, it used to be decrepit and ill-suited to present staging specifications. these kinds of elements led town gurus to interchange it through an updated, absolutely self-contained theatre development with a proscenium degree. the recent coliseo used to be shaped within the Italian kind, yet maintained many features of the corral theatres, similar to the cazuela [separate women's gallery], and persevered to draw a diversified viewers, representing nearly each point of Madrid society. It observed the 1st performances of a few of the best works of Spanish drama, akin to Zorrilla's Don Juan Tenorio, in addition to many who are lengthy forgotten. eventually, in 1859, the Coliseo de los angeles Cruz, by means of now insufficient and in unwell fix, used to be demolished to make room for an extension of the Calle de Espoz y Mina that allows you to alleviate traffic jam on the Puerta del Sol.

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