Sustainable Urban Housing in China: Principles and Case by Leon Glicksman, Juintow Lin

By Leon Glicksman, Juintow Lin

This e-book positive aspects case reports and proposals for brand new ways to environmentally responsive sustainable development, illuminating many ideas of sustainability and effort potency appropriate to structures all over the world, and in constructing nations specifically. those tasks determine useful applied sciences, new and present, that would yield energy-efficient, fit, and comfy designs. person chapters deal with air flow, controls, fabrics, and daylighting. layout instructions and organizational tools fitted to city initiatives also are mentioned.

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Diodore of Tarsus: Commentary of Psalms 1-51 (Writings from by Robert Hill

By Robert Hill

Diodore of Tarsus presided over the Antiochene institution of interpretation in its heyday. In his sole surviving exegetical paintings at the outdated testomony he formulated the rules of studying Scripture taught in that college. to be had right here for the 1st time in English is Diodore’s observation on Psalms 1–51, with Robert C. Hill’s insightful notes on Diodore’s exegesis of the Psalter. It used to be from their mentor Diodore that later Antiochenes Chrysostom, Theodore, and Theodoret derived the unique ideas underlying the theology that figured prominently in debate and controversy within the fourth and 5th centuries. Patristic students and scholars of the Psalms glance to the technique of the nice jap commentators as a major improvement within the background of exegesis, Christology, morality and spirituality and may locate this translation a useful asset.

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Classic Fretwork Scroll Saw Patterns by Patrick Spielman, James Reidle

By Patrick Spielman, James Reidle

Эта книга предназначена для любителей выпиливания лобзиком, в ней содержится очень много иллюстраций для выпиливания и чертежей, в которые входят большое число разнообразных орнаментов, в том числе и различных животных, людей; полочки; шкатулки; различная декоративная кукольная мебель; большая коллекция рамок для фотографий; подставки для часов; подсвечник; веер; алфавит и много ещё всего...

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Traditional Buildings: A Global Survey of Structural Forms by Allen G. Noble

By Allen G. Noble

На основе непрерывного профессионального и личного интереса автором создан данный обзор структурных форм и культурных функций традиционных жилищ. В своём роде эта книгапредставляет собой уникальный обзор народной архитектуры во всем мире.Читатель приглашается на увлекательную экскурсию по традиционной здания во всем мире, которая включает в себя пещерные дома в центральном Китае, свайные дома на побережье Дагомеи, housebarns Европы и Северной Америки, иранские башни ветров и многое другое.

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Lighthouses of the Mid-Atlantic Coast: Your Guide to the by Elinor DeWire

By Elinor DeWire

Curiosity within the historical past and upkeep of lighthouses hasn't ever been more suitable. Lighthouses of the Mid-Atlantic Coast information the heritage of lighthouses and masses extra, and exhibits why those constructions proceed to fascinate us. observe what lifestyles for lighthouse keepers was once quite like. know about the historical past of U.S. colonial lighthouses and the position lighthouses have performed in different wars. Meet the courageous, nefarious, and colourful characters who served as lighthouse keepers and govt overseers. know about lighthouse know-how and structure and learn how those treasures are being preserved.

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Kevin McCloud's Principles of Home: Making a Place to Live by Kevin McCloud

By Kevin McCloud

New, functional paperback version of the landmark layout manifesto from the UK’s favorite layout guru.

In this inspirational but additionally sensible paperback Kevin explores all components of family residing, from materialism to sustainability, craftsmanship to convenience. Kevin’s superbly written textual content brings perception and figuring out to having fun with lifestyles within the twenty first century, yet crucially he bargains special, necessary and incisive recommendation on layout, development and style.

Kevin addresses very genuine and solvable family matters: what's the ideal kitchen format? how you can create a sense of area in characteristically sized rooms? how you can create an extension that works? How top to settle on color for functionality? What to exploit for insulation? the way to store for moment hand? and the way top to control domestic waste and recycling?

An inspiring yet consistently usable booklet from the main voice in smooth architectural design.

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Medieval Monastic Education by George Ferzoco, Carolyn Muessig

By George Ferzoco, Carolyn Muessig

Whereas the function of monastic schooling has been studied in nice element in regard to male practices, this e-book examines the diversities among the monastic formation and schooling of fellows and of girls in Western Europe from the 8th to the 16th century. Fourteen chapters, written by way of recognized students, think of monastic schooling and practices within the geographical components of britain, France, Germany and the Low international locations. utilizing attitudes towards schooling and genuine academic theories, the authors discover concerns equivalent to using tune and actual education in schooling to discover new nation-states of the self-discipline.

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