RIBA Book of British Housing

Titre : RIBA Book of British Housing
Auteur : Ian Colquhoun
Éditeur : Routledge
ISBN-13 : 9781136368257
Libération : 2008-01-28

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RIBA Book of British Housing Design looks at the design solutions developed during the 20th and the 21st centuries, and illustrates over 200 of the most successful projects. It provides an overview of the evolution of housing development, and includes present day schemes and estate regeneration as well as special sections on housing in Scotland and Northern Ireland. The photographs and plans of historic and contemporary projects can be used to show design approaches to clients, committees and, in the case of regeneration, with local communities. Looking back into history will indicate which design approaches have been successful. This fully updated 2nd edition includes a new chapter on the development of design concepts and projects built since 1999. It illustrates current trends that have been developing since the turn of the new century, and emphasises the concept of creating sustainable communities. The use of colour photographs adds a new dimension to the first edition in making it possible to appreciate more readily the materials used in the design of the housing and its environment.

The Arcades Project

Titre : The Arcades Project
Auteur : Walter Benjamin
Éditeur : Harvard University Press
ISBN-13 : 067404326X
Libération : 1999

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Critiquing the arcades of nineteenth-century Paris--glass-roofed rows of shops that served as early malls--the author, who wrote the work in the 1920s and 1930s, covers thirty-six still-trenchant topics, including fashion, boredom, photography, advertising, and prostitution, among others.


Titre : Hotels
Auteur : Xavier Broto
Éditeur : Links Internacional
ISBN-13 : 8415492839
Libération : 2014-11-01

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This book is a carefully selected compilation of some of the most outstanding projects in today's hotel design, where the constant renewal of guidelines and regulations lays new foundations for the emerging dialogue between the traveler, the hotel and the setting. Included are floor plans, elevations and technical specifications for each of the projects, all accompanied by explanations from the architects themselves. Prestigious names in the field such as Kengo Kuma, Toyo Ito + B720 Arquitectos and CL3 are among the featured architects, together with other emerging architects, which have been included in this essential design compendium.

The Path of Least Resistance for Managers

Titre : The Path of Least Resistance for Managers
Auteur : Robert Fritz
Éditeur : Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN-13 : 1576750655
Libération : 1999

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The author of the international bestseller, "The Path of Least Resistance", offers a groundbreaking guide which teaches managers to recognize organizational weakness and rebuild successful corporate structures.

Charwei Tsai

Titre : Charwei Tsai
Auteur : Tony Ellwood
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 0957738269
Libération : 2009

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Tony Ellwood A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de Charwei Tsai Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

The Jungle

Titre : The Jungle
Auteur : Upton Sinclair
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015026884190
Libération : 1906

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Upton Sinclair A été écrit sous une forme ou une autre pendant la plus grande partie de sa vie. Vous pouvez trouver autant d'inspiration de The Jungle Aussi informatif et amusant. Cliquez sur le bouton TÉLÉCHARGER ou Lire en ligne pour obtenir gratuitement le livre de titre $ gratuitement.

Fundamentals of urban design

Titre : Fundamentals of urban design
Auteur : Richard Hedman
Éditeur : American Planning Association
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015047472835
Libération : 1984

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This book explains the fundamental tools for achieving a more cohesive and satisfying environment. Using more than 100 photographs and drawings, Hedman illustrates the basic components of urban design. A great book for teaching planning students about urban design and a helpful tool for introducing citizens to the importance of good design. The book is essential reading for planners, city managers, and other public administrators who need to understand design principles to defend their commuinities against well-intentioned-even attractive-but nevertheless damaging projects.

Alvar Aalto

Titre : Alvar Aalto
Auteur : Juhani Pallasmaa
Éditeur : Black Dog Pub Limited
ISBN-13 : 1904772641
Libération : 2007

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Finnish architect and designer Alvar Aalto is universally acknowledged as one of the most important figures of 20th century architecture. Shedding new light on an architect whose work never ceases to inspire, 'Alvar Aalto' charts the 15 key projects which have defined his career.

Latif Al Ani

Titre : Latif Al Ani
Auteur : Latif Al Ani
Éditeur : Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN-13 : 3775742700
Libération : 2017-03-23

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Known as the "father of Iraqi photography," Latif Al Ani (born 1932) was the first photographer to capture cosmopolitan life in 1950s-70s Iraq, and his black-and-white images constitute a unique visual account of the country during its belle �poque. Al Ani portrayed Iraq's culture in all of its abundance and complexity: besides documenting its westernized everyday life, the political culture and industry, he also captured images of Iraq from the air, for the Iraq Petroleum Company. Under Saddam Hussein's oppressive regime, however, Al Ani ceased photographing. Today, his photographs give testimony to an era long gone. His exhibition at the Iraq Pavilion during the Venice biennale in 2016 focused on works from the early period of his career, which reveal both Iraq's modernizing trends and the retention of ancient traditions as particular themes of Al Ani's work.