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Nature of Enclosure

Nature of Enclosure

Author : Jeffrey S. Nesbit
Publisher : Actar
Release Date : 2022-09
Category : Architecture
Excerpts : Nature of Enclosure interrogates the role of architecture and urbanization in a post-pandemic society, to discuss topics from closed forms of capital to the exclusive boundaries of environment and politics. From Crystal Palace in 1851 to Buckminster Fuller's Spaceship Earth in 1969, nature became enclosed. Claimed to be a reaction of Norbert ...
On Bramante

On Bramante

Author : Pier Paolo Tamburelli
Publisher : MIT Press
Release Date : 2022-05-10
Category : Architecture
Excerpts : A new interpretation of the work of Bramante, suggesting an agenda for contemporary architectural practice In On Bramante, architect Pier Paolo Tamburelli considers the work of the celebrated Italian Renaissance architect Donato Bramante and through this reappraisal suggests a possible agenda for current architectural practice. Bramante, Tamburelli argues, offers an ...
ProjectX India

ProjectX India

Author : Sandeep Ravidutt Sharma
Publisher : Sandeep Ravidutt Sharma
Release Date : 2021-09-15
Category : Architecture
Excerpts : ProjectX India | 15th September 2021 edition provides you with power-packed information on 228 projects, contracts and tenders from 67 sectors of the Indian economy. In this issue we have covered 52 projects in Conceptual/Planning Stage, 27 Contract Awards, 20 Projects Under Implementation, 123 Tenders, and 6 other project. The project information is provided along with nearest contacts ...
Confessions of a Recovering Engineer

Confessions of a Recovering Engineer

Author : Charles L. Marohn, Jr.
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2021-09-08
Category : Business & Economics
Excerpts : Discover insider secrets of how America’s transportation system is designed, funded, and built – and how to make it work for your community In Confessions of a Recovering Engineer: Transportation for a Strong Town, renowned speaker and author of Strong Towns Charles L. Marohn Jr. delivers an accessible and engaging ...
Construction

Construction

Author : Felix McNamara
Publisher : Opposite Editions
Release Date : 2021-08-24
Category : Architecture
Excerpts : Construction is Issue 01 of Barbara, Brisbane: Opposite Editions, ISSN 2653-1380 Barbara is a project of conceptual diversity, where the abstract and concrete can collide. It combines explicitly architectural material with things on the margins – distant from the conventional labours of architectural practice, study and scholarship, which may well touch the ...
Using and Conquering the Watery World in Greco Roman Antiquity

Using and Conquering the Watery World in Greco Roman Antiquity

Author : Georgia L. Irby
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release Date : 2021-07-15
Category : History
Excerpts : This volume considers how Greco-Roman authorities manipulated water on the practical, technological, and political levels. Water was controlled and harnessed with legal oversight and civic infrastructure (e.g., aqueducts). Waterways were 'improved' and made accessible by harbors, canals, and lighthouses. The Mediterranean Sea and Outer Ocean (and numerous rivers) were ...
Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship and Project Planning

Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship and Project Planning

Author : Madhurima Lall
Publisher : Sultan Chand & Sons
Release Date : 2021-06-01
Category : Business & Economics
Excerpts : The book has been designed specifically for students of B.Com, B.Com (Hons.), BBA, MBA. The book is also helpful to persons starting their own business. The book explains the concepts of entrepreneurship, innovation, Business Plan and financing of new ventures in a very simple manner so it provides ...
Architecture of the Islamic West

Architecture of the Islamic West

Author : Jonathan M. Bloom
Publisher : Yale University Press
Release Date : 2020-06-30
Category : Architecture
Excerpts : An authoritative survey situating some of the Western world’s most renowned buildings within a millennium of Islamic history Some of the most outstanding examples of world architecture, such as the Mosque of Córdoba, the ceiling of the Cappella Palatina in Palermo, the Giralda tower in Seville, and the ...
Disney s Land

Disney s Land

Author : Richard Snow
Publisher : Scribner
Release Date : 2019-12-03
Category : Business & Economics
Excerpts : A propulsive history chronicling the conception and creation of Disneyland, the masterpiece California theme park, as told like never before by popular historian Richard Snow. One day in the early 1950s, Walt Disney stood looking over 240 acres of farmland in Anaheim, California, and imagined building a park where people “could ...
Roman Architecture and Urbanism

Roman Architecture and Urbanism

Author : Fikret Yegül
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release Date : 2019-08-31
Category : Architecture
Excerpts : Investigates Roman built environments from architectonic and planning perspectives, while celebrating the achievements of the providences as well as Italy....
Majestic Monuments of India

Majestic Monuments of India

Author : Prabhu TL
Publisher : Nestfame Creations Pvt. Ltd.
Release Date : 2019-08-04
Category : Architecture
Excerpts : Monuments are the symbols of ancient civilizations. Monuments can be seen to withstand the test of time, created by ancient civilizations that out live their creators and to tell of what was important to their culture that needed to be memorialized. Here in this book 35 such inspiring monuments built in ...
The Community Food Forest Handbook

The Community Food Forest Handbook

Author : Catherine Bukowski
Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
Release Date : 2018-08-21
Category : Technology & Engineering
Excerpts : Collaboration and leadership strategies for long-term success Fueled by the popularity of permaculture and agroecology, community food forests are capturing the imaginations of people in neighborhoods, towns, and cities across the United States. Along with community gardens and farmers markets, community food forests are an avenue toward creating access to ...