Filter
(found 91296 products)
Book cover image
My Vision: Challenges in the Race for Excellence is a unique book in which His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, examines aspects of the UAE's development experience. This young country is making every effort to achieve excellence ...
My Vision: Challenges in the Race for Excellence

My Vision: Challenges in the Race for Excellence is a unique book in which His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, examines aspects of the UAE's development experience. This young country is making every effort to achieve excellence and upgrade its status from a regional economic centre into an international hub. It is striving to excel in services, tourism, the knowledge economy and creative human resources in order to reach its ambitious development goals.

https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/images/products/2016/06/81FkeroYpaL-1.b9d9bc32c2d1.jpg
20.02 USD

My Vision: Challenges in the Race for Excellence

by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Book cover image
New Frontiers in Architecture: The United Arab Emirates Between Vision and Reality
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9788854405509.jpg
55.79 USD

New Frontiers in Architecture: The United Arab Emirates Between Vision and Reality

by Laura Daglio, Oscar Eugenio Bellini
Hardback
Book cover image
Building Arabia
A valuable resource for design professionals and students alike, this handsome tome documents the most recent and forthcoming architectural developments in the Arabian Peninsula, an area that has become world-renowned for cutting-edge structures that are changing the face of architecture. More than 500 photographs spotlight projects designed by the world's foremost architects, designers, and engineers in the region of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and Yemen. In addition to photographs of recently completed structures, the book includes renderings, sections, and floor plans provided by architectural and design studios of buildings currently under construction. Supplementing the images, the text provides detailed technical descriptions of each of the buildings featured in the book. From the Al Shaqab Equestrian Academy in Qatar, with its state-of-the-art facilities, to the sustainable architecture of the British Embassy in Sana'a to the Arcapita Bank Headquarters on Bahrain Bay, accessible both by land and by water, this volume encompasses a vast array of projects--recreational, commercial, and residential--in a pivotal area of interest to architects.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9788854407152.jpg
46.63 USD

Building Arabia

by Oscar Eugenio Bellini, Laura Daglio
Hardback
Book cover image
You First Insider (YFI) is a scenario-based phrasebook, assuming the standard idioms used in the most frequest situations yoy may come across during your stay.
Your First Insider Introduction To Emirati Dialect Yfi

You First Insider (YFI) is a scenario-based phrasebook, assuming the standard idioms used in the most frequest situations yoy may come across during your stay.

https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/images/products/2015/09/yfi.d210b1f0feaa.jpg
8.58 USD

Your First Insider Introduction To Emirati Dialect Yfi

by SALIH DINA
Book cover image
Now, bigger than ever, this long-awaited revised edition of Judith?Dupr?'s best-selling Skyscrapers is a giant celebration of today's most significant superstructures. It features an all-new design with full-color photographs, 10 new buildings, and informative updates throughout.Unique in scale and design, Skyscrapers explores in-depth more than 60 buildings, including One World ...
Skyscrapers: A History of the World's Most Extraordinary Buildings - Revised and Updated
Now, bigger than ever, this long-awaited revised edition of Judith?Dupr?'s best-selling Skyscrapers is a giant celebration of today's most significant superstructures. It features an all-new design with full-color photographs, 10 new buildings, and informative updates throughout.Unique in scale and design, Skyscrapers explores in-depth more than 60 buildings, including One World Trade Center, Burj Dubai, the Shanghai World Financial Center, the Petronas Towers, the Tribune Tower, the Lipstick Building, and the Phare Tower. This completely revised and full-color edition presents 10 new buildings, among them The Shard in London (2012, Renzo Piano), the International Commerce Centre in Hong Kong (2010, Kohn Pedersen Fox), the Shanghai Tower (2014, Gensler Architects), and the Kingdom Tower in Jeddah (2018, Adrian Smith), which will be the tallest building in the world when completed.Arranged chronologically by date of building construction, each informative spread has photos of the featured building from various angles, building plans, diagrams, the building's historical background, and technological information.Skyscrapers also offers additional information on such topics as the ancient roots of skyscrapers and visionary cities of the future, as well as a fascinating interview with Philip Johnson, together with other profiles. New topics include the era of the megatall building, the building of a skyscraper, and the explosive growth of skyscrapers in Dubai and China.Also includes interview with Adrian Smith.Praise for?Skyscrapers:'Drama. Treachery. Innovation. Massive buildings. Bigger egos. Skyscrapers has it all.' -- Patrick J. Foye, Executive Director, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey'Dupr? makes the most of a century of neck-craning architecture.' --?The Washington Post'Breathtaking. Magnificent, unique, very special. Exquisite. One-of-a-kind. Well researched. Beautifully designed.' --?Robert J. Bruss, Tribune Media ServicesPraise for?Bridges:'Dupr? captivates the eye, mind and imagination.' --?The New York Times
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781579129422.jpg
37.47 USD

Skyscrapers: A History of the World's Most Extraordinary Buildings - Revised and Updated

by Adrian Smith, Judith Dupre
Hardback
Book cover image
Superlative Emirates features over fifty incredible urban design projects, the work of some of the most respected architects within the United Arab Emirates. Futuristic cities that rise up out of the desert, oases of steel and glass that connect water and sand, unmistakable skylines that reach ever higher, these are ...
Superlative Emirates: the New Dimension of Urban Architecture
Superlative Emirates features over fifty incredible urban design projects, the work of some of the most respected architects within the United Arab Emirates. Futuristic cities that rise up out of the desert, oases of steel and glass that connect water and sand, unmistakable skylines that reach ever higher, these are technically brilliant constructions that reflect the economic prosperity and excitement of a new and emerging Arab culture. From sleek skyscrapers to carbon-neutral residential living space, museums and hotels, this is architecture that creates both a sense of awe and balance with the natural environment, reflecting a culture that is no longer just about oil but is actively exploring new technology, renewable energy and the impact these have on creating sustainable futures within challenging urban landscapes. Text in English and German.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9783942597081.jpg
78.68 USD

Superlative Emirates: the New Dimension of Urban Architecture

by Caroline Klein
Hardback
Book cover image
Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller! BOY, Roald Dahl's bestselling autobiography, is full of hilarious anecdotes about his childhood and school days, illustrated by Quentin Blake. As a boy, all sorts of unusual things happened to Roald Dahl. There was the time he and ...
Boy

Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller! BOY, Roald Dahl's bestselling autobiography, is full of hilarious anecdotes about his childhood and school days, illustrated by Quentin Blake. As a boy, all sorts of unusual things happened to Roald Dahl. There was the time he and four school friends got their revenge on beastly Mrs Prachett in her sweet shop. There are stories of holidays in fishing boats, African adventures and the days of tasting chocolate for Cadbury's. You'll hear tales of horrible school bullies and the motor-car accident when Roald's nose was nearly sliced clean off . . . Roald Dahl vividly shares his memories; some are funny. Some are painful. Some are unpleasant. All are true. 

https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9780142413814.jpg
8.390000 USD

Boy

by Roald Dahl
Paperback / softback
Book cover image
This new edition profiles over sixty of the world's most incredible engineered structures, built in the last 100 years. Great Modern Structures is an awe-inspiring selection of man-made wonders of the modern age. Many of those featured are record breakers within the respective categories - Height, Span, Volume, Surface and ...
Great Modern Structures: 100 Years of Engineering Genius
This new edition profiles over sixty of the world's most incredible engineered structures, built in the last 100 years. Great Modern Structures is an awe-inspiring selection of man-made wonders of the modern age. Many of those featured are record breakers within the respective categories - Height, Span, Volume, Surface and Power. Alongside the architectural magnificence of towers, such as the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, or river crossings such as Millau Viaduct Bridge, France, David Littlefield and Will Jones also discuss less obvious, non-architectural structures that have tested the stamina and resourcefulness of designers and builders, such as the Troll A Gas Platform in the North sea. Each of the entries explores the strengths and qualities of the featured structure, along with the individual challenges faced in its construction shedding light on the skill of the architects and builders involved. Featuring the work of many architects and engineers, Great Modern Structures is an authoritative but accessible guide to the feats of engineering that have come to represent the modern world.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781780970011.jpg
34.34 USD

Great Modern Structures: 100 Years of Engineering Genius

by Will Jones, David Littlefield
Hardback
Book cover image
A Netflix Original Series.   'Move over, Marie Kondo - Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin are the professional organisers the A-list now let rifle through their drawers.' - Sunday Times Style   Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin are back again to bring both function and beauty to your everyday life. ...
The Home Edit Life: The Complete Guide to Organizing Absolutely Everything at Work, at Home and On the Go, A Netflix Original Series

A Netflix Original Series.

 

'Move over, Marie Kondo - Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin are the professional organisers the A-list now let rifle through their drawers.' - Sunday Times Style

 

Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin are back again to bring both function and beauty to your everyday life. In The Home Edit Life they show you how to contain the chaos when it comes to absolutely everything: your work, travel, kids, pets and more. Because the truth is, you don't have to live like a minimalist to feel happy and calm.

 

The Home Edit mentality is all about embracing your life, whether you're a busy mum, a jetsetter - or both! You simply need to know how to set up a system that works for you so you'll maintain it for the long run. 

 

Get to know your organizing style, learn how to tailor it to your habits and, best of all, leave the guilt behind when it comes to owning things. With The Home Edit Life, you'll be corralling cords, archiving photos, packing your suitcase like a pro, and arranging your phone apps by colour in no time.

 

'While the Nashville-based founders of The Home Edit (and its celeb-followed Instagram) may not be able to give you Rachel Zoe's enviable shoe collection, they can give you the tools to get your own into similarly immaculate order - and hey, that's a step in the right direction.' - People

https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/images/products/2020/11/51NOo0354JL._SX353_BO1204203200_.3ac49a14ce0a.jpg
40.91 USD

The Home Edit Life: The Complete Guide to Organizing Absolutely Everything at Work, at Home and On the Go, A Netflix Original Series

Book cover image
From the Pyramids of Giza to the Guggenheim, this lively guide explains the key concepts and inventions in architecture clearly and concisely. Exploring the myriad ways in which the built environment is shaped and created, readers will gain a new and informed appreciation for architecture, from the classical orders of ...
50 Architecture Ideas You Really Need to Know
From the Pyramids of Giza to the Guggenheim, this lively guide explains the key concepts and inventions in architecture clearly and concisely. Exploring the myriad ways in which the built environment is shaped and created, readers will gain a new and informed appreciation for architecture, from the classical orders of Vitruvius - Doric, Ionic and Corinthian - to the to the most recent contemporary trends. Philip Wilkinson offers expert introductions to the most important architectural movements and styles throughout history, as well as describing some of the greatest architects' most important and representative works. So, if you've ever wondered when a building is just a building or art, or want to know more about Gothic vaults, trusses and arches, this is the perfect introduction. Contents: The Orders, Prefabrication, Machine aesthetics, Roman engineering, Beaux Arts, Dymaxion, Romanesque, Arts and Crafts, Alternative architecture, Gothic, Conservation, Functionalism, Renaissance, Skyscraper, Plug-in city, Baroque, City Beautiful, Minimalism, Rococo, Art Nouveau, Brutalism, Palladianism, Secession, Townscape, Neo-Classicism, Art Deco, Postmodernism, Character, Garden city, Contextual design, Taste, Futurism, Hi Tech, The Picturesque, Constructivism, Deconstructivism, The Sublime, Bauhaus, Historicism, Landscape garden, De Stijl, Community architecture, Revivalism, International Style, Green architecture, Restoration, Expressionism, Urbanism, Industrial, Organic architecture, Eclecticism.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781848660656.jpg
24.16 USD

50 Architecture Ideas You Really Need to Know

by Philip Wilkinson
Hardback
Book cover image
40 easy-to-sew projects with a timeless appeal that will transform your home into a pure and pretty tableau of handcrafted detail. If you long to give your rooms a vintage air and country-cottage appeal, you will love the retro floral prints and timeless designs of Home-Made Vintage, your perfect guide ...
Home-Made Vintage: Over 40 Projects to Create an Easy Elegance in Your Home
40 easy-to-sew projects with a timeless appeal that will transform your home into a pure and pretty tableau of handcrafted detail. If you long to give your rooms a vintage air and country-cottage appeal, you will love the retro floral prints and timeless designs of Home-Made Vintage, your perfect guide to creating handmade, easy elegance in your home. The book offers simple-sew projects to transform every room into the romantic retreat you've always wanted. In this step-by-step guide, Christina Strutt shows readers how to make a wealth of projects for the kitchen and bathroom, conservatory and bedroom - and for giving as gifts as well. A skilled stylist and designer, Christina reveals how to create a look that is personal and unique, but not at all labour-intensive. Reusing old fabrics and accessories in new ways allows the vintage and modern to mingle beautifully - and also saves money and time. The charming projects highlighted in this delightful illustrated book include crisp linen chair covers, a chic fabric headboard, pretty flower aprons, dreamy voile bed curtains and soothing scented herbal pillows.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781782498827.jpg
20.950000 USD

Home-Made Vintage: Over 40 Projects to Create an Easy Elegance in Your Home

by Christina Strutt
Paperback / softback
Book cover image
Since Hamza was little, he had been convinced that the Burj Khalifa was a huge rocket ready to conquer the sky but, as the time passed and he got older, it was harder to explain this witty dream. But now, with the skyclimbers help, the quest to the moon was ...
Hamza And The Skyclimber Of Dubai

Since Hamza was little, he had been convinced that the Burj Khalifa was a huge rocket ready to conquer the sky but, as the time passed and he got older, it was harder to explain this witty dream. But now, with the skyclimbers help, the quest to the moon was closer than ever...

https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/images/products/2015/06/hamza.e2b3f501c801.jpg
14.30 USD

Hamza And The Skyclimber Of Dubai

by Llorenti, Inga
Book cover image
Updated with expanded coverage of twenty-first century architecture, this new edition uniquely comprises a detailed survey of Western architecture as well as architecture from the Middle East, Africa, Central and South America, India, Russia, China and Japan. Significant revision also includes photographs and textual discussion of around 50 new buildings. ...
A World History of Architecture, Third Edition
Updated with expanded coverage of twenty-first century architecture, this new edition uniquely comprises a detailed survey of Western architecture as well as architecture from the Middle East, Africa, Central and South America, India, Russia, China and Japan. Significant revision also includes photographs and textual discussion of around 50 new buildings. Written in a clear and engaging style, the text encourages readers to examine the pragmatic, innovative and aesthetic attributes of buildings. Artistic, economic, environmental, political, social and technological contexts are discussed. The global reach of the text is matched by a rich assortment of photographs from around the world and a greater array of detailed line drawings than in any architectural survey. The authors have created a formidable body of work that ranges over much of the world's architectural heritage and testifies to some of the greatest achievements of the human spirit.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781780671116.jpg
74.38 USD

A World History of Architecture, Third Edition

by Lawrence Wodehouse, Marian Moffett, Michael Fazio
Paperback / softback
Book cover image
Parks and recreation systems have evolved in remarkable ways over the past two decades. No longer just playgrounds and ballfields, parks and open spaces have become recognised as essential green infrastructure with the potential to contribute to community resiliency and sustainability. To capitalise on this potential, the parks and recreation ...
Parks and Recreation System Planning: A New Approach for Creating Sustainable, Resilient Communities
Parks and recreation systems have evolved in remarkable ways over the past two decades. No longer just playgrounds and ballfields, parks and open spaces have become recognised as essential green infrastructure with the potential to contribute to community resiliency and sustainability. To capitalise on this potential, the parks and recreation system planning process must evolve as well. In Parks and Recreation System Planning, David Barth provides a new, step-by-step approach to creating parks systems that generate greater economic, social, and environmental benefits. Barth first advocates that parks and recreation systems should no longer be regarded as isolated facilities, but as elements of an integrated public realm. Each space should be designed to generate multiple community benefits. Next, he presents a new approach for parks and recreation planning that is integrated into community-wide issues. Chapters outline each step, evaluating existing systems, implementing a carefully crafted plan, and more, necessary for creating a successful, adaptable system. Throughout the book, he describes initiatives that are creating more resilient, sustainable, and engaging parks and recreation facilities, drawing from his experience consulting in more than 100 communities across the U.S. Parks and Recreation System Planning meets the critical need to provide an up-to-date, comprehensive approach for planning parks and recreation systems across the country. This is essential reading for every parks and recreation professional, design professional, and public official who wants their community to thrive.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781610919333.jpg
42.000000 USD

Parks and Recreation System Planning: A New Approach for Creating Sustainable, Resilient Communities

by David Barth
Paperback / softback
Book cover image
This book discusses building-integrated photovoltaic systems (BIPV) and provides solutions for solving problems related to designing, sizing and monitoring a BIPV that has been used to replace conventional building materials in parts of the building envelope such as the roof, skylights or facades. The book begins by introducing the basics ...
Building-Integrated Photovoltaic Systems (BIPVS): Performance and Modeling Under Outdoor Conditions
This book discusses building-integrated photovoltaic systems (BIPV) and provides solutions for solving problems related to designing, sizing and monitoring a BIPV that has been used to replace conventional building materials in parts of the building envelope such as the roof, skylights or facades. The book begins by introducing the basics to readers interested in learning about this technology and then outlines in an accessible way, a practical development plan for the installation and monitoring of these systems in residential, industrial, and commercial buildings. Chapters discuss the needs of installing, designing, and sizing and provide a financial analysis for a successful implementation of a BIPV system. This book is a useful tool for renewable energy designers, energy contractors, architects, government institutions, and those in the academic community who are interested in seamlessly integrating solar panels into the construction phase of new building projects or retrofitted into existing buildings.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9783319891224.jpg
103.950000 USD

Building-Integrated Photovoltaic Systems (BIPVS): Performance and Modeling Under Outdoor Conditions

by Daniel Hernan Ospina Barragan, Carlos Arturo Paez Chica, Andres Julian Aristizabal Cardona
Paperback / softback
Book cover image
What do structures such as the Eiffel Tower, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the concrete roofs of Pier Luigi Nervi have in common? According to this book, now in its first paperback edition, all are striking examples of structural art, an exciting form distinct from either architecture or machine design. Aided ...
The Tower and the Bridge: The New Art of Structural Engineering
What do structures such as the Eiffel Tower, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the concrete roofs of Pier Luigi Nervi have in common? According to this book, now in its first paperback edition, all are striking examples of structural art, an exciting form distinct from either architecture or machine design. Aided by a number of stunning illustrations, David Billington discusses leading structural engineer-artists, such as John A. Roebling, Gustave Eiffel, Fazlur Khan, and Robert Maillart.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9780691023939.jpg
55.120000 USD

The Tower and the Bridge: The New Art of Structural Engineering

by David P. Billington
Paperback / softback
Book cover image
This updated revision of the best-selling resource for interior designers offers comprehensive coverage of all of the visual design and presentation skills that interior designers need to know, from initial sketches and drawings to final rendering and presentation models. It devotes discrete chapters to the topics of manual, freehand, and ...
Interior Design Visual Presentation: A Guide to Graphics, Models and Presentation Techniques
This updated revision of the best-selling resource for interior designers offers comprehensive coverage of all of the visual design and presentation skills that interior designers need to know, from initial sketches and drawings to final rendering and presentation models. It devotes discrete chapters to the topics of manual, freehand, and digital drawing and features updated content throughout, including the latest information on digital presentation software like Photoshop, SketchUp, Revit, and AutoCAD. High-quality, color images throughout offer additional guidance, helping to make this book a perfect comprehensive learning tool for students.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9780470619025.jpg
79.03 USD

Interior Design Visual Presentation: A Guide to Graphics, Models and Presentation Techniques

by Maureen Mitton
Paperback / softback
Book cover image
The home goods market in the United States is the largest market in the world. Then why do some interior design firms thrive while others barely survive? The answer lies in one powerful little word: brand. More than a pretty logo, it involves telling the story of your distinct point ...
Branding Interior Design: Visibilty and Business Strategy for Interior Designers
The home goods market in the United States is the largest market in the world. Then why do some interior design firms thrive while others barely survive? The answer lies in one powerful little word: brand. More than a pretty logo, it involves telling the story of your distinct point of viewawho you want to serve and why you do business, and it's a process that happens from the inside out. This book bridges the gap between designer and design leader and shows pros how to define, value, and communicate their vision; find clients who are a fit; and master the art of being visible. Worksheets give designers the tools to learn these strategies and apply them to their work. It also includes candid conversations with design leaders such as Barbara Barry, Rose Tarlow, Kelly Hoppen, Vicente Wolf, Christiane Lemieux, Clodagh, Martyn Lawrence Bullard, and others.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9780764351297.jpg
31.490000 USD

Branding Interior Design: Visibilty and Business Strategy for Interior Designers

by Kim Kuhteubl
Hardback
Book cover image
Constructing Landscape is a systematic introduction to technical and constructional open space planning, with all the relevant topics, from the most common materials and surfaces to the construction of open space elements and the use of plants. For landscape architects and architects it is an indispensable guide to correct and ...
Constructing Landscape: Materials, Techniques, Structural Components
Constructing Landscape is a systematic introduction to technical and constructional open space planning, with all the relevant topics, from the most common materials and surfaces to the construction of open space elements and the use of plants. For landscape architects and architects it is an indispensable guide to correct and professional execution planning as well as to preparing solid and well-thought-out requests for proposal. Constructing Landscape is divided into two sections, Materials and Surfaces and Building Construction and Building Elements. The first section provides an overview of the various building materials of landscape architecture and their specific characteristics. It also explains the qualities of surfaces and the different approaches to treating them. The second section begins with an introductory chapter explaining the principles of statics, the connections of load-bearing elements, and the various approaches to anchoring building compo-nents and supporting structures. The subsequent chapters use drawings and text to present the constructional principles and techniques associated with the various building elements. Each chapter concludes with a collection of sample projects, illustrated with photographs and technical drawings.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9783035604672.jpg
92.99 USD

Constructing Landscape: Materials, Techniques, Structural Components

Paperback / softback
Book cover image
Flexible housing is housing that can adjust to the changing needs of the user and accommodate new technologies as they emerge. Flexible Housing by Jeremy Till and Tatjana Schneider examines the past, present and future of this important subject through over 160 international examples. Specially commissioned plans, printed to scale, ...
Flexible Housing
Flexible housing is housing that can adjust to the changing needs of the user and accommodate new technologies as they emerge. Flexible Housing by Jeremy Till and Tatjana Schneider examines the past, present and future of this important subject through over 160 international examples. Specially commissioned plans, printed to scale, together with over 200 illustrations and diagrams provide fascinating detail and allow direct visual comparisons to be made. Combining history, theory and design the book explains the social and economic benefits that can be achieved and shows the various ways it has been and can be delivered. The book ends with an accessible guide to how flexible housing might be designed and constructed today to achieve adaptable and ultimately sustainable buildings. Housing designers, housing managers and students of architecture, construction and housing will find this book of immense value both as a comprehensive reference and design manual.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9780750682022.jpg
42.54 USD

Flexible Housing

by Jeremy Till, Tatjana Schneider
Paperback
Book cover image
In the manifesto The City in the City - Berlin: A Green Archipelago, Oswald Mathias Ungers and a number of his colleagues from Cornell University presented the first concepts and intellectual models for the shrinking city. In contrast to the reconstruction of the European city that was popular at the ...
City in the City - Berlin: A Green Archipelago
In the manifesto The City in the City - Berlin: A Green Archipelago, Oswald Mathias Ungers and a number of his colleagues from Cornell University presented the first concepts and intellectual models for the shrinking city. In contrast to the reconstruction of the European city that was popular at the time, they developed the figure of a polycentric urban landscape. However, the manifesto really began to exert an effect beginning in the 1990s, when the focus of the urban planning discourse turned to the examination of crises, recessions, and the phenomenon of demographic shrinking. This critical edition by Florian Hertweck and Sebastien Marot contains a previously unpublished version of the manifesto by Rem Koolhaas, as well as interviews with coauthors Koolhaas, Peter Riemann, Hans Kollhoff, and Arthur Ovaska. Introductory texts explain the development of the manifesto between Cornell and Berlin, position the work in the planning history of Berlin, and reveal its influence on current approaches.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9783037783269.jpg
65.09 USD

City in the City - Berlin: A Green Archipelago

Paperback / softback
Book cover image
Now revised & updated -- the essential book on turfgrass management! The new edition of Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management introduces the principles of turfgrass management, covering everything from basic turfgrass science to fertilization, mowing, turfgrass diseases, irrigation topdressing, pest management, as well as career paths, and much more. With an ...
Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management
Now revised & updated -- the essential book on turfgrass management! The new edition of Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management introduces the principles of turfgrass management, covering everything from basic turfgrass science to fertilization, mowing, turfgrass diseases, irrigation topdressing, pest management, as well as career paths, and much more. With an emphasis on explaining why certain management practices are handled as they are, this new edition: * Incorporates updates throughout with special emphasis on pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, and soil testing * Contains expanded coverage of physiology, water quality and seed production, seed certification, and seed buying * Offers step-by-step advice on the selection and maintenance of turfgrasses * Includes the latest information on cutting-edge fertilization research, mowing techniques, and sports field management practices * Features a full-color identification guide that covers the most common grasses and weeds Written on a level suitable for students, but with a wealth of information useful to experienced turfgrass managers, Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management, Fourth Edition provides a solid yet flexible grounding that readers can apply and adapt on the job to nearly any situation.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9780470587317.jpg
120.88 USD

Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management

by Nick E. Christians
Hardback
Book cover image
Sunlight profoundly influences the Earth's atmosphere and biosphere. Nature fuels the evolution of all living things, their visual systems, and the manner in which they adapt, accommodate, and habituate. Sun luminance measurements serve as data to calculate typical changes in the daily, monthly, and annual variability characteristics of daylight. Climate-based ...
Daylight Science and Daylighting Technology
Sunlight profoundly influences the Earth's atmosphere and biosphere. Nature fuels the evolution of all living things, their visual systems, and the manner in which they adapt, accommodate, and habituate. Sun luminance measurements serve as data to calculate typical changes in the daily, monthly, and annual variability characteristics of daylight. Climate-based sky luminance patterns are used as models in predicting daylighting calculation and computer programs applied in architecture and building design. Historically, daylight science and daylighting technology has prioritized photometric methods of measurements, calculation, and graphical tools aimed at predicting or evaluating the daylighting of architectural design alternatives. However, due to a heightened awareness of general health and well-being, sunlight exposure and freedom from visual discomfort while undertaking visual tasks are now equally prioritized. Therefore, in order to assure optimal environmental quality, daylighting technology must be based on sound science. Daylight Science and Daylighting Technology, by Richard Kittler, Miroslav Kocifaj, and Stanislav Darula, sketches the entire evolution of daylight science from atmospheric science through apt visual workplace psychophysics.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781489987051.jpg
157.490000 USD

Daylight Science and Daylighting Technology

by Stanislav Darula, Miroslav Kocifaj, Richard Kittler
Paperback / softback
Book cover image
A crash course in designing and constructing buildings Too often, textbooks turn the noteworthy details of architecture into tedious discourse that would put even Frank Gehry to sleep. Architecture 101 cuts out the boring explanations, and instead provides a hands-on lesson that keeps you engaged as you explore the world's ...
Architecture 101: From Frank Gehry to Ziggurats, an Essential Guide to Building Styles and Materials
A crash course in designing and constructing buildings Too often, textbooks turn the noteworthy details of architecture into tedious discourse that would put even Frank Gehry to sleep. Architecture 101 cuts out the boring explanations, and instead provides a hands-on lesson that keeps you engaged as you explore the world's greatest structures. Featuring only the most important facts, building styles, and architects, you'll enjoy uncovering the remarkable world of architecture with this book. Inside, you'll also find fascinating elements like: Illustrations of popular building styles, such as Georgian and Greek Revival Drawings of the essential parts of different buildings Unique profiles of the most inspirational figures in architecture From Norman Foster and Frank Lloyd Wright to the Beauvais Cathedral and the Empire State Building, Architecture 101 is packed with hundreds of entertaining architecture tidbits that you can't get anywhere else!
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781440590078.jpg
19.46 USD

Architecture 101: From Frank Gehry to Ziggurats, an Essential Guide to Building Styles and Materials

by Nicole Bridge
Hardback
Book cover image
Flashes Of Wisdom Coffee Table Book
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/images/products/2015/12/9781860634208.f60812f828fe.jpg
50.06 USD

Flashes Of Wisdom Coffee Table Book

by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Book cover image
Vintage finds and fabrics are elegantly paired to recreate the grace and comfort of French-style. A Romance with French Living provides a glimpse into Carolyn Westbrook's world, where treasured antiques and vintage finds, perfectly faded fabrics and timeworn furniture blend, seemingly effortlessly, in superb interiors that are both relaxing, chic ...
A Romance with French Living: Interiors Inspired by Classic French Style
Vintage finds and fabrics are elegantly paired to recreate the grace and comfort of French-style. A Romance with French Living provides a glimpse into Carolyn Westbrook's world, where treasured antiques and vintage finds, perfectly faded fabrics and timeworn furniture blend, seemingly effortlessly, in superb interiors that are both relaxing, chic and inspired by French style. Part One - French-inspired Interiors - showcases Carolyn's love for designing interiors, decorating and creating relaxed and welcoming rooms. Essentially French shows how to adapt classic French style to suit modern-day living, this ethos is carried through to the chapters, A Cottage in the Country and Urban Farmhouse. Part Two - It's All in the Detail - concentrates on adding those all-important finishing touches to a room, whether it's cherished items gathered on overseas travel or swathes of Carolyn's much-loved white linen, from vintage French linen bedsheets finding a new life as tablecloths and curtains to pristine bed linen and smart upholstery. The final section of the book focuses on entertaining and celebrations, from a country barn party to a bridal shower and an intimate family wedding at Carolyn's own home, The Oaks Plantation in Texas.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781782498780.jpg
31.450000 USD

A Romance with French Living: Interiors Inspired by Classic French Style

by Carolyn Westbrook
Hardback
Book cover image
Stylish living for man's best friend. You may have the coolest home on the street, but a house is not a home without a dog. So how do you keep your interiors Instagrammable when you have a canine companion, with all the associated paraphernalia of feeding bowls, leads, beds and ...
Cool Dogs, Cool Homes
Stylish living for man's best friend. You may have the coolest home on the street, but a house is not a home without a dog. So how do you keep your interiors Instagrammable when you have a canine companion, with all the associated paraphernalia of feeding bowls, leads, beds and toys? As a dog-owner for over 20 years, and a former home buying manager at Selfridge's in London, Geraldine James is the perfect person to show you how to incorporate dogs into your life without sacrificing your style or their freedom to roam the house and garden. Whether you live in the city, in the countryside or on the coast, your home can still look good with a few careful compromises. Then there are the 'designer' dogs - dogs belonging to designers whose beautifully curated homes are none the less canine-friendly. And finally there's a special section on the dog house (or bed or crate), showing how doggy comfort can still be stylish.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781782498797.jpg
31.450000 USD

Cool Dogs, Cool Homes

by Geraldine James
Hardback
Book cover image
Surfside Style is a celebration of the simple colours, natural textures and sun-bleached beauty of living by the sea. Beautiful specially-commissioned photography showcases thirteen gorgeous homes across the United States - from California to North Carolina - that are inspired by the calm and rhythm of living in harmony with ...
Surfside Style: Beautiful Homes and Relaxed Living by the Coast
Surfside Style is a celebration of the simple colours, natural textures and sun-bleached beauty of living by the sea. Beautiful specially-commissioned photography showcases thirteen gorgeous homes across the United States - from California to North Carolina - that are inspired by the calm and rhythm of living in harmony with the water. From beach cottages to surf shacks, romantic vacation hideaways to bohemian nods to the past, Surfside Style showcases decorative inspiration for all of us who love the ocean or dream of living by the sea. Here interiors bear the influence of maritime colours and simple, natural textures, hand-hewn beams, bleached wood, weathered planks, woven blankets, and mother-of pearl tones. Fifi O'Neill shows you how to combine originality, creative energy, whimsy, and the spirit of the surf to create serene, authentic, and enchanting interiors.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9781782498803.jpg
31.450000 USD

Surfside Style: Beautiful Homes and Relaxed Living by the Coast

by Fifi O'Neill
Hardback
Book cover image
Studios are, at once, material environments and symbolic forms, sites of artistic creation and physical labor, and nodes in networks of resource circulation. They are architectural places that generate virtual spaces-worlds built to build worlds. On the outside, they have become icons of corporate identity, while on the inside, they ...
In the Studio: Visual Creation and Its Material Environments
Studios are, at once, material environments and symbolic forms, sites of artistic creation and physical labor, and nodes in networks of resource circulation. They are architectural places that generate virtual spaces-worlds built to build worlds. On the outside, they have become icons of corporate identity, while on the inside, they have remained invisible in order to be seen. As such, they have actively faded into the background of critical discourse and into the margins of film and media history. Recovering their hidden role in the history of visual creation, In the Studio demonstrates that when we foreground these worlds, we gain new insights into moving-image culture and the material, ecological, social, political, and economic dynamics that quietly mark the worlds on our screens. Spanning the twentieth century and moving globally, from Japan to Brazil, Mexico to Moscow, and Hollywood to Dubai, this unique collection tells new stories about studio icons-Pinewood, Cinecitta, Churubusco, and CBS-as well as the experimental workplaces of filmmakers and artists from Aleksandr Medvedkin to Charles and Ray Eames and Hollis Frampton.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9780520297593.jpg
89.250000 USD

In the Studio: Visual Creation and Its Material Environments

Hardback
Book cover image
Gothic Architecture and Sexuality in the Circle of Horace Walpole shows that the Gothic style in architecture and the decorative arts and the tradition of medievalist research associated with Horace Walpole (1717-1797) and his circle cannot be understood independently of their own homoerotic culture. Centered around Walpole's Gothic villa at ...
Gothic Architecture and Sexuality in the Circle of Horace Walpole
Gothic Architecture and Sexuality in the Circle of Horace Walpole shows that the Gothic style in architecture and the decorative arts and the tradition of medievalist research associated with Horace Walpole (1717-1797) and his circle cannot be understood independently of their own homoerotic culture. Centered around Walpole's Gothic villa at Strawberry Hill in Twickenham, Walpole and his Strawberry Committee of male friends, designers, and dilettantes invigorated an extraordinary new mode of Gothic design and disseminated it in their own commissions at Old Windsor and Donnington Grove in Berkshire, Lee Priory in Kent, the Vyne in Hampshire, and other sites. Reeve argues that the new third sex of homoerotically inclined men and the new modern styles that they promoted-including the Gothic style and chinoiserie-were interrelated movements that shaped English modernity. The Gothic style offered the possibility of an alternate aesthetic and gendered order, a queer reversal of the dominant Palladian style of the period. Many of the houses built by Walpole and his circle were understood by commentators to be manifestations of a new queer aesthetic, and in describing them they offered the earliest critiques of what would be called a queer architecture. Exposing the role of sexual coteries in the shaping of eighteenth-century English architecture, this book offers a profound and eloquent revision to our understanding of the origins of the Gothic Revival and to medievalism itself. It will be welcomed by architectural historians, as well as scholars of medievalism and specialists in queer studies.
https://magrudy-assets.storage.googleapis.com/9780271085883.jpg
78.700000 USD

Gothic Architecture and Sexuality in the Circle of Horace Walpole

by Matthew M Reeve
Hardback
Page 1 of 40