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Download E-books Living Under The Crescent Moon: Domestic Culture in the Arab World PDF

December 28, 2016 | Buildings | By admin | 0 Comments

Living lower than the Crescent Moon demonstrates the variety of household existence to be came upon from Morocco to Syria and the Arab Peninsula: from the nomadic tents of the Tuareg or Bedouins to Moroccan casbahs; from the grand courtyard homes in towns comparable to Marrakesh, Damascus or Cairo, to structures by way of twentieth-century architects. a chain of essays and evocative images by way of prime photographers element useful and interesting examples of residential structure along options for day-by-day projects and daily gadgets. individuals contain Stefano Bianca, Sébastien Boulay, Mateo Kries, Annegret Nippa, Karin Pütt and Eugen Wirth, in addition to photographs by means of Deidi von Schaewen, Bruno Barbey, Thierry Mauger and Pascal & Maria Maréchaux.

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Download E-books Sustainable Energy Consumption in Residential Buildings (ZEW Economic Studies) PDF

December 28, 2016 | Buildings | By admin | 0 Comments

Because the residential constructions area money owed for round 30 percentage of the ultimate strength call for in Germany, this quarter is more and more turning into the point of interest of public consciousness in regards to weather switch. during this e-book, judgements on power intake by means of deepest families are tested. The analyses are in accordance with numerous empirical tools. the consequences exhibit that the line to extra sustainable strength intake in residential constructions isn't hampered by way of an absence of will on behalf of the patrons. despite the fact that one may be life like that there are numerous circumstances the place enhancing thermal establishment comprises extra monetary expenses for person families.

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Download E-books Surface Production Operations: Vol 2: Design of Gas-Handling Systems and Facilities, Third Edition PDF

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By Maurice Stewart

Updated and higher than ever, Design of Gas-Handling platforms and amenities, third version includes vastly accelerated chapters on gas-liquid separation, fuel sweetening, fuel liquefaction, and fuel dehydration ―information worthy and significant to creation and technique engineers and architects. ordinary fuel is on the leading edge of state-of-the-art power wishes, and this booklet walks you thru the gear and procedures utilized in gas-handling operations, together with conditioning and processing, that will help you successfully layout and deal with your fuel construction facility. Taking a logical technique from thought into sensible program, Design of Gas-Handling platforms and amenities, third variation contains many assisting equations in addition to designated tables and charts to facilite approach layout. in keeping with real-world case experiences and event, this must-have education advisor is a reference that no ordinary fuel practitioner and engineer might be without.

  • Packed with charts, tables, and diagrams
  • Features the prerequisite ASME and API codes
  • Updated chapters on gas-liquid separation, fuel sweetening, gasoline liquefaction and fuel dehydration

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Download E-books Masons and Sculptors in Romanesque Burgundy: The New Aesthetic of Cluny III: 2 Volumes PDF

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By C. Edson Armi

For almost a century, archaeologists and artwork historians learning the nice 3rd abbey at Cluny (Cluny III) have 'agreed on a suite of summary ideas, together with its spontaneous new release or innovative personality, and posited an overseeing genius who chosen from non-local sources." In a sweeping revision of that place, this publication argues that Cluny sick is "the development the place nearby masons of other traditions first mixed their abilities to increase a brand new design,' and extra continues that the artisans answerable for the masonry of Cluny unwell additionally created its sculpture.Professor Armi reaches those conclusions via a painstaking research of archaeological facts together with masons' marks and during "hand research" of sculpture watching either person and normal layout alterations and gauging the instructions and turning issues of stylistic developments. due to his research of the key Burgundian buildings of the interval Cluny, Vézelay, Paray-le-Monial, Anzy-le-Duc, Perecy-les-Forges, and so on. the writer has proven a brand new chronology for the structure of the area. He additionally has pointed out the careers of the key artists who carved the portal and capital sculpture. His examine has even disproved the normal assumption that sculpture used to be carved in situ, for his proof finds that comprehensive sculpture used to be geared up into the masonry at Cluny III and elsewhere.By concentrating on the paintings of person masons and on revolutionary adjustments in architectural element, the writer has damaged with the tactic of his predecessors, yet there's abundant aid for either his equipment and his conclusions within the book's four hundred illustrations. In his use of macrophotography by myself, Armi has additional a invaluable new methodological instrument for the comprehension of either structure and sculpture, yet his most vital contribution to the sector lies in displaying that, by way of operating jointly, neighborhood teams of masons merged their separate traditions to create a powerful synthesis: the Cluniac excessive Romanesque kind.

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Download E-books Library rooms and buildings PDF

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By Charles Carroll Soule

This publication used to be digitized and reprinted from the collections of the college of California Libraries. It used to be made from electronic photographs created during the libraries’ mass digitization efforts. The electronic pictures have been wiped clean and ready for printing via automatic approaches. regardless of the cleansing procedure, occasional flaws should still be current that have been a part of the unique paintings itself, or brought in the course of digitization. This publication and thousands of others are available on-line within the HathiTrust electronic Library at www.hathitrust.org.

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Download E-books Sacred Power, Sacred Space: An Introduction to Christian Architecture and Worship PDF

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By Jeanne Halgren Kilde

Jeanne Halgren Kilde's survey of church structure is not like the other. Her major difficulty isn't the constructions themselves, yet particularly the dynamic personality of Christianity and the way churches form and effect the faith. Kilde argues fundamental functionality of churches is to symbolize and reify 3 varieties of energy: divine strength, or rules approximately God; own empowerment as manifested within the individual's perceived dating to the divine; and social energy, that means the relationships among teams reminiscent of clergy and laity. every one variety intersects with notions of Christian creed, cult, and code, and is represented spatially and materially in church buildings.

Kilde explores those different types chronologically, from the early church to the 20th century. She considers the shape, association, and use of worship rooms; the positioning of church buildings; and the interplay among church buildings and the broader culture.

Church structures were imperative to Christianity, and Kilde's very important research sheds new mild at the approach they impression all facets of the faith. Neither mere witnesses to ameliorations of non secular inspiration or nor easy backgrounds for non secular perform, churches are, in Kilde's view, dynamic contributors in non secular swap and goldmines of knowledge on Christianity itself.

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Download E-books Cordwood Building: A Comprehensive Guide to the State of the Art PDF

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Cordwood masonry partitions are reasonably cheap, effortless to construct, aesthetically exciting, and rating excessive environmental issues for applying minimal impact materials.

This totally revised moment version of the main greatly learn and used publication on cordwood building offers the newest recommendations and on-the-ground adventure from 4 many years of cordwood development and research.

New chapters hide the sensible how-to and the entire intensity and breadth of cordwood building, together with load-bearing and non-load-bearing partitions, integrating electric wiring, ideas on nook designs, new mortar techniques corresponding to lime putty, and the newest on cob-cordwood, insulation recommendations, and bottle-end designs. there's particular therapy of code compliance, effective condo shapes, and layout concerns.

Richly illustrated and augmented with clean case reports starting from Hawaii and the Adirondacks to Tasmania and Michigan, Cordwood development remains the main complete publication to be had on cordwood masonry development methods.

Rob Roy has been construction, learning and educating approximately cordwood masonry for 4 many years. widely known as a global best authority on cordwood development, Rob began Earthwood development institution in 1981 to coach developers within the most up-to-date cordwood construction tools. He has authored and edited a dozen books on replacement and traditional construction together with the 1st version of Cordwood Building, Timber Framing for the remainder of Us, Earth-Sheltered Houses, and Stoneview. Rob has additionally provided 4 movies, together with approximately cordwood, and has taught cordwood masonry everywhere in the world.

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Download E-books The Great Structures in Architecture : From Antiquity to Baroque (Advances in Architecture) PDF

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Beginning in antiquity and completing within the Baroque, this booklet presents a whole research of vital works of structure from a structural standpoint. A exotic architect and educational, the author’s hugely illustrated exploration will enable readers to higher comprehend the monuments, catch up with to them and to discover whether or not they might be conserved or transformed. Contents: Stones Resting on Empty area; the discovery of the Dome; The striking Dome; The Ribbed Dome; A Planified Revenge - below the Shadow of Brunelleschi; The Century of the nice Architects; The Omnipresent Sinan; Even additional; the appropriate symbioses form-function within the excessive Baroque structure; Scenographical structure of the 18th century; The digital structure of the Renaissance and the Baroque.

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