Jackson Davina: Superlux: Smart Light Art, Design and Architecture for Cities

Скачать книгу (размер 1 381 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 272) Аннотация: In recent years, new lighting technologies have been used to illuminate cities and towns in creative, energy-efficient ways. Smart Light is now a widely used term for the new technologies and ecological ideas that are transforming nighttime atmospheres and spectacular Smart Light festivals are awing audiences around the world. Featuring more than fifty public artworks, design installations, and…

Syutkin Pavel: CCCP Cook Book

Скачать книгу (размер 973 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 192) Аннотация: This book contains over 60 recipes, each introduced with an insightful historical story or anecdote, and an accompanying image, spanning such delicacies as aspic, borscht, caviar and herring, by way of birds milk cake and pelmeni. As the Soviet Union struggled along the path to Communism, food supplies were often sporadic and shortages commonplace. Day to day living was hard, both the authorities…

Johnson Alex: Improbable Libraries

Скачать книгу (размер 1 217 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 240) Аннотация: From the rise of the egalitarian Little Free Library movement (motto: Take a book, return a book) to the growth in luxury hotel libraries, Alex Johnson whose parents were both librarians maps out the history and future of the 21st-century library revolution in seven thematic chapters, each consisting of a brief essay followed by illustrated project profiles. Whether by bike in Chicago or by…

Dupon Olivier: The New Artisans II

Скачать книгу (размер 1 625 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 320) Аннотация: Collectable, one-of-a-kind artisanal objects whether hand-woven textiles or handblown glass have become a fixture of the modern home; and the artists who produce them are increasingly sought-after. In this follow-up volume to The New Artisans, design expert and lauded blogger Olivier Dupon continues his exploration of the most creative artisans working today. Divided into two sections, The New…

Bradbury Dominic: Interior Design Close Up

Скачать книгу (размер 2 197 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 432) Аннотация: This beautifully illustrated book is a style bible for anyone interested in design and the home. It is arranged into ten distinct chapters, each one concentrating upon a specific interior style or theme. Each chapter is illustrated with ten evocative houses or flats, whose aesthetic essence is captured within an opening double-page spread concentrating on the most spectacular space in the home.…

Gimenez Mark: Con Law

Скачать книгу (размер 2 523 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 496) Аннотация: John Bookman — Book to his friends — is a tenured professor at the University of Texas School of Law. He's thirty-five, handsome and unmarried. He teaches Constitutional Law, reduces senators to blithering fools on talk shows, and is often mentioned as a future Supreme Court nominee. But Book is also famous for something more unusual. He likes to take on lost causes and win. Consequently, when he…

Skipwith Peyton: Edward Bawden's Kew Gardens

Скачать книгу (размер 565 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 112) Аннотация: Brian WebbThis book draws on Edward Bawden's delightful illustrations, posters and linocuts of Kew Gardens made over 60 years. It presents a light-hearted social history of Kew, peopled with the many Hanoverian Kings, Queens and Princes who resided there, as well as courtiers such as the 3rd Earl of Bute, Joseph Banks Fulke Greville and their proteges including William Chambers, William Aiton,…

Gossel Peter: Prefab Houses

Скачать книгу (размер 1 972 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 388) Аннотация: Home delivery: The amazing story of the prefabricated house A Prefab is a mass produced house, constructed in a factory and assembled on site in a few days or weeks. Once regarded as a cheap, easy solution for urgent housing problems, the prefab has evolved to become a synonym for ambitious design and sophisticated detailing solutions. The amazing history of prefabricated houses started in…

Finch Keith: Make Your Own London Landmarks: 5 Models to Construct

Скачать книгу (размер 503 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 100) Аннотация: This book is a celebration of London's buildings that is as unique as the city itself. There are any number of thick books covering the history of London and its architecture, but Make Your Own London Landmarks offers something a little different the chance to get up close to those buildings by building your own models. The five buildings included are among the best-known of London's many famous…

Robb J.D.: Concealed in Death

Скачать книгу (размер 2 115 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 416) Аннотация: There is nothing unusual about billionaire Roarke supervising work on his new property — but when he takes a ceremonial swing at the first wall to be knocked down, he uncovers the body of a girl. And then another — in fact, twelve dead girls concealed behind a false wall. Luckily for Roarke, he is married to the best police lieutenant in town. Eve Dallas is determined to find the killer —…

Briggs Patricia: Night Broken

Скачать книгу (размер 1 789 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 352) Аннотация: In this highly anticipated eighth novel of a New York Times bestselling series, the mechanic, shapeshifter and fighter Mercy Thompson faces her greatest challenge yet.

Road Atlas: Europe PB

Скачать книгу (размер 1 829 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 360) Аннотация: Fully revised and updated for 2014, this specialist A4 road atlas designed for the British motorist in Europe. The atlas includes information on national speed limits, emergency telephone numbers and road distances together with national parks and many other places of interest. Features: Toll-free motorways shown Car ferries Mountain passes with caravan suitability World heritage sites and…

Birds

Скачать книгу (размер 157 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 32) Аннотация: With stunning photography, this series offers a visually exciting way of learning all about animal life cycles. Each book in the series features six in-depth profiles of unusual species with which many young children may not be familiar.

Bugs and Spiders

Скачать книгу (размер 157 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 32) Аннотация: With stunning photography, this series offers a visually exciting way of learning all about animal life cycles. Each book in the series features six in-depth profiles of unusual species with which many young children may not be familiar.

Fish

Скачать книгу (размер 157 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 32) Аннотация: With stunning photography, this series offers a visually exciting way of learning all about animal life cycles. Each book in the series features six in-depth profiles of unusual species with which many young children may not be familiar.

Mammals

Скачать книгу (размер 157 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 32) Аннотация: With stunning photography, this series offers a visually exciting way of learning all about animal life cycles. Each book in the series features six in-depth profiles of unusual species with which many young children may not be familiar.

Plants

Скачать книгу (размер 157 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 32) Аннотация: With stunning photography, this series offers a visually exciting way of learning all about animal life cycles. Each book in the series features six in-depth profiles of unusual species with which many young children may not be familiar.

Reptiles and Amphibians

Скачать книгу (размер 157 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 32) Аннотация: With stunning photography, this series offers a visually exciting way of learning all about animal life cycles. Each book in the series features six in-depth profiles of unusual species with which many young children may not be familiar.

Grenier Catherine: Annette Messager

Скачать книгу (размер 1 217 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 240) Аннотация: The definitive monograph of Annette Messager, covering her multifaceted oeuvre from immersive installations to intricate taxidermy, now updated and expanded in collaboration with the artist. Annette Messager's original use of form and poetic power of communication place her among Europe's leading contemporary artists. Her work experiments with a wide variety of media, from painting and sculpture…

Gossel Peter: The Architect's Home

Скачать книгу (размер 2 441 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 480) Аннотация: The houses architects design for themselves The greatest challenge in designing homes is negotiating the delicate balance between aesthetics and the personal desires of the occupants. While it's important for the structure to reflect the vision and style of the architect, the client must ultimately feel at home beneath the roof. It is particularly interesting, therefore, to examine the homes that…