Автор: Herbet Название: Green Walls Green Roofs ISBN: 1864705523 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781864705522 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 4118 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Sustainable architecture is one of the most popular trends today. With dense urban living and less green space available, green walls and roofs are helping to fill that gap. These living structures can be created with vegetation, which helps to absorb rainwater, provide insulation, and lower temperatures while creating a habitat for natural flora and fauna. 'Green Walls Green Roofs' features projects from all over the world, showing how these elements work in various climates. Ranging from the tropical houses in Singapore to inner-city buildings in North America, this richly illustrated book will show you how living architecture can enrich our world.
Автор: Hudson, Jennifer Название: Architecture: From Commission to Construction ISBN: 1856698238 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781856698238 Издательство: Laurence King Publishing Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 4084 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: This book provides an in-depth study of the creative and construction processes behind 25 leading contemporary buildings. Covering a broad range of international projects, the book illustrates the working methods and creative concerns of both long-established and emerging international architects. Every stage of each project is included, from the demands of the original brief, through early sketches and design development to investigation of building regulations and collaboration with engineers, contractors, builders and clients. Each project is presented through an explanatory overview, sketches, details, CAD renderings, models and construction shots, all captioned in great technical detail. Architecture: From Commission to Construction offers both students and professional architects an inspiring and informative overview of how today's major architectural projects are designed and built.
Автор: Fletcher David Название: Rooftop Garden Design ISBN: 1864706465 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781864706468 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 2406 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This Richly Illustrated Book Provides A Comprehensive Guide To Contemporary Trends In Rooftop Garden Design, And Provides Definitive Theory And Design Industry Knowledge.
Описание: The number of urban beekeepers has escalated with more than 25 percent increases year over year in the United States and the United Kingdom. From a go-to authority on beekeeping and backyard farming, The Rooftop Beekeeper is the first handbook to explore the ease and charm of keeping bees in an urban environment. This useful manual-- at once a good read and a pretty object--features a relatable first-person narrative, checklists, numbered how-tos, beautiful illustrations and 75 color photographs. Covering all aspects of urban beekeeping, this book also provides readers with plenty of sweet recipes for delicious treats, tonics, and beauty products to make with home-harvested honey.
Автор: Roth, Manuela Название: Masterpieces: Roof Architecture + Design ISBN: 3037681136 ISBN-13(EAN): 9783037681138 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 4764 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Affordable building lots in central locations in the large cities and metropolises are rare. When there are no available gaps in the urban structure, attic conversions and extensions are an interesting and favored form of redensification. This title explores approximately 60 attic projects, as extensions, conversions, or new construction.
Описание: Turner Prize-nominated British artist Cornelia Parker (b. 1956) is well known for her large-scale, site-specific installations. Her work has been featured in many solo exhibitions and is included in collections around the world. Often composed of ordinary objects, her installations make the familiar extraordinary, whimsical, and even poignant. Her work for the 2016 Roof Garden Commission at the Metropolitan Museum, documented here, merges two iconic examples of American architecture: the red barn and the infamous mansion on a hill from Alfred Hitchcock's movie Psycho - itself inspired by the paintings of Edward Hopper. The resulting piece is brilliantly allusive, exploring the tension between the tropes represented by these two cultural symbols. This slim volume includes an interview with the artist in which she eloquently illuminates her work and influences.
Описание: The National Slate Association compiled a comprehensive overview of slate roofs in 1926, covering everything from characteristics and important data with regard to slate and the specifics of construction. This book gets an update here, with contemporary color images of historic slate roofs, as well as a color-section detailing a contemporary roof being installed. This is an informative book, sure to be treasured by restoration professionals, architects, and specifiers.
Автор: Eric Maddern Название: The Cow on the Roof ISBN: 1845075919 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781845075910 Издательство: Frances Lincoln Рейтинг: Цена: 815 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Every day Shon goes out to plough the fields, while his wife Sian works at home in the farmyard. Shon feels he does all the work, so his wife suggests they swap work for the day. Shon looks forward to an easy time of it, with very little to do, but he is in for a surprise... This well-known European folk tale carries a message for us all: count your blessings, and stick to what you do best!
Автор: Maddern Eric Название: The Cow on the Roof ISBN: 1845073746 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781845073749 Издательство: Frances Lincoln Цена: 1496 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Pilot and photographer Alex MacLean has flown his plane over large areas of the United States, documenting the landscape from beautiful agricultural patterns to geometric city grids. In his new book, he directs his lens at the rooftops of New York City, showing the great complexity and life of the roofs of New York's buildings. Depicting not only the city's famous water towers, but pools, tennis courts, gardens, sunbathers, art, and restaurants up in the air, MacLean's powerful images give readers a glimpse of a part of the city that usually remains hidden. His photographs leave little doubt about New York City's "green" potential and the belief that improved outdoor spaces above lead to more livable cities below. Maps and captions help the reader to easily locate the photographs, and an essay by Robert Campbell puts MacLean's work into context. Whether you are new to the city native born, this fascinating look at hidden New York will be a revelation.
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