Название: Weird Homes: The People and Places That Keep Austin Strangely Wonderful Автор: David J. Neff, Chelle Neff Издательство: Skyhorse Год: 2018 Формат: EPUB Размер: 144 Мб Язык: английский / English
Have you ever walked through your neighborhood, taken a look at a weird house, and thought “Who lives there?” or, “What in the world does it look like inside?” We’ve all been curious, which is why the founders of the Weird Homes Tourâ„¢ began their strange and wonderful journey. Three years later, they’ve opened the doors and unlatched the windows of dozens of Texas’s strangest homes for thousands of onlookers. Why? To show that design really has no boundaries. And that we would rather neighbors be strange than be strangers. Like many other communities around the world, Austin can be fun, irreverent, outside the box, innovative, dynamic, proud, strange, and so much more.
Название: Mickey Muenning: Dreams and Realizations for A Living Architecture Автор: Mickey Muennig Издательство: Gibbs Smith Год: 2014 Формат: EPUB Размер: 62 Мб Язык: английский / English
This is the first monograph featuring the work of architect Mickey Muennig. Muennig is an important proponent of organic architecture, creating highly individualized structures and spaces that express the dreams and needs of his clients, while complementing the natural environment. He has designed buildings, most notably in the Big Sur area of California’s Central Coast, that blend with their surroundings, incorporate passive energy features, and utilize natural materials in original ways. Maintaining a daring balance between past and future, Muennig’s unique work captures the iconoclastic spirit of Big Sur.
Название: Tunnels, Towers & Temples: London's 100 Strangest Places Автор: David Long Издательство: The History Press Год: 2007 Формат: EPUB Размер: 20 Мб Язык: английский / English
Filled with fascinating factoids, this distinctive reference uncovers the hidden stories, curious histories, and comic coincidences behinds dozens of locations around the city of London. The sites addressed include the extensive networks of tunnels running beneath high street pavements; secret transport and signalling networks criss-crossing the metropolis; a street where you can legally drive on the right; and a future Russian Tsar working incognito in an English naval dockyard. This is the perfect reference for getting off the beaten path and finding the hidden city beneath the skin of modern London.
Название: Three Birds Renovations: 400+ renovation and styling secrets revealed Автор: Erin Cayless , Bonnie Hindmarsh, Lana Taylor Издательство: Murdoch Books Год: 2019 Формат: EPUB Размер: 171 Мб Язык: английский / English
When best friends Erin, Bonnie and Lana ditched their corporate careers to start Three Birds Renovations, they were rookie renovators with big ideas. Today, with many incredible house transformations under their toolbelt, they're a power trio turning neighbourhood ugly ducklings into swans. If you lust over images of beautiful homes but feel stuck when it comes to your own space, these 'birds' have your back. Three Birds Renovations is packed with gorgeous details from their projects, friendly words of encouragement and more than 400 renovation tips to help you avoid budget blow-outs, manage trades and timelines, and style without stress. Whether you're starting small or going all-in with a whole-home reno, this is destined to become one of the most useful books you own.
Название: Passive Solar Architecture: Heating, Cooling, Ventilation, Daylighting and More Using Natural Flows Автор: David Bainbridge, Ken Haggard Издательство: Chelsea Green Publishing Год: 2011 Формат: EPUB Размер: 74 Мб Язык: английский / English
New buildings can be designed to be solar oriented, naturally heated and cooled, naturally lit and ventilated, and made with renewable, sustainable materials―no matter the location or climate. In this comprehensive overview of passive solar design, two of America’s solar pioneers give homeowners, architects, designers, and builders the keys to successfully harnessing the sun and maximizing climate resources for heating, cooling, ventilation, and daylighting.
Название: Biomimicry in Architecture Автор: Michael Pawlyn Издательство: RIBA Publishing Год: 2016 Формат: EPUB Размер: 19 Мб Язык: английский / English
When searching for genuinely sustainable building design and technology - designs that go beyond conventional sustainability to be truly restorative - we often find that nature got there first. Over 3.5 billion years of natural history have evolved innumerable examples of forms, systems, and processes that can be applied to modern green design. For architects, urban designers and product designers, this new edition of Biomimicry in Architecture looks to the natural world to achieve radical increases in resource efficiency. Packed with case studies predicting future trends, this edition also contains updated and expanded chapters on structures, materials, waste, water, thermal control and energy, as well as an all-new chapter on light. An amazing sourcebook of extraordinary design solutions, Biomimicry in Architecture is a must-read for anyone preparing for the challenges of building a sustainable and restorative future.
Название: Architecture: An Introduction (Portfolio) Автор: Geoffrey Makstutis Издательство: Laurence King Publishing Год: 2010 Формат: EPUB Размер: 58 Мб Язык: английский / English
This book offers a thorough introduction to the entire field of architecture, outlining the steps that are normally taken in becoming a qualified architect, from initial education right through to professional practice, as well as how to apply this architectural training in other fields. Complete with feature spreads on individual projects, Architecture: An Introduction's broad, up-to-date approach unites history, theory and practice. Subjects covered include how to develop a brief with a client; taking an idea from brief to project; types of visual presentation including drawings, models and computer renderings; project planning and management; the diverse roles within a company; and the future of architectural practice.
Название: Design Ideas for Home Decorating Автор: Heidi Tyline, King Mark, Samu Glee Barre Издательство: Creative Homeowner ISBN: 1580113133 Год: 2006 Формат: PDF Страниц: 322 Размер: 126 MB Язык: English
An ever-popular topic in the house and home category, Design Ideas for Home Decorating shows readers how to transform an ordinary house into a beautiful home. A brand new title from the best-selling Design Ideas series, this book features hundreds of gorgeous photographs showcase the work of many of today's leading designers. Savvy tips and advice include examples of basic design concepts and how to apply them to every room in the house. Topics include working with space; furniture arrangement; creating a color scheme; and finding a personal style.
Название: Edwardian House: Original Features and Fittings Автор: Trevor Yorke Издательство: Countryside Books ISBN: 1846743125 Год: 2013 Формат: EPUB Страниц: 64 Размер: 13,1 МБ Язык: Английский
Edwardian houses, built between 1880 and 1914, remain some of our best constructed, elegant, and durable housing stock. Many were influenced by the romantic styles of Art Nouveau and the Arts and Crafts Movement. It was an age of mass production, but the pride in these homes shown by their builders is still evidenced by the dates of construction and the rural names given to them, often seen above the front door or carefully chiseled onto a plaque below the roof.
Название: Time-Life Book of Home Design Techniques Автор: Nicholas Springman, Jane Chapman Издательство: Time Life ISBN: 0737003219 Год: 2001 Формат: PDF Страниц: 260 Размер: 117 MB Язык: English
A lavishly illustrated encyclopedia of home design ideas and techniques explains how to transform every room in the house to suit a family's lifestyle, taste, and budget, discussing the fundamental principles of design and offering detailed instructions in color selection, wallpapering, laying ceramic tiles, replacing flooring, and more.