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Woningcorporaties en Vastgoedontwikkeling: Fit for Use?

by Reinier Van Der Kuij, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment Tu Delft (December 23, 2013)

Woningcorporaties en vastgoedontwikkeling, dat is een logische combinatie. Tenminste, het lijkt een logische combinatie. Woningcorporaties worden niet voor niets nog steeds vaak woningbouwverenigingen genoemd....


Performance Assessment Strategies

by Michela Turrin, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment Tu Delft (December 23, 2013)

Using engineering performance evaluations to explore design alternatives during the conceptual phase of architectural design helps to understand the relationships between form and performance; and is crucial...


Integral Facade Construction

by Tillmann Klein & Tillmann Klein, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment Tu Delft (June 03, 2013)

Integral Facade Construction focuses on the future development of the curtain wall. While the requirements on facades have slowly increased over the last decades, the curtain wall has evolved from craftsmanship...


Building for a better hospital

by Johan Van Der Zwart, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment Tu Delft (March 01, 2015)

In this thesis, the ideas and concepts of Corporate Real Estate Management (CREM) are examined in terms of the contribution they could make to the process of accommodation decision by using recent cases in...


Spatial Planning and High-tech Development

by Wei-Ju Huang, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment Tu Delft (August 01, 2013)

n the past three decades, numerous high-tech city-regions have emerged with the rise of new high-tech industries across the world. Many of them have been specifically supported by national technology policies—in...


Knowledge Sharing Strategies for Large Complex Building Projects

by Esra Bektas, Tu Delft, Architecture and The Built Environment Tu Delft (June 25, 2013)

This volume of A+BE examines the current extent of knowledge sharing between actors who form design teams of Large Complex Building Projects (LCBPs), the problems that limited knowledge sharing causes in such...


City Life

by Witold Rybczynski Scribner (September 23, 2014)

In City Life, Witold Rybczynski, bestselling author of Now I Sit Me Down, looks at what we want from cities, how they have evolved, and what accounts for their unique identities. In this vivid description of...


Understanding culture in territorial management and its implications for spatial planning.

by Suwanna Rongwiriyaphanich, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment Tu Delft (September 05, 2014)

This study presents and applies an integrative conceptual framework which is used to explain how culture, planning policy and territorial management outcomes are interrelated, and what the implications are for...


Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered

by Dianne Hales Simon & Schuster (August 05, 2014)

Everybody knows her smile, but no one knows her story: Meet the flesh-and-blood woman who became one of the most famous artistic subjects of all time—Mona Lisa.

A genius immortalized her. A French king paid...


Form and Sense

by Wolfgang Paalen, Martica Sawin & Deborah Rosenthal Arcade (June 04, 2013)

Wolfgang Paalen was a central figure in internationalist surrealist circles in the late 1930s. Artist and intellectual, he was a European whose fascination with archaic cultures led him finally to Mexico, where...


Performance measurement of workplace change

by Chaiwat Riratanaphong, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment Tu Delft (December 23, 2013)

Nowadays, organisations must cope with the pressure of cost reduction and efficiency in order to succeed in a highly competitive business environment. However, drivers to improve social interaction and employee’s...


Spiritual Alchemy

by Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov Editions Prosveta (September 09, 2013)

True Alchemy does not consist in the spectacular transmutation of base metals into gold, but in the spiritual transmutation of man’s own matter.

Grains of sand are transformed into pearls; summer sees twisted,...


Contemporary Art in the Light of History

by Erwin Rosenthal, Deborah Rosenthal & Lance Esplund Arcade (August 01, 2013)

Erwin Rosenthal’s Contemporary Art in the Light of History, originally published in 1971, is a small masterpiece of writing on the art of the twentieth century. A scholar of medieval art by training and a...


One Good Turn

by Witold Rybczynski Scribner (July 23, 2013)

The Best Tool of the Millennium

The seeds of Rybczynski's elegant and illuminating new book were sown by The New York Times, whose editors asked him to write an essay identifying "the best tool of the millennium."...


High Steel

by Jim Rasenberger HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

A powerful first-hand account of the many generations and ethnic groups of men who have built America's skyscrapers.

From the early days of steel construction in Chicago, through the great boom years of New York...


The Genius in the Design

by Jake Morrissey HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

The rivalry between the brilliant seventeenth-century Italian architects Gianlorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini is the stuff of legend. Enormously talented and ambitious artists, they met as contemporaries...


Why We Build

by Rowan Moore Harper Design (August 20, 2013)

In an era of brash, expensive, provocative new buildings, a prominent critic argues that emotions—such as hope, power, sex, and our changing relationship to the idea of home—are the most powerful force behind...


Green Interior Design

by Lori Dennis Allworth (November 23, 2010)

Award-winning designer and author Lori Dennis proves interior design can be both stylish and environmentally sustainable in this easy-to-use, entertaining guide. Dennis discusses every aspect of interior design—furniture...


Thoughts on Art and Life by Leonardo da Vinci

by Leonardo da Vinci, Maurice Baring & Lewis Einstein Éditions by e-artnow (October 14, 2012)

A fascinating collection of writings from the great polymath of the Italian Renaissaince, Leonardo da Vinci.

Table of Content:

Introduction

I Thoughts on Life

II Thoughts on Art

III Thoughts on Science...


Oil and Marble

by Stephanie Storey Arcade (March 01, 2016)

In her brilliant debut, Storey brings early 16th-century Florence alive, entering with extraordinary empathy into the minds and souls of two Renaissance masters, creating a stunning art history thriller. From...


English Cathedrals: England’s magnificent cathedrals and abbeys (Collins Little Books)

by Historic Uk Collins (October 04, 2018)

A handy guide to England’s most famous cathedrals and abbeys. Includes an eight-page map section showing the locations of cathedrals covered in the book.

Historical background and architectural details for...


PreFab Houses DesignSource

by Marta Serrats Harper Design (July 31, 2012)

For many, the idea of prefab housing may bring to mind trailers and other less desirable images of home life. But this idea couldn't be more wrong! Rather, the newest trends in prefab have emerged as a great...


Scottish Castles: Scotland’s most dramatic castles and strongholds (Collins Little Books)

by Chris Tabraham Collins (September 07, 2017)

A handy guide to nearly 140 of Scotland’s most dramatic castles and strongholds, all of which are open to the public.

Optimised for colour tablets. The images in this ebook are not suitable for viewing on black...


Mirror of the Marvelous

by Pierre Mabille & André Breton Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (April 10, 2018)

A surrealist exploration of the marvelous in ancient, classic, and modern works from around the world

• Long considered one of the most significant and original books to have come out of the surrealist movement...


New Delhi

by Robert Byron Index ebooks (June 26, 2017)

"THAT New Delhi exists, and that, twenty years ago, it did not exist, are facts known to anyone who is at all aware of the British connection with India. It is expected, and assumed, that the representatives...


Everyday Monet

by Aileen Bordman Dey Street Books (June 05, 2018)

Bring Monet’s paintings and gardens to life using this gorgeously illustrated book that will teach you how to create a Monet lifestyle from your living room to your kitchen to your garden—from the documentarian...


Phantom Architecture

by Philip Wilkinson Simon & Schuster UK (November 02, 2017)

A skyscraper one mile high, a dome covering most of downtown Manhattan, a triumphal arch in the form of an elephant: some of the most exciting buildings in the history of architecture are the ones that never...


SME and Entrepreneurship Policy in Israel 2016

by Collectif Oecd (November 21, 2016)

This report examines Israel’s performance in stimulating SMEs and entrepreneurship and makes recommendations for government policy. A dual economy has gradually emerged in Israel, in which high rates of successful...


OECD Compendium of Productivity Indicators 2016

by Collectif Oecd (May 26, 2016)

The publication presents a comprehensive overview of recent and longer term trends in productivity levels and growth in OECD and some G20 countries. The statistics presented include measures of labour productivity,...


Inclusive Business Creation

by Collectif Oecd (May 20, 2016)

This compendium contains 20 case studies of public programmes in European countries that are successfully supporting business creation by people from disadvantaged and under-represented groups in entrepreneurship....


Da Vinci's Ghost

by Toby Lester Free Press (February 07, 2012)

In Da Vinci's Ghost, critically acclaimed historian Toby Lester tells the story of the world’s most iconic image, the Vitruvian Man, and sheds surprising new light on the artistry and scholarship of Leonardo...


Building the Timber Frame House

by Tedd Benson, James Gruber & Jamie Page Touchstone (September 01, 1981)

For centuries, post-and-beam construction has proved to be one of the most durable building techniques. It is being enthusiastically revived today not only for its sturdiness but because it can be easily insulated,...


The Problem of Space Travel

by Herman Potočnik Noordung Zavod Ksevt (December 22, 2010)

Herman Potocnik Noordung’s ‘Inhabitable Wheel’.

In 1929, an Austro-Hungarian - Slovene called Herman Potocnik published a book under the pseudonym of ‘Noordung’. The book was Das Problem der Befahrung...


Saving Monticello

by Marc Leepson Free Press (March 06, 2002)

When Thomas Jefferson died on the Fourth of July 1826 -- the nation's fiftieth birthday -- he was more than $100,000 in debt. Forced to sell thousands of acres of his lands and nearly all of his furniture and...


Stacking the Deck

by Bryan Berg & Thomas O'Donnell Touchstone (December 15, 2009)

Written by the holder of several Guinness World Records for cardstacking, this is the first complete, fully illustrated guide to the art of building mind-boggling, multilevel structures with ordinary playing...


Good House Hunting: 20 Steps to Your Dream Home

by Dennis Wedlick & Philip Langdon Harper Design (November 15, 2011)

Without a doubt, the most important investment of your life will be your home. No other purchase will matter more to your lifestyle, financial future, and personal well-being. It is never too late or too soon...


Augmented Management

by Dominique Turcq Boostzone Editions (March 30, 2013)

Augmented reality broadens our vision of everyday life, so couldn’t the same be achieved for senior managers as they face growing complexity both within and beyond their company? Just as a Smartphone can be...


The wider benefits of investment in cultural heritage

by Collectif Conseil de l'Europe (November 23, 2015)

Dozens of investments have been made in cultural monuments and historic environments in the countries of South-East Europe over the last decade in accordance with the principles of the European Union and Council...


The First Signs

by Genevieve von Petzinger Atria Books (May 31, 2016)

“If you love mysteries, you’ll love this book. Genevieve von Petzinger acts as guide and sleuth in this fascinating, accessible, and fast-paced exploration of Ice Age artists and the evocative cave paintings...


The Vanishing Velázquez

by Laura Cumming Scribner (April 12, 2016)

“As compelling and entertaining as a detective novel” (The Economist), the incredible true story—part art history and part mystery—of a Velázquez portrait that went missing and the obsessed nineteenth-century...


The Gardner Heist: The True Story of the World's Largest Unsolved Art Theft

by Ulrich Boser HarperCollins e-books (October 06, 2009)

“Boser cracks the cold case of the art world’s greatest unsolved mystery.”

Vanity Fair

 

“The True Story of the World’s Largest Unsolved Art Theft,” The Gardner Heist by Ulrich Boser is a fascinating...


The Trip

by Deborah Davis Atria Books (July 28, 2015)

From the author of Strapless and Guest of Honor, a “jaunty romp through American pop-art history” (The Washington Post) about a little-known road trip Andy Warhol took in 1963, and how that journey profoundly...


How to Read a Building (Collins Need to Know?)

by Timothy Brittain-Catlin Collins (May 22, 2014)

Architecture is all around us – it is part of our lives, and its development is a central theme in the history of mankind. Learning to read a building is the route to understanding a major part of our cultural...


Empires of the Dead: How One Man’s Vision Led to the Creation of WWI’s War Graves

by David Crane William Collins (April 29, 2014)

Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson prize for non-fiction; the extraordinary and forgotten story of the building of the World War One cemeteries, due to the efforts of one remarkable man, Fabian Ware.

Before...


The Building of England: How the History of England Has Shaped Our Buildings

by Simon Thurley William Collins (December 06, 2013)

From awe-inspiring Norman castles, to the skyscrapers of today, Simon Thurley explores how the architecture of this small island influenced the world.

The Building of England puts into context the significance...


Empires of the Dead: How One Man’s Vision Led to the Creation of WWI’s War Graves

by David Crane William Collins (September 26, 2013)

Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson prize for non-fiction; the extraordinary and forgotten story of the building of the World War One cemeteries, due to the efforts of one remarkable man, Fabian Ware.

Before...


The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings

by Marc Kushner Simon & Schuster/ TED (March 10, 2015)

The founder of Architizer.com and practicing architect draws on his unique position at the crossroads of architecture and social media to highlight 100 important buildings that embody the future of architecture....


Social Housing Organisations in England and The Netherlands

by Darinka Czischke, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment Tu Delft (March 01, 2015)

Rapid and deep changes in society, the economy and policy over the last decades?are having an increasing impact on the delivery of social housing in North Western Europe. These changes are transforming the...