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Negotiation and Design for the Self-Organizing City

by Ekim Tan, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment Tu Delft (September 05, 2014)

This book is dedicated to building an open negotiation and design method for cities as self-organizing systems that bridges the gap between collaborative planning and collaborative design methods. Gaming as...


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...


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...


Smart Energy Management for Households

by Sonja Van Dam, Tu Delft, Architecture and The Built Environment Tu Delft (June 28, 2013)

Smart Energy Management for Households infers design-related insights and guidelines to improve the use and effectiveness of home energy management systems (HEMS) through an empirical evaluation of the longitudinal...


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...


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...


Storming the Old Boys' Citadel

by Carla Blank & Tania Martin Baraka Books (December 15, 2014)

“Women” and “architecture” were once mutually exclusive terms. In an 1891 address, Louise Blanchard Bethune declared, “it is hardly safe to assert” that a connection even exists between the two words....


The Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics

by David G. Dodd Free Press (December 16, 2014)

Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the most popular and enduring band ever: “Even the most hardcore Deadheads will be impressed by this obsessively complete look at the Grateful Dead’s lyrics” (Publishers...


Punk Rock Blitzkrieg

by Marky Ramone & Richard Herschlag Atria Books (January 13, 2015)

The “entertaining and enlightening” (Stephen King) final word on the genius and mischief of the Ramones, told by the man who created the beat behind their iconic music and lived to tell about it.

When punk...


The Dress Doctor: Prescriptions for Style, From A to Z

by Edith Head Harper Design (June 07, 2011)

Edith Head was perhaps the most famous Hollywood costume designer of all time. Long before Rachel Zoe, Andrea Leibermann, Estee Stanley, and Nicole Chavez were styling Hollywood celebrities, eight-time Oscar...


Are We Having Any Fun Yet?

by Sammy Hagar Dey Street Books (September 15, 2015)

Indulge yourself in the superstar rocker and #1 New York Times bestselling author’s raucous and delicious lifestyle with this bold cookbook and entertaining guide, complete with stories from a lifetime of...


Substance

by Peter Hook Dey Street Books (January 31, 2017)

Includes full set lists not included in the physical edition.

In this final installment of his internationally bestselling three-part memoir—including The Hacienda and Unknown Pleasures—British rocker Peter...


Mastering the Nikon D810

by Darrell Young Rocky Nook (December 04, 2014)

Mastering the Nikon D810 by Darrell Young provides a wealth of experience-based information and insights for owners of the new D810 camera. Darrell is determined to help the user navigate past the confusion...


Remember Fifth November

by Michael Fitzalan Lulu.com (November 19, 2014)

Fifth of November, the Gunpowder Plot is an absorbing and riveting read and is the latest book produced by Michael Fitzalan. All of his novels lead the reader on an exciting journey. Guy Fawkes wanted to blow...


Meditation for Musical Theater Performers

by Erin Roberts-Hall Lulu.com (December 03, 2014)

A step-by-step guide to meditation, why it benefits musical theatre actors, and special techniques that connect this practice to the performing arts. Meditation for Musical Theatre Performers is a resource created...


Mobile Book: Greek Mythology

by Renzhi Notes Lulu.com (November 19, 2014)

The Mobile Book (Smartphone Book) contain 115 pictures. See the pictures at your iPhone, enjoy Greek Mythology, more understand Greek Mythology


Techniques for Digital Scrapbooking Using Photoshop Elements Book Two: Three Digital Scrapbook Projects Explained Step By Step

by Kent Newbold Lulu.com (November 15, 2014)

This book has step by step instructions to help the reader create three different scrapbook pages using Photoshop Elements. Each project has complete instructions with lots of screen shot to help the reader...


Remember the Fifth of November

by Michael Fitzalan Lulu.com (November 19, 2014)

We all know the story of Guy Fawkes who wanted to blow up parliament. What did he wish to gain; the very people who were going to replace James were present? How did he think he would get away with it? It does...


Cute Grit

by Enfu Chin Music Press Inc. (October 06, 2014)

A visual punch of digitally rendered pop art that reconstructs American and Japanese iconography in “cute grit” style.


The Complete Guide to Fujifilm's X-t1 Camera

by Tony Phillips Lulu.com (October 07, 2014)

Love your new beautifull-designed wonder camera, but having a hard time configuring it or understanding all of its functions? Then this book is for you. Written for the advanced user (with tutorials and easy...


The Visual Dictionary of Art & Architecture

by Ariane Archambault & Jean-Claude Corbeil Les Éditions Québec Amérique (July 20, 2012)

The Visual Dictionary of Art and Architecture takes the reader into a fascinating journey through fine arts, graphic arts, performing arts, photography, music, crafts and classic or modern architecture. Convenient...


My Scrapbook of Music (by Professor Genius)

by QA international Collectif Les Éditions Québec Amérique (August 09, 2012)

Take a look inside Professor Genius’ Scrapbook of Music. This book covers the entire history of musical expression, from prehistoric times right up until today, from the very first sounds to the MP3 player....


Film Worlds: A Philosophical Aesthetics of Cinema

by Daniel Yacavone Columbia University Press (December 02, 2014)

Film Worlds unpacks the significance of the “worlds” that narrative films create, offering an innovative perspective on cinema as art. Drawing on aesthetics and the philosophy of art in both the continental...


"It's the Pictures That Got Small": Charles Brackett on Billy Wilder and Hollywood's Golden Age

by Anthony Slide & Jim Moore Columbia University Press (November 25, 2014)

Golden Age Hollywood screenwriter Charles Brackett was an extremely observant and perceptive chronicler of the entertainment industry during its most exciting years. He is best remembered as the writing partner...


George Bowering: Bright Circles of Colour

by Eva-Marie Kroller Talonbooks (October 31, 2014)

The first book-length, critical study of George Bowering explores the relationship between his work and the arts.


Children's Theater: A Paradigm, Primer, and Resource

by Kelly Eggers & Walter Eggers Scarecrow Press (April 09, 2010)

This book introduces readers to the world of children's theater by highlighting one specific model, The Oyster River Players, a small children's theater company in New Hampshire. By exploring the history and...


Feedback: The Who and Their Generation

by Casey Harison Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 06, 2014)

In Feedback: The Who and Their Generation, historian Casey Harison offers a cultural and social history of one of the most successful bands of the 1960s British Invasion.


British Invasion: The Crosscurrents of Musical Influence

by Simon Philo Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 06, 2014)

In The British Invasion, Simon Philo illustrates how this remarkable event in cultural history disrupted and even reversed pop culture’s default flow of influence, goods, and ideas—orchestrating a dramatic...


Patti Smith: America's Punk Rock Rhapsodist

by Eric Wendell Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 06, 2014)

In Patti Smith: America’s Punk Rock Rhapsodist, musician and historian Eric Wendell delves into the volatile mix of religious upbringing and musical and literary influences that gave shape to Smith’s lyrics,...


The Clash: The Only Band That Mattered

by Sean Egan Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 06, 2014)

In The Clash: The Only Band That Matters, respected music critic Sean Egan examines The Clash’s career and art through the prism of the uniquely interesting and fractious UK politics of the Seventies and Eighties,...


Re-creating Paul Bowles, the Other, and the Imagination: Music, Film, and Photography

by Raj Chandarlapaty Lexington Books (November 05, 2014)

This work underscores the true brilliance and timelessness of colonial metaphors of authorship that extend into the postmodern Age. The emphasis is upon both re-invention and comprehensive scholarship on music...


The London Stage 1890-1959: Accumulated Indexes

by J. P. Wearing Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 30, 2014)

This volume combines all the individual indexes—title, genre, theatre, and general—found in the seven volumes of The London Stage: A Calendar of Productions, Performers, and Personnel (2nd edition) covering...


A History of American Movies: A Film-by-Film Look at the Art, Craft, and Business of Cinema

by Paul Monaco Scarecrow Press (May 05, 2010)

A History of American Movies provides a survey of the narrative feature film from the 1920s to the present. The book focuses on 170 of the most highly regarded and recognized feature films selected by the Hollywood...


The Way of Music: Aural Training for the Internet Generation

by Robin Maconie Scarecrow Press (December 13, 2006)

The Way of Music builds on the author's earlier work, The Second Sense: Language, Music and Hearing, and is a study guide in attention training, listening skills, and music appreciation for students, teachers...


On Directing

by Mary Luckhurst, Gabriella Giannachi & Peter Brook St. Martin's Press (December 16, 2014)

The profession of directing is barely a century old. On Directing considers the position of the director in theater and performance today. What is a director? How do they begin work on a play or performance?...


Actor Training the Laban Way

by Barbara Adrian Allworth (February 23, 2010)

* Individual, partner, and group exercises to make any actor more expressive

* Crucial acting tips based on the work of distinguished theorist Rudolf Laban

* 65 original illustrations of anatomy and warm-up...


Art Without Compromise

by Wendy Richmond Allworth (February 16, 2010)

Combining 24 years of research and insight from her columns in Communication Arts magazine, artist, educator, and writer Wendy Richmond challenges artists to investigate their work through multiple lenses in...


The Meat Puppets and the Lyrics of Curt Kirkwood from Meat Puppets II to No Joke!

by Matthew Smith-Lahrman Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 30, 2014)

In The Meat Puppets and the Lyrics of Curt Kirkwood from Meat Puppets II to No Joke!, Matthew Smith-Lahrman interprets the words of Curt Kirkwood, founding member and songwriter of the Meat Puppets, a pioneering...


Looking and Listening: Conversations between Modern Art and Music

by Brenda Lynne Leach Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 13, 2014)

This book invites the art and music lover to place these two realms of creative endeavor in conversation with one another. In Looking and Listening, conductor and art connoisseur Brenda Leach explores unique...


Hip Hop and Social Change in Africa: Ni Wakati

by Mickie Mwanzia Koster, Msia Kibona Clark, Sheba Lo & Rico Chapman et al. Lexington Books (October 30, 2014)

This book explores the role of hip hop in grassroots changes occurring today in Africa. It argues that artists use hip hop to confront social structures and reveals the complexity and dynamic nature of African...


San Francisco: A Map of Perceptions

by Andrea Ponsi University of Virginia Press (February 25, 2015)

San Francisco is a city designed for artists and wanderers. From North Beach, to Chinatown, to the cold, rough surf of Ocean Beach, to Marin, both visitors and lifelong residents have endless opportunities to...


The Quotable Musician

by Sheila E. Anderson Allworth (February 16, 2010)

In The Quotable Musician: From Bach to Tupac, music artists through the ages speak out in this illuminating collection of quotations. Both the famous and the obscure from every genre of music--including classical,...


Stage Mothers: Women, Work, and the Theater, 1660-1830

by Elaine M. McGirr, Laura Engel, Ellen Malenas Ledoux & Judith Hawley et al. Bucknell University Press (October 31, 2014)

Stage Mothers expands the discussion of eighteenth-century women’s social and dramatic roles by demonstrating the complicated, contradictory, and celebratory faces of maternity on stage and on the page. This...


Animation Development

by David B. Levy Allworth (February 16, 2010)

Whether a novice curious about the cartoon production process, a visual arts student who has not yet experienced that big break, or a seasoned professional looking for valuable insight, Animation Development...


Corporate Creativity

by Thomas Lockwood & Thomas Walton Allworth (February 23, 2010)

Corporate Creativity is the ultimate guide for executives and managers looking to increase creativity and innovation in their companies. This anthology of provocative essays, drawn from the pages of Design...


The Portrait: Understanding Portrait Photography

by Glenn Rand & Tim Meyer Rocky Nook (November 17, 2014)

Glenn Rand, longtime photographic educator, and Tim Meyer, Lead Portrait Instructor at Brooks Institute, have collaborated to create a thorough and balanced textbook on the modern techniques and practice of...


Documentary Superstars

by Marsha Mccreadie Allworth (February 23, 2010)

The first book to trace the rise of documentaries as mainstream entertainment. When did documentaries get glamorous? Documentary Superstars looks at the history of documentaries and traces their transition from...


Designers Don't Read

by Austin Howe Allworth (February 16, 2010)

Austin Howe is a creative director, writer, advocate, and cheerleader for design-but not a designer. He believes “in the wonder and exuberance of someone who gets paid-by clients to do what he loves.” Howe...


Selling Your Photography

by Richard Weisgrau Allworth (February 23, 2010)

Selling Your Photography is the road map to help photographers find their way through the complexities of the marketplace and get their images published! This insider’s guide examines magazines, newspapers,...