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Strategic investment of embodied energy during the architectural planning process

by Linda Hildebrand, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment Tu Delft (June 28, 2014)

This year's fifth issue of A+BE outlines the relevance of the building substance as factor for the overall sustainable performance of the built environment. It wants to sensibilize the designer for the ecological...


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...


Housing, Urban Renewal and Socio-Spatial Integration

by Xiaoxi Hui, Tu Delft, Architecture & Xiaoxi Hui Tu Delft (February 07, 2013)

This issue of A+BE addresses two critical urban issues China faces today: housing and urban renewal. In the recent two decades, the Chinese urban housing stock underwent a significant, if not extreme, transformation....


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...


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...


Sapiens

by Yuval Noah Harari Harper (February 10, 2015)

New York Times Bestseller

A Summer Reading Pick for President Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg

From a renowned historian comes a groundbreaking narrative of humanity’s creation and evolution—a...


International Facades - CROFT

by Marcel Bilow, Tu Delft Architecture & Marcel Bilow Tu Delft (September 08, 2012)

"International Facades - CROFT" links the fields of architecture, building services and building physics. It aims at an international diversity in façade design to reduce energy consumption in building design....


Between Flexibility and Reliability

by Chiu-Yuan Wang, Tu Delft, Architecture and the Built Environment Tu Delft (March 01, 2015)

The aim of this thesis is to provide an outline to address questions with regard to the transformation of planning in China that has occurred after the 1980s. The research is using “planning evolution”...


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...


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...


Women, Food, and Desire

by Alexandra Jamieson Gallery Books (January 06, 2015)

A holistic health counselor and co-star of the award-winning documentary Super Size Me explores women’s cravings—for food, sleep, sex, movement, companionship, inspiration—and teaches them to listen to...


Emergence

by Derek Rydall Atria Books/Beyond Words (January 06, 2015)

In his bestselling book Emergence, Derek Rydall helps you throw aside the self-help books and recognize one simple, radical truth: the answer is already in you.

The harder we try to change, the deeper in the...


Countdown to My Birth

by Julie B Carr Meadowbrook (January 06, 2015)

This day by day account of pregnancy will help expecting mothers discover captivating facts like when your baby is the length and weight of a hot dog roll, when the heart begins to beat, when their eyes open...


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...


Cooking with Fire and Smoke

by Phillip Stephen Schulz Simon & Schuster (May 11, 2010)

This winning combination of cookbook and equipment guide provides an extraordinary collection of recipes for grilled, smoked, and rotisseried dishes, along with detailed instructions on buying, caring for, and...


Taste of Home Easy Weeknight Dinners

by Editors of Taste of Home Reader's Digest/Taste of Home (December 30, 2014)

Taste of Home Easy Weeknight Dinners is the go-to cookbook for any family cook who wants to serve up tasty dishes—but doesn’t have time to spare. Inside, you’ll discover a year of simply delicious weeknight...


Decision #6: How to Increase Your Self-Worth

by Sean Covey Touchstone (January 12, 2015)

There’s nothing wrong with wanting to look your best, but if your self-confidence (or lack of it) comes from how you stack up on the good-looks gauge, you’ve got serious problems. When all is said and done,...


Decision #5: How to Avoid Addictions

by Sean Covey Touchstone (January 12, 2015)

Teens today face so much peer pressure to binge-drink, smoke, do drugs, and try any number of other things. And while it may seem like everyone else is doing it, addiction is a serious consequence. Decision...


Decision #4: How to Be Smart About Dating & Sex

by Sean Covey Touchstone (January 12, 2015)

The choices you make on dating and sex are some of the most important decisions you’ll ever make, if not the most important. It’s crucial to be clear about what kind of people you’re going to date and...


Decision #3: How to Get Along With Your Parents

by Sean Covey Touchstone (January 12, 2015)

The quality of the relationship you want to have with your mom and dad is a choice, and it’s one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. Decision #3 explores vital issues, including:

-How to build...


Decision #2: How to Make and Keep Good Friends

by Sean Covey Touchstone (January 12, 2015)

Being a teen can be tough—especially when it comes to trying to fit in. People will judge you because you don’t have a perfect body or wear the right clothes, or maybe you just moved to a new town and don’t...


Decision #1: How to Succeed in School

by Sean Covey Touchstone (January 12, 2015)

With all the homework, tests, gossip, and anxious parents, school can be a major source of stress. But why is school so important? Decision #1 explores how the way in which you handle your education can be the...


The Power of 100!

by Shaun King Howard Books (January 06, 2015)

Too broke or broken, too old or young, too stressed or busy to make your dreams reality? Join Shaun King and walk the transformative path to overcoming adversity and achieving success as he reveals practical...


Waiting on God

by Charles F. Stanley Howard Books (January 06, 2015)

Trusted Pastor Dr. Charles Stanley offers words of comfort and patience to anyone waiting for answered prayers.

Are you waiting for God to answer your prayers? Do the days, weeks and years go by without evidence...


The Life Intended

by Kristin Harmel Gallery Books (December 30, 2014)

Sliding Doors meets P.S. I Love You in this richly told novel from the author of The Sweetness of Forgetting about the struggle to overcome the past when our memories refuse to be forgotten.

After her husband’s...


The Like Switch

by Jack Schafer & Marvin Karlins Touchstone (January 13, 2015)

From a former FBI Special Agent specializing in behavior analysis and recruiting spies comes a handbook filled with his proven strategies on how to instantly read people and influence how they perceive you,...


The 5 Choices

by Kory Kogon, Adam Merrill & Leena Rinne Simon & Schuster (December 30, 2014)

The time management experts at FranklinCovey share their five critical techniques for avoiding distractions and paying focused attention to our most important goals and tasks in our daily lives: This book “fits...


Punk Rock Blitzkrieg

by Marky Ramone & Richard Herschlag Touchstone (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...


One-Night Stands with American History: Odd, Amusing, and Little-Known Incidents

by Richard Shenkman & Kurt Reiger HarperCollins e-books (June 07, 2011)

Respect yourself in the morning -- read One-Night Stands with American History!

This collection of little-known facts and anecdotes is American history with the boring parts left out. Richard Shenkman and Kurt...


Mother Teresa (Revised Edition)

by Kathryn Spink HarperOne (June 07, 2011)

Mother Teresa of Calcutta was the founder of the Missionaries ofCharity and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, but her story is so much moreremarkable. From her childhood in the Balkans to her work in India, from...


Try This: Traveling the Globe Without Leaving the Table

by Danyelle Freeman HarperCollins e-books (June 07, 2011)

Try This is a fresh and saucy beginner’s guide to eating out in the new American food scene. The creator of the popular “Restaurant Girl” blog, Danyelle Freeman is our guide on a delectable Cook’s Tour...


Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading

by Nina Sankovitch HarperCollins e-books (June 07, 2011)

“NinaSankovitch has crafted a dazzling memoir that remindsus of the most primal function of literature-to heal, to nurture and to connectus to our truest selves." —Thrity Umrigar, author of The Space Between...


My Year with Eleanor: A Memoir

by Noelle Hancock HarperCollins e-books (June 07, 2011)

“I honestly loved this book.”

—Jim Norton, New York Times bestselling author of I Hate Your Guts

“Eleanor taught Noelle that, first and foremost, Courage Takes Practice. Her yearlong quest to face her...


Fringe-ology: How I Tried to Explain Away the Unexplainable-And Couldn't

by Steve Volk HarperOne (June 07, 2011)

“Fringe-Ologybrings a poet’s eye to the frayed edges between the known and unknown, beliefand skepticism. . . . A dive into the paranormal even a hardcore skeptic like myselfcan enjoy.” —Mat Johnson,...


The Evolution of Faith

by Philip Gulley HarperOne (June 07, 2011)

"Noone raises provocative questions about Christianity more kindly than PhilipGulley. " —Diana Butler Bass,author of Christianity for the Rest of Us

“Everyserious Christian ought to read this book, ponder...


Through My Eyes

by Tim Tebow & Nathan Whitaker HarperOne (May 31, 2011)

FormerUniversity of Florida star quarterback, 2010 first-round draft pick for theDenver Broncos, and devout Christian Tim Tebow tellsthe story of his faith, his life, and his career in football in Through MyEyes...


Black Pearls

by Eric V. Copage Amistad (June 07, 2011)

Eric V. Copage's Black Pearls is an extraordinary book of inspirational thoughts and practical advice for African-Americans. The 365 quotes that begin each day's entry range from African proverbs to wisdom from...


Obama: The Historic Campaign in Photographs

by Deborah Willis & Kevin Merida HarperCollins e-books (May 17, 2011)

Through 150 striking color photographs, Obama: The Historic Campaign in Photographs charts the road to Barack Obama's nomination as the first African American to lead the presidential ticket of a major party....


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...


Macho Meditations

by Thomas W. Cathcart & Daniel M. Klein HarperOne (June 07, 2011)

An uproariously funny daily inspirational guide for manly men. Ralph and Reggie—two regular, blue-collar buds from Boston—offer one-a-day mcnuggets of affirmation, inspiration, manly wisdom and earth-shaking...


To Life

by Ruth Minsky Sender Simon Pulse (January 13, 2015)

"WE ARE FREE!"

When Russian soldiers liberate Grafenort, the Nazi labor camp where she is a prisoner, nineteen-year-old Riva discovers that liberation doesn't mean the end of her hardship and suffering.

Cold...


Como criar ninos bilingues (Raising Bilingual Children Spanish edition)

by Maritere Rodriguez Bellas Atria Books (December 16, 2014)

A how-to guidebook that teaches parents how to instill a second language in their children.

Hoy día para mayoría de padres inmigrantes en Estados Unidos criar niños bilingües no es una opción o decisión,...


How the Body Knows Its Mind

by Sian Beilock Atria Books (January 06, 2015)

“Beilock reveals one intriguing secret after another...That Beilock is supercharged with enthusiasm about her topic is evident and infectious” (Booklist, starred review).

The human body is not just a passive...


Theodore Roosevelt

by Theodore Roosevelt HarperTorch (January 13, 2015)

Spanning his earliest remembrances as a child to his historic charge up San Juan Hill, and his years in the White House, Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography offers an intimate and telling portrait of one of...


The Time of Your Life

by Margaret Trudeau HarperAvenue (April 07, 2015)

In this candid and engaging book, Margaret Trudeau, author of the #1 bestselling memoir Changing My Mind, offers women an inspirational and practical approach to creating a healthy, happy, secure and satisfying...


The Quinoa [Keen-Wah] Cookbook

by Maria Del Mar Sacasa Harper Wave (July 07, 2015)

Kale. Cupcakes. Sriracha. Bacon-wrapped . . . anything. Each passing year seems to bring with it a new culinary darling, an ingredient or dish that enjoys a moment in the limelight—making its mark on restaurant...


Slow Medicine

by Michael Finkelstein William Morrow Paperbacks (January 27, 2015)

What would you do with your life if your health were completely restored? If you're chronically sick, tired, or depressed, you need a medical examination that includes, but goes beyond, the exact location of...


Hubris

by Alistair Horne Harper (November 17, 2015)

“EMINENTLY PROVOCATIVE AND READABLE.”—THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Sir Alistair Horne has been a close observer of war and history for more than fifty years and in this wise and masterly work, he revisits six...


Hail to the Redskins

by Adam Lazarus William Morrow (September 01, 2015)

At last, the definitive account of the Redskins’ championship decade

Based on more than ninety original interviews, here is the rollicking chronicle of the famed Washington Redskins teams of the Joe Gibbs years—one...


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...