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Adaptive Architecture

Changing Parameters and Practice

by Wolfgang F. E. Preiser, Andrea E. Hardy & Jacob J. Wilhelm

<p>The constant in architecture's evolution is change. <em>Adaptive Architecture</em> explores structures, or environments that accommodate multiple functions at the same time, sequentially, or at periodically recurring events. It demonstrates ...

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All's Well That Ends Well

by William Shakespeare

<p>All's Well That Ends Well is a play by William Shakespeare, originally classified as a comedy, though now often counted as one of his problem plays, so-called because they cannot be easily classified as tragedy or comedy. It was probably ...

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Antony and Cleopatra

by William Shakespeare

<p>Antony and Cleopatra is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. It was first printed in the First Folio of 1623. The plot is based on Thomas North's translation of Plutarch's Life of Markus Antonius and follows the relationship between Cleopatra ...

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Architectures of Chance

by Yeoryia Manolopoulou

<p>Architectural discourse and practice are dominated by a false dichotomy between design and chance, and governed by the belief that the architect’s role is to defend against the indeterminate. In Architectures of Chance Yeoryia Manolopoulou ...

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As You Like It

by William Shakespeare

<p>As You Like It is a pastoral comedy by William Shakespeare based on the novel Rosalynde by Thomas Lodge, believed to have been written in 1599 or early 1600. It features one of Shakespeare's most famous and oft-quoted lines, &quot;All the ...

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Building Reuse

Sustainability, Preservation, and the Value of Design

by Kathryn Rogers Merlino

<p>In Building Reuse: Sustainability, Preservation, and the Value of Design, Kathryn Rogers Merlino makes an impassioned case that truly sustainable design requires reusing and reimagining existing buildings. The construction and operation of ...

ISBN: 9780295742359

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Coriolanus

by William Shakespeare

<p>Coriolanus is a tragedy by William Shakespeare, based on the life of the legendary Roman leader, Gaius Martius Coriolanus.</p> ...

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Dear Homeowner, Please Take My Advice. Sincerely, An Architect

A Guide To Establish Budgets, Priorities, and Guidelines Early On To Save Time, Money, and Maybe Even Your Marriage

by Stephanie Wascha

<p>About to remodel your home? Overwhelmed with the number of design options for your kitchen, bathroom, addition, etc., or not even aware of what your options are? Tired of disagreeing with your spouse/partner over what to include in your ...

ISBN: 9780998117614

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Demolishing Whitehall

Leslie Martin, Harold Wilson and the Architecture of White Heat

by Stephen Thornton & Adam Sharr

<p>This book is about a lost world, albeit one less than 50 years old. It is the story of a grand plan to demolish most of Whitehall, London’s historic government district, and replace it with a ziggurat-section megastructure built in concrete. ...

ISBN: 9781351945257

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Demystifying Doha

On Architecture and Urbanism in an Emerging City

by Ashraf M. Salama & Florian Wiedmann

<p>Over the past decade or so, the wealth produced by Qatar's oil and gas exports has generated a construction development boom in its capital city of Doha and the surrounding vicinity. Since the late 1990s, the number of inhabitants has grown ...

ISBN: 9781317152828

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Design Brooklyn

Renovation, Restoration, Innovation, Industry

by Anne Hellman & Michel Arnaud

<p><em>Design Brooklyn</em> is a visual exploration of the unique and diverse architecture, interiors, and design of public and private spaces in today’s Brooklyn, from mechanics’ shops renovated into restaurants, to newly built museums, to ...

ISBN: 9781613125427

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Design/Build with Jersey Devil

A Handbook for Education and Practice

by Charlie Hailey

<p>Steve Badanes, Jim Adamson, and John Ringel believe an architect's job does not stop at designing a building, but that it extends to constructing it as well. Now working into their fifth decade, Jersey Devil, the loose-knit group they founded

ISBN: 9781616895181

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Exhibitions and the Development of Modern Planning Culture

by Robert Freestone & Marco Amati

<p>The evolution of city planning theory and practice in the first half of the twentieth century was captured and driven by a range of exhibitionary practices in a variety of settings globally, from international expos to local public halls. The

ISBN: 9781351937849

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Furniture, Structure, Infrastructure

Making and Using the Urban Environment

by Nigel Bertram

<p>Observation and analysis are types of invention. They make things apparent which perhaps were invisible. By noticing, drawing and naming something we bring it into being. On the other hand, building and making can be thought of as analytical ...

ISBN: 9781351935173

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Going Green Construction: An Insider's Look at the Trend in Green Construction

by Desmond Gahan

<p>The idea of sustainable development may be traced to the energy (particularly fossil oil) crisis and the environment pollution interest in the'70s. The green construction movement in the United States originated  from  the  need and  want for

ISBN: 9781386491224

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Henry IV (Complete Plays)

by William Shakespeare

<p>Henry IV, Part 1 is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written no later than 1597. It is the second of Shakespeare's tetralogy that deals with the successive reigns of Richard II, Henry IV (2 plays), and Henry V. ...

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Henry IV, Part 2

by William Shakespeare

<p>Henry IV, Part 2 is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed written between 1596 and 1599. It is the third part of a tetralogy, preceded by Richard II and Henry IV, Part 1 and succeeded by Henry V.</p> ...

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Henry V

by William Shakespeare

<p>Henry V is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed to be written in 1599. It is based on the life of King Henry V of England, and focuses on events immediately before and after the Battle of Agincourt during the Hundred Years' War. ...

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Henry VI, Part 2

by William Shakespeare

<p>The Second Part of King Henry the Sixth, or Henry VI, Part 2, is a history play by William Shakespeare believed written in approximately 1590-91. It is the second part of the trilogy on Henry VI, and often grouped together with Richard III as

ISBN: 9782291037743

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Henry VI, Part 3

by William Shakespeare

<p>Henry the Sixth, Part 3, is a history play by William Shakespeare, believed written in approximately 1590, and set during the lifetime of King Henry VI of England. It prepares the ground for one of his best-known and most controversial plays:

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