By Madhavi Desai,Miki Desai
By Madhavi Desai,Miki Desai
By Jen Feigin,Chris Magwood
By Charles S. Keefe
By Jonathan Benson
By Rosanna Pavoni
Rosanna Pavoni graduated in historical past of paintings and as much as 2002 used to be the Director of the Bagatti Valsecchi apartment Museum in Milan. She is without doubt one of the founders and President of the foreign Council of Museums/ICOM. She has curated their guides and was once the initiator and promoter of the overseas learn on types of condominium museums world wide. She teaches Museology on the Insubria college in Como.
By Editors of Cool Springs Press
By Steve Chandler
By Henry Petroski,Catherine Petroski
An architectural whodunit that unlocks the secrets and techniques of a hand-built home.
When Henry Petroski and his spouse Catherine received an enthralling yet modest six-decades-old island retreat in coastal Maine, Petroski couldn’t aid yet appreciate its strange building. An eminent professional on engineering, historical past, and layout, he begun considering in regards to the place’s origins and evolution: Who outfitted it, and the way? What wishes, fabrics, applied sciences, ancient advancements, and legislation formed it? How had it fared over the years with its numerous inhabitants?
Sleuthing round dimly lit closets, knotty-pine wall panels, or even a mystery passage—but by no means elimination loads as a nail—Petroski zooms in at the info but in addition steps again to check the constitution within the context of its time and place.
Catherine Petroski’s attractive pictures trap the clues and the ambience. a colourful forged of friends and prior residents—most particularly the house’s masterful writer, an engineer-turned-“folk architect”—become key characters within the story.
As the secret unfolds, revealing a rare apartment and its environs, this ode to loving layout will depart readers enchanted and inspired.
By James Kachadorian
Revised and extended variation - comprises CD-ROM with customized layout Software
For the prior ten years The Passive sunlight House has provided confirmed ideas for construction houses that warmth and funky themselves, utilizing on hand fabrics and strategies usual to all development contractors and plenty of home made homeowners.
True to this cutting edge, ordinary strategy, the hot variation of this best-selling consultant comprises CSOL passive sun layout software program, making it more straightforward than ever to warmth your house with the ability of the solar. due to the fact that The Passive sun House used to be first released, passive sunlight building professional James Kachadorian has perfected elementary, Windows-compatible software program to complement the layout method defined within the ebook by way of permitting homeowners/designers to go into the requirements in their layout and spot how altering a variable will have an effect on its power efficiency.
This is the development e-book for a global of hiking strength bills. appropriate to different areas, climates, budgets, and types of structure, Kachadorian's suggestions translate the necessities of undying sun layout into useful knowledge for ultra-modern sunlight developers. Profiles of profitable passive sun layout, development, and retrofit tasks from readers of the 1st version offer suggestion to first-time homebuilders and renovators alike.
By George F. Barber