Bridge (Reaktion Books - Objekt) by Peter Bishop

By Peter Bishop

Even if a humble string of planks swaying throughout a trickling move or the hovering towers of the Golden Gate Bridge, bridges are considered one of man’s nice engineering feats. Now in Bridge, Peter Bishop offers a complete historic account in their function within the development of human culture. From old Roman arches to the rail bridge of Lhasa to the suspension bridge over Niagara Falls, Bishop traverses the complete span of the globe to ascertain a variety of incarnations and their varied architectural kinds. The publication tackles quite a lot of matters, together with the layout and development of “mega-spans” corresponding to Hong Kong’s Tsing Ma Bridge; the vital function of bridges in railroad networks; and the social dynamics of sophistication and mobility that encompass city bridges in towns equivalent to ny. Drawing upon assets in artwork, politics, technology, philosophy, and the media, Bishop argues that the cultural which means of bridges at the present time revolves round the suggestion of increasing geographical claims, instead of connecting to others, and he explores the results of that concept for the longer term. a desirable and richly illustrated learn, Bridge will have interaction fans of making plans, structure, and layout alike.

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Romanesque architecture in Italy by Corrado Ricci

By Corrado Ricci

Прекрасная книга, посвященная памятникам архитектуры романского стиля на территории Италии.
Романский художественный стиль в архитектуре господствовал в Западной Европе в X—XII веках и стал одним из важнейших этапов развития средневекового европейского искусства. Основное количество построек в романском стиле имело церковное назначение: храмовые и монастырские комплексы.

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UMTS: Origins, Architecture and the Standard by Pierre Lescuyer (auth.), Frank Bott (eds.)

By Pierre Lescuyer (auth.), Frank Bott (eds.)

The common cellular Telecommunication method (UMTS) is the most important 3rd iteration (3G) cellular communications know-how. The UMTS ordinary involves approximately three hundred specification records, so this ebook fulfills the genuine want for an exceptional, present creation to the realm, in line with the necessities specified by the standard.

With complete and updated insurance of the normal, the booklet seems on the subject from the viewpoint of structures, and covers either the structure and the thoughts hired within the UMTS community. The introductory chapters hide the origins of UMTS and its relation to the opposite 3rd new release applied sciences, whereas later chapters are extra technical and describe various facets of the traditional, corresponding to: structure, constitution of the radio interface, protocols used, value of the GSM inheritance.

This e-book could be essential to builders, designers, undertaking managers and different telecommunications pros who desire an easy-to-read evaluate of this significant new know-how and a finished advisor to the details of the normal. it is going to even be important for these attending classes on glossy electronic communications and 3G systems.

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White House Studies Compendium ~ Volume 4 by Robert W. Watson

By Robert W. Watson

The yankee presidency has develop into the most strong workplaces on the earth with the ascendancy of yankee strength within the twentieth century. This Compendium brings jointly piercing analyses of the yankee presidency - facing either present matters and ancient occasions. The compendia encompass the mixed and rearranged problems with "White residence reviews" with the addition of a entire topic index.

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Managing built heritage: the role of cultural values and by Stephen Bond, Derek Worthing

By Stephen Bond, Derek Worthing

This new edition examines administration of outfitted historical past by using values-led selection making, in keeping with an knowing of the importance of the cultural asset. It considers how importance is classed and used as a good concentration and motive force for administration ideas and processes.

The authors think of key guidelines and approaches that must be applied to aid make certain potent management.  The e-book should be necessary for experts in equipped background - conservation officials, background managers, architects, planners, engineers and surveyors - in addition to for amenities and estates managers whose construction inventory contains secure or precise constructions or structures in conservation or different historical areas.
       

  • describes administration ideas and instruments for a variety of equipped historical past assets
  • a reflective and informative guide on current conservation management
  • explains how figuring out and utilizing conservation values (significance ) is  necessary to the security  of the equipped heritage
  • uses real-life examples to attract out top practice

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Volume 20: Storytelling by Rem Koolhaas (ed), Mark Wigley (ed), Ole Bouman (ed),

By Rem Koolhaas (ed), Mark Wigley (ed), Ole Bouman (ed), Jeffrey Inaba (ed)

Quantity is an autonomous journal that units the schedule for structure and layout. With going past architecture's definition of 'making structures' it reaches out for international perspectives on designing environments, advocates broader attitudes to social constructions, and reclaims the cultural and political importance of structure. Created as a world inspiration platform to voice structure any approach, at any place, every time, it represents the growth of architectural territories and the hot mandate for layout.

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