Author: Joris-Karl Huysmans
Publisher: Ams Pr Incorporated
On the ten products of traditional handicraft industries around Hanoi capital, Vietnam.
This French–English and English–French dictionary lists over 20,000 specialist terms, covering architecture, building, civil engineering and property. It is written for all construction professionals working on projects overseas. This new edition has been revised and extended, as well as pruned, and serves as an invaluable reference source in an increasingly European marketplace.
Color Image Scale
Author: Shigenobu Kobayashi
Publisher: Kodansha Amer Incorporated
This colour workbook for fashion, interior design and graphics, features 130asic colours and over 1000 colour combinations matched to a list of keymage-words.
Author: Robert L. Feller, Ashok Roy, Elisabeth West FitzHugh, Barbara Hepburn Berrie
This volume covers the properties and identification of the historical manufacture and chemical structure of carbon, cobalt blue, asphalt, iron oxide and arylide yellow pigments.
Fire in America
Author: Stephen J. Pyne
Publisher: University of Washington Press
From prehistory to the present-day conservation movement, Pyne explores the efforts of successive American cultures to master wildfire and to use it to shape the landscape.
Water in Buildings
Author: William B. Rose
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The definitive guide to understanding and managing the effects of water on buildings Water in Buildings: An Architect's Guide to Moisture and Mold is a detailed and highly useful reference to help architects and other design professionals create dry, healthy environments, without jeopardizing a project with poor iability management. Much more than a book of "quick fixes," this practical guide illuminates an essential understanding of the "whys" of moisture problems, including valuable information on how water behaves and how its performance can be anticipated and managed in building design. With a special emphasis on water's role in creating mold, an issue of growing concern and liability, Water in Buildings offers the most up-to-date information on rainwater management, below-grade water management, foundations, wall and roof construction, mechanical systems, moisture, and much more! Providing authoritative guidance to designers and builders, this definitive guide features: Clear explanations of how water interacts with building materials and equipment An in-depth exploration of the paths of leaks Numerous case studies on such well-known structures as Mount Vernon, Independence Hall, and Wingspan (Frank Lloyd Wright) Numerous descriptive drawings and photographs
Author: François Loyer, Hélène Guéné
Publisher: Editions Mardaga
Author: Alfred Meistermann
Publisher: Birkhauser Architecture
Les Systèmes porteurs sont à la base de chaque ouvrage dâarchitecture. Pour enseigner de manière parlante cette matière aux étudiants en architecture, les auteurs expliquent les notions de base que sont les charges et les forces, avant de présenter des éléments de construction puis différents systèmes porteurs et dâen établir une typologie. Thèmes abordés : â Charges â Forces â Éléments constitutifs des structures porteuses â Structures et systèmes porteurs â Calculs préalables
historical children's novel set in 19th century Francenovel incorporates lessons in several virtues such as obedience, patience, honesty, bravery, self-control, etc.
Author: Jocasta Innes, Sarah Delafield Cook
Publisher: Bulfinch Press
A handbook of paint recipes includes instructions for projects using the mixtures to achieve a variety of finishes
Horrid Henry NE 01
Author: Francesca Simon
25 Horrid Years: A brand-new look for Horrid Henry.The nation's favourite troublemaker, Horrid Henry, is celebrating 25 years with a brand-new look. Join Henry and his Purple Hand Gang for mischief, fun and lots and lots of chocolate biscuits!