Download Design for Aging: International Case Studies of Building and by Jeffrey W. Anderzhon,David Hughes,Stephen Judd,Emi PDF

By Jeffrey W. Anderzhon,David Hughes,Stephen Judd,Emi Kiyota,Monique Wijnties

Architecture/Interior Design

An in-depth examine the main cutting edge elderly care amenities today

With the world's inhabitants getting older at a speedy velocity, there's a turning out to be desire for brand spanking new how you can offer residential take care of older humans. Design for Aging explores one of the most profitable examples of aged housing at the present time, concentrating on integrating architectural concerns inside of an unwavering people-driven process. Written through a world workforce of specialists in elderly care layout, the booklet brings jointly twenty-six case experiences from around the globe, together with Australia, Denmark, England, Japan, the Netherlands, Sweden, and the USA. The authors describe how each one scheme has succeeded in addressing the wishes of its citizens despite extensive diversifications in layout, geography, cultural elements, scientific wishes, capital fee, and different components. transparent, well-documented details for every facility includes:

  • Building descriptions and venture information, and the way the general layout suits inside a geographical location

  • The form of group, together with variety of citizens, ethnicity, and particular stipulations similar to dementia

  • How to use common layout rules in numerous political, social, and regulatory contexts

  • How to create a feeling of belonging and wellbeing and fitness for citizens whereas development robust connections with the group at large

  • What makes a facility capable of allure and keep fine quality caregivers

  • Environmental sustainability matters, plus indoor and open air spaces

Architects and interior decorators in addition to facility proprietors and caregivers will locate Design for Aging an inspiring and functional consultant on tips on how to navigate the various components inquisitive about growing strong designs for elderly care environments.

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Download Vivere in una casa naturale (Il filo verde di Arianna) by Christina Strutt,M. Zanarini PDF

By Christina Strutt,M. Zanarini

“Vivere in una casa naturale” according to scoprire che adottare uno stile di vita eco-compatibile può essere semplice e immediato!
L'imprenditrice eco-friendly e attenta conoscitrice del settore ecologico Christina Strutt, in questa guida, presenta i suoi pratici consigli in line with gestire l. a. casa in maniera naturale:
•puoi imparare a preparare marmellate confetture e salse sane e appetitose;
•puoi sapere come produrre compost dai tuoi rifiuti e conoscere tutti i trucchi in step with coltivare biologicamente frutta, ortaggi, erbe e spezie nel tuo orto, nel giardino o in vaso;
•ricevi preziosi suggerimenti in step with pulire l. a. tua casa con prodotti naturali e in keeping with creare cosmetici e rimedi erboristici con le tue mani.
“Vivere in una casa naturale” ti insegna a:
- vivere in maniera creativa,
- sperimentare nuove e piacevoli esperienze,
- assaporare i gusti genuini della tua terra e, allo stesso pace, salvaguardare l'ambiente in cui vivi in step with te e in step with le generazioni future.

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Download MR Architecture + Decor by David Mann PDF

By David Mann

MR structure + Decor’s work—which, actual to its identify, straddles the road among structure and inside design—is pushed through the assumption that shut collaborations with consumers bring about custom-made and intimate houses. the 1st choice of the firm’s twenty years of labor contains a short historical past of the enterprise, based by way of David Mann. that includes seven never-before-seen tasks, the textual content not just describes every one venture but additionally contains targeted issues of view: that of MR structure + Decor and that of the buyer or collaborator. greater than two hundred attractive photos of a few of the firm’s wonderful residential paintings are integrated, taken by means of such prime structure and inside layout photographers as François Dischinger, Eric Piasecki, Simon Upton, and Joshua McHugh.
 
MR structure + Decor celebrates an structure and layout enterprise whose kind and intensity of labor, from Takashimaya, the mythical division shop on 5th road, to log cabins in Montana, demonstrates the ability of creativity and collaboration.

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Download Festival Architecture (The Classical Tradition in by Sarah Bonnemaison,Christine Macy PDF

By Sarah Bonnemaison,Christine Macy

With contributions from provocative paintings and architectural historians, this booklet is a distinct exposition of the transitority structure erected for gala's and the function it has performed in constructing Western architectural and concrete theory.


Festival Architecture is prepared in historic sessions – from Antiquity to the fashionable period – and divided among analyses of particular fairs, set in terms of modern structure and concrete layout rules and theories.


Illustrated with a wealth of bizarre and rarely-seen photographs from the eu pageant culture, it is a interesting define of the background of competition structure perfect for postgraduate structure and concrete layout students.

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Download The Landscape Lighting Book by Janet Lennox Moyer PDF

By Janet Lennox Moyer

This richly illustrated, up to date advisor deals sensible insurance of all points of lighting fixtures layout. Written by way of an award-winning, the world over identified lighting fixtures dressmaker, it covers lights practices, fabrics, and their layout purposes and provides directions for getting ready lights drawings, keep watch over and move charts, image lists, and different technical requirements. This version offers a brand new specialize in using LEDs, in addition to new and improved insurance of renderings, Mesopic imaginative and prescient, and the most recent controls ways and systems.

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Download Lace One-Skein Wonders®: 101 Projects Celebrating the by Judith Durant PDF

By Judith Durant

Stretch a unmarried skein of yarn right into a entire knitted lace undertaking. Knitters of all degrees may be extremely joyful by way of the dizzying array of lace wonders that may be created with this kind of small fiber pattern. try out your hand at an heirloom-quality lace scarf, mild and ethereal curtains, comfortable child blankets, a dainty child’s gown, and lots more and plenty extra. With transparent directions for one zero one tasks contributed via designers and knitters from world wide, you’ll be encouraged to tug out your needles and get knitting.

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Download Transforming the Doctor's Office: Principles from by Ann Sloan Devlin PDF

By Ann Sloan Devlin

From the parking zone to the examination room, medical professionals can enhance the actual atmosphere for his or her sufferers, but frequently they don't. Given the varied and sundry tasks medical professionals needs to practice, it will possibly fall to the layout occupation to enforce adjustments, many in accordance with learn, to enhance healthcare reports. From position and structure to furniture and optimistic distractions, this publication presents evidence-based information regarding the actual atmosphere to assist medical professionals and people who layout clinical workspaces enhance the adventure of healthiness care.


Along with its learn base, a unique element of this ebook is the mixing of proper old fabric in regards to the place of work perform of physicians in the beginning of the twentieth century. lots of their layout suggestions are manageable at the present time. as well as bettering the actual layout of healthcare amenities, writer Ann Sloan Devlin is the granddaughter, daughter, and niece of physicians, in addition to the granddaughter and daughter of nurses. She labored in a clinic in the course of collage, and has visited a superb many practitioners’ places of work in clinical workplace structures and ambulatory care settings. This publication addresses an neglected situation of care: the doctor’s place of work suite.

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Download Better Homes and Gardens Flea Market Style: Fresh Ideas for by Better Homes and Gardens PDF

By Better Homes and Gardens

The Indispensible advisor to Scoring, utilizing, amassing, and showing classic Flea marketplace Finds

Flea markets, Craigslist, or even a neighbor’s cut down can yield classic treasures that make a home sparkle. yet figuring out what to do with these items could be intimidating.

This leading edge e-book exhibits owners the way to use flea marketplace treasures to remodel a house. you'll methods to seamlessly mix items right into a cohesive area that really displays your sort, no matter if Cottage, Bohemian, Midcentury sleek, or anything else. The e-book additionally comprises worthwhile info on tips on how to demonstrate and use esoteric, enjoyable, and unique collections. numerous DIY initiatives clarify how one can create enjoyable new items from flea industry unearths, equivalent to wall frames from classic hand mirrors.

Flea marketplace Style celebrates either the joys of the search and the rewards of utilizing and showing each targeted find.

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Download Gustave Eiffel: Beyond The Tower, I (Eiffel Exploration by Constantine Issighos PDF

By Constantine Issighos

Guestave Eiffel: past the Tower Vol. I includes full-colour photos of Eiffel's monuments within the American Continent. the entire photos present in all the 3 volumes of the Gustave Eiffel Exploration sequence have been taken by means of the writer, Constantine Issighos, in his quest to solve the mysteries and destinations of the Eiffel monuments within the Americas.

After beginning as a amateur development engineer, Eiffel begun his ground-breaking, awesome and inventive occupation as a structural engineer with the of completion of dozen of iron works world wide. while speaking approximately Gustave Eiffel, we frequently consider his favorite monuments, the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the Statute of Liberty in manhattan. Eiffel's construction of the Statute's imperative aid procedure made it attainable for it to resist robust winds and different climatic alterations. The widening, curved base at its beginning resists the lateral load as a result of robust winds. Eiffel's Tower, inbuilt 1889, was once the 1st 324 meter (1065 foot) tall constitution on the time. viewers have been enchanted to view the metropolitan urban of Paris from this kind of height--a "first on the planet" accomplishment for Eiffel.

However, what's now not popular is that Eiffel's designs and development of steel constructions are available on such a lot continents. It took the writer over 5 (5) years and thousand of miles of touring to find Eiffel's monuments within the American continent on my own. the 3 volumes of the Gustave Eiffel Exploration sequence convey how orders have been taken in France after which shipped as moveable "Kids" with the entire re-assembly directions, together with nuts, bolts, and double metal "U", "T" and "Angle" aid components.

Today, it's attainable to go to Eiffel's bridges, pavilions, mansions, teach stations, church buildings and cathedrals, together with pir-docks, fruit and vegetable markets, factories and decorative water-fountains in different international locations. The works of Gustave Eiffel weren't restricted to these pointed out above, for Eiffel experimented in telecommunications, aerodynamics and climate styles, hence making a useful use for his Tower.

Without a doubt Gustave Eiffel used to be probably the most influential structural engineers and decorative artist of all occasions. His massive effect at the box of structural structure is unquestionable. whereas his so much recognized constitution is the Eiffel Tower, during this booklet you'll find that he designed many different awe-inspiring iron tasks as well.

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