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While it might seem like some people are born with it, the fact is anyone can learn to be creative. Half of the human brain is devoted directly or indirectly to vision - that's the power of visual thinking. Companies such as Apple, Air B&B and Tesla, have shown that creativity outperforms entrenched thinking. Using architecture, humor and everyday examples, the Creativity Code helps: - Kickstart your creative thinking - Unlock your visual... more...

Architectural spaces are anchors for our memory. We find our place in the room by means of our sensory perception; the brain makes use of surfaces and spatial systems in order to organize the world we live in. Taking this principle as a given, this volume tracks what happens when the results of recent neuroscientific research are applied to architectural practice. In this volume, architectural theorist Christoph Metzger analyzes... more...

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B> Covers PLCs, process control, sensors, robotics, fluid power, CNC, Lockout/Tagout and safety, and more. Offers such a wide array of topics that readers can use this book as a reference for many different issues in industrial automation. Featuring the greatest breadth and depth of coverage available on the subject, this practical book explores the main topics in industrial automation; and provides a much-needed, understandable... more...

Sacred spaces exemplify some of the most exciting and challenging architecture today. Designing Sacred Spaces tells the inside story of seven architecture firms and their approaches to designing churches, mosques, synagogues and temples, monasteries and retreats. Twenty beautifully illustrated case studies located in Asia, Europe, and North America are showcased alongside discussions with the designers into concept and design... more...


The notion of ecodesign has now clearly become part of the building sector. It involves taking into consideration environmental issues that are indispensible in constructing our living environment. However, this method, which is industrial in origin, clearly shows that buildings are not the result of simply adding up technical rules. A much more demanding process underpins their development, one that engages all stakeholders in the... more...

The Colosseum in Rome is one of the world's most amazing buildings. Built over 10 years during the reign of the Emperor Vespasiano in c. 72AD, at 160 feet high this immense oval stadium was home to the most violent and deadly spectator sports in history, and the making of many 'gladiator' heroes. Using state-of-the-art computer graphics, Colosseum brings the world of Ancient Rome to life and shows how and why this most extraordinary of human monuments... more...

When Philip Johnson died in 2005 at the age of 98, he was still one of the most recognizable--and influential--figures on the American cultural landscape. The first recipient of the Pritzker Prize and MoMA's founding architectural curator, Johnson made his mark as one of America's leading architects with his famous Glass House in New Caanan, CT, and his controversial AT&T Building in NYC, among many others in nearly every city in the... more...

This book reports on the latest, cutting-edge scholarship on integrating social network and spatial analyses in the built environment.  It sheds light on conceptualization and Implementation of such integration, integration for intra-city level analysis, as well as integration for inter-city level analysis. It explores the use of new data sources concerning human and urban dynamics and provides a discussion of how social... more...

"Zoë Kim has written a book on minimalism for families that is practical, encouraging, and motivating. And I’m glad she did―we need more guidance like this in the world today."―Joshua Becker, founder of Becoming Minimalist For busy families, organization can feel worlds away―but a tidy home is closer than you think. Whether you’re looking to create more time, space, energy, or togetherness, Minimalism for Families gives... more...