This is the right book for users if they’re new to AutoCAD
or want to brush up on the basics, they’re looking for a clear,
no nonsense, easy-to-follow text, or they want to learn AutoCAD
quickly and easily. All exercises print easily on a standard 8 ½”
x 11” printer. For use with the PC version of AutoCAD 2015 only.
New Features include …
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While historical and protected landscapes have been well studied
for years, the cultural significance of ordinary landscapes is
now increasingly recognised. This groundbreaking book discusses
how contemporary cultural landscapes can be, and are, created and
The book challenges common concepts of cultural landscapes as
protected or ‘special’ landscapes that include significant
buildings or features. Using case studies... more...
Artists' Impressions in Architectural Design analyses the
ways in which architects have presented their designs for clients
and the public, both historically and contemporarily. It spans a
period from the fifteenth to the twenty-first century.
Architects have become familiar with change. The passage of time
has brought with it new and revived styles of architecture, as well
as innovative tools and techniques for their representation. The
result is that... more...
Some 7.3 billion people currently live on the planet. Of these,
3.4 billion live in rural areas. In just a few regions―Latin
America, the Middle East and North Africa―less than 50 per cent
of poverty is now located in rural areas. But for the rest of the
world's regions between 55 per cent and 80 per cent of the poor
continue to live in the countryside. Progress is being made, but
much of the knowhow needed is not disseminated... more...
Architecture, we like to believe, is an elevated art form that
shapes the world as it pleases. Four Walls and a Roof
challenges this notion, presenting a candid account of what it is
really like to work as an architect.
Drawing on his own tragicomic experiences in the field, Reinier
de Graaf reveals the world of contemporary architecture in vivid
snapshots: from suburban New York to the rubble of northern Iraq,
from the corridors of... more...
This book takes a fresh, student-oriented approach to teaching the
material covered in the senior- and first-year graduate-level
matrix structural analysis course taken by civil engineering
majors. Unlike traditional texts for this course that are difficult
to read, Kassimali takes special care to provide understandable and
exceptionally clear explanations of concepts, step-by-step
procedures for analysis, flowcharts, and interesting and modern... more...
In The Empty Place: Democracy and Public Space Teresa
Hoskyns explores the relationship of public space to democracy by
relating different theories of democracy in political philosophy
to spatial theory and spatial and political practice.
Establishing the theoretical basis for the study of public space,
Hoskyns examines the rise of representative democracy and
investigates contemporary theories for the future of democracy,... more...
Use digital experience platforms (DXP) to improve your
development productivity and release timelines. Leverage the
pre-integrated feature sets of DXPs in your organization's
digital transformation journey to quickly develop a personalized,
secure, and robust enterprise platform.
In this book the authors examine various features of DXPs and
provide rich insights into building each layer in a digital
platform. Proven best practices... more...
In The Desegregation of Public Libraries in the Jim Crow
South, Wayne A. and Shirley A. Wiegand tell the comprehensive
story of the integration of southern public libraries. As in
other efforts to integrate civic institutions in the 1950s and
1960s, the determination of local activists won the battle
against segregation in libraries. In particular, the willingness
of young black community members to take part in organized
protests and... more...