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Buildings for Tomorrow: Architecture That Changed Our World ~ P Cattermole
Architects have always dreamed of shaping the future, of building Utopian worlds filled with seemingly impossible structures that break with the past to propel mankind far into the 21st century and beyond. This book reviews forty such visionary projects, encompassing the whole spectrum of the built environment, from bus stations and concert halls to boat lifts and aquariums. A stimulating survey, illustrated with the best architectural photography, will transport readers into unknown worlds.
Guide to the Wiring Regulations 2008: IEE Wiring Regulations by D Locke
Essential for electrical installers and installation designers, the IEE Wiring Regulations (BS 7671) have been completely restructured and updated for the first time in over a decade: this 17th Edition of the IEE Wiring Regulations (BS 7671: 2008) will come into effect in June 2008. Guide to the Wiring Regulations is an authoritative and accessible guide to the 17th Edition, illustrating the changes and providing real solutions to the problems that can often occur with practical interpretation.
BTEC National Construction, Building Services Engineering Student Book
This is a modern, user-friendly book and includes a variety of differentiated activities that engage and motivate students of all abilities and learning styles. It has a has a highly visual, full-colour format, with learning broken down into manageable chunks, that has been designed with the specific needs of the BTEC Nationals in Construction student in mind. Extensive tutor resources are also available to provide structured support for both specialist and non-specialist tutors.
Dan Cruickshank's Adventures in Architecture  DVD ~ Dan Cruickshank
Dan Cruickshank travels across the world, celebrating different types of architecture and showing how our buildings reveal our aspirations, our ingenuity and our beliefs. From the Kizhi Cathedral in remote northwest Russia to the convent of St Catherine in Sinai, Egypt, and themes that range from beauty, to power, paradise and pleasure, this series is a monumental journey gradually building an architectural knowledge so that, through the series, a story of world architecture is told.
Around The World In 80 Treasures: The Complete BBC Series on 4 DVD's
Dan Cruickshank's quest for this TV series is to tell the story of civilisation through the greatest of man's achievements. It is also the story of his travels, and who and what he meets along the way. Whether standing before the solemn heads of Easter Island, investigating the mysterious Nazca lines in Peru or the magnificent temple of Borobodur in Java, Dan is never less than fascinating about the origins, construction, and mysteries of these monuments to the great civilisations of the world.
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