Adhocism Charles Jencks 2013-05-24 The triumphant return of a book that gave us permission to throw out the rulebook, in activities ranging from play to architecture to revolution. When this book first appeared in 1972, it was part of the spirit that would define a new architecture and design era—a new way of thinking ready to move beyond the purist doctrines and formal models of modernism. Charles Jencks and Nathan Silver's book was a manifesto for a generation that took pleasure in doing things ad hoc, using materials at hand to solve real-world problems. The implications were subversive. Turned-off citizens of the 1970s immediately adopted the book as a DIY guide. The word “adhocism” entered the vocabulary, the concept of adhocism became part of the designer's toolkit, and Adhocism became a cult classic. Now Adhocism is available again, with new texts by Jencks and Silver reflecting on the past forty years of adhocism and new illustrations demonstrating adhocism's continuing relevance. Adhocism has always been around. (Think Robinson Crusoe, making a raft and then a shelter from the wreck of his ship.) As a design principle, adhocism starts with everyday improvisations: a bottle as a candleholder, a dictionary as a doorstop, a tractor seat on wheels as a dining room chair. But it is also an undeveloped force within the way we approach almost every activity, from play to architecture to city planning to political revolution. Engagingly written, filled with pictures and examples from areas as diverse as auto mechanics and biology, Adhocism urges us to pay less attention to the rulebook and more to the real principle of how we actually do things. It declares that problems are not necessarily solved in a genius's “eureka!” moment but by trial and error, adjustment and readjustment.
Brutal London Zupagrafika 2016-10-25 Appealing to fans of architecture, this ingeniously designed book lets you build replicas of some of London s iconic post-war concrete structures while learning about their place in the city s architectural history. In this fun and intellectually stimulating book, readers can recreate a number of London s most renowned Brutalist buildings. Opening with an informative history of the origins and philosophy of Brutalist architecture, the book then focuses on 9 buildings, including the Barbican Estate, Robin Hood Gardens, Balfron Tower and the National Theatre. The first part of the book looks at the significance of each of these buildings, with a short chapter on each, complete with texts and images. The second part of the book consists of a series of 9 pre-cut and folded buildings, printed on heavy card stock, that readers can detach and construct with easy-to-follow instructions. At once fun and informative, this unique book offers a challenging and entertaining approach to architecture."
Hokusai Seiji Nagata 1999 An introduction to the life and art of Japan's famous artist export, Hokusai,ritten by the curator of the Ota Memorial Museum in Tokyo. The book contains commentary on the artist's life and work, and details outlining compositionnd technique.
Profiles in Operations Research Arjang A. Assad 2011-06-28 Profiles in Operations Research: Pioneers and Innovators recounts the development of the field of Operations Research (OR), the science of decision making. The book traces the development of OR from its military origins to a mature discipline that is recognized worldwide for its contributions to managerial planning and complex global operations. Over the past six decades, OR analyses have impacted our daily lives: when making an airline or hotel reservation, waiting in line at a bank, getting the correctly blended fuel at the gas station, and ensuring that the book you are holding arrived at its destination on time. OR originated in the late 1930s when British scientists from various disciplines joined Royal Air Force officers to determine the most effective way to employ new radar technology for intercepting enemy aircraft. During World War II, similar applied research groups were formed to study, test, and evaluate military operations on both sides of the Atlantic. Their work resulted in great improvements—OR helped the Allies win the war. The scientific field that emerged from these studies was called operational research in the U.K. and operations research in the U.S. Today, OR provides a broad and powerful science to aid decision making. Profiles describes the lives and contributions of 43 OR pioneers and innovators and relates how these individuals, with varying backgrounds and diverse interests, were drawn to the nascent field of OR. The profiles also describe how OR techniques and applications expanded considerably beyond the military context to find new domains in business and industry. In addition to their scientific contributions, these profiles capture the life stories of the individuals—interwoven with personal tales, vivid vignettes, family backgrounds, and views of the mission and future of OR. Collectively, the profiles recount the fascinating story of the growth and development of a field enriched by the convergence of different disciplines. The Editors: Arjang A. Assad is Dean of the School of Management, University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Saul I. Gass is Professor Emeritus, Department of Decision, Operations & Information Technologies, Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park. From the Reviews Profiles In Operations Research: Pioneers and Innovators. Book Review by Nigel Cummings: U.K. OR Society's e-journal, Inside OR., Sept 2011. "I can thoroughly recommend this book. I found it both enlighteningand undeniably gripping, so much so in fact, you may find it difficultto put it down once you have commenced reading it. Arjang A. Assad and Saul I. Gass have created a masterwork whichwill serve to immortalise [stet] the pioneers of O.R. for many years to come." *For a list of all known typos, plus further discussion on the book, please visit http://profilesinoperationsresearch.com.
Roman Art 2007 A complete introduction to the rich cultural legacy of Rome through the study of Roman art ... It includes a discussion of the relevance of Rome to the modern world, a short historical overview, and descriptions of forty-five works of art in the Roman collection organized in three thematic sections: Power and Authority in Roman Portraiture; Myth, Religion, and the Afterlife; and Daily Life in Ancient Rome. This resource also provides lesson plans and classroom activities."--Publisher website.
The Hidden Mia Roth Čerina 2019 What constitutes the invisible layers of an architecture school? The EAAE Annual Conference of 2019 is titled ?The Hidden School?, aiming to discuss an architecture school?s true character, the substance and the quality of architectural education in the broadest sense, and that which is beyond the stated curricula, yet ? whether concretely manifested or subliminally perceived ? embodies the culture of the school.0The conference, hosted in 2019 by the Faculty of Architecture in Zagreb, focuses upon the subliminal quality of architectural education, that which is beyond the stated curricula and is hard to document through quality evaluation procedures. It can be observed through several indicative aspects, often contributing to the identification of what makes the ?true? spirit or substantial quality of the school and uniqueness or peculiarity of its educational path. It can also be the tacit meaning situated between the lines of the syllabus, or generated by the students that contribute to it and the educators that personify it, the various shapes of informal learning, or the spaces it takes place in.0Scientific committee: Oya Atalay Franck, Roberto Cavallo, Johan De Walsche, Harriet Harriss, Sini?a Justic, Mia Roth-Cerina, Sally Stewart, Tadeja Zupancic.
Star Wars Paper Models Bill Scollon 2021-10-26 This keepsake book includes pieces to build 25 detailed paper models of Star Wars vehicles from across all 9 episodes of the Skywalker saga! Each model also has a corresponding trading card that includes captivating information about each vehicle. This combination model kit and keepsake book will take you on an adventure through the entire Skywalker saga. Inside, you’ll find beautifully illustrated and highly detailed punch-out pieces and step-by-step instructions for constructing 25 iconic Star Wars vehicles, including the Millennium Falcon, a TIE fighter, and an X-wing. A collectible keepsake fact book contains fascinating story synopses and vehicle details, so you’ll discover little-known tidbits about each vehicle as you build the models. Each vehicle also comes with a collectible trading card. Star Wars fans across the spectrum will enjoy assembling and displaying this collection of replica vehicles from a galaxy far, far away.
Manga Vision Sarah E. Pasfield-Neofitou 2016 Manga Vision examines cultural and communicative aspects of Japanese comics, drawing together scholars from Japan, Australia and Europe working in areas as diverse as cultural studies, linguistics, education, music, art, anthropology, and translation, to explore the influence of manga in Japan and worldwide via translation, OEL manga and fan engagement. The volume includes a mix of theoretical, methodological, empirical and professional practice-based chapters, examining manga from both academic and artistic perspectives. Manga Vision also provides the reader with a multimedia experience, featuring original artwork by Australian manga artist Queenie Chan, cosplay photographs, and an online supplement offering musical compositions inspired by manga, and downloadable manga-related teaching resources.
Face Recognition Across the Imaging Spectrum Thirimachos Bourlai 2016-02-12 This authoritative text/reference presents a comprehensive review of algorithms and techniques for face recognition (FR), with an emphasis on systems that can be reliably used in operational environments. Insights are provided by an international team of pre-eminent experts into the processing of multispectral and hyperspectral face images captured under uncontrolled environments. These discussions cover a variety of imaging sensors ranging from state-of-the-art visible and infrared imaging sensors, to RGB-D and mobile phone image sensors. A range of different biometric modalities are also examined, including face, periocular and iris. This timely volume is a mine of useful information for researchers, practitioners and students involved in image processing, computer vision, biometrics and security.
Lego Harry Potter the Magical Guide to the Wizarding World Dk Pub 2019-07-02 Your essential companion to everything LEGO Harry Potter Bring a little magic into your life with this beautiful guide to the World of LEGO® Harry Potter(TM)! Delve into the enchanting details of the LEGO Harry Potter sets and minifigures. Explore all your favorite locations and characters from the Wizarding World. In LEGO Harry Potter The Magical Guide to the Wizarding World, each page brings to life a different scene, character or magical object from the world of LEGO Harry Potter. Catch the Hogwarts Express from platform 9 3⁄4 then join in the Sorting Ceremony in Hogwarts' Great Hall. Meet Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger. Join them as they explore the castle, hang out in the Gryffindor dormitory, and attend magical lessons. Learn all about the LEGO Harry Potter minifigures, including Hogwarts students and teachers such as Luna Lovegood, Neville Longbottom, Severus Snape, Professor McGonagall and eccentric headmaster Albus Dumbledore. Discover amazing magical creatures, like Fawkes the phoenix, Hedwig the snowy owl and Aragog the giant spider. Read all about Lord Voldemort and the Dark Arts. Discover mysterious objects hidden in Hogwarts, such as the Mirror of Erised and Dumbledore's Penseive. Young fans will enjoy reading all about their favourite characters and locations, and fans of all ages will love poring over the magical details. With beautiful photographs on every page, the LEGO Harry Potter The Magical Guide to the Wizarding World is the perfect gift for any fan of Harry Potter and LEGO bricks alike. HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & (TM) Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s19). ©2019 The LEGO Group.
Possible Worlds J.B.S. Haldane 2017-07-05 Haldane advanced genetics, population biology and evolutionary theory. This volume emphasizes important developments in natural sciences in the early-20th century. It describes Haldane's views on society, art, religion and economy as seen through the eyes of a politically alert major scientist.
The Comics of Chris Ware David M. Ball 2010 The Comics of Chris Ware: Drawing Is a Way of Thinking brings together contributions from established and emerging scholars about the comics of Chicago-based cartoonist Chris Ware (b. 1967). Both inside and outside academic circles, Ware's work is rapidly being distinguished as essential to the developing canon of the graphic novel. Winner of the 2001 Guardian First Book Prize for the genre-defining Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth, Ware has received numerous accolades from both the literary and comics establishment. This collection addresses the range of Ware's work from his earliest drawings in the 1990s in The ACME Novelty Library and his acclaimed Jimmy Corrigan, to his most recent works-in-progress, "Building Stories" and "Rusty Brown."
The Nativity Set Tamara Menges 2020-08-08 The Nativity Set is a joyful children's book that awakens creativity while learning of the birth of Jesus.
How to Survive a Brazilian Betrayal: A Mother-Daughter Memoir Ehris Urban 2019-05-07 A kooky, gregarious mother and perceptive, poised daughter introduce readers to their offbeat Connecticut family, who follow their hearts to rural Brazil. Broke and broken, they're forced to return to the United States, and navigate their rebirth in a foreclosed 1770 New England farmhouse. Hilariously honest and heart-wrenching - blurbed by Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of Mother-Daughter Wisdom.
Around the World in Cut-Outs Paperboyo 2018-03-13 The world is so much more than it seems! With only paper, scissors, a camera, and his vivid imagination, globe-hopping artist Paperboyo transforms real iconic landmarks and settings around the world into works of art and amusement by just holding up a cutout and snapping a photo. Here is New York's Guggenheim Museum as a flowerpot, the Eiffel Tower sporting butterfly wings, a giant octopus peeking its tentacles out of the Roman Colosseum, and nearly a hundred more images of wonder and humor. Featuring favorites from his wildly popular Instagram feed plus many never-before-seen delights, entertaining captions, behind-the-scenes, and cutouts for readers to make their own images, Around the World in Cutouts encourages a different and delightful view of the world around us.
The Endurance of Mexican Amate Paper Citlalli López Binnqüist 2003
Christmas Houses Rob Harris 2007 The first book of its kind to celebrate the annual phenomenon that is the art of external Christmas decoration. In households and neighbourhoods throughout the land, elaborate plans are already underway for winter wonderlands of multi-coloured light sequences, lit-from-within inflatable snowmen and a riot of Father Christmases and attendant reindeer. Christmas Houses pays homage to the growing phenomenon of yuletide house-bling, capturing the best, the wildest, and the most sophisticated motion-sensitive Santas, light displays and lighted grottos from all over the country.
Little Whale Jo Weaver 2018-01-11 Told through the eyes of a whale and her calf, this mesmerisingly beautiful book is a story of migration, family and the strength of parental love. And a celebration of the wonders of nature. "We're going on a long journey, Little Whale," sang her mother. "We're going home." Travelling from the warm weather of the south, through fragile coral reefs, kelp forests and glittering shoals of fish, Little Whale follows her mother to the icy north. With her mother guiding and protecting her all the way home. With atmospheric charcoal drawings and gentle, lyrical storytelling, Little Whale is perfect for sharing with your little one. "Evocative charcoal drawings bring the underwater world to stunning life; fans of Blue Planet will be mesmerised." The Bookseller Also by Jo Weaver: Little One, Little Tigers
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda (Origami Yoda #1) Tom Angleberger 2012-08-07 In this funny, uncannily wise portrait of the dynamics of a sixth-grade class and of the greatness that sometimes comes in unlikely packages, Dwight, a loser, talks to his classmates via an origami finger puppet of Yoda. If that weren’t strange enough, the puppet is uncannily wise and prescient. Origami Yoda predicts the date of a pop quiz, guesses who stole the classroom Shakespeare bust, and saves a classmate from popularity-crushing embarrassment with some well-timed advice. Dwight’s classmate Tommy wonders how Yoda can be so smart when Dwight himself is so clueless. With contributions from his puzzled classmates, Tommy assembles this first case file in the blockbuster bestselling Origami Yoda series, written by Tom Angleberger, author of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi: Beware the Power of the Dark Side, and hailed by School Library Journal as “honest, funny, and immensely entertaining.” F&P Level: T F&P Genre: RF
Helping Parents Practice Edmund Sprunger 2005-01-01
Le Corbusier Paper Models Marc Hagan-Guirey 2020-02-04 Le Corbusier is a Modernist icon whose buildings and theories have influenced structures the world over. Now you can create 10 of his most important works using the art of kirigami (cutting and folding). Each project features step-by-step instructions, cutting tips, and a template that you can remove from the book. Photos of each finished model show the final design. All you need is a craft knife, a cutting mat, and a ruler. When you are done, simply display your model and admire your handiwork. Le Corbusier Paper Models is a must for Corb fans and architectural model enthusiasts.
[Publications]; No. 107 Camden Society 2021-09-09 This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
There Are 101 Things to Find in London Campbell Books 2020-01-23 Search for the iconic landmarks and people, then match them to the bustling scenes in this delightful flip-flap book. With colour and counting activities too, there is lots for little London fans to spot and do.
Paper Works Shaoqiang Wang 2012 From classic Mexican papel picado to the art of origami, paper has long been a source of inspiration to artists and designers across the globe. Paper Works brings together an eclectic mix of designs and techniques, taking the reader on a visual journey of progression and transformation. Featuring sculptural carved book arts and installation art to avant-garde paper couture fashion, and examining the work of artists such as Jen Stark and Nikki McClure, this is an essential guide to one of the most fundamental, versatile but often overlook materials.
The Great International Paper Airplane Book Jerry Mander 1998-08-01 Paper airplanes as serious science? No longer shamefully relegated to the back rows of elementary-school sports stadiums, paper airplanes come into their own with this amusing -- and instructive -- book. The Great International Paper Airplane Book documents the proceedings of the first (and possibly only) International Paper Airplane Competition conducted by Scientific American. In addition to the behind-the-scenes story and official records of the Competition, readers will discover intriguing mini-essays on the historical, aesthetic, technological, and folkloric aspects of the paper airplane and on its startling implications for the future of aviation. Best of all, there are dozens of cut-fold-and-fly-them-yourself planes to experiment with. Combining real science with outright fun, this book appeals to paper airplane enthusiasts and would-be aviators of every age.
A Year in the Secret Garden Valarie Budayr 2014-10-28
European Elites and Ideas of Empire, 1917-1957 Dina Gusejnova 2016-06-16 Explores European civilisation as a concept of twentieth-century political practice and the project of a transnational network of European elites. Available as Open Access.
Say It With Paper Hattie Newman 2018-09-04 There are many things you can do with paper but what can paper do for you? Discover paper's true potential with this book full of exciting projects that enable you to discover new paper arts, such as pop ups, papercuts and 3-D shapes. Learn how paper can be used to communicate ideas, how it can be photographed and lit to great effect and even how it can be animated. Develop skills in construction, tessellation, model making and scene creating, while also working with scale and moving parts. Paper has never been more fun and more intriguing. Projects include: animal masks, ice creams, shadow puppets, tropical island, Ferris wheel, 3-D pig, car, lantern, geometric mobile, paper food, pop-up greetings card, paper theatre, giant pencil, and many more.
Sicily in Shadow and in Sun Maud Howe 1911
The Art of the Italian Renaissance Rolf Toman 2015-06-01 A comprehensive and richly illustrated introduction to the Italian Renaissance
Understanding Relations Between Scripts II Philippa M. Steele 2019-10-10 Contexts of and Relations between Early Writing Systems (CREWS) is a project funded by the European Research Council under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement No. 677758), and based in the Faculty of Classics, University of Cambridge. Understanding Relations Between Scripts II: Early Alphabets is the first volume in this series, bringing together ten experts on ancient writing, languages and archaeology to present a set of diverse studies on the early development of alphabetic writing systems and their spread across the Levant and Mediterranean during the second and first millennia BC. By taking an interdisciplinary perspective, it sheds new light on alphabetic writing not just as a tool for recording language but also as an element of culture.
The Craft of Research, Third Edition Wayne C. Booth 2009-05-15 With more than 400,000 copies now in print, The Craft of Research is the unrivaled resource for researchers at every level, from first-year undergraduates to research reporters at corporations and government offices. Seasoned researchers and educators Gregory G. Colomb and Joseph M. Williams present an updated third edition of their classic handbook, whose first and second editions were written in collaboration with the late Wayne C. Booth. The Craft of Research explains how to build an argument that motivates readers to accept a claim; how to anticipate the reservations of readers and to respond to them appropriately; and how to create introductions and conclusions that answer that most demanding question, “So what?” The third edition includes an expanded discussion of the essential early stages of a research task: planning and drafting a paper. The authors have revised and fully updated their section on electronic research, emphasizing the need to distinguish between trustworthy sources (such as those found in libraries) and less reliable sources found with a quick Web search. A chapter on warrants has also been thoroughly reviewed to make this difficult subject easier for researchers Throughout, the authors have preserved the amiable tone, the reliable voice, and the sense of directness that have made this book indispensable for anyone undertaking a research project.
From Cave Man to Cave Martian Manfred "Dutch" von Ehrenfried 2019-04-05 This book explores the practicality of using the existing subsurface geology on the Moon and Mars for protection against radiation, thermal extremes, micrometeorites and dust storms rather than building surface habitats at great expense at least for those first few missions. It encourages NASA to plan a precursor mission using this concept and employ a “Short Stay” Opposition Class mission to Mars as the first mission rather than the “Long Stay” concept requiring a mission that is too long, too dangerous and too costly for man’s first missions to Mars. Included in these pages is a short history on the uses of caves by early humans over great periods of time. It then describes the ongoing efforts to research caves, pits, tunnels, lava tubes, skylights and the associated technologies that pertain to potential lunar and Mars exploration and habitation. It describes evidence for existing caves and lava tubes on both the Moon and Mars. The work of noted scientists, technologists and roboticists are referenced and described. This ongoing work is moreextensive than one would think and is directly applicable to longer term habitation and exploration of the Moon and Mars. Emphasis is also given to the operational aspects of working and living in lunar and Martian caves and lava tubes.
The Ephemeral Museum Francis Haskell 2000-01-01 In this illustrated book, an eminent art historian examines the intriguing history and significance of the international art exhibition of the Old Master paintings.
American Landmarks: Miniature Models to Cut and Assemble Matt Bergstrom 2012-03-15 Sixteen miniature scale models of famous U.S. architectural landmarks will captivate young and old alike. Includes the Statue of Liberty, Space Needle, Gateway Arch, Chicago Water Tower, Lincoln Memorial, Boston's Faneuil Hall, and more.
Christmas Papercraft Editors of Thunder Bay Press 2019-09-10 Lovely and detailed papercraft projects that will brighten your home at Christmastime. Each of the ten intricate papercraft projects in this book will add a special touch to your next Christmas. Cut out the shapes and assemble them to create gorgeous decorations and ornaments for your home, or to give as gifts. Projects include nativity lanterns, pop-out greeting cards, and an elaborate cityscape to display on your mantle. Step-by-step instructions will guide you through the process of crafting each project, and suggestions for how to add a personal touch to each piece are included as well.
What Every Middle School Teacher Should Know Dave F. Brown 2014-09-09 Middle level researchers Dave Brown and Trudy Knowles have updated their bestselling classic What Every Middle School Teacher Should Know with more student voice as well as timely new research, strategies, and models that illuminate the philosophies and practices that best serve the needs of young adolescents. Once again a comprehensive description of truly responsive middle level teaching, the Third Edition features: the latest discoveries in neuroscience that inform practical strategies for improving student learning the most recent research on physical, socio-emotional, cognitive, and identity developmental processes the impact of technology and social media on students' lives and learning new research in middle level education supporting the development of genuine middle schools concrete ways to meet new content standards while implementing true curriculum integration explicit ways teachers can make the transition from theory to practice in their own classrooms. Stories of teachers who have embraced curriculum integration, alternative assessment, democratic classrooms, and dynamic learning experiences inspire others to champion Dave and Trudy's middle school philosophy, while the voices of students help us understand young adolescents' needs and perspectives.
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Frank Lloyd Wright Paper Models 2017-07-03 Frank Lloyd Wright (1867–1959) is the most renowned and popular architect and designer in America. His buildings, including Fallingwater and New York's Guggenheim Museum, are iconic landmarks. Now you can create 14 of his best loved buildings using the art of kirigami (cutting and folding). Each project features step-by-step instructions and a template that you remove from the book. You follow the lines on the template, cutting and folding to make your own model. All you need is a craft knife, a cutting mat, and a ruler. Clear cutting tips help you with the tricky stages, while photos of the finished model show you the final design. To make things easier, the most intricate parts of the templates are pre-die-cut. Then simply display your finished model and admire your handiwork. Suitable for folding experts and beginners alike, Frank Lloyd Wright Paper Models is a must for Wright fans and architectural model enthusiasts.
The London Noisy Tube 2017-01-10 A tube train shaped board book with a sound button with a real mind the gap message.Young children will love to press the sound button and hear an authentic mind the gap message as they journey through the sights of London by tube.Visit Madam Tussauds and Sherlock Holmes at 221B Baker Street, the Natural History and Science Museums at South Kensington and the bustling theatres at Leicester Square. With funny characters and a 'spot Shakespeare' feature, there is masses of detail and plenty to talk about on every page of The Noisy London Tube. With bright, bold and beautiful illustrations by Marion Billet, this promises to be lots of fun for train-mad toddlers on the move!London titles to collect: My First London Bus, My First London Taxi, Hello! London, My First London Sticker Book, The London Noisy Book, My Big London Play Set

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