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  • Adobe Houses for Today

    By Laura Sanchez

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780865346628
    • Publisher: Sunstone Pr
    • Published: April 2008
    This work features 12 plans for building adobe homes in modern and traditional styles, which can be expanded to fit readers' own budgets, family sizes, style preferences, and building sites. After a brief look at adobe's history, the book surveys adobe's advantages as a building material, illustrates adobe construction techniques with b&w photos and construction drawings, and explains facts and myths of energy conservation with adobe. This revised edition contains a new chapter with stories from real-life adobe home builders. The author and her husband have taught courses in adobe construction, and have written previous books on architectural computer graphics. There is no subject index. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • Genius of Art: Diego Rivera

    By Diego Rivera

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9788430546695
    • Publisher: SUSAETA EDICIONES
    • Published: August 2004
  • Vertical Reference Systems: Iag Symposium Cartagena, Colombia, February 20 23, 2001

    By Hermann Drewes

    Our Price: $299.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9783642077012
    • Publisher: Springer
    • Published: December 2010
    The book contains the papers presented at the IAG Symposium on Vertical Reference Systems held in Cartagena, Colombia, in February 2001. It covers the status report of existing height reference systems and the latest steps towards the establishment of a unified vertical reference system. Classical and modern height determination techniques are included as well as the determination of height reference surfaces like sea level and geoid. Emphasis is also given to the variations of the reference systems with time, i.e., sea level changes and geodynamic deformations.

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