Architecture

Oceania - America by Renato Biasutti

By Renato Biasutti

Quest'opera, in più volumi (tre nella prima edizione, Torino 1941; quattro, nella seconda, 1953-57, e nella terza, 1959; l. a. quarta edizione, che il B. aveva in gran parte curato e predisposto, è stata stampata postuma a Torino nel 1967), scritta con los angeles collaborazione di vari studiosi italiani, è una summa non solo della particolare e originale metodologia del Biasutti, ma anche dello stato attuale delle conoscenze in varie self-discipline, dalla paleontologia alla preistoria, dall'antropogeografia all'antropologia, dalla serologia alla fisiologia e patologia, dalla glottologia alla sociologia: l'opera ha avuto larghissima risonanza in Italia - nel 1951 con essa il Biasutti vinse il premio nazionale dell'Accademia dei Lincei - e all'estero, soprattutto in line with quanto riguarda l. a. sistematica razziale e l. a. rappresentazione cartografica della distribuzione nello spazio di determinati fenomeni ed elementi della cultura, nonché dei caratteri fisici dell'uomo.

Modificando in parte le classificazioni razziali di G. Fritsch, E. von Eickstedt, G. Montandon, V. Giuffrida-Ruggeri, B. Lundman, in line with non citare che alcuni nomi, il B. propone nuove distinzioni sulla base del metodo storico-geografico, con il quale affronta non solo il problema della distribuzione delle varie razze umane, ma anche della loro origine e del loro rapporto con l'ambiente naturale in cui si sono fissate.

In Le razze e i popoli della terra il problema etnologico fu inizialmente affrontato sulla base della teoria dei "cicli culturali", cui il Biasutti apportò alcune originali modifiche e critiche e della quale consistent withò non tenne quasi più conto nella parte speciale dell'opera, dedicata ai singoli continenti. Questa teoria, oggi in gran parte superata e inaccettabile sorta in Germania agli inizi del sec. XX (B. Ankermann, F. Graebner, W. Foy), successivamente modificata dai seguaci della scuola di Vienna (W. Schmidt), dall'antropologo francese G. Montandon e da altri studiosi indipendenti (L. Frobenius, O. Menghin), proponeva un raggruppamento delle differenti tradition umane in più complessi culturali (i cicli), comprendenti una serie di elementi in coerente rapporto e ben delimitati nello spazio e nel pace, in cui fosse possibile distinguere le migrazioni, le sovrapposizioni e gli incroci.

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Green Building: Guidebook for Sustainable Architecture by Michael Bauer

By Michael Bauer

An very important attention for energy-efficient structures is their fundamental strength necessities over the complete lifestyles cycle. the best way to make certain this? What integrative components impression the functionality of a fit and sustainable construction? This, whereas it can be vital for consumers and designers to grasp, is often no longer very transparent.
This e-book has been written to help with clarifying objective standards and increasing horizons by way of ecological structures. it really is intended as a guide and resource of reference for consumers, architects, planners and construction operators, to supply them with pertinent information regarding their layout, building and operation: how you can do that within the such a lot energy-efficient and reasonable manner?
Also, there's suggestions and documentation approximately well-known constructions just like the Hamburg Dockland or the Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg in Stuttgart. they supply first-class architectural examples for specific development and layout options. additional, there are insightful interviews with architects and consumers approximately many vital constructions, which support flip this ebook into an built-in resource of reference for sustainable architecture.

- a suggestion for making plans, development and Operation of sustainable Buildings
- A resource of reference for consumers, architects, planners and development operators
- leading edge architectural examples with sustainable techniques and design

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Architecture

Determination of organic compounds in soils, sediments, and by T R Crompton

By T R Crompton

Selection of natural Compounds in Soils, Sediments and Sludges is the 1st quantity which comprehensively discusses the diversity of tools to be had for the research of natural compounds in soils, river and marine sediments and business sludges. The e-book commences with a evaluation of the instrumentation utilized in soil and sediment laboratories and exhibits the categories of organics that may be decided through every one method. next chapters talk about the research of assorted sorts of organics in a logical and systematic demeanour, with the writer supplying tips at the applicability of innovations in definite environments, the benefits and disadvangtages of utilizing one approach over anouther, most probably interference, the sensitivity of specific thoughts, and detection limits.

This publication is a necessary reference for chemists and toxicologists excited by water source administration, agrochemistry, fisheries and public healthiness.

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Architecture

Hyperbranched Polydendrons: A New Macromolecular by Fiona L. Hatton

By Fiona L. Hatton

This thesis outlines the 1st synthesis of a brand new complicated branched polymer structure that goals to mix some great benefits of dendrimers with the simplicity of traditional polymerisation. there's no different on hand literature on those striking fabrics, dubbed hyperbranched polydendrons, because of their novelty. the hot fabrics have been proven to have very excessive molecular weights (>1,000,000 g/mol), unheard of self-assembly and encapsulation behaviour and unheard of functionalisation functions, and have been studied pharmacologically to figure out their power as oral nanomedicine applicants. The specific research of the chemical variables concerned with synthesising hyperbranched polydendrons has proven that their self-assembly and pharmacological behaviour could be grew to become off and on and fine-tuned via changing the composition of the fabrics. The permeation of the self-assembled debris via version intestine epithelium indicates the possibility of oral dosing of drug loaded nanomedicines that lead to circulating nanoparticles – a study objective that's at present being pursued by way of a number of teams round the globe.

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Passivhaus-Bauteilkatalog / Details for Passive Houses: by IBO - Österreichisches Institut für Baubiologie und

By IBO - Österreichisches Institut für Baubiologie und -ökologie, Walter Pokorny, Thomas Zelger, Karl Torghele, Hildegund Mötzl, Barbara Bauer, Philip Boogmann, Gabriele Rohregger, Ulla Unzeitig, Tobias Waltjen

Die erste Auflage des ökologischen Bauteilkataloges erschien 1999 in deutscher Sprache. Das große Interesse an einer Sammlung ökologischer Bewertungen und Detaildarstellungen, detaillierten baupraktischen Beschreibungen und bauphysikalischen Kennwerten, machten das Buch schnell zu einem konkurrenzlosen Klassiker. Für die zweite Auflage wurden die Regelquerschnitte im Hinblick auf den Passivhaus-Standard dimensioniert und die ökologische Bewertung aktualisiert und anschaulicher dargestellt, erneut zahlreiche Parameter unter die Lupe genommen und wissenschaftlich ausgewertet. Neu ist, dass die Bewertung auf der Grundlage des internationalen Passivhaus-Standards durchgeführt wurde.

In der zweiten Auflage finden Planer, Architekten und Auslober zuverlässige Baudetails für den Passivhaus-Standard, Kriterien für den Nachweis ökologisch optimierter Planung, Baustoffberatungswissen, Kriterien für die Ausschreibung und natürlich ein kompetentes Nachschlagewerk für die Beratung mit dem Bauherren.

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The Architecture of the Illusive Distance by Amir H. Ameri

By Amir H. Ameri

Targeting 3 secular, institutional construction varieties: libraries, museums and cinemas, this booklet explores the complex interaction among tradition and structure. It explores the cultural imperatives that have obvious to the formation of those associations, the improvement in their structure, and their changes over the years. the connection among tradition and structure is frequently perceived as a monologic courting, that's: structure is obvious to include, signify and/or mirror the values, the ideals and the cultured beliefs of a tradition. Ameri argues that this is often at most sensible a partial and restrictive view, and that if structure is a cultural assertion, it's a performative one, which doesn't basically symbolize tradition, yet constructs, reifies, and imposes it because the unalterable form of truth. while the concept that and the examine of cultural performatives have had an immense serious influence on cultural experiences and comparable disciplines, the position of structure as a cultural performative has no longer bought the required scholarly cognizance and, partially, this publication goals to fill this hole. additionally, other than Pevsner's pioneering "A background Of Building-types," compiled albeit from a proper point of view within the Seventies, the learn of building-types has been relegated to elucidating how you can top layout a given building-type according to a couple of historical and modern precedents. nevertheless, reviews from the sector of the arts that analytically and severely have interaction the secular associations, their heritage and time table, in most cases solid a blind or perfunctory look on the performative complicity in their structure. This publication goals to deal with the omissions in either those methods. The library, the museum and the movie-theater were chosen for shut severe learn simply because, this publication argues, every one has been instituted to deal with, 'domesticate' and restrain a selected kind of illustration, with the purpose in every one being to guard and promulgate the "metaphysics of presence," as Jacques Derrida expounds the idea that. This e-book proposes that it's opposed to the risks of unbridled cohabitation and the publicity of the insoluble contradictions in any rigorous contrast among truth and illustration that the library, the museum, and the movie-theater were instituted as safeguards. every one has complete its assigned performative job through uniquely domesticating and curbing the categorical deconstructive impact of the illustration it really is given to manage. this can be finished via targeted formal and spatial thoughts that represent and represent every one kind. In its personal distinctive means, each one kind has rendered the hierarchic contrast among fact and illustration reified and experiential, because the inherent contradictions of this contrast is all yet suppressed, if simply to come within the determine of the uncanny

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Consuming Tradition, Manufacturing Heritage: Global Norms by Nezar Alsayyad

By Nezar Alsayyad

From the Grand journey to present day applications vacations, the final centuries have witnessed an exponential development in shuttle and tourism and, because the twenty-first century unfolds, humans of each classification and from each state should be wandering to each a part of the planet.Meanwhile vacationer locations during the global locate themselves in ever extra fierce festival - these areas marginalized in modern worldwide business and data economic climate perceiving tourism as probably the single technique of surviving. yet mass tourism has raised the neighborhood and foreign passions as humans decry the irreversible destruction of conventional areas and historical sites.Against those tendencies and at a time while standardized services and products are advertised all over the world, there's an expanding call for for equipped environments that promise detailed cultural studies. This has led many countries and teams to have interaction within the parallel procedures of facilitating the intake of culture and of producing tradition.The individuals to this quantity - drawn from a variety of disciplines - deal with those subject matters in the following sections: Traditions and Tourism: Rethinking the "Other"; Imaging and production historical past; production and eating: worldwide and native. Their reviews, facing very assorted instances, environments and geographic locales, will shed new mild on how vacationer 'gaze' transforms the truth of outfitted areas into cultural imagery.

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Sustainable Development and Planning V by C. A. Brebbia, E. Beriatos

By C. A. Brebbia, E. Beriatos

Sustainable improvement and making plans V comprises lots of the papers provided on the 5th foreign convention on Sustainable improvement and making plans, hung on the Wessex Institute of expertise s New woodland campus, July 12-14, 2011.The papers deal with the topics of making plans and local improvement in an built-in means and in response to the foundations of sustainability. They handle a necessity that has develop into more and more obvious for planners, environmentalists, architects, engineers, coverage makers and economists to interact with a view to make sure that making plans and improvement can meet our current wishes with out compromising the power of destiny generations. issues lined comprise urban making plans, nearby making plans, Sustainability within the outfitted atmosphere, Rural advancements, Ecosystems research, security and remediation, Environmental administration, Sustainable strategies in constructing nations, Waste administration, Flood threat administration, assets administration and commercial advancements; thereby offering a discussion board for all scientists focusing on the variety of topics incorporated inside sustainable improvement and making plans.

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Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management by Nick E. Christians, Aaron J. Patton, Quincy D. Law

By Nick E. Christians, Aaron J. Patton, Quincy D. Law

The vintage turfgrass administration instruction manual, up-to-date with new advancements within the field

Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management is the bestselling consultant with professional insurance of simple turfgrass technological know-how and all features of useful care. Now in its 5th version, this favourite bargains the most recent details on progress, foodstuff, herbicides, pesticides, and fungicides, in addition to new chapters discussing colour pressure and lightweight standards and some great benefits of turf. although written at an introductory point, this ebook offers skilled turf managers with the most up-tp-date pondering and new advancements in wide selection of issues, similar to fertilization, grass choice, pest administration, plant development regulators, activities turf administration practices, soil trying out, and water caliber. for college students and skilled execs alike, this publication presents an intensive and well-rounded reference with daily utility.

Today’s turf managers should have exact wisdom of agronomy, botany, entomology, horticulture, pathology, and company administration. This e-book brings those diversified basics jointly right into a unmarried quantity and may assist you to:

  • Master the paintings and technology of turfgrass care, cultivation, and management
  • Learn top practices for mowing, fertilizing, soil well-being, irrigation, and more
  • Identify, deal with, and keep an eye on insect, affliction, and weed pests
  • Examine the pro administration of activities turf, golfing classes, lawns, and sod

Turf administration is a $70 billion that reaches into activities, tourism, land administration, actual property, and extra. The care and upkeep of top of the range turf calls for cautious attention and tracking of many variables, and either strategic making plans and quickly motion are had to remain sooner than threats from climate, pests, site visitors, and extra. Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management presents transparent tips and entire assurance of all features of the undefined, with the newest details all turf managers have to know.

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