Islamic Gardens and Landscapes free ebook

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Islamic Gardens and Landscapes

ISBN: 0812240251 | 2007 | PDF | 296 Pages | 40 MB

"In the course of my research," writes D. Fairchild Ruggles, "I devoured Arabic agricultural manuals from the tenth through the fourteenth centuries. I love gardening, and in these texts I was able to enter the minds of agriculturalists and botanists of a thousand years ago who likewise believed it was important and

Modern Construction Handbook free ebook

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Modern Construction Handbook

ISBN: 3990434543 | 2013 | PDF | 504 Pages | 127 MB

The Modern Construction Handbook has become a building construction classic and is used as a textbook in many courses. Its systematic approach with chapters on materials, walls, roofs, construction and environment offers clear and efficient orientation. Digital fabrication techniques are included as well (complementing traditiona

Unearthed: The Landscapes of Hargreaves Associates

ISBN: 081224480X | 2013 | PDF | 256 Pages | 77 MB

The work of landscape architecture firm Hargreaves Associates is globally renowned, from the 21st Century Waterfront in Chattanooga, Tennessee, to London's 2012 Olympic Park. Founded by George Hargreaves in 1983, this team of designers has transformed numerous abandoned sites into topographically and functionally diverse lands

Prefab Homes (shire Library) free ebook

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Prefab Homes (shire Library)

Language: English Year: 2014 E-book Format: EPUB File Size: 11.4 MB : 64 pages

  • Series: Shire Library (Book 788)
  • Publisher: Shire Publications (October 21, 2014)
  • ISBN-10: 0747813574
  • ISBN-13: 978-0747813576

In 1944, Winston Churchill promised to manufac

The Formation of the Classical Tafsir Tradition: The Quran Commentary of Al-Thalabi (D. 427/1035)

English | Dec. 2003 | ISBN: 9004127771 | 267 Pages | PDF | 13.16 MB

This work is both an introduction to the genre of classical tafsir and a detailed study of one of its major architects, al-Tha'labi (d. 427/1035). The book offers a detailed study of the hermeneutical principles that governed al-Tha'labi's approach to the Qur'an, principles which became the norm i

The Empire State Building free ebook

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The Empire State Building

English | 2009 | ISBN: 1604130458 | 145 Pages | PDF | 30.21 mb

It was to be a structure like no other - the largest and tallest skyscraper in the world. Initial plans for the Empire State Building called for an Art Deco masterwork to rise 1,000 feet, with 80 stories of rental space. The high-rise was to completely fill the 84,000-square-foot site of the former Waldorf-Astoria, th