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Transmaterial Next: A Catalog of Materials that Redefine Our Futu...
by Blaine Brownell

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English

Pages

288

Publication Date

May 30, 2017

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Virtually every revolution in architecture has been preceded by a revolution in materials: think iron, glass, steel, concrete, plastics, or composites. What is the next revolutionary material that will reshape the very nature of architecture? A solid that's lighter than air, metal latticework so delicate it rests on a dandelion, building insulation made from processed seaweed, self-generating microbial glue that repairs cracks in concrete, or transparent solar panels? <br /><br />Materials expert Blaine Brownell, author of our bestselling Transmaterial series, reveals emerging trends and applications that are transforming the technological capacity, environmental performance, and design potential of architecture in <em>Transmaterial Next</em>. This book is an essential compendium for thinking architects, designers, and other creative professionals passionate about materials and looking for their bleeding edge and practical implementation.
Les Cathédrales de France (French Edition)
by , Auguste Rodin

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French

Pages

404

Publication Date

May 22, 2017

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Extrait : <br />Comment l’art du moyen âge a-t-il pu tomber dans l’oubli, et, pis encore, dans le mépris ?<br />Cette disgrâce a naturellement procédé d’une réaction symétrique et contraire à la lente <br />élaboration qui, du passé obscur, avait abouti aux magnificences du XIIIe siècle français <br />et chrétien. Mais le mouvement qui précipita la décadence de l’art gothique fut <br />incomparablement plus rapide que le mouvement de son ascension. Celle-ci se prépara, <br />se détermina, s’accomplit en dix siècles environ ; cent ans suffisent à la chute. — Il <br />est vrai que, si l’on recherchait les origines de la Renaissance, il faudrait remonter, <br />pour en retrouver les premiers symptômes, jusque dans le haut moyen âge...<br />
Karnataka's Rich Heritage – Temple Sculptures & Dancing Apsaras...
by Lalit Chugh

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English

Pages

442

Publication Date

May 23, 2017

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Nataraja, the dancing Siva sculpture, is perhaps the most well-known among all Hindu sculptures, and rightly so. It has evoked highly advanced discussions among scientists, philosophers, performing artists, art critics, art collectors, historians, archaeologists and mythologists. The Nataraja sculpture also occupies a pride of a place at CERN, the European Centre for Research in Particle Physics in Geneva. <br />Siva, according to Hindu Mythology, was the very first dancer in the world. All dramaturgy and dance traditions emerge from Siva’s cosmic dance. Tandu, Siva’s disciple narrated the description of Siva’s dance to Bharata Muni and he is believed to have compiled the Natyasastra, the world’s first treatise on dramaturgy, dance and other performing arts. Scholars believe that the Natyasastra was written over a long period of time between the 2nd century BCE and 2nd century CE with contributions from various sages, with its foundation having been laid by Bharata Muni. <br />Convergence between Hindu mythology, Natyasastra and Silpasastra was the natural outcome. Karnataka, and its temple architecture tradition, played a pioneering role in giving an artistic form to this convergence in its temple sculptures. Though this trend may have started earlier during 2nd and 3rd century CE, it started to take the center stage from the times of the Badami Chalukyas. Passing through various refinements between 5th and 10th centuries, it reached its peak with the Hoysala art. This book traces the history of temple sculpture evolution and development through the centuries by referring to the existing sculptural forms and the canonical literature that developed over time.
Will you come? We'll talk without witnesses.
by Gleb Sobolev

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English

Pages

4321

Publication Date

May 21, 2017

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Были известны только принадлежащие вне этой площадке <br />Russian Edition
La tabella sul tavolo (Italian Edition)
by Martha Fyodorova

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Italian

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Publication Date

May 22, 2017

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Be ', naturalmente, giovanotto! Dopo tutto, questo e il vostro strumento, non e vero?<br /> Rilasciando morsetti, John, Tom ha preso il collo e sollevato Douar con staffe.<br />Ho provato regolatori - hanno trasformato facilmente e senza intoppi, senza alcun<br />contraccolpo e chiacchiere.<br /> Anche a toccare l'albero era diverso - morbido, quasi vellutato;<br /> Kulbov cercato di fama e immergerlo con vernice sulla parte superiore e inferiore, e perfino<br />conclude - ma in modo che la superficie non era appiccicoso o grassa.<br /> Sembrava corde sottili. Gradualmente convergono sopra il foro<br />risuonatore scomparve in un'altra dimensione, per poi riapparire dall'altra<br />mano, ma quando passo la mano amorevolmente sulla elastica formata da loro<br />l'aereo, ci fu un accordo terribilmente dissonanti.
FLYETS HAS BROKEN TRANSPORTATION
by Evgeniy Ignatov

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English

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4301

Publication Date

May 21, 2017

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Так как звезды, имеющие низкие температуры
CAN NOT REMAIN UNKNOWN (Russian edition)
by Makarov Yuriy

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English

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Publication Date

May 21, 2017

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Не следует, однако забывать, что реализация намеченных плановых заданий.
Arquitetura imortal: O ser eterno (Portuguese Edition)
by Julia Coimbra Martin

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Portuguese

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Publication Date

May 21, 2017

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Epistemologia da prática construtiva; um estudo antropológico e sociológico da reação individual e coletiva perante sua natureza mortal. Um compêndio de produções intelectuais ― aprofundado na arquitetura ― que desponta o anseio do homem em se impor sobre o tempo elaborando e solidificando obras, que se consagram em obras de arte, para driblar sua natureza mortal e superar os limites temporais impostos pelo “invólucro” corpóreo; que é a habitação do espiritual. Seria a arquitetura uma aproximação do limiar divino e consequente tentativa do ser de ser eterno? Até que ponto essa busca por aproximação divina distancia-nos a razão e a função nas construções contemporâneas?
Simply we will create anxious faces
by Gleb Konovalov

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English

Pages

4403

Publication Date

May 21, 2017

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Галактики и была выдвинута гипотеза <br />Russian Edition
Renaissance
by Loren Montgomery

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English

Pages

1266

Publication Date

May 21, 2017

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The equality which had been introduced into all classes of<br />the commonwealth, combined with an absence of any state machinery like<br />that of Venice, exposed Florence at this period to the encroachments of<br />astute and selfish parvenus. The Medici, who had hitherto been nobodies,<br />begin now to aspire to despotism. Partly by his remarkable talent for<br />intrigue, partly by the clever use which he made of his vast wealth, and<br />partly by espousing the plebeian cause, Cosimo de' Medici succeeded in<br />monopolizing the government.

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