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  • Variability in Human Performanceby Thomas Jay Smith; Robert A Henning; Michael G. Wade; Thomas Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    This book introduces a comprehensive framework for understanding human performance variability in terms of how human control of behavior is closely tied to design factors in the performance environment. Empirical evidence, as well as practical examples and application areas, introduced in support of this framework. The book provides suggestions on... more...

  • Architectural Design and Ethicsby Thomas Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 41.95

    Architectural Design and Ethics offers both professional architects and architecture students a theoretical base and numerous suggestions as to how we might rethink our responsibilities to the natural world and design a more sustainable future for ourselves. As we find ourselves on the steep slope of several exponential growth curves ? in global... more...

  • Designing To Avoid Disasterby Thomas Fisher

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95

    Author Thomas Fisher introduces the idea of fracture-critical design and provides many solutions for how we can design to avoid major disasters. more...

  • Ethics for Architectsby Thomas Fisher

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    In this new Architecture Brief,  Ethics for Architects , Thomas Fisher presents fifty case studies representing a broad range of ethical dilemmas facing today's architects, from questions regarding which clients to work for, to the moral imperatives of reclaiming building materials for construction instead of sending them to landfills. This timely... more...

  • In the Scheme of Thingsby Thomas R. Fisher

    University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 57.00

    In the Scheme of Things looks at architecture?s need to respond creatively and meaningfully to the extraordinary changes affecting the profession now. In each of the twelve essays that comprise this timely volume, Fisher addresses issues of vital concern to architects and students, offering hard-hitting criticism and proposing innovative and practical... more...

  • The Invisible Element of Placeby Thomas Fisher; Peter Bastianelli-Kerze

    University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 40.00

    "Even though it's bold, it doesn't shout at you," David Salmela says of the silvery house he designed for a woodsy setting in Deephaven, Minnesota. "It's not a barking dog. It's a resting, very gentle animal." The American Institute of Architects, conferring its 2008 Housing Award, was more direct: the house was,... more...

  • Salmela Architectby Thomas Fisher; David Salmela; Peter Bastianelli-Kerze

    University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 105.00

    Salmela Architect showcases twenty-six completed buildings and sixteen current projects in lavish color photographs and architectural drawings of one of America's leading ?critical regionalist? architects, enabling readers to get a sense of the practicality, ethnicity, and playfulness in David Salmela's work. Architecture critic Thomas Fisher... more...

  • Food Flavoursby Carolyn Fisher; Thomas R. Scott; Andy Taylor

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2001; US$ 40.00

    How does the nose know what it smells? How do we taste foods? What gives foods their characteristic flavours? How do the methods of food preparation and processing change the flavours of foods? Food Flavours answers these questions and much more, in a clear and understandable manner, describing the composition of flavour compounds and the contributions... more...

  • Four Secrets to Liking Your Workby Edward G. Muzio; PhD Deborah J. Fisher; Erv PE Thomas

    Pearson Education 2008; US$ 19.99

    Stop dreading Monday morning! Wherever you work, whatever you do, you can make your work life more fulfilling, more joyful...and it starts right here, right now, with this book. You?re holding the first practical, start-to-finish program for transforming your work life: all the tools, tricks, ideas, examples, and proven research you need to make... more...

  • The Seekingby Will Thomas; Dorothy Canfield Fisher; Mark J. Madigan; Dan Gediman

    Northeastern University Press 2013; US$ 18.99

    Now back in print, the groundbreaking memoir of one of the first black families in Vermont more...