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  • Top 10 of Everything 2018by Paul Terry

    Octopus 2017; US$ 18.99

    For over 27 years, Top 10 s have been delighting readers with fascinating lists and mindboggling facts. Ever wondered in which country you would find the fastest roller-coaster in the world? Or wanted to know the terrifying size of the biggest shark known to man? Ever wondered who could be the biggest selling musical artist of all time? This is the... more...

  • Thermal Comfort in Hot Dry Climatesby Ahmadreza Foruzanmehr

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    With increases in global temperatures, the risk of overheating is expected to rise around the world. This results in a much higher dependency upon energy-intensive cooling systems and air-conditioners to provide thermal comfort, but how sustainable is this in a world where problems with the production of electricity are predicted? Vernacular houses... more...

  • Ridgefieldby Mauro De Santis

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    In 1662, two men and their families settled along the banks of Overpeck Creek. At this location, the township of Ridgefield would be established and later become the beloved borough of Ridgefield. Historically, the settlement of Ridgefield began as a modest subdivision within the English Neighborhood that spanned an area of 10 square miles, centrally... more...

  • Scottish Castles: Scotland’s most dramatic castles and strongholds (Collins Little Books)by Chris Tabraham

    HarperCollins Publishers 2017; US$ 6.25

    A handy guide to nearly 140 of Scotland’s most dramatic castles and strongholds, all of which are open to the public. Optimised for colour tablets. The images in this ebook are not suitable for viewing on black and white e-ink devices. more...

  • Historic Richmond Churches & Synagoguesby Walter S. Griggs Jr.; Robert Diller

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    Richmond’s historic houses of worship cannot be separated from the city’s storied past. A young Patrick Henry sparked a revolution with his “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death” speech inside St. John’s Episcopal Church on Church Hill. Congregation Beth Ahabah, with its awe-inspiring windows and adjoining museum, is one of the oldest and most revered... more...

  • Adaptive Architectureby Wolfgang F. E. Preiser; Andrea E. Hardy; Jacob J. Wilhelm

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The constant in architecture's evolution is change. Adaptive Architecture explores structures, or environments that accommodate multiple functions at the same time, sequentially, or at periodically recurring events. It demonstrates how changing technological, economic, ecological and social conditions have altered the playing field for architecture... more...

  • Engineering Marvels: The Eiffel Tower: Measurementby Dona Herweck Rice

    Teacher Created Materials 2017; US$ 9.99

    Learn to convert units of measurement as you take a tour of the Eiffel Tower, and see why it is an engineering marvel like no other! This nonfiction title is filled with fun facts and interesting information about the Eiffel Tower that will keep students engaged from start to finish. By integrating math and literacy skills, this math reader makes learning... more...

  • Building Design, Construction and Performance in Tropical Climatesby Mike Riley; Alison Cotgrave; Michael Farragher

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 54.95

    The design, construction and use of buildings in tropical climates pose specific challenges to built environment professionals. This text seeks to capture some of the key issues of technology and practice in the areas of building design, refurbishment, construction and facilities management in tropical regions. Using a consistent chapter structure... more...

  • Doorkins the Cathedral Catby Lisa Gutwein; Rowan Ambrose

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 15.95

    Based on Southwark Cathedral's favourite feline, this delightful story follows an exciting week in the life of Doorkins. With Doorkins' adventures captured in gorgeous illustrations, this fun filled book will entertain any Cathedral visitor, congregation member, or cat lover. more...

  • Architectural Colossi and the Human Bodyby Charalampos Politakis

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The human body has been used as both a model and metaphor in architecture since antiquity. This book explores how it has been an inspiration for the exterior form of architectural colossi through the years. It considers the body as a source of architectural and artistic representation and in doing so explores the results of such practices in colossal... more...