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  • 1000 Monuments de Génieby Christopher E.M. Pearson

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    Depuis la mythique tour de Babel, les hommes ont toujours tenté d’ériger des monuments à la hauteur de leur ego démesuré. Que ce soit les antiques ziggourats, le Taj Mahal ou encore l’Empire State Building, l’homme n’a cessé, depuis des millénaires, de montrer sa puissance grâce à l’érection de ces bâtiments à l’utilité autant religieuse que profane.... more...

  • 1000 Monuments of Geniusby Christopher E.M. Pearson

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 9.50

    Since the mythical Tower of Babel, humans have continuously tried to erect monuments to match their oversized egos. With ancient ziggurats, the Taj Mahal or the Empire State Building, man has for centuries demonstrated his force by raising structures for purposes both religious and profane. As international cultural statements without words, symbols... more...

  • 101 Different Ways to Build Homes and Pens for Your Animalsby Randy LaTour

    Atlantic Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.99

    Animals need their own space, and no where is this more apparent that for those who own multiple animals. When not given their own private space to be alone many animals, especially dogs and livestock will become overly territorial. Yet many owners put off or overlook the need for building homes for their animals because they think it might be too... more...

  • The 1936-1937 Great Lakes Expositionby Brad Schwartz; William C. Barrow

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2016; US$ 12.99

    The Great Lakes Exposition was held in Cleveland during the summers of 1936 and 1937, drawing seven million visitors over its two-year run. The exposition was intended to observe the city's centennial anniversary and to celebrate the Great Lakes Region. It was also hoped that it would help lift the city's economy out of the Great Depression. The exposition... more...

  • The 1939-1940 New York World's Fairby Bill Cotter

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2009; US$ 12.99

    After enduring 10 harrowing years of the Great Depression, visitors to the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair found welcome relief in the fair's optimistic presentation of the "World of Tomorrow." Pavilions from America's largest corporations and dozens of countries were spread across a 1,216-acre site, showcasing the latest industrial marvels and predictions... more...

  • The 1964-1965 New York World's Fairby Bill Cotter; Bill Young

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2004; US$ 12.99

    The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair was the largest international exhibition ever built in the United States. More than one hundred fifty pavilions and exhibits spread over six hundred forty-six acres helped the fair live up to its reputation as "the Billion-Dollar Fair." With the cold war in full swing, the fair offered visitors a refreshingly positive... more...

  • The 1964-1965 New York World's Fair: Creation and Legacyby Bill Cotter; Bill Young

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2008; US$ 12.99

    When the gates of the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair swung open on April 24, 1964, the first of more than 51 million lucky visitors entered, ready to witness the cutting edge of worldwide technology and progress. Faced with a disappointing lack of foreign participants due to political contention, the fair instead showcased the best of American industry... more...

  • The 1984 New Orleans World's Fairby Bill Cotter

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2008; US$ 12.99

    In 1984, the city of New Orleans hosted the last world's fair held in the United States. Conceived as part of an ambitious effort to revitalize a dilapidated section of the city and establish New Orleans as a year-round tourist destination, it took more than 12 years of political intrigue and design changes before the gates finally opened. Stretching... more...

  • 2012 International Building Code Handbookby Douglas W. Thornburg; John R. Henry

    McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 183.00

    A COMPLETE, FULL-COLOR GUIDE TO THE 2012 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE Updated to reflect the International Code Council 2012 International Building Code, this time-saving resource makes it easy to understand and apply complex IBC requirements and achieve compliance. More than 600 full-color illustrations help to clarify the application and intent... more...

  • 21st Century Learning Environmentsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 35.00

    School buildings have a crucial contribution to make to raising educational achievement. Designing high performance school buildings for the 21st century for all children is a shared concern amongst OECD countries. Innovative research seeks architectural answers that make efficient use of the resources invested in building, renovating and running schools.... more...