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Dwellings
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 160

Dwellings

Written in the form of stories and suffused with a reverence for the earth, a collection of meditations explores the mysteries of such subjects as bees, porcupines, caves, and the myths and rituals of Native American cultures. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

China's Old Dwellings
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 362

China's Old Dwellings

China's Old Dwellings is the most comprehensive critical examination of China's folk architectural forms in any language. It and its companion volume, China's Living Houses: Folk Beliefs, Symbols, and Household Ornamentation, together form a landmark study of the environmental, historical, and social factors that influence housing forms for nearly a quarter of the world's population. Both books draw on the author's thirty years of field-work and extensive travel in China as well as published and unpublished material in many languages.

Community Generated Dwellings
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 76

Community Generated Dwellings

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1975
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Chinese Earth-Sheltered Dwellings
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 178

Chinese Earth-Sheltered Dwellings

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Housing, dwellings and homes
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 319
Earth-sheltered Dwellings in Tunisia
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 164

Earth-sheltered Dwellings in Tunisia

This contributes to an understanding of the traditionally evolved system of below-ground housing and suggest show the design of modern earth-sheltered space can be improved. Within the context of Tunisian underground dwellings, this book studies heat gain and loss, and presents field research on the plan, operation, and functional aspects of such housing.

The dwellings of the labouring classes, their arrangement and construction
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 47
Dwellings
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 224

Dwellings

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2003-09-15
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  • Publisher: Bulfinch

Two of today's most acclaimed interior designers share their secrets in this ultimate guidebook for creating a beautiful home.

Cheap and Tasteful Dwellings
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 313

Cheap and Tasteful Dwellings

In 1879, Carpentry and Building magazine launched its first house design competitionfor a cheap house. Forty-two competitions, eighty-six winning designs, and a slew ofnear winners and losers resulted in a body of work that offers an entire history of anarchitectural culture. The competitions represented a vital period of transition in delineating roles and responsibilities of architectural services and building trades. The contests helped to define the training, education, and values of "practical architects" and to solidify house-planning ideals. The lives and work of ordinary architects who competed in Carpentry and Building contests offer a reinterpretation of architectural professionali...

Improvement of the Life Cycle Assessment Methodology for Dwellings
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 150

Improvement of the Life Cycle Assessment Methodology for Dwellings

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2006
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  • Publisher: IOS Press

" The aim of this thesis is to improve the environmental life cycle assessment methodology for buildings by incorporating damage to the health of occupants of emissions from building materials and local traffic. It also intends to determine the overall impact reduction by building environmentally improved dwellings. This reduction is referred to as the so-called factor X for dwellings. A methodology has been developed to calculate damages to human health caused by pollutants emitted from building materials or from the soil to the indoor environment. The dwelling used in the calculations is divided in three compartments: crawl space, first floor and second floor. Fate factors are modelled bas...