By Ken W. Kramer,Charles Kruvand
By Ken W. Kramer,Charles Kruvand
By Charlotte De Latour,Giuseppina Garufi
By Joël De Rosnay
Joël de Rosnay nous emmène dans un fascinant voyage à los angeles découverte des codes cachés de los angeles nature et de cette mystérieuse strength organisatrice qui régit notre univers. De l. a. suite de Fibonacci au nombre d’or, en passant par los angeles découverte de los angeles morphogénèse d’Alan Turing aux fractales de Benoit Mandelbrot, l’auteur à succès de Surfer l. a. vie entraîne le lecteur du monde microscopique à los angeles vie macroscopique pour lui faire partager son émerveillement...
By Joyce Gellhorn
The excessive nation of the Colorado Rocky Mountains has been a vacation spot and a house for Joyce Gellhorn for greater than fifty years, together with a few twelve years spent residing together with her kinfolk on the collage of Colorados study station, technological know-how Lodgea log cabin at 9,500 toes. just like the snow that might sift throughout the chinks within the cabin, the alpine, regardless of its harshness, captured her heart.
She writes: "The transparent mountain air, the surroundings, the invigorating feeling of actual job, and the attention-grabbing crops, animals, and bugs captivated me. over the years, those wind-blown forlorn locations proceed to excite me. it's their wildnessuntamed and unpredictable. irrespective of what percentage instances I stopover at the alpine, even components i do know in detail, it usually indicates a unique face."
By Rebecca Solnit
These startling insights on present affairs, politics, tradition, and background, consistently expressed in Solnit’s pellucid and sleek prose, consistently revise our perspectives of the in a different way traditional and favourite. Illustrated all through, Storming the Gates of Paradise represents fresh advancements in Solnit’s pondering and gives the reader a wide ranging global view enriched via her commonly provocative, inspiring, and hopeful observations.
By Mark Spitzer
By Bernard Quetchenbach
Accidental Gravity negotiates the tough area among a naive trust in an everlasting, unassailable wildlife and the both naive trust that human lifestyles occurs in a few unnatural, extra mediated context. The identify refers back to the unintentional yet still significant nexus the place the private meets and combines with the universal—those serendipitous moments while the person lifestyles connects to the bigger rhythms of time and planet.
By E. C. Tupper,KJ Rawson
The 5th version maintains to supply a stability among concept and perform. quantity 1 discusses send geometry and size in its extra uncomplicated recommendations, additionally overlaying issues of safety, structural power, flotation, trim and balance. quantity 2 expands at the fabric in quantity 1, masking the dynamics behaviour of marine cars, hydrodynamics, manoeuvrability and seakeeping. It concludes with a few case stories of specific send kinds and a dialogue of maritime layout. either volumes characteristic the significance of contemplating the surroundings in design.
Basic send concept is a vital device for undergraduates and nationwide vocational scholars of naval structure, maritime reports, ocean and offshore engineering, and this mixed hardback model could be of significant assistance to working towards marine engineers and naval architects.
By Vlasta Van Kamepen,Muriel Whitaker