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After Bouquets and Interiors, Per, Tomas and Max now also share their creative secrets of Christmas decoration. The different techniques are explained step by step, each time accompanied by pictures. Every florist shows seven Christmas creations. All-time classics in Christmas decoration are revamped and completely new materials give them a surprising twist. Be inspired by the never-ending creativity of these masters in floral design and make the most beautiful seasonal decorations yourself. A source …

Since the late 1960s, there has been a revolution in robots and industrial automation, from the design of robots with no computing or sensorycapabilities (first-generation), to the design of robots with limited computational power and feedback capabilities (second-generation), and the design of intelligent robots (third-generation), which possess diverse sensing and decision making capabilities. The development of the theory of intelligent machines has been developed in parallel to the advances in …
Amazon / Springer
Price: 181.37 $

A modern twist on a nostalgic favorite   Nothing says elegant, genteel living like a well built, well appointed porch or sunroom. The Complete Guide to Porches & Patio Rooms offers design advice and easy-to-follow, concise instructions for adding living spaces that bring the indoors and outdoors together in delightful ways.  In addition to offering hundreds of inspirational ideas, the book provides thorough plans and photo directions for six versatile, flexible architectural projects.   For …

The 3rd edition of this book has been revised and updated by one of the pioneers in the field of landscape design. The book examines principles of design in famous gardens in Spain, Italy, France and England. Dame Sylvia Crowe, a pioneer in the field of landscape design, has written a book that encompasses both a history of design in gardens and a study of the need for these principles to be applied to the contemporary landscape. She takes the reader through the recurring manifestations of the principles …
Amazon / Brand: Intl Ideas
Price: 147.66 $

Soft computing is playing an increasing role in the study of complex systems in science and engineering. There is a large spectrum of successful applications of soft computing in very different applications domains such as aerospace, communication, consumer appliances, electric power systems, process engineering, transportation, and manufacturing automation and robotics. It has taken a while to bring the early ideas of soft computing to an area and a discipline that seems to be more than appropriate …
Amazon / Springer
Price: 143.11 $

Designer/builder Ethan Fierro celebrates summer with this collection of original outdoor shower designs that he’s discovered across North America. He offers dozens of designs to choose from, all pictured in stunning color photographs, ranging from a simple showerhead on the side of your cottage to semi-detached and freestanding structures. Fierro also includes an overview of basic plumbing and structural requirements, along with suggestions for using a wide range of building materials, such as …
Amazon / Storey Publishing
Price: 134.88 $

Soft computing is playing an increasing role in the study of complex systems in science and engineering. There is a large spectrum of successful applications of soft computing in very different applications domains such as aerospace, communication, consumer appliances, electric power systems, process engineering, transportation, and manufacturing automation and robotics. It has taken a while to bring the early ideas of soft computing to an area and a discipline that seems to be more than appropriate …
Amazon / Brand: Springer
Price: 126.35 $

Demonstrating the basic techniques for constructing sheltering structures to enhance one s landscape design, a lavishly illustrated handbook features complete project plans, materials lists, and instructions for fifteen versatile, architectural projects, including a three-season gazebo, deck and patio shelter, trellis gate, and arbor retreat. Original. …

This insightful volume shares design ideas to help builders, planners and architects create mass-produced affordable housing that pushes suburban development in more sustainable, liveable directions. The author argues that improving the quality of design in our new homes and communities for greater resiliency, sustainability, and equality, we can build neighborhoods and communities where residents feel more connected t their homes and to one another. Through text, photographs and illustrations, …
Amazon / Springer
Price: 119.64 $

Collaborative virtual environments are multi-user virtual realities which actively support communication and co-operation. This book addresses the theory, design, realisation and evaluation of such systems, with a particular emphasis on support for large numbers of distributed users. A broad approach is taken, which ranges from the sociology of interpersonal communication to the management of communication in distributed systems. The emphasis on multi-user environments distinguishes this book from …
Amazon / Brand: Springer
Price: 109.31 $

Using containers or pots as a base for your gardening is so versatile - try making an eye-catching design feature by growing herbs in a zinc bucket, growing spring bulbs in a pretty olive oil can on your patio or growing a complete salad in some old tyres. Growing your own containers is both rewarding and fun. This book is packed with Christine s tips and techniques, from planting to deter pests to choosing the right container for the right crop, along with handy advice on feeding and watering, knowing …
Amazon / Brand: Simon Schuster UK
Price: 107.05 $

Nature is the perfect teacher of design...easy directions for making decorative floral centerpieces, wreaths, garlands, and topiary from natural materials...more than 50 ideas, presented in color photographs, for transforming materials from your own backyard into glorious natural displays. --Good Housekeeping Decorating & Home Improvements. 144 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 11. …
Amazon / Brand: Sterling
Price: 103.31 $

Stealing a look at charming classic and contemporary boathouses Award-winning photographer John de Visser and lifelong cottager Judy Ross take readers inside 45 of the North Country s most enticing boathouses -- the rustic, the charming, the grand, the glamorous. Some date back to the 1800s and have changed little over the past century; others are recent eye-catching additions to the water s edge. Styles range from Victorian lavish to Shaker simplicity to Adirondack modern. Inside are inspired sitting …
Amazon / Boston Mills Press
Price: 99.52 $

The basic objective of agricultural research at ICARDA is to enhance pro­ ducer and consumer welfare through increasing the productivity, stability, and profitability of agriculture. Improved practices must be technically, ec­ onomically, and socially suitable to farmer conditions. The rainfed areas of West Asia and North Africa have highly variable environmental conditions as well as complex social and economic structures. In recent years, the region has been experiencing major changes in the …
Amazon / Springer
Price: 99.00 $

Botanical gardens brought together in a single space the great diversity of the earth s flora. They displaced nature from forest and foothill and re-arranged it to reveal something of the scientific principles underpinning the apparent chaos of the wild. Nature Displaced, Nature Displayed shows how the design and display of such gardens was not determined by scientific principles alone. Through a study of three botanical gardens - belonging to the University of Cambridge, the Royal Dublin Society, …
Amazon / I.B. Tauris
Price: 91.74 $

The well attended March 1994 HIse workshop in Amsterdam was a very lively con­ ference which stimulated much discussion and human-human interaction. As the editor of this volume points out, the Amsterdam meeting was just part of a year-long project that brought many people together from many parts of the world. The value of the effort was not only in generating new ideas, but in making people aware of work that has gone on on many fronts in using computers to make mathematics more understandable. …
Amazon / Brand: Springer
Price: 89.60 $