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Designing inclusively is no longer an option for companies. It is a business essential. Global populations are getting older, legislation is increasingly prohibitive of unnecessary exclusion and consumer attitudes are beginning to change. Exclusivity is out, inclusivity is in. Research communities the world over are responding to this change in design emphasis. Conferences such as the Cambridge Workshops on Universal Access and Assistive Technology (CWUAAT) offer a forum for researchers from diverse …
Amazon / Brand: Springer
Price: 195.09 $

The unique beauty of the Japanese garden stems from its spirituality and rich symbolism, yet most discussions on this kind of garden rarely provide more than a superficial overview. This book takes a thorough look at the process of designing a Japanese garden, placing it in a historical and philosophical context. Goto and Naka, both academic experts in Japanese garden history and design, explore: The themes and usage of the Japanese garden Common garden types such as tea and Zen gardens Key maintenance …
Amazon / Routledge
Price: 192.00 $

The Ultimate Floral Collection is without a doubt the comprehensive flower design bible, covering every aspect of the art of flower arranging. Easy-to-follow step-by-step projects make this book accessible to the beginner, while stunning arrangements provide inspiration for more seasoned florists. Showcasing a wealth of beautiful designs, The Ultimate Floral Collection indicates once again why Paula Pryke is one of the most respected and imitated floral designers in the world. The Colourful Creations …
Amazon / Jacqui Small
Price: 186.95 $

Automatie object recognition is a multidisciplinary research area using con­ cepts and tools from mathematics, computing, optics, psychology, pattern recognition, artificial intelligence and various other disciplines. The purpose of this research is to provide a set of coherent paradigms and algorithms for the purpose of designing systems that will ultimately emulate the functions performed by the Human Visual System (HVS). Hence, such systems should have the ability to recognise objects in two …
Amazon / Springer
Price: 159.98 $

Dictation systems, read-aloud software for the blind, speech control of machinery, geographical information systems with speech input and output, and educational software with `talking head artificial tutorial agents are already on the market. The field is expanding rapidly, and new methods and applications emerge almost daily. But good sources of systematic information have not kept pace with the body of information needed for development and evaluation of these systems. Much of this information …
Amazon / Springer
Price: 156.62 $

Inspiring, practical and richly photographed, this comprehensive guide offers creative ideas and DIY projects using beautiful low-maintenance, water-wise plants Succulents are the ultimate easy-care plant: versatile, effortless to grow both indoors and outdoors, and drought tolerant. From Aloe and Agaves, to Senecio and Taciveria, this handbook by leading garden expert Robin Stockwell highlights 200 of the easiest, most useful, and gorgeous plants, and shares advice on care and cultivation. Readers …
Amazon / Oxmoor House
Price: 149.99 $

Designed lakes and ponds are often prominent features of golf courses, municipal parks, housing developments, industrial parks, and malls. Well-designed lakes add natural ambiance not easily captured by land-based landscaping. Lakes reflect the sky and attract an entirely different set of plants, birds, fish and other biota. Too often, designed lakes are not properly designed, constructed or maintained. Poorly designed and maintained lakes can create serious safety and maintenance problems, and create …

Orthogonal arrays have played a vital role in improving the quality of products manufactured throughout the world. This first book on the subject since its introduction more than fifty years ago serves as a key resource to this area of designing experiments. Most of the arrays obtained by the methods in this book are available electronically. Anyone running experiments - whether in a chemistry lab or a manufacturing plant, or in agricultural or medical research - will find this book useful. …
Amazon / Springer
Price: 139.82 $

“This is a fascinating books for anyone wanting to truly broaden the range of plants they grow.” —Gardens Illustrated Moss is an extraordinary plant—it grows without roots, flowers, or stems. Despite being overlooked, in many ways, moss is perfect: it provides year-round color, excels in difficult climates, prevents soil erosion, and resists pests and disease. In The Magical World of Moss Gardening, bryophyte expert Annie Martin reveals how moss can be used in stunning, eco-friendly spaces. …
Amazon / Timber Press
Price: 136.60 $

The Ultimate Guide to Fences, Trellises, and Arbors provides detailed information on designing and building fences, gates, trellises, and arbors. In addition to coverage of basic construction techniques, fence layout, and fitting the fence, trellis, or arbor to the requirements of the yard, the book details the building of a variety of fence types as well as distinctive trellis and arbor designs. Step-by-step photographs guide the reader through the design and construction processes. Dozens of photographs …
Amazon / Creative Homeowner
Price: 135.63 $

Whether you already garden with perennials or are just starting out, you will find everything you need to know about perennial plants in this impressively comprehensive book. The first part of the book deals with designing with perennials and shows you how to take account of practical requirements, prioritise personal preferences and translate your ideas into the space you have available. The second section covers the gardening basics, climate considerations, pest and disease control and propagation. …
Amazon / Pan MacMillan
Price: 133.10 $

This comprehensive, one-of-a-kind sourcebook is now revised and expanded with 32 additional pages. Ideal for architects, landscape designers and home crafters, it features authoritative text and beautiful photographs that explore classic and new mosaic materials, designs, tools and techniques. The book opens with a section on techniques used in designing, making and installing pebble mosaics, including information on patterns, mosaics for frost-prone areas, how to pre-cast a mosaic, computer-aided …
Amazon / Firefly Books
Price: 130.19 $

Among the many techniques for designing linear multivariable analogue controllers, the two most popular optimal ones are H2 and H-infinity optimization. The fact that most new industrial controllers are digital provides strong motivation for adapting or extending these techniques to digital control systems. This book, now available as a corrected reprint, attempts to do so. Part I presents two indirect methods of sampled-data controller design: These approaches include approximations to a real problem, …
Amazon / Springer
Price: 130.02 $