Die Platte Industrialisierter Wohnungsbau in der DDR by Christine Hannemann

By Christine Hannemann

Der Begriff, Plattenbau' ist in der Diskussion uber die Wohnungsversorgung in den neuen Bundeslandern zu einer Kategorie geworden, mit der mancher apoka lyptische Vorstellungen verbindet. Oberall in Ostdeutschland, sowohl in den Stadten als auch in landlichen Bereichen, begegnet guy der, Platte', denn in den letzten Jahren der DDR wurde im Wohnungsbau nur noch ein einziges Bausystem realisiert. Dies fuhrte zu einer extremen Uniformitat der Hauser und Wohnungen im Neubau. Wie es zu dieser Typisierung kam, zeigt Christine Hannemann in der vorliegenden Studie uber die Industrialisierung des Wohnungsbaus in der DDR., Die Wohnungsfrage' warfare eines der zentralen sozialen Probleme, die mit der In dustrialisierung und der Urbanisierung im 19. Jahrundert entstanden ware- und sie battle fur die Arbeiterbewegung immer wieder Anlag zu den heftigsten Anklagen gegen den Kapitalismus. Friedrich Engels hatte in seiner Schrift, Zur Wohnungsfrage die those verbreitet, dag die Wohnungsnot iill Kapitalismus nicht 711 losen sei. FUr eine Lasung der Wohnungsfrage zu kampfen struggle in der Arbei terbewegung daher identlsch mit dem Kampf fur die Oberwindung des Kapua lismus. Als in der DDR Anfang der 70er Jahre eine Staatsaktion zur endgultigen Losung der Wohnungsfrage innerhalb von 20 Jahren ausgerufen wurde, battle additionally ein symbolisch aufgeladener Politikbereich ins Zentrum geruckt worden, mit dem die Oberlegenheit des Sozialismus demonstriert werden sollte.

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Management of Construction Projects by Brian Cooke

By Brian Cooke

Building administration is a panoramic self-discipline, yet eventually it's a difficult, hands-on self-discipline concerned about the administration of individuals, plant and fabrics, all mobilised to accomplish a development undertaking competently, on time, on finances and to the client’s satisfaction.
Management of development tasks is a hugely illustrated sequence of case experiences in response to seven reside building administration tasks, demonstrating the very sensible nature of coping with initiatives. The specified case reviews disguise various development initiatives, various in price from £1million to £117 million, together with a big internal urban workplace block, a portal framed manufacturing unit unit, a school refurbishment undertaking, a superstore & vehicle park and a brand new tuition development. The case experiences emphasise designated on web site administration methods and determine a predominantly sensible method of coping with initiatives. a couple of similar chapters protecting useful and theoretical facets of development administration aid and illustrate the person case studies.
With a robust emphasis at the functional nature of the topic, administration of development tasks is a perfect advent to the topic for all scholars on building and similar measure and degree programmes. it is going to be of specific curiosity to scholars getting ready for the CIOB EPA programme and the hot NVQ classes at point four and five in development administration.

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The Eco-Home Design Guide. Principles and Practice for by Christopher Day

By Christopher Day

Designing an eco-house is as a lot approximately operating along with your average atmosphere because it is ready making plans to take advantage of the appropriate fabrics on your construction. during this publication, Christopher Day attracts on his vast adventure to provide an explanation for the most important rules of ecological apartment layout. fantastically illustrated, it highlights how aesthetics come up from eco-responsible layout: they don't seem to be components, nor are ecology and paintings in conflict.
This ebook offers you crucial tips in operating along with your atmosphere, knowing what you are able to do your self, deciding upon your fabrics, ensuring your eco domestic matches your wishes, eco-building with no hoping on know-how, and refitting an latest construction. This ebook is key for a person who desires to create a gorgeous domestic that's in concord with its position, is a fit and delightful position to dwell, and is environmentally pleasant.

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Restoring and refinishing furniture: an illustrated guide to by Virginie Manuel

By Virginie Manuel

Easy and gorgeous selfmade initiatives to revive, recycle, and remodel your furniture.

Are you bored with seeing an analogous furnishings at your residence? Does your furnishings glance outdated and superseded? for those who lengthy for swap and wish to provide your house a makeover, then this booklet is correct for you. Restoring and Refinishing Furniture is an easy-to-use, step by step consultant to repurposing your outdated and uninteresting furnishings. something can be utilized; the belief is to take what you have already got in your house and to revitalize it as you spot fit.

The initiatives during this publication diversity from making a child’s coloring table to development a glass-topped desk with booths for garage. as well as offering transparent directions, Manuel lists the simplest instruments to take advantage of to create the proper piece of renovated furnishings. additionally incorporated is suggestion on:

Sanding wood
Staining wood
Applying materials and polishes
Painting complex designs

With greater than colour pictures illustrating each one step of the recovery strategy, Restoring and Refinishing Furniture might help you channel your creativity and reinvent your home.

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Invitation to Architecture: Discovering Delight in the World by Max Jacobson

By Max Jacobson

Expand your wisdom of the area round us. lookup. go searching. There’s structure all over, from the houses during which we are living to the constructions the place we paintings, the ancient websites we stopover at on holiday to the procuring department stores we common each day. yet what precisely is structure and what differentiates it from mere “buildings”? How does it impression our lives? during this attractive, unique paintings, architects Max Jacobson, one of many authors of the landmark layout ebook A development Language, and Shelley Brock discover those and plenty of different questions as they current a compelling case for the significance of structure in our daily lives.
A attractive, espresso desk book…an dependent dialog piece…an academic source for the complete relations. One peek within this wonderful booklet, jam-packed with one hundred fifty illustrations, and you’ll agree that structure is not only for architects! Invitation to structure starts off with a dialogue of the numerous methods structure impacts our lives from our actions as teenagers to our daily pursuits and interactions as adults. The ebook delves into the “great” constructions of the realm and likewise explores the complete diversity of architectural works from indigenous buildings to modern buildings.
Strength, usefulness, and beauty—these are the 3 pillars on which Invitation to structure is equipped. There’s an exploration of the function of “durability,” “utility,” and “beauty” in structure. those 3 ideas (originally coined via Vitruvius in the course of the Roman empire as Firmitas, Utilitas, and Venustas) stay on the middle of what structure strives for and they're as correct at the present time as they have been over 2,000 years in the past. power, usefulness, and beauty…the merits you are going to derive from this fascinating source.

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Alternative Energy Systems in Building Design by Peter Gevorkian

By Peter Gevorkian

Design High-Performance substitute strength platforms for Buildings

A complete reference for architects and engineers, this GreenSource ebook presents useful layout and set up directions for the most commercially conceivable replacement strength applied sciences. development fabrics, method deployment, general installations, and environmental effect are covered.

Alternative power structures in development Design contains info on LEED layout, strength conservation, and solar energy financing and go back on funding. energy buy agreements (PPAs) and nationwide and foreign carbon cap and alternate also are mentioned. priceless appendices include targeted layout info tables and authorized apparatus listings.

Alternative power structures in construction Design covers:

  • Solar energy procedure physics and technologies
  • California sun initiative program
  • Energy conservation
  • Passive heating sunlight technologies
  • Fuel cellphone technology
  • Wind power technologies
  • Ocean strength technologies
  • Hydroelectric and micro-hydro turbine power
  • Geothermal energy
  • Biofuel, biogas, and thermal depolymerization technologies
  • Fission- and fusion-type nuclear power
  • Air toxins abatement

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Electrical Engineering Training by Bureau of Naval Personnel

By Bureau of Naval Personnel

This elevated and revised U.S. military education direction textual content offers thorough assurance of the elemental idea of electrical energy and its purposes. it really is absolutely the simplest e-book of its sort for both wide or extra constrained experiences of electric fundamentals.
It is split into 21 chapters and an in depth element of appendixes. Chapters conceal protection, primary suggestions of electrical energy, batteries, sequence direct-current circuits, community research of direct-current circuits, electric conductors and wiring ideas, electromagnetism and magnetic circuits, advent to alternating-current electrical energy, inductance, capacitance, inductive and capacitive reactance, basic alternating-current circuit idea, direct-current turbines, direct present motor magnetic amplifiers, and synchros and servomechanisms. Appendixes acquaint lay readers with universal phrases, abbreviations, part color-code, complete load currents of automobiles, and cable kinds; additionally they provide trig services, sq. and sq. roots, uncomplicated formulation, and legislation of exponents.
Thus the reader is provided with an entire uncomplicated insurance of all vital facets of electrical energy. And, drawing on its plentiful cash, the army used to be capable of fill this article with dozens of illustrations in order that the booklet turns into virtually a multimedia instructing process.
This is a superb textual content for lecture room use or for domestic examine. scholars also will locate it a helpful complement to classes within which idea is emphasised whereas little realization is paid to software; it's going to additionally complement a path within which this example is reversed. additionally, Basic Electricity serves the lay reader who easily desires a data of primary innovations of electrical energy or needs to check extra complex innovations and purposes. 1969 edition.

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