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Download free The Way Of The Superior Man: A Spiritual Guide to Mastering the Challenges of Women, Work, and Sexual Desire – David Deida
“I keep giving this book away; I think I’ve owned 30 different copies already. I tend to pass it out to anybody, man or woman, who has made a commitment to or even has a passing interest in the art of loving. David Deida gets it, like no one I’ve ever read, and he writes about it forcefully, honestly, and downright poetically.” Michael Tucker, actor and author “”The...

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Download free New Environments for Working – Francis Duffy, Andrew Laing, Denice Jaunzens, Stephen  Willis
The workplace is changing radically, yet the building designs and environmental systems for conventional offices fail to support the more fluid use of space and time practised by these new kinds of office work. Prepared by the team who wrote The Responsible Workplace in 1992, this book is based on a major research project undertaken by DEGW and the BRE. It identifies the key organizational changes,...

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Download free Nice Girls Just Don’t Get It: 99 Ways to Win the Respect You Deserve, the Success You’ve Earned, and the Life You Want – Lois P. Frankel, Carol Frohlinger
Offering the same brand of practical, no-holds-barred, expert advice that made Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office an international million-copy bestseller, Nice Girls Just Don’t Get It teaches us the skills we need to turn from a nice girl into a winning woman, not just in our careers but in our relationships, families, and everyday lives. Have you ever felt invisible? Taken advantage...

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Download free Modern Architecture: The Structures That Shaped the Modern World – Jonathan Glancey
A brand new edition of this visually stunning and lavishly produced guide to the great buildings and structures of the modern age from around the world. Divided into eight clear sections, each movement in architecture from 1900 to the present day is represented: Arts and Crafts, Classicism, Organic, Modernism, Postmodernism, Robotic, Cities, and Futures. Focusing on one building per page, Jonathan...

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Download free All the Buildings in New York (That I’ve Drawn So Far) – James Gulliver Hancock
A charmingly illustrated journey through New York City, neighborhood by neighborhood. All the Buildings in New York is a love letter to New York City, told through James Gulliver Hancock’s unique and charming drawings of the city’s diverse architectural styles and cityscape. His buildings are colorful and chock full of fun and offbeat details, and this book is full of new discoveries as well as old...

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Download free Skyscraper: Vertical Now – Eric Howeler
No building type has the power to capture the imagination like the skyscraper, yet following 9/11, the future of the skyscraper has been called into question. The author presents convincing evidence that the future of tall buildings is as secure today as it was over 100 years ago. Described and accompanied by striking full-color photography are over fifty new skyscrapers that punctuate the skyline of...

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Download free Little, Big – John Crowley
John Crowley’s masterful Little, Big is the epic story of Smoky Barnable, an anonymous young man who travels by foot from the City to a place called Edgewood—not found on any map—to marry Daily Alice Drinkwater, as was prophesied. It is the story of four generations of a singular family, living in a house that is many houses on the magical border of an otherworld. It is a story of fantastic...

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Download free Building Control Systems – Vaughn Bradshaw
Architects were once charged with designing entire buildings, including the HVAC, lighting and power systems. But with the advent of more complex technologies, engineers and other specialists became responsible for these systems, with architects assuming expanded roles as team managers. The latest edition of Building Control Systems provides architecture students with the larger picture without...

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Download free Theatres of San Jose – Gary Lee Parks
San Joseans have long had their pick of the best in stage and screen entertainment. In the late 19th through the mid-20th centuries, theatres were beloved places. Whether in downtown, the neighborhoods, or surrounding communities, theatres provided the thrill of a night on the town. Most of the early theatres built in San Jose exist only in photographs, many exhibited in this book for the first time. A...

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Download free Pamphlet Architecture 20: Seven Partly Underground Rooms and Buildings for Water, Ice, and Midgets – Mary-Ann Ray
The latest in the Pamphlet Architecture series, Seven Partly Underground Rooms and Buildings investigates unusual spaces in Italy, ranging from a honeycombed and mazelike series of rooms and stairs for midgets, to the dining chambers of a Pompeiian estate, to a half-buried sphere that serves as a place for ice storage. Ray reveals these quixotic spaces through constructed drawings, collaged photographs,...

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Download free Intertextuality – Graham Allen
No text has its meaning alone; all texts have their meaning in relation to other texts. Since Julia Kristeva coined the term in the 1960s, intertextuality has been a dominant idea within literary and cultural studies leaving none of the traditional ideas about reading or writing undisturbed. Graham Allen’s Intertextuality outlines clearly the history and the use of the term in contemporary theory,...

Download free Architektur – Nachkriegsmoderne 50er- und 60er-Jahre (Pforzheimer Stadtrundgänge, #1) – Christoph Timm
Das kulturelle Erbe der Nachkriegszeit prägte die Identität von Pforzheim: Hier finden Sie einen Überblick über das architektonische Schaffen dieser Epoche.Präsentiert wird eine Auswahl an lokaler Architektur der 1950er- und 1960er-Jahre, jeweils mit Foto und Info zurkünstlerischen Bedeutung. Aus der Reihenfolge der Objekte ergibt sich ein Rundgang durch die Innenstadt, danach folgendie Objekte in...