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Wiley Pathways Introduction to Google SketchUp (Wiley Pathways) Aidan Chopra and Laura Town Paperback Buy this book in $ Buy this book in £

London Architecture and Design
Hardcover by daab
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HARNESSING 
MICROSTATION V8
G. V. Krishnan, James E. Taylor, Keith Harrell
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Metric Handbook Planning & Design Data
David Adler (Editor)
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eVolo 2012 Skyscraper Competition

USA: eVolo 2012 Skyscraper Competition
Late registration deadline January 17, 2012
eVolo is pleased to invite students, architects, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the eVolo 2012 Skyscraper Competition. Established in 2006, the annual Skyscraper Competition is one of the world’s most prestigious awards for high-rise architecture. It recognizes outstanding ideas that redefine skyscraper design through the implementation of novel technologies, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations along with studies on globalization, flexibility, adaptability, and the digital revolution. It is a forum that examines the relationship between the skyscraper and the natural world, the skyscraper and the community, and the skyscraper and the city. The competition is also an investigation on the public and private space and the role of the individual and the collective in the creation of a dynamic and adaptive vertical community. It is also a response to the exploration and adaptation of new habitats and territories based on a dynamic equilibrium between man and nature  a new kind of responsive and adaptive design capable of intelligent growth through the self-regulation of its own systems.


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