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Project Daedalus By British Interplanetary Society
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This is a re-publication of The British Interplanetary Society (BIS) Project Daedalus papers, first published in 1978. It also contains one of the first technical papers on interstellar travel and a... More > post-project review paper. The foreword is written by the current BIS President Dr Bob Parkinson, also a member of the original study team.< Less
Project Daedalus By Thomas Hoover
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(Bantam Books 1991) Publisher’s Weekly “Hoover’s characters double-deal their way through settings ranging from the Acropolis to the inside of a superplane that skims the edge of... More > space –- the ultimate in death-dealing. A secret agreement between the Russian military and the Yakuza, Japanese crime lords, threatens to shift the balance of world power.”< Less
GARCHES 1234: Remembering the Mathematics of the Ideal Villa--An Essay on Le Corbusier's 1927 Villa de Monzie/Stein [Third Edition (8.5x11pb/color)] By JEF7REY HILDNER
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IN 1927, THE GREAT MODERN ARCHITECT LE CORBUSIER completed a house in the Paris suburb of Garches. No structure of the early modernist era has gained more renown. In 1947, Colin Rowe’s essay... More > “The Mathematics of the Ideal Villa” brought Garches to the foreground—and Garches has stayed there ever since. Based on an essay in the refereed Journal of Architectural Education, GARCHES 1234 picks up where Rowe left off and throws bold light on Le Corbusier’s assertion that at Garches, more than any of his other projects, “proportion ruled absolutely there, as absolute mistress.” JEF7REY HILDNER is a writer, a painter, and a licensed architect. Author of Daedalus 9 and Picasso Lessons, his award-winning work and his essays on the theory and practice of art appear in many publications, including Journal of Architectural Education and Global Architecture Houses. He earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Princeton University. Profile:< Less