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Vertical Cities Asia By Bokole Braun et al.
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“Everyone Ages” is 2012 Vertical Cities Asia Competition theme, and it explores new urbanization patterns in rapidly aging societies in Asia. The challenge is to house 100,000 people... More > living and working in 1 km2, almost half of which will be above age 65 by 2050. The competition asks planners and designers for a visionary paradigm to address the anticipated social, economic, and environmental challenges of a rapidly aging population. It requires research on and thoughtful integration of urban density, verticality, domesticity, work, food, infrastructure, nature, ecology, structure, and program. The site is located in Yongsan-gu, in the Seoul’s Metropolitan Area, in South Korea. Plans for the site will consider sustainability, quality of life, technical innovation, relationship to context, and feasibility as part of the design solutions to a rapidly aging and highly dense area. The proposals revisit concepts such as “active aging” and “aging in place” with forward-thinking, inclusive, and integrated design.< Less
Portrait of Asia By Mkemo Zaire London
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This photography book is a look into the lives of Asian people in Japan, China and Thailand. Experience this collection of black and white photographs from the streets, subways and culture of... More > downtown Tokyo and Yokohama, Japan to Hong Kong and Thailand, as well as the proud history of Hiroshima and the Great Buddha of Kamakura. The collection is divided into two sections; People and Places. People, represents the intimate portraits of the public as well as individuals encountered throughout Asia. Places, is made up of sites that represent the architectural, historical and urban landscape throughout this land. Each photograph is titled with the description, place and year. Mkemo London is a photographer who traveled throughout Asia, while serving in the US Navy. Photographs are available at www.mkemolondon.com< Less
Portrait of Asia By Mkemo Zaire London
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This photography book is a look into the lives of Asian people in Japan, China and Thailand. Experience this collection of black and white photographs from the streets, subways and culture of... More > downtown Tokyo and Yokohama, Japan to Hong Kong and Thailand, as well as the proud history of Hiroshima and the Great Buddha of Kamakura. The collection is divided into two sections; People and Places. People, represents the intimate portraits of the public as well as individuals encountered throughout Asia. Places, is made up of sites that represent the architectural, historical and urban landscape throughout this land. Each photograph is titled with the description, place and year. Mkemo London is a photographer who traveled throughout Asia, while serving in the US Navy.< Less
Portrait of Asia By Mkemo Zaire London
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This photography book is a look into the lives of Asian people in Japan, China and Thailand. Experience this collection of black and white photographs from the streets, subways and culture of... More > downtown Tokyo and Yokohama, Japan to Hong Kong and Thailand, as well as the proud history of Hiroshima and the Great Buddha of Kamakura. The collection is divided into two sections; People and Places. People, represents the intimate portraits of the public as well as individuals encountered throughout Asia. Places, is made up of sites that represent the architectural, historical and urban landscape throughout this land. Each photograph is titled with the description, place and year. Mkemo London is a photographer who traveled throughout Asia, while serving in the US Navy. Photographs are available at www.mkemolondon.com< Less
Ancient Cities of Central Asia , 2015 Calendar By Malcolm Smith
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In the deserts of what is now Uzbekistan, oasis towns grew along the trade route connecting the Middle East to China. Three of these towns are depicted here: Samarkand (Samarqand), Bukhara (Buxoro)... More > and Khiva (Xiva). Samarkand was Tamerlane’s (Timur’s) capital city, and the splendor he began still remains. Mukhammad Al-Khorazmi, the mathematician credited with the invention (discovery?) of algebra, lived in Khiva. This calendar depicts some of the art and architecture of this historic region.< Less
Amazing South East Asia: Singapore By V. T.
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Have you been fascinated by the cultures of Asia? Do you want to learn more, and experience different cultures yourself? You have to get to Singapore then! Singapore, located in South East Asia, is... More > famous for her multi-cultures. A mixture of Chinese, Malays, Indians and lots of American, Australian and Europeans are staying in Singapore right now. Having a rich culture is just one of the attractions. Singapore is the most modern city in South East Asia, or even whole of Asia. She has the best buildings, transportation, places of interest, hotels, and recently the casinos, Universal Studio and lots more. Even F1 is held in Singapore for the past few years. If you decide to travel to Singapore, you can bring this ebook already. It'll guide you from restaurants to hotels to places of interests, night life and lots more. Give yourself a well deserve break. Book your air ticket right now!< Less
Gay Destinations Outside Se Asia By Omme Perrt
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Westhill Consulting Travel and Tours, Singapore sure know how to define fun. SE Asian cities such as KL Malaysia, Bangkok Thailand, Jakarta Indonesia, Singapore and many more are not the only cities... More > our gay friends can enjoy travelling.< Less
"Burma The Jewel of Asia" - "Impressions from Yangon" By Ralph A Ledergerber
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This book is a photographic documentary about everyday life on the streets of Yangon, markets, faces, portraits of people, the Shwedagon Pagoda during the annual 'Kason' Festival held in May, fading... More > colonial architecture and more. A pictorial insight into Yangon, Burma's largest city formerly known as Rangoon under British rule. A fantastic photo essay illustrated with more than 50 amazing photographs. This book will be followed up with a more comprehensive version in late 2014. Stay tuned. Hardcopy available at: http://au.blurb.com/b/5110561-burma-the-jewel-of-asia< Less
Dhaka to Dakar: Book One - Through Asia By Andrew Boland
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Backpacking expert Andrew Boland embarked upon a mission in 2004, to travel from Dhaka in Bangladesh to Dakar in Senegal by plane, train, bus and whatever transport he could find. Dhaka to Dakar is a... More > travelogue about this journey. In this book, Dhaka to Dakar: Book 1 – Through Asia, Andrew visits seven countries in Asia – Malaysia, Singapore, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Iran and Turkey, in the first leg of his adventure. Andrew takes an early morning boat on the Ganges, survives food poisoning more than once, journeys into the Khyber Pass, nearly gets engaged Iran, nearly gets adopted in Iran, and marvels at the amazing city of Istanbul where the leg finishes. 6000km by air, much longer by land. From Dhaka Andrew takes buses to the Indian border, later one through the Baluchistan desert, another from Tabriz Istanbul. He revels on the trains in India, and scoots to the Pakistan border in a rickshaw. Join him on the trip of a life time! Includes dozens of photos taken by the author.< Less
ASIA STOP-OVER By Nino di Bari
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Stop-Over in different cities from Asia.