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Kat Among the Pigeons - A Kat Shakespeare Mystery By E.C. Saunders
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Independent loner, thirty-something Kat Shakespeare is one heart-pounding step from insolvency when she lands a lucrative contract to troubleshoot a South London multi-million-pound council housing... More > estate makeover. After a human skeleton is discovered in the ruins of a tower block she demolishes, Kat turns detective, determined to both solve the mystery and bring in the project on time, but soon finds that a little amateur sleuthing can seriously damage your health. A laugh-out-loud book with bang-on descriptions and dialogue, and an opening which sets the story off on a trajectory of bizarre characters and quirky humour, Kat Among the Pigeons is a debut novel. The author’s experience as a London borough councillor provided the background for this book.< Less
Domesticity By Robin Dring
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Does anybody really enjoy doing housework? Robin Dring’s photographs of an abandoned house in a state of decay reminds us that decay can be luscious, even liberating. An antidote to the easy... More > option of everything in its place and a place for everything. The gaping hole in the wall where the hearth once blazed forth, a skeletal fir tree standing petrified in the corner. These are not pictures of utopia off the rails. They are images of hope. The wrecked interiors evoke the primeval furniture of our mythical forebears. The roofed enclosure within which the family gathers, anxiously waiting for the end of the long winter night.< Less
Domesticity By Robin Dring
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Does anybody really enjoy doing housework? Robin Dring’s photographs of an abandoned house in a state of decay reminds us that decay can be luscious, even liberating. An antidote to the easy... More > option of everything in its place and a place for everything. The gaping hole in the wall where the hearth once blazed forth, a skeletal fir tree standing petrified in the corner. These are not pictures of utopia off the rails. They are images of hope. The wrecked interiors evoke the primeval furniture of our mythical forebears. The roofed enclosure within which the family gathers, anxiously waiting for the end of the long winter night.< Less
Rethinking Downtown Highways By Lealan LaRoche
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Freeways have had a strong influence not only on urban transportation but also on downtown areas both physically and socially. Certainly, they have extended the commuting limits of the city and made... More > lower land costs more accessible. However, many of the mid-century freeways, once championed by planners and highway engineers as tools for urban renewal, have created swaths of blight through city neighborhoods. Their negative impacts on the larger urban framework require new ideas for healthier alternatives to aid in preserving and building sustainable cities.< Less
Rethinking Downtown Highways By Lealan LaRoche
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Freeways have had a strong influence not only on urban transportation but also on downtown areas both physically and socially. Certainly, they have extended the commuting limits of the city and made... More > lower land costs more accessible. However, many of the mid-century freeways, once championed by planners and highway engineers as tools for urban renewal, have created swaths of blight through city neighborhoods. Their negative impacts on the larger urban framework require new ideas for healthier alternatives to aid in preserving and building sustainable cities.< Less
The History of Shavington By Dr. Alastair Lack
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The History of Shavington Manor in Shropshire, home of the Nedham and Heywood-Lonsdale families. The 1685 building depicted was demolished in 1957
2014 ACSA Fall Conference Paper Proceedings By ACSA Press
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This conference considers the potential of Design-Build in post-secondary education. It is interested in expanding this potential, developing ideas to improve delivery and efficacy, and reflecting on... More > Design-Build as pedagogy and practice. The conference is interested in first-hand reports comparing the pedagogical contexts of Design-Build as well as rigorous surveys ranging across many schools. Above all, it is interested in analyzing the conditions of the project before, during, and after construction. The ACSA underlined the recent increase in Design-Build courses in North America, with the introduction of a Design-Build Award in 2012. It is now included in over 70% of our curricula. Design-Build can be as big as the entire curriculum or as small as an elective; it can take place in a school’s courtyard or halfway across the world; it can be demolished at the end of the semester or become a permanent part of a community; and it can innovate in all imaginable ways.< Less
A Good Thing to Do With Banks By Ron Teska
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The stones used for the carvings presented in this book were recycled by the author from The First National Bank that was demolished nearby his home in Cameron, WV. This book not only provides the... More > reader with photographs of these stone carvings, done by hand with no machines, it also provides the reasons for the carvings and interpretations of each. Stories involving organizations such as SOAW ( School of Americas Watch) and Gold Star Families Fort Peace as well as stories of travel experiences in the indigenous First Nation reserve in Bella Coola, British Columbia and personal tales of mirth and woe are also presented.< Less
Palmer Mills By Roger Holden
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Palmer Mills were cotton spinning mills in Stockport, Cheshire. Originally built in around 1822 by James Marshall they were extended considerably over the following three decades. They ceased... More > operating in the early 1880s, by which time they were old and obsolete. A new company purchased the mills and largely demolished them before building a new mill, which was completed in 1887. A second mill was completed in 1890. With the decline in the cotton industry, the mills closed in 1931. The No.1 Mill was demolished in 1937 but the No.2 Mill continued in various uses until it was demolished in 1999. This well illustrated book is a history and technical description of the mills in the context of the Lancashire cotton industry.< Less
SHADES OF DREAD: "Demolition" By Stanton Crosley
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Part of the anthology series "Shades of Dread". A crowd has gathered around the site of a building about to be demolished. Spectators, workers, and policemen all watch as the charges go off... More > and the building comes down. Until things go horribly wrong, and something is unleashed.< Less