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Plan! Build! - Principles of Town Planning and Economic Layout Design for low income Housing Developments in Zimbabwe By Graham Atkins
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An urban design manual for Africa. Town planning and design principles relevant to town planners, engineers and architects working in Africa today. 30 years ago, Zimbabwe's engineers and... More > town planners revealed how the use of improved design techniques in low income housing estates could result in dramatic land and engineering cost savings, without loss of social amenity. Better neighbourhoods + more houses for more people at less cost! A far-sighted solution to Africa's endemic housing problems. This is a faithful reprint of the original 1981 Zimbabwe planning manual. (Available on a Not-for-profit basis: - FREE DOWNLOAD; print version is sold at cost) Note: download may take several minutes, be patient!< Less
Plan! Build! - Principles of Town Planning and Economic Layout Design for low income Housing Developments in Zimbabwe By Graham Atkins
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An urban design manual for Africa. Town planning and design principles relevant to town planners, engineers and architects working in Africa today. 30 years ago, Zimbabwe's engineers and... More > town planners revealed how the use of improved design techniques in low income housing estates could result in dramatic land and engineering cost savings, without loss of social amenity. Better neighbourhoods + more houses for more people at less cost! A far-sighted solution to Africa's endemic housing problems. This is a faithful reprint of the original 1981 Zimbabwe planning manual. (Available on a Not-for-profit basis: - FREE DOWNLOAD; print version is sold at cost) Note: download may take several minutes, be patient!< Less
Once, A Splendid Coin; An Arcadian Story Behind The 1938 Shilling By Edward Stephen Burns
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During the final decades of the eighteenth century, colonizing a country distant from Britain was idealised as an adventure in a pastoral utopia. The penal settlement established in New South Wales,... More > and colloquially known as Bottney Bay was no exception. It had originally been formed to take the overflow of convicts held in the crowded gaols of Britain. Through a series of commercial expectations and coincidences, the pastoral lands of the colony became exposed as being eminently suitable for growing the Spanish-type fine wool that was then in great demand in Britain. On the western slopes and plains of the ‘outback’, ‘squatters’ bred a sheep descended from the Spanish, but critically Australian in style. The land was available, and the undemanding tasks associated with shepherding sheep suited the uneducated temperament of the convict shepherds. Just as Australia was developing her finewool industry, increased demand from the woollen mills of Yorkshire made her fortune.< Less