The Future Envelope 1: A Multidisciplinary Approach - by U. Knaack, T. Klein

By U. Knaack, T. Klein

A huge a part of the content material of this e-book is directed in the direction of options and unique principles. it may be regarded as know-how pushed enter and it evokes and demanding situations the marketplace and creates discussions at the foundation of concrete fabric. The frozen fabric and sandwich constructions within the aviation are fascinating issues and proper to the development undefined. Weight and quantity relief are very proper drivers for innovation relating to price keep watch over and sustainability. extremely mild (and inflexible) constructions are although very undesirable preconditions for attaining a enough sound insulation. A deeper knowing of acoustical habit may perhaps create openings for this expertise. expertise will be very inspiring, yet this publication additionally makes a speciality of non technological issues. goods similar to problems with technique and the research of purchaser wishes and calls for, are mentioned. the purpose of this e-book is to make the reader consider challenged to hitch the creativity or to guage personal rules in regards to the destiny as a way to hold the dialogue alive. each contribution is of relevance so long as it clearly helps destiny improvement. Universities have, in fact, a distinct challenge to take the lead in constructing long-term visions and destiny eventualities that allows you to create a fecund soil for breakthroughs for the good thing about the whole development undefined. This booklet is an inspiring instance of simply that.

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Cyberspace, Distance Learning, and Higher Education In by N'Dri Assie-Lumumba

By N'Dri Assie-Lumumba

Amidst the euphoria concerning the new frontiers of know-how occasionally perceived as a panacea for growth of upper schooling in constructing nations, there's a have to research chronic and new grounds of unequal chance for entry, studying, and the construction of information. This quantity addresses basic questions on the tutorial method reminiscent of: using know-how in better schooling for a holistic academic method for social improvement; the particular technological skill in Africa and percentages for digital better schooling; Cultural relevance of the curriculum and pedagogy; Pedagogy and gender in our on-line world schooling; Perils of externally-driven distance education schemes in Africa and the hunt for possession in the direction of improvement; demanding situations and possibilities within the making of information society in an Asian context; ideas to advertise positive digital greater schooling in Africa and Asia. Readership: This booklet is innovative within the fields of schooling, know-how, conversation, computing & details technological know-how, political economic climate, overseas experiences, improvement reports, gender stories, and indigenous wisdom platforms.

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Kitchen and Bath Design Principles: Elements, Form, Styles by Nancy Wolford, Ellen Cheever, NKBA (National Kitchen and

By Nancy Wolford, Ellen Cheever, NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association)

The ordinary, full-color advisor to useful kitchen and bathtub design
Kitchen and bathtub layout rules is The nationwide Kitchen and bathtub institutions entire advisor to uniting functionality and magnificence in those vital rooms. This full-color consultant is seriously illustrated, with a revised structure and photograph layout that provides details extra sincerely for visible novices. The up-to-date moment version has been extended to stick extra heavily to the criteria of inside layout, together with new info on team spirit, share, scale, and diversity, plus a brand new thesaurus to elucidate unexpected phrases. Stylistic topics stay a tremendous part, with emphasis at the structure, furnishings, kinds, and models of every period, and all technical and aesthetic info is gifted in transparent, concise language. The better half web site contains a lecturers consultant and photo financial institution that facilitate use within the lecture room, delivering extra examples of layout rules in action.
The nationwide Kitchen and tub organization demonstrated the traditional guidance for secure and potent kitchen and tub layout, and this e-book is the whole consultant to incorporating code and aesthetics from the very starting. functionality is simply as vital as kind in those rooms, so Kitchen and tub layout ideas teaches readers to: * practice the weather and ideas of layout to real-life occasions * realize how most sensible to use the instruments of layout in day-by-day enterprise perform * discover the worldwide and cultural impacts mirrored in renowned stylistic issues * Translate the aesthetics of an period right into a achievable subject matter for a kitchen or bath
To most sensible serve consumers, designers needs to learn how to meet all codes, rules, and expectancies with a stability of substance and elegance. Kitchen and bathtub layout ideas is the common reference, from the industry-leading supplier of kitchen and tub layout schooling.

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Mutilation and Transformation: Damnatio Memoriae and Roman by Eric Varner

By Eric Varner

The aim of this publication is to supply a consolidated number of fabrics to facilitate comparability of many of the nationwide human rights associations (NHRIs) already verified within the Asia-Pacific sector, opposed to a history of chosen foreign fabrics and with the help of a number of comparative tables. The latter aren't meant to be exhaustive, yet are designed to help in picking and contemplating the strengths and weaknesses inherent within the legislative mandates of every nationwide establishment. whereas the gathering is basically meant for educating reasons, it may even be beneficial to international locations contemplating constructing a countrywide human rights fee or, for these that have already performed so, strengthening its mandate. as a result, a number of sections were integrated outlining the connection which may still exist among NHRIs, the administrative, the Legislature, the Judiciary and different similar associations and a quick part at the significance of the method which may still precede their institution.

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Politics of Parousia: Reading Mark Inter(Con)Textually by Tat-Siong Liew

By Tat-Siong Liew

This quantity strikes literary feedback of the Gospels additional into the socio-political fight for liberation - quite, into the area of colonial/postcolonial discourse. Taking heavily the concept that Mark's Gospel used to be written lower than Roman colonization, and utilizing "inter(con)-textuality" as an underlying conception, it examines the relation among Mark's tale of Jesus and colonial politics, in particular Mark's emphasis at the parousia and his buildings of colonial matters. It argues that Mark's apocalyptic at the same time resists and reinscribes colonial ideology by way of 3 subject-positions and subject-matters: authority, corporation, and gender. Juxtaposing apocalyptic and politics, dissidence and duplication in addition to chinese language American narratives and the Markan try, this quantity seeks to reconsider the fight for social switch and the connection among cultural politics and Gospel experiences.

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Logic and the Imperial Stoa (Philosophia Antiqua) by Professor of Ancient Philosophy Jonathan Barnes

By Professor of Ancient Philosophy Jonathan Barnes

The most argument of this paintings, opposite to the existing orthodoxy, is that the research of common sense was once an essential - and a well-liked - a part of stoic philosophy within the early imperial interval. The argument is based totally on specified analyses of certian texts within the "Discourses" of Epictetus.

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Terrarium Craft: Create 50 Magical, Miniature Worlds by Amy Bryant Aiello

By Amy Bryant Aiello

A terrarium is not anything lower than a miniature global — one who you could create your self. it'd be a tiny rainforest, with lush foliage and shiny tropical vegetation. Or a wasteland, with unusual succulents planted between colourful stones. Or a Victorian fernery. Or a minimalist composition with a unmarried, ideal plant.

Or it can no longer include any crops in any respect. it would be made with crystals, feathers, bones, seashells, bits of wooden, porcelain trinkets — whatever that catches your fancy and is helping create a temper or glance. no matter what they comprise, terrariums are the final word in smooth, cheap, easy-care décor.

Terrarium Craft positive factors fifty unique designs that you should re-create or use as proposal in your personal layout. each one access comes with transparent step by step instructions on how one can gather and take care of your terrarium. You’ll additionally locate beneficial information regarding making a choice on a box, utilizing applicable fabrics, selecting the best crops, and conserving your terrarium. (Hint: It’s effortless! in reality, many terrariums are self-sustaining, requiring no upkeep whatsoever!)

If you’ve consistently desired to have a little bit nature on your own residence, with no the fear and hard work of a backyard, this ebook will convey you precisely how you can create your individual designated, spell binding global. aste and style.

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