Infrastructure

Author : Brian Hayes
ISBN : 0393349837
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 27.37 MB
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“Original, highly readable. . . . An extraordinary book.” —Anne Eisenberg, Scientific American
Category: Social Science

Sustainability Principles And Practice

Author : Margaret Robertson
ISBN : 9781317232100
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 87.26 MB
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This new and expanded edition builds upon the first edition’s accessible and comprehensive overview of the interdisciplinary field of sustainability. The focus is on furnishing solutions and equipping the student with both conceptual understanding and technical skills for the workplace. Each chapter explores one aspect of the field, first introducing concepts and presenting issues, then supplying tools for working toward solutions. Techniques for management and measurement as well as case studies from around the world are provided. The second edition includes a complete update of the text, with increased coverage of major topics including the Anthropocene; complexity; resilience; environmental ethics; governance; the IPCC’s latest findings on climate change; Sustainable Development Goals; and new thinking on native species and novel ecosystems. Chapters include further reading and discussion questions. The book is supported by a companion website with links, detailed reading lists, glossary, and additional case studies, together with projects, research problems, and group activities, all of which focus on real-world problem solving of sustainability issues. The textbook is designed to be used by undergraduate college and university students in sustainability degree programs and other programs in which sustainability is taught.
Category: Business & Economics

Wie Im Westen So Auf Erden

Author : Wolfgang Sachs
ISBN : 3499163438
Genre : Economic development
File Size : 78.66 MB
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Category: Economic development

Cambridge International As A Level Business Revision Guide 2nd Edition

Author : Sandie Harrison
ISBN : 9781471847721
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 30.24 MB
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Get your best grades with this exam-focused text that will guide you through the content and skills you need to prepare for the big day. Manage your own revision with step-by-step support from experienced examiners Sandie Harrison and David Milner. This guide also includes a Questions and Answers section with exam-style questions, student's answers for each question, and examiner comments to ensure you're exam-ready. - Plan and pace your revision with the revision planner - Use the expert tips to clarify key points - Avoid making typical mistakes with expert advice - Test yourself with end-of-topic questions and answers and tick off each topic as you complete it - Practise your exam skills with exam-style questions and answers This title has not been through the Cambridge International endorsement process.
Category: Business & Economics

Wonders Of Work And Labor

Author : Betsy Fahlman
ISBN : UCSD:31822036415743
Genre : Art
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The paintings and prints of the Steidle Collection capture the power and beauty of industry. The images, potent reminders of earlier vigorous industrial development in America, are a visual record connecting fine arts, industry, and education before World War II. Established and expanded by Edward Steidle during his tenure at The Pennsylvania State University, the collection, with its unique focus on the mineral industries, is one of the most comprehensive assemblages of American industrial art. The Steidle Collection is preserved and exhibited by the Earth and Mineral Sciences Museum and Art Gallery. The Steidle Collection remains today a remarkable artifact at the intersection of art, industry, and education. As a time capsule of the period between the stock market crash of 1929 and World War II, the collection sheds light on Pennsylvania's most important industries. The unique beauties of steel and coal that inspired the artists in this collection remind us of the power these industries held in the culture and economy of Pennsylvania. At the time he assembled his industrial art collection, Dean Steidle could hardly have imagined the collapse of the nation's formidable steel industry and the disappearance of the blast furnaces that inspired such powerful paintings and prints. Edward Steidle was singular—one writer characterized him as a “spark plug”—and his remarkable vision of art embedded in the School of Earth and Mineral Sciences remains a legacy for the citizens of the Commonwealth and for The Pennsylvania State University.
Category: Art

Cambridge Igcse Geography Study And Revision Guide

Author : David Watson
ISBN : 9781471886386
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 39.47 MB
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- Check your knowledge of all the essential syllabus content and concepts - Specifies the skills and knowledge that students need to acquire during the course - Highlights common misconceptions and errors - Tests knowledge with practice questions and answers at the back of the book - Get it right with common misconceptions and errors highlighted This title has not been through the Cambridge International Examinations endorsement process.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Guide To American Graduate Schools

Author : Harold R. Doughty
ISBN : 9781101162958
Genre : Education
File Size : 82.13 MB
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For students planning further study after college, the Guide to American Graduate Schools puts the necessary information at their fingertips. Completely revised and updated, this long-trusted and indispensable tool features comprehensive information on every aspect of graduate and professional study, including: • Alphabetically arranged profiles of more than 1,200 accredited institutions, including enrollment, locations, libraries and other facilities, and housing situations • Fields of study offered by each institution and types of degrees conferred • Admissions standards and requirements, recruitment practices, and degree requirements • Tuition costs and opportunities for financial aid • Details on scholarships, fellowships, assistantships, and internships Organized in a clear, straightforward, easy-to-use format, this is the essential source with which to begin planning for the future.
Category: Education

Landscape Professional Practice

Author : Gordon Rowland Fraser
ISBN : 9781317108221
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 26.3 MB
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Graduate of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Chartered Landscape Architect, MBA and Barrister, Gordon Rowland Fraser draws upon 30 years of project management, professional practice and teaching experience to provide an uncomplicated and intuitive guide to the business aspects of the landscape profession. An indispensable reference for seasoned professionals, the book will enable the student or novice practitioner to turn their drawing board inspiration into reality without being overwhelmed or afraid of overseeing the implementation of their proposals. Guided by the Landscape Institute’s 2013 Pathway to Chartership syllabus, this structured, step-by-step, narrative guide sets out the documentation commonly used within the landscape profession and makes accessible a logical and sequential understanding of contractual relationships; procurement strategies; processes of preparing client estimates and obtaining competitive quotations; of preparing contract documentation and administering formal contracts; general concepts of law as they relate to land management and the landscape profession; of business administration, market appraisal and positioning; and of the landscape consultant’s appointment. As an understanding of professional practice is intrinsic to all Landscape Institute accredited courses, this is an essential text for every landscape architecture student during their education and their subsequent journey into professional practice. Those undertaking Garden Design Diplomas will similarly find the book invaluable as they venture into the world of creativity and commerce, while the seasoned practitioner will find it a comprehensive point of reference to add to their bookshelf.
Category: Architecture

American Scientist

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ISBN : UOM:39015064355608
Genre : Greek letter societies
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Category: Greek letter societies

Tod Und Leben Gro Er Amerikanischer St Dte

Author : Jane Jacobs
ISBN : 9783035602128
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 45.73 MB
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In The Death and Life of Great American Cities durchleuchtet Jane Jacobs 1961 die fragwürdigen Methoden der Stadtplanung und Stadtsanierung in Amerika, der "New Yorker" nannte es das unkonventionellste und provozierendste Buch über Städtebau seit langem. Die deutsche Ausgabe wurde schnell auch im deutschsprachigem Raum zu einer viel gelesenen und diskutierten Lektüre. Sie ist jetzt wieder in einem Nachdruck zugänglich, mit einem Vorwort von Gerd Albers (1993), das nach der Aktualität dieser Streitschrift fragt.
Category: Architecture