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Sharp, Dennis and Slessor, Catherine
The completion of the first phase of Kuala Lumpur International Airport in 1998 resulted in two 4000 m runways and a 335000 m to main terminal building. The airport can handle 25 million passengers a year, by 2020, however, the airport will be able to handle 120 000 000 passengers a year. It is not surprising that everyone should wonder why Malaysia would need an international airport of that size. The reason is the intense strategic competition that has already started. Unquestionably, the world will have an entirely new high-speed transportation system by 2025 at the latest. This will be the HSST (Hypersonic Speed Transport), which will carry between 300 and 500 passengers at speeds up to Mach 3.5. The HSST will be meaningless for short routes. Therefore the required international hub airports will be limited to two in North America, one in Central and South America, one in Africa, two in Europe, one in Russia, and three in Asia. Like China and South Korea, Malaysia is very eager to obtain one of the three Asian international hub airports, because a country with such an airport and the associated infrastructure is very likely to become a financial, information, tourism and advanced industrial centre. The airport is an integral part of a future linear capital corridor, which was also developed by Kurokawa. The area surrounding the airport will be used for an experiment in artificially restoring the tropical rain forest. Creating such a forest is the most effective method for blocking out noise from the airport. This is the basis of the architect's concept for a symbiosis between airport and forest. In addition, the architect believes that this is effective for expressing the identity of Malaysia, as tropical rain forests are the typical vegetation of the country. Kurokawa was a key figure of Japanese Metabolism; he has played an essential role in this movement, not only through projects and buildings, but also through theoretical writings. Since then he has been one of the leading architects in Japan. 47pp.
Edition Axel Menges, 1999, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall.
ISBN: 3930698242
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Inventory #20020
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.45 approx. - € 19.89 approx.)
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Edited By Smart,John C.
733pp.From Number Crunching to Spirituality; A.W. Astin. State Governance Reform of Higher Education: Patterns, Trends, and Theories of the Public Policy Process; M.K. McLendon. College Environments, Diversity, and Student Learning; S. Hurtado, E.L. Dey, P. Gurin, G. Gurin. Identity Research in Higher Education: Communalities, Differences, and Complementarities; K.A. Renn, P. Dilley, M. Prentice. What Can Labor Economics Tell Us About the Earnings and Employment Prospects for Faculty? R.K. Toutkoushian. Studying Faculty Salary Equity: A Review of Theoretical and Methodological Approaches; L.W. Perna. Using Multilevel SEM to Study Leadership Effectiveness in Higher Education; V.J. Rosser. Event History Methods: Conceptual Issues and An Application to Student Departure from College; S.L. DesJardins. Globalization and Universities; J. Currie. Evaluating College and University Teaching: Reflections of a Practitioner; W.E. Cashin. Confronting the Burden of the Past: The Historical Antecedents of the Present Predicament of African Universities; Y.G-M. Lulat. An Institutional Perspective on Higher Education Policy: The Case of Academic Quality Assurance; D.D. Dill.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2003, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1402012314
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Inventory #14650
Price: £ 100.00 GBP ($ 130.30 approx. - € 110.50 approx.)
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Constable, John; Parris, Leslie; Shields, Conal; Fleming-Williams, Ian
Top edge of D/J slightly creased. 204pp.
The Tate Gallery, 1976, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0905005058
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Inventory #21593
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Reynolds, Peter; Phelan, Peter

Routledge, 1996, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415113733
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Inventory #29678
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Quirk,Randolph with Supplements By Gimson,A.C. And Warburg,Jeremy
Signed "With Best Wishes Randolph Quirk" on ffep.370pp.
Longmans, 1968, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good/Price Clipped. Enlarged Second Edition. . 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
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Inventory #14318
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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