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Olve, Nils-Göran; Royse, Jane; Wetter, Magnus; Roy, Jan; Olve, Nils Goran

John Wiley & Sons, 2000, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. . 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
ISBN: 0471495425
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Inventory #29675
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Van Heijst, Annelies
N.B. Previous owners inscription to half title page. 306pp.
Kok Pharos Publishing House, 1995, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First English Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 903900241X
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Inventory #24561
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Portugali, Nili
In this book Nili Portugali, presents her particular interpretation of the holistic-phenomenological worldview in theory and in practice, a worldview which stands in recent years at the forefront of the scientific discourse, and is tightly related to Buddhist philosophy. The purpose of architecture is first and foremost to create a human environment for human beings. The real challenge of current architectural practice is to make the best use of the potential inherent in our modern technological age. Yet, modern society has lost the value of man and thus created a feeling of alienation between man and the environment. Contemporary architecture sought to dissociate itself from the world of emotions and connect the design process to the world of ideas, thus creating a rational relation between building and man, devoid of any emotion. Portugali argues that in order to change the feeling of the environment and create places and buildings we really feel 'at home' and want to live in, what is needed is not a change of style or fashion, but a transformation of the mechanistic worldview underlying current thought and approaches. Based on Christopher Alexander's basic assumption that behind human architecture there are universal and eternal codes common to us all as human beings, and that there is absolute truth underlying beauty and comfort, Portugali demonstrates how this approach, as well as her unique planning process stemming from it (based on the way things actually exist already on site) generates that common spiritual experience people undergo in buildings endowed with soul, no matter where or from what culture they come from. That she demonstrates through a variety of her buildings and projects (with over 600 color illustrations and drawings), in relation to the physical, cultural and social reality of the place they were planned and built on, an Israeli reality which reflects a unique interface between the orient and the west, a cultural interface she personally represents.245pp.
Edition Axel Menges, 2006, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 3936681058
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Inventory #21057
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.09 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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Touraine, J.L.; Traeger, J.; Betual, H.; Dubernard, J.P.; and Dupuy, C. (Editors).
The national and international organ exchange programmes were studied and discussed during the Congress on Organ Allocation, from which this book is derived. This book describes the state of the art in the management of waiting lists and the allocation of organs in transplantation. It includes chapters on the possibilities of expanding the pool of available cadaver organs. It also analyzes the results of transplantation of cadaver organs from older donors and marginal, non-heart-beating donors. Transplantation policies based on the offering of organs by living donors are also described, as is the impact of delayed graft function on organ allocation. 309pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 0792350774
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Inventory #15131
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.61 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
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Wooliver, Joan
172pp.
Robert D. Reed Publishers, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. D/J in Protective Wrapper. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
ISBN: 188500348X
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Inventory #14279
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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