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Sack, Manfred
This text is in English and German. Shortly after the navy had given up its Flensburg Fjord base, a group of developers acquired the site which comprises 7 hectares of land and 5.5 hectares of water. The group developed an urban quarter here and called it 'Sonwik', from the north Frisian words 'Son' (sun) and 'Wik' (bay). Its principal attraction is a housing estate, unique in Germany, which consists of 20 water-houses painted in vibrant colour. They are placed in loose series on a right angle by a jetty, at the same time forming the outer framework for a large marina for 400 sailing boats and yachts. Most of the former navy buildings on the wide green promenade have now been converted for civilian use - under the eyes of the monument-protection authorities and with great skill and sensitivity. The red brick buildings date from the first third of the 20th century, and now accommodate apartments, offices, shops, cafes and businesses related to water sports. The row of buildings is about 500m long, and is complemented, in urban development terms, by two taller buildings that at the same time mark the unmistakable entrance to this attractive site. They were designed by the Hamburg architects APB, who won the competition for them. However, the special feature are the 20 houses standing in the water, designed by the Flensburg practice of Asmussen & Partner. Each of them was built on a reinforced concrete platform placed about 2m above water level, using a two-storey timber-post structure. The owners were able to structure their own floor plans and equally - following a canon established as a matter of principle - the size and position of some windows. In addition to the roof terrace and private mooring 'cellar', the striking characteristic of these buildings are their colours - red, blue, orange and yellow - which are visible from a great distance. 59pp
Edition Axel Menges, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" Tall.
ISBN: 9783932565618
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Inventory #20022
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Gay, Peter
Previous owner's signature on ffep.685pp.Slight fading to spine.
W.W.Norton & Company, 1994, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0393312240
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Inventory #25601
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Dunlop, James M.
110pp. N.B. Biro mark on top edge of front cover. Inscribed by author on title page.
James M. Dunlop, 1998, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Signed Copy. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0953259706
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Inventory #24047
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Edited By Rosen,David;Tel-0r,Elisha;Hadar,Yitzhak and Chen,Yona
This volume comprises the proceedings of the First International Rehovot Conference on Modern Agriculture and the Environment. It covers the broad spectrum of environmental problems related to agriculture, such as chemical pesticides, means to reduce their utilization, and some of the main alternatives to their overuse and misuse; pollution caused by chemical fertilizers, aquaculture and heavy metals; treatment of wastewater; recycling of municipal and agricultural wastes; modelling and bioremediation of agricultural pollution; as well as economic and policy aspects of natural resources. Illustrated with numerousinternational case studies, it is intended for agriculturists, researchers, students, policy-makers and environmentalists. 646pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 079234295X
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Inventory #15026
Price: £ 65.00 GBP ($ 83.85 approx. - € 71.83 approx.)
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Edited By Robert Grieve and Martin Hughes
.Some highlighting. Understanding Children reflects on the development of children's minds their abilities to understand language and to communicate; to explain events to the world; to read, write and draw; to deal with computers; to think perceive and to gain awareness. It is inspired by the work of Margaret Donaldson whose insights have changed our appreciation of the abilities of young children.243pp.
Basil Blackwell, 1990, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0631153888
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Inventory #28957
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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