Architecture, Art & Design

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Design with Microclimate

The Secret to Comfortable Outdoor Space

Island Press

Arguing that a comfortable microclimate is the foundation of well-used outdoor places, Robert Brown provides useful guidelines for dealing with climate data, site assessment, microclimate modification, communication, design, and evaluation.

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Seven Rules for Sustainable Communities

Design Strategies for the Post Carbon World

Island Press

If widely used, these rules would lead to a much more livable world for future generations – a world that is not unlike the better parts of our own.

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Art in Turmoil

The Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1966-76

Contributions by Ralph Croizier, Shentian Zheng and Scott Watson; Edited by Richard King
UBC Press

This book decodes the rhetoric of China’s turbulent decade, a time of both brutal iconoclasm and radical experimentation in the arts, to offer new insights into works that have transcended their times.

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Arts Therapies in Schools

Research and Practice

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book outlines the potential uses of music, art, drama and dance movement therapies in educational settings, and the contribution they have to make to the emotional and social development of children and adolescents. Drawing on international evidence, the book outlines a wide range of applications of arts therapies across a range of settings.

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Building an Emerald City

A Guide to Creating Green Building Policies and Programs

Island Press
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On the Art of Being Canadian

UBC Press

Drawing on a wealth of artistic expression, this book explores how the arts and artists have shaped Canadian national identity.

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