Rapid Viz

Author: Kurt Hanks
Publisher: Course Technology Ptr
ISBN: 159863268X
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Architecture

"Rapid Viz: A New Method for the Rapid Visualization of Ideas, Third Edition", provides hands-on instruction on quick sketching skills and techniques that allow readers to capture their ideas into visual form. Emphasizing speed and simplicity, the book breaks drawing down to the essentials, teaching the fundamental techniques of graphic art and design using only felt-tip pens and plain paper. Suitable for those in architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, industrial design, interior design, and other related arts and sciences, readers learn by doing as they master practical drawing skills in this fully updated instructional book.

Creating Paths of Change

Author: Will McWhinney
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761910077
Release Date: 1997-05-07
Genre: Business & Economics

Individuals, organizations and communities constantly engage in change. Creating Paths of Change provides the reader with a proven strategy for making changes and resolving issues more effectively. The book: addresses the problems faced in the daily operations of organizational life; provides a foundation and theory for effective and sustained issue resolution; and guides readers step-by-step through the change-making or decision-making process, enabling them to identify their personal problem-solving approach.

Graphic Inquiry

Author: Annette C. Lamb
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781591587453
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Education

"This full-color book provides a practical approach to incorporating graphic inquiry across the curriculum for school library media specialists, technology coordinators, and classroom teachers. We live in a high-tech, multimedia world, and it's proven that many young people respond best to graphic communication, yet most of our classroom activities still emphasize print communication. Even inquiry-based approaches to learning often stress writing lists of questions, reading texts, and writing papers. Thepotential of graphic inquiry in teaching and learning warrants exploration. It's new. It's graphic. And it is the first of its kind. Designed to bridge theory and actual practice, Graphic Inquiry has applications for new and practicing educators and librarians. This visually rich book provides numerous, standards-based inquiry activities and projects that incorporate traditional materials as well as emerging social and collaborative technologies"--

Designing Interiors

Author: Rosemary Kilmer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118415801
Release Date: 2014-03-11
Genre: Architecture

After its publication in 1992, Designing Interiors became a hugely successful reference tool and designing textbook. In Designing Interiors, Second Edition, updates on trends in sustainability and green design, building codes, universal design, and building information models amplify the already invaluable interior design tricks of trade. Design professors Rosemary and Otie Kilmer provide a fuller design history that incorporates non-Western design and dynamic color illustrations that flesh out technical concepts.

Liminal Thinking

Author: Dave Gray
Publisher: Rosenfeld Media
ISBN: 9781933820620
Release Date: 2016-09-14
Genre: Business & Economics

"Why do some people succeed at change while others fail? It's the way they think! Liminal thinking is a way to create change by understanding, shaping, and reframing beliefs. What beliefs are stopping you right now? You have a choice. You can create the world you want to live in, or live in a world created by others. If you are ready to start making changes, read this book."

Health Literacy from A to Z

Author: Helen Osborne
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 0763745502
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

Health Literacy from A to Z: Practical Ways to Communicate Your Health Message is an easy to use handbook designed for the busy health professional. Filled with ideas and strategies that can be used in everyday practice, Health Literacy from A to Z is a first-of-its-kind resource. Learn the key principles and strategies of effective health communication presented in a simple, informal manner by one of the nation’s leading experts in health literacy.

Interior design sourcebook

Author: Susan A. Lewis
Publisher: Omnigraphics Inc
ISBN: 0780801989
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Architecture

As a selective annotated bibliography, Volume 3 in the Design Reference Series presents scholarly and practical resources available in major general academic and architecture libraries. Coverage includes all aspects of interior design: codes and standards, design theory and philosophy, an historical overview, programming and predesign, furniture, finishes, and textiles. Some of the topics included are individual project types (health care, hospitality, office, and residential), building and interior systems, visual communications methods, business and professional practices, research centers, and more. A separate section on awards, competitions, and scholarships lists more than 100 opportunities for interior professionals and students. The book also addresses computer-aided design topics through examples of practical applications for the office. Includes comprehensive Master Index.

Design Drawing

Author: William Kirby Lockard
Publisher: Crisp Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 156052376X
Release Date: 1993-05-01
Genre: Architecture

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Illustration As an Art

Author: Roy R. Behrens
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: UVA:X001092798
Release Date: 1986-01-01
Genre: Communication in art


The Essential whole earth catalog

Author: Stewart Brand
Publisher: Main Street Books
ISBN: 0385236417
Release Date: 1986-09-24
Genre: Business & Economics

Lists useful books, magazines, and products related to science, land use, architecture, health care, economics, travel, crafts, parenting, communication, and education

Mind Over Media

Author: Mark Von Wodtke
Publisher: Computing McGraw-Hill
ISBN: UOM:39015029939694
Release Date: 1993-01-01
Genre: Computers


Virtual worlds and multimedia

Author: Nadia Magnenat-Thalmann
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: UOM:39015029942573
Release Date: 1993-09-14
Genre: Computers

This book covers both theoretical and practical aspects of virtual worlds and multimedia. It presents advanced research and survey on key topics such as image compression, HDTV, synthetic actors, synthetic TV, 3D interaction, virtual reality, electronic books, and architectural space.

Designing Visual Interfaces

Author: Kevin Mullet
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: UOM:49015002361070
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Computers

This volume describes the basic design principles (the what and why), common errors, and practical step-by-step techniques (the how) in each of six major areas: elegance and simplicity; scale, contrast, and proportion; organization and visual structure; module and program; image and representation; and style.