LEGO Micro Cities

LEGO Micro Cities
Author: Jeff Friesen
Publsiher: No Starch Press
Total Pages: 201
Release: 2018-10-30
ISBN: 1593279426
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

LEGO Micro Cities Book Excerpt:

Create your own custom city with building instructions for over 50 builds from 8 amazing LEGO Micro Cities! Build a beautiful LEGO® city that's small enough to hold in your hands! Filled with striking photos, step-by-step instructions, and countless ideas for customization, LEGO Micro Cities shows you how building small can open up new possibilities for the creative builder. You'll learn everything you need to know to create your own micro city, from building the foundation to adding convincing architectural details that will bring your city to life.

The LEGO Zoo

The LEGO Zoo
Author: Jody Padulano
Publsiher: No Starch Press
Total Pages: 210
Release: 2018-11-06
ISBN: 1593279221
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The LEGO Zoo Book Excerpt:

A children's book that shows how to build 50 simple models of LEGO animals using only standard LEGO parts that every LEGO fan has in their collection. The LEGO Zoo book shows kids of any age how to build 50 simple animal models using only standard LEGO parts that are already likely to be in their collection. You'll learn how to build models of animals like crocodiles, zebras, wolves, lions, flamingos, plus many more. Projects are ordered by increasing difficulty making it easy to jump in without getting in over your head. The animals are so cute and goofy, whether building as a family or solo The LEGO Zoo is sure to deliver a roaring good time!

The LEGO Castle Book

The LEGO Castle Book
Author: Jeff Friesen
Publsiher: No Starch Press
Total Pages: 205
Release: 2019-08-27
ISBN: 1718500165
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The LEGO Castle Book Book Excerpt:

Filled with stunning photos, step-by-step instructions, and creative ideas for customization, The LEGO Castle Book shows you how to build mini castles complete with moats, drawbridges, gatehouses, and more! Build a castle using basic bricks or make one of the six master builds. Create your own medieval village with windmills, taverns, and chapels. Travel through the history of castle architecture and learn how to build walls, towers, gates, and keeps. Whether your goal is to add realistic details like crenellations, turrets, and parapets to your designs or to create a believable medieval setting, you'll find endless inspiration in The LEGO Castle Book. Includes complete parts list and building instructions for 6 castle master builds: • Sleeping Dragon • Land's End • River Gate • Winter Palace • Eight Arches • Mountain Kingdom

The LEGO Castle Book

The LEGO Castle Book
Author: Jeff Friesen
Publsiher: No Starch Press
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2019-08-27
ISBN: 1718500173
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The LEGO Castle Book Book Excerpt:

Filled with stunning photos, step-by-step instructions, and creative ideas for customization—The LEGO Castle Book shows you how to build six mini castles complete with moats, drawbridges, gatehouses, and more! Travel through the history of castle architecture and learn how to build basic castle components like walls, towers, gates, and keeps. Whether your goal is to add realistic details like crenellations, turrets, and parapets to your designs or to create a believable medieval setting, you’ll find endless inspiration in The LEGO Castle Book. Includes complete parts list and building instructions for 6 castles: • Sleeping Dragon • Land’s End • River Gate • Winter Palace • Eight Arches • Mountain Kingdom

LEGO Space Projects

LEGO Space Projects
Author: Jeff Friesen
Publsiher: No Starch Press
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2021-08-17
ISBN: 171850117X
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

LEGO Space Projects Book Excerpt:

Build 52 galaxy-hopping LEGO spacecraft that can fit in the palm of your hand! Complete with step-by-step instructions and stunning full-color photography. LEGO Space Projects rocket right past the standard science-fiction tropes, taking you to the edge of galactic design. The models in this book are built for enlightened celestial ambitions, like botanical research, comet mining, solar sailing, and experimental drive testing. Get inspired by real-life spacecraft as you transform a handful of bricks into NASA-grade propulsion systems, heat shields, and solar collectors. Or let your imagination soar as you snap together an explorer mecha with maneuvering thrusters and hypersonic Cloud Skimmer. LEGO fans of all skills and ages will have a blast building dozens of cleverly styled models, from sleek to comical, from retro to futuristic, from space stations to flying saucers—and beyond. Projects range from 8 bricks to 100, and are brought to life by stunning full-color photography, witty descriptions, and detailed technical specs. Build them using the book’s clear, step-by-step instructions, or use the techniques as a launchpad for your own designs!

LEGO Space Projects

LEGO Space Projects
Author: Jeff Friesen
Publsiher: No Starch Press
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2021-08-17
ISBN: 9781718501164
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

LEGO Space Projects Book Excerpt:

Build 52 galaxy-hopping LEGO spacecraft that can fit in the palm of your hand! Complete with step-by-step instructions and stunning full-color photography. LEGO Space Projects rocket right past the standard science-fiction tropes, taking you to the edge of galactic design. The models in this book are built for enlightened celestial ambitions, like botanical research, comet mining, solar sailing, and experimental drive testing. Get inspired by real-life spacecraft as you transform a handful of bricks into NASA-grade propulsion systems, heat shields, and solar collectors. Or let your imagination soar as you snap together an explorer mecha with maneuvering thrusters and hypersonic Cloud Skimmer. LEGO fans of all skills and ages will have a blast building dozens of cleverly styled models, from sleek to comical, from retro to futuristic, from space stations to flying saucers—and beyond. Projects range from 8 bricks to 100, and are brought to life by stunning full-color photography, witty descriptions, and detailed technical specs. Build them using the book’s clear, step-by-step instructions, or use the techniques as a launchpad for your own designs!

Brick by Brick

Brick by Brick
Author: David Robertson,Bill Breen
Publsiher: Currency
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2013-06-25
ISBN: 0307951626
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Brick by Brick Book Excerpt:

Sometimes radical yet always applicable, Brick by Brick abounds with real-world lessons for unleashing breakthrough innovation in your organization, using LEGO--which experienced one of the most remarkable business transformations in recent history--as a business model. As LEGO failed to keep pace with the revolutionary changes in kids' lives and began sliding into irrelevance, the company's leaders implemented some of the business world's most widely espoused prescriptions for boosting innovation. Ironically, these changes pushed the iconic toymaker to the brink of bankruptcy, showing that what works in theory can fail spectacularly in the brutally competitive global economy. It took a new LEGO management team--faced with the growing rage for electronic toys, few barriers to entry, and ultra-demanding consumers (ten-year old boys)--to reinvent the innovation rule book and transform LEGO into one of the world's most profitable, fastest-growing companies. Along the way, Brick by Brick reveals how LEGO: - Became truly customer-driven by co-creating with kids as well as its passionate adult fans - Looked beyond products and learned to leverage a full-spectrum approach to innovation - Opened its innovation process by using both the "wisdom of crowds" and the expertise of elite cliques - Discovered uncontested, "blue ocean" markets, even as it thrived in brutally competitive red oceans - Gave its world-class design teams enough space to create and direction to deliver built a culture where profitable innovation flourishes Whether you're a senior executive looking to make your company grow, an entrepreneur building a startup from scratch, or a fan who wants to instill some of that LEGO magic in your career, you'll learn how to build your own innovation advantage, brick by brick.

LEGOfied

LEGOfied
Author: Nicholas Taylor,Chris Ingraham
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2020-02-20
ISBN: 1501354051
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

LEGOfied Book Excerpt:

LEGOfied: Building Blocks as Media provides a multi-faceted exploration of LEGO fandom, addressing a blindspot in current accounts of LEGO and an emerging area of interest to media scholars: namely, the role of hobbyist enthusiasts and content producers in LEGO's emergence as a ubiquitous transmedia franchise. This book examines a range of LEGO hobbyism and their attendant forms of mediated self-expression and identity (their “technicities”): artists, aspiring Master Builders, collectors, and entrepreneurs who refashion LEGO bricks into new commodities (sets, tchotchkes, and minifigures). The practices and perspectives that constitute this diverse scene lie at the intersection of multiple transformations in contemporary culture, including the shifting relationships between culture industries and the audiences that form their most ardent consumer base, but also the emerging forms of entrepreneurialism, professionalization, and globalization that characterize the burgeoning DIY movement. What makes this a compelling project for media scholars is its mutli-dimensional articulation of how LEGO functions not just as a toy, cultural icon, or as transmedia franchise, but as a media platform. LEGOfied is centered around their shared experiences, qualitative observations, and semi-structured interviews at a number of LEGO hobbyist conventions. Working outwards from these conventions, each chapter engages additional modes of inquiry-media archaeology, aesthetics, posthumanist philosophy, feminist media studies, and science and technology studies-to explore the origins, permutations and implications of different aspects of the contemporary LEGO fandom scene.

The LEGO Neighborhood Book 2

The LEGO Neighborhood Book 2
Author: Brian Lyles,Jason Lyles
Publsiher: No Starch Press
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2018-11-06
ISBN: 1593279310
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The LEGO Neighborhood Book 2 Book Excerpt:

Step-by-step instructions show how to build detailed LEGO models of neighborhoods - complete with homes, stores, restaurants, barbershops, and more. Enter the fantastical world of model building. The LEGO Neighborhood Book 2 is a full-color guide to creating intricate, bustling LEGO neighborhoods, and cities. In this second volume, a follow up to the runaway best-selling first volume, you'll learn even more ways to create classic architectural styles using only LEGO bricks. In addition to creating entire buildings, LEGO model-building experts Brian and Jason Lyles also show you how to create interesting architectural features like cornices, false fronts, porches, and detailed interiors and furniture. With instructions for three buildings and many smaller builds, The LEGO Neighborhood Book 2 is sure to provide hours of building fun and inspiration for readers of all ages.

LEGO Awesome Ideas

LEGO   Awesome Ideas
Author: DK
Publsiher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
Total Pages: 200
Release: 2015-09-01
ISBN: 0241441951
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

LEGO Awesome Ideas Book Excerpt:

Unlock the secrets of LEGO® building and create a world from your own LEGO brick collection - no steps required, just imagination! Build a fleet of mini robots. Construct a magical castle. Create your own LEGO birthday cake - and a candle to top it off! Amaze your friends with a realistic-looking LEGO mobile phone. Themed around the worlds from The LEGO Movie, you'll find ideas from outer space, the Wild West, a modern metropolis - and much more! LEGO® Awesome Ideas is for LEGO fans of all ages, from beginners to accomplished builders. Creative model ideas, and visual tips and techniques throughout, will inspire everyone to get building. With hundreds of awesome ideas to choose from, what will you build? LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Brick and Knob configuration and the Minifigure are trademarks of the LEGO Group. © 2015 The LEGO Group. Produced by Dorling Kindersley under licence from the LEGO Group.

The LEGO Engineer

The LEGO   Engineer
Author: Jeff Friesen
Publsiher: No Starch Press
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2022-11-01
ISBN: 1718502516
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The LEGO Engineer Book Excerpt:

LEGO® bricks meet The Way Things Work in this fun, informative tour of the world of engineering, from the creative mind of expert LEGO® builder Jeff Friesen. In The LEGO® Engineer, you’ll explore how some of humanity’s greatest feats of engineering work, from towering skyscrapers to powerful rockets to speeding bullet trains. Then follow step-by-step instructions to build these marvels with LEGO® bricks as you experience the world of engineering in a fun new way. How do diesel and electric engines work together to drive massive freight trains? How does a container ship’s bow shape contribute to its fuel efficiency? How do cable-stayed bridges distribute weight differently than suspension bridges? You’ll learn the answers to these engineering questions and more as you build your way through over 30 models, all designed by LEGO® expert Jeff Friesen. Understanding the engineering principles behind these structures will not only help you better appreciate the world around you, but will also help you make your own LEGO® builds more realistic.

Supercities On Under and Beyond the Earth

Supercities On  Under  and Beyond the Earth
Author: Jeff Dondero
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Total Pages: 296
Release: 2020-02-08
ISBN: 1538126729
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Supercities On Under and Beyond the Earth Book Excerpt:

As more and more people inhabit the Earth and live longer on it, Super Cities, will explode with populations of 20, 30, even 100 millions or more. But how will these cities accommodate such masses? Who will build them and where? How can they be sustained and their inhabitants provided for? Here, Jeff Dondero imagines the super cities of the future and explores the ways in which they can be sustainably built, how transportation will move masses of people without cars, how people will be fed and where waste will go, and how we will move to cities underground, under the sea, in the atmosphere, into space and on to other planets. It describes some of the smart systems for buildings and homes and some of the new ways food and materials enough for such masses will be supplied. Will super cities be the answer to our bursting population? And if they will, how can we best sustain and supply them? Dondero offers suggestions and a blueprint for the future.

Guinness World Records Gamer s Edition 2015 Ebook

Guinness World Records Gamer s Edition 2015 Ebook
Author: Guinness World Records
Publsiher: Guinness World Records
Total Pages: 216
Release: 2014-11-06
ISBN: 1908843713
Category: Games
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Guinness World Records Gamer s Edition 2015 Ebook Book Excerpt:

Now in its eighth edition, Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition 2015 Ebook is the ultimate guide for videogame lovers, perfect for reading on smart devices on the go. Whether you’re an avid fan of platformers, shooters, MMOs or racing games, there’s something for everyone, including interviews with industry experts, handy in-game tips and, of course, hundreds of amazing new records. In this year’s Gamer’s Edition, the book features a countdown of the top 50 videogames of all time, based on our readers’ poll. Be sure to check out where your favourite games rank. Also get the lowdown on all the latest hardware developments, from next-gen virtual-reality peripherals like Oculus Rift and Project Morpheus to who’s the reigning champion in the battle of the eighth-gen consoles: PlayStation 4 or Xbox One – place your bets now! But the Gamer’s Edition isn’t all about the games and consoles – it’s also a showcase of the most dedicated gamers in the world. Meet the chart-topping players who have completed games the quickest, earned the most points or collected the most memorabilia. Maybe they’ll inspire you to break a gaming record of your own…

Dontstopdontstopdontstopdontstop

  Dontstopdontstopdontstopdontstop
Author: Hans Ulrich Obrist
Publsiher: Sternberg Press
Total Pages: 136
Release: 2006
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Art
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dontstopdontstopdontstopdontstop Book Excerpt:

Writings from 1990-2006 by visionary curator Hans Ulrich Obrist.

Robotics in Education

Robotics in Education
Author: Munir Merdan,Wilfried Lepuschitz,Gottfried Koppensteiner,Richard Balogh,David Obdržálek
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 441
Release: 2019-08-06
ISBN: 3030269450
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Robotics in Education Book Excerpt:

This proceedings book gathers the latest achievements and trends in research and development in educational robotics from the 10th International Conference on Robotics in Education (RiE), held in Vienna, Austria, on April 10–12, 2019. It offers valuable methodologies and tools for robotics in education that encourage learning in the fields of science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM) through the design, creation and programming of tangible artifacts for creating personally meaningful objects and addressing real-world societal needs. It also discusses the introduction of technologies ranging from robotics platforms to programming environments and languages and presents extensive evaluations that highlight the impact of robotics on students’ interests and competence development. The approaches included cover the entire educative range, from the elementary school to the university level in both formal and informal settings.

MediaC ity Seoul 2000

MediaC  ity Seoul 2000
Author: Misook Song
Publsiher: Distributed Art Pub Incorporated
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2000
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Architecture
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

MediaC ity Seoul 2000 Book Excerpt:

Featuring an astonishing array of work by such artists and architects as Nam June Paik, Rem Koolhaas, Vito Acconci, Laurie Anderson, Chantal Akerman, Matthew Barney, Pierre Bismuth, Stefano Boeri, Christian Boltanski, Marco Brambilla, Angela Bulloch, Cai Guo-Qiang, Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, Dan Graham, Rodeny Graham, Lynn Hershmann, Gary Hill, Arthur Jafa, Joan Jonas, Kim Young-Jin, Charles Long and Stereolab, Bruce Nauman, Tony Oursler, Chan-Kyong Park, Paul Pfeiffer, Pipilotti Rist, Sam Taylor-Wood and Bill Viola--as well as a number of emerging Korean artists--media_city seoul 2000documents the recent international cultural festival in the South Korean capital city of Seoul.media_city seoul 2000 takes as its focus today's increasingly media-defined and media-centered cultural and physical landscape, and presents multimedia and video art along with architectural projects, as well as essays by Barbara London and Hans Ulrich Olbrist, and interviews with Nam June Paik, Rem Koolhaas and the philosopher Hans-Georg Gadamer.

Broken Screen

Broken Screen
Author: Doug Aitken
Publsiher: Distributed Art Publishers (DAP)
Total Pages: 316
Release: 2006
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Architecture
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Broken Screen Book Excerpt:

To the Chinese people, jade is a precious stone endowed with magical properties which encapsulated all that mankind aspires to in terms of character, elegance, tranquility, purity and virtue. The Chinese love jade not merely because of its rarity or its luster but because of a deeper aesthetic value. Chinese Jade: The Spiritual and Cultural Significance of Jade in China presents a comprehensive view of jade and its history in China from Neolithic times to the Qing dynasty. It illustrates pieces of jade that are on display not only in the Palace Museum in Beijing but in the many provincial and other museums across China. It will help the reader to understand what jade means to the Chinese in China; how it is classified and described and where it is found and worked and displayed. It has a value beyond that of a simple catalogue and places jade in its natural, and central, cultural context.

Under Solomon s Throne

Under Solomon s Throne
Author: Morgan Y. Liu
Publsiher: University of Pittsburgh Pre
Total Pages: 328
Release: 2012
ISBN: 0822977923
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Under Solomon s Throne Book Excerpt:

Morgan Y. Liu provides a rare ground-level analysis of post-Soviet Central Asia's social and political paradoxes by focusing on an urban ethnic community: the Uzbeks in Osh, Kyrgyzstan, who have maintained visions of societal renewal throughout economic upheaval, political discrimination, and massive violence. This study examines the culturally specific ways that Osh Uzbeks are making sense of their post-Soviet dilemmas. These practices reveal deep connections with Soviet and Islamic sensibilities and with everyday acts of dwelling in urban neighborhoods. Osh Uzbeks engage the spaces of their city to shape their orientations relative to the wider world, postsocialist transformations, Islamic piety, moral personhood, and effective leadership.

Administration s fiscal year 1984 budget proposals II

Administration s fiscal year 1984 budget proposals  II
Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Finance
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 530
Release: 1983
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Budget
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Administration s fiscal year 1984 budget proposals II Book Excerpt:

Frankenstein Special Edition Prodigal Son and City of Night

Frankenstein Special Edition  Prodigal Son and City of Night
Author: Dean Koontz
Publsiher: HarperCollins UK
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2011-06-01
ISBN: 0007445156
Category: Fiction
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Frankenstein Special Edition Prodigal Son and City of Night Book Excerpt:

The stunning first two instalments of Dean Koontz’s re-imagining of Frankenstein – including an extract from the final book, The Dead Town.