Smartphones, skyscrapers, spacecraft. Modern technology seems mind-bogglingly complex. But beneath the surface, it can be beautifully simple. In Nuts and Bolts, award-winning engineer and broadcaster Roma Agrawal deconstructs our most complex feats of engineering into seven fundamental inventions: the nail, spring, wheel, lens, magnet, string and pump.
New homes, featuring interiors, gardens, and furniture from London-based architect John Simpson, famed designer of the Queen s Gallery at Buckingham Palace and one of the world s leading practitioners of New Classicism.
The first guide to timber framing written specifically for beginners! Expert Will Beemer takes you through the entire process from start to finish, beginning with timber sourcing and ending with a finished building.
This book is about valuing play and making the space and time for it. It looks at physical spaces and how they can be conducive to play, from early childhood to old age, in homes, neighbourhoods and cities. It shows how to make time for play and how to encourage cultures that are conducive to play, from individuals to employers and councils.