Gestalten (158)

The World of Whales

ISBN: 9783899558302

Author: Darcy Dobell    Publisher: Gestalten

Dive into an exploration of these majestic mammals, one of the most fascinating animal species on the planet. You already know that whales aren't fish, but mamm...


Dive into an exploration of these majestic mammals, one of the most fascinating animal species on the planet. You already know that whales aren't fish, but mammals who need to breath and hold their breath under water, just like us humans? And that the blue whale grows to be longer than three buses? In The World of Whales we explore many interesting facts about these fantastic animals, looking at the habits and characteristics that make the multiple species of this family so special. From the stealthy orcas that traverse the seas, to the beautiful songs of humpbacks and the booming calls of the blue whales, we immerse ourselves in the lives of these grandiose swimmers. Join our subaquatic expedition to follow agile fins and flukes, learn about their routines, and marvel as these marine giants breach the ocean's surface.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 74


Dimensions: 240 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 24-01-2020


$49.99
Friends Forever

ISBN: 9783899557732

Author: Roald Kaldestad    Publisher: Gestalten

Against a pastel backdrop of falling leaves and raindrops, a young boy learns how to make new friends and cherish the old. “Two hundred and sixty-nine days,...


Against a pastel backdrop of falling leaves and raindrops, a young boy learns how to make new friends and cherish the old. “Two hundred and sixty-nine days,” counts a freckle-faced, rosy-cheeked boy. His goodbye to his best friend is still fresh within his young heart. Though his companion has moved away, she sends surprise notes and chocolate bars by post, assuaging his pain and bringing a smile to his face. The support of his loving family and the arrival of a new neighbor with her striped cat combine with his optimism to slow the rainfall and welcome the possibility of a new friendship. Change is a constant in the worlds of adults and children alike. Friends Forever’s poignant story addresses change’s unexpected arrival and, through a softly colored palette, shows that change can be soothed by fond memories. The poetic text by Norwegian author Roald Kaldestad narrates the journey of the protagonist as he teaches readers to embrace the present and appreciate the joys of a bluer sky.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 48


Dimensions: 210 x 290 mm


Publication Date: 05-09-2016


$45.00
Container Atlas

ISBN: 9783899556698

Publisher: Gestalten

A reinvigoration of an architectural classic. Added projects provide insight into the ever-developing world of container architecture. An expanded reprint of a ...


A reinvigoration of an architectural classic. Added projects provide insight into the ever-developing world of container architecture. An expanded reprint of a beloved tome, this book presents a wide range of projects in container architecture--a contemporary architectural phenomenon. In addition to previously released projects, nearly twenty new examples await to inspire and to engage. Container Atlas features container structures used as pop-up stores and temporary exhibits as well as sophisticated housing and office spaces that provoke and inspire while setting new standards in functionality and aesthetics. But the book is not only visually inspiring. Because it documents plans, describes associated costs, and suggests concrete solutions for common problems, it is a practical reference for architects, planners, and cultural activists as well as event and marketing managers, to guide them in deciding what types of containers are best suited to their upcoming projects.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 304


Dimensions: 240 x 300 mm


Publication Date: 31-01-2020


$150.00
Eat Your Greens

ISBN: 9783899559996

Author: Anette Dieng    Publisher: Gestalten

Be kind to yourself and the environment with this book of tasty and simple vegetable-based recipes to prepare at home. If you're not a fan of eating your greens...


Be kind to yourself and the environment with this book of tasty and simple vegetable-based recipes to prepare at home. If you're not a fan of eating your greens and struggling to hit your five a day, this collection of recipes will transform you into a veggie believer. With more than 800 concise, uncomplicated ways to make your meals more green-focused, you'll be swapping out boiled carrots for broccoli roasted with garlic, chili, cashew nuts, and soy sauce quicker than you can say kale. With chapters focusing on single vegetables, Eat Your Greens! helps you get to know the raw materials, explaining when they're in season, how best to store them, and what ingredients they work well with. And given the simplicity of the instructions, even the most kitchen-phobic will be converted.


Bind: hardback


Dimensions: 180 x 240 mm


Publication Date: 28-02-2020


$89.99
The Gardens of Eden

ISBN: 9783899559903

Publisher: Gestalten

Step into innovative little gardens of Eden created on small terraces and city rooftops, as well as out in the suburbs and countryside. As our lifestyles become...


Step into innovative little gardens of Eden created on small terraces and city rooftops, as well as out in the suburbs and countryside. As our lifestyles become more sustainable, so does the way we interact with the outdoors. Today's gardeners aim not only to create decorative outside spaces but also to give something back. No matter what size your patch is, it's easy to create diverse and rich environments for plants and insects, or grow your own vegetables or fruits. This book presents spaces that are more imaginative, diverse, and sustainable. Learn how to grow food in the city, get creative with native plants, and design greener corners within urban areas. The Gardens of Eden looks at fascinating examples around the world, teaching what you can do for nature while revealing what a garden can do for you.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 210 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 29-02-2020


$120.00
The Flyfisher

ISBN: 9783899556742

Author: Thorsten Struben    Publisher: Gestalten

The perfect balance for those searching for a bit of peace and quiet and an outdoor activity: fly fishing combines connecting with nature, the defining of perso...


The perfect balance for those searching for a bit of peace and quiet and an outdoor activity: fly fishing combines connecting with nature, the defining of personal aesthetics, and physical activity. The Flyfisher shows the most beautiful fishing spots, self-tied flies, and the right equipment for this increasingly popular lark of leisure. Equal parts outdoor meditation and escapism, fly fishing appeals to a diverse audience. The dedicated focus on the task at hand makes daily life fade away and the fly fisher is free to connect with the soothing sounds of the water while awaiting a catch. From rod to reel to weighted line, the art of fly fishing is rife in details. Filled with photos of anglers and their habitats, the craftsmanship of tying flies, and expert discussions on the right gear to wear to wade into a favorite river, The Flyfisher is the first comprehensive discussion of this multifaceted sport. It is as much about the triumphant catch as the craft of building bait paired with the art of appreciating the overall experience as well as the method.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 240 x 300 mm


Publication Date: 20-02-2017


$120.00
Out Of The Woods

ISBN: 9783899558593

Publisher: Gestalten

Humans have been building their homes out of wood for thousands of years. Its tactility and warmth has influenced countless architectural movements, dating back...


Humans have been building their homes out of wood for thousands of years. Its tactility and warmth has influenced countless architectural movements, dating back to historic Japanese houses all the way up to the recent craze for cozy Scandinavian interiors. It's one of the world's oldest architectural materials and it just might be the future of how we build. Timber is fast emerging as a sustainable material of choice, and thanks to recent technological advances, it's a safe and sturdy alternative to concrete. This book explores the innovative and inspiring ways architects are using this universal building material. Spanning grand Alpine escapes to tropical getaways, plywood penthouses to mass timber high-rises, Out of the Woods celebrates a material that is both ancient and extremely versatile - and more topical than ever.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 288


Dimensions: 240 x 300 mm


Publication Date: 25-09-2020


$120.00
DUE > 30th Nov 2020
Living In (Casa Grande)

ISBN: 9783899558586

Author: Openhouse    Publisher: Gestalten

Leading design magazine Openhouse has spent the last six years giving readers a closer look at some of the most extraordinary houses around the globe. In their ...


Leading design magazine Openhouse has spent the last six years giving readers a closer look at some of the most extraordinary houses around the globe. In their first book, the editors open the doors to their highlights, including exclusive photography and rarely seen homes. From case study houses by midcentury masters to cutting edge contemporary architecture, Casa Grande describes what it feels like to occupy these spaces from the perspective of their owners - who themselves have become stewards of architectural history.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 288


Dimensions: 245 x 330 mm


Publication Date: 25-09-2020


$150.00
DUE > 30th Nov 2020
Penguins and Polar Bears : A Pretty Cool Introduction to the Arctic and Antarctic

ISBN: 9783899558517

Author: Alicia Klepeis    Publisher: Gestalten

We all know that ice bears and penguins never meet (except in zoos), but what else do you know about the Arctic and the Antarctic (or polar) regions? Did you kn...


We all know that ice bears and penguins never meet (except in zoos), but what else do you know about the Arctic and the Antarctic (or polar) regions? Did you know that Antarctica is not just the coldest, but also the driest continent on Earth? Have you ever wondered how a polar bear stays warm in the Arctic? Sitting on the most extreme North and South Poles are two of our planet's most mysterious regions, but what similarities and differences do they share? Polar tales the incredible geography of both regions, how polar bears and penguins survive, and introduces the explorers who dared to travel into these unknown spots on Earth in the past. We go under their oceans and discuss the effects of climate change.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 56


Dimensions: 240 x 300 mm


Publication Date: 25-09-2020


$49.99
DUE > 30th Nov 2020
Tales of the Rails

ISBN: 9783899558456

Author: Nathaniel Adams    Publisher: Gestalten

Jump on board a visual journey that will draw readers young and old into the magic of traveling by train, the sense of adventure and discovery as you look aroun...


Jump on board a visual journey that will draw readers young and old into the magic of traveling by train, the sense of adventure and discovery as you look around at the world passing by. Learn about the trains like the bullet train Shinkansen and the most ambitious, daring and important train routes ever constructed. From Australia to Wales, each route is unique. Find out why as we travel the globe and explore the stories of the people who built, designed and ride the railways. Discover how these routes came to be and the impact they have had on history and people's lives today.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 72


Dimensions: 240 x 280 mm


Publication Date: 24-09-2020


$49.99
DUE > 30th Nov 2020
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