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  Book  Title: Arcasia Architectural Timeline Chart  
Classification No: 72.03 
ISBN: 978-971-506-399-9 
Accession No: 3210 
Author: Widodo, Johannes & David Reyes,Yolanda (ed.)  
Publisher: Arcasia 
Published Year: 2006 
No. of Pages: 41 
Description: This Architectural Timeline Chart (ATC) is a first ever attempt by ARCASIA Committee on Architectural Education (ACAE) to compile a photo spread of the historically important, architecturally significant structures of ARCASIA member countries.

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  Book  Title: Good Design in China  
Classification No: 72.03 
ISBN: 9789881950888 
Accession No: 3774 
Author: Pearson, Clifford A  
Publisher: Design Media 
Published Year: 2010 
No. of Pages: 327 
Description: Emerging from the three 'Good Design is Good Business' conferences over the past four years is this collection of 45 awardwinning projects. In the categories of Best Public Project, Best Commercial Project, Best Residential Project, Best Preservation Project, Best Planning Project and Best Green Project, these winning projects represent some of the most creative thinking at work in the field and the most innovative designs being produced anywhere in the world. 
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  Book  Title: My Contributions to Architecture  
Classification No: 92 (72) 
Accession No: 2827 / 3021 / 2826 
Author: Tennekoon, Panini  
Published Year: 1979 
No. of Pages: 302 
Description: An Autobiography of Sri Lankan Architect, Archt. Mr. Panini Tennekoon.

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  Book  Title: Research Building Planning and Design 
Classification No: 72.012 
ISBN: 9789881566478 
Accession No: 3787 
Author: Appleton, Neil  
Publisher: Design Media 
Published Year: 2013 
No. of Pages: 261 
Description: Research building is a very comprehensive architectural structure, and it must meet requirements on aspects of functional area, technical equipment, economic cost and law. They represent innovative means of production -that is why the design of research building is always changing. According to the changes in the field of scientific research, the challenges faced by research architecture are how to make the high-tech equipments merged into the environment with better communication and how to integrate the institution itself into the atmosphere of communication and interaction through design. The former strictly functional organization is bound to be replaced by the beneficial communication cycle. This book presents us that technical improvements are not necessarily the key to the design of great research buildings. The best research buildings position the researchers as the most creative agents in the process of scientific experiments. The building is not a machine which the scientists manipulate but a tooth at the macroscopic level. Meanwhile it is also a cultural construction with collaborative cohesion and creating imaginative." 
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  Book  Title: Residential Architecture for Senior Citizens  
Classification No: 728.4 
ISBN: 9783037681084 
Accession No: 3784 
Author: Uffelen, Chris van 
Publisher: Braun Publishing 
Published Year: 2012 
No. of Pages: 263 
Description: Citizens in retirement age are becoming an ever greater but also more active part of society. Along with this socio-cultural shift a new emphasis on living quality and atmosphere in the home emerges instead of simply functionality and cleanliness. In contrast to the general idea of retirement home the residences of today are superbly designed and furnished service domiciles. Care and medical support are of course part of the extensive offer. Common areas and services can, but must not be used. A winning design is a powerful argument in the competition among the providers. The buildings selected for this book are tailored to the special, very individual needs of today's senior citizens. 
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  Book  Title: Urban Rail Transit Design Manual  
Classification No: 725.1:656.21 
ISBN: 9789881566102 
Accession No: 3786 
Author: Vidal, Luis  
Publisher: Design Media 
Published Year: 2013 
No. of Pages: 269 
Description: Stations play a vital role for passengers and non-travelling users which they are located. They serve the growing needs of an increasingly mobile population and are used by a wide range of users. Stations are also primarily a means of access to the national rail network, in turn acting as a gateway to or from other destinations. They have become increasingly important as destinations in their own right as places to shop, work, or simply to meet family and friends. Most stations also function as interchange hubs, providing connections between different transport modes. With millions of journeys made by urban rail each day, designers should recognize the importance of its customers and the need to put passengers first. To ensure that the expectations of its customers are met in full, the design guide in this book places passengers at the forefront of the design process, acknowledging that all elements of station design should be considered to help meet their needs. This book also provides an overview of what designer considers to be important in the planning and design of metro stations and light rail stations. It will be relevant to new or enhancement projects as well as to major renewals or maintenance projects. This book is intended to support sponsors and project designers throughout the design and development process. It is hoped that all parties involved in station design and operations will find its approach useful and consistent with their own design approach or standards." 
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  Magazine  Title: "GRID" - The Architect 
Classification No:  
ISBN: 13915363 
Accession No:  
Author: Editor-in-chief - Archt. RavinGuneratne, FIA (SL), Guest Editor - Gihan Karunaratne, RIBA, FRSA 
Publisher: BAP - Sri Lanka Institute of Architects 
Published Year: 2016 
No. of Pages: 159 
Description: Editorial's Grid Spotlight The Logic of From and Image Signature Architecture of Inclusivity Tradition and Continuity Broken symmetries and Shifting Grids House & Design Family Retreat Redux House The Light Fort House Soils Ortus : My Rising of the Sun Matakana Barn Features A Grid is a Grid, is a Grid The Grid GC Prostho Museum Research Center Memorial The Murdered Jews of Europe Vistas Wanmu Orchard Wetland Park The Grid and the Asian City The Checkerboard Grid of China New Urban Grid? The Grid A Grid With the View Short Takes Small Monument Granby Workshop Turner Price 2015 Viewpoint Trying Too Hard to Bring Order Research Creating a Grid, Mapping and What is Next? Irrigation Grids of Stewardship and Extraction Landscape Transforming a Pineapple Plantation into a Leisure Garden Projects IFRCS Community center for Tsunami-Affected Community Fine Arts of Pala Pothupitiya Reconfigured Cartographies The Arts The Grid Democratizing Cinema The Moving Image Pictorials Longhouse Granby Workshop Sawdust Inventory-of-Handles Space Chain Even Covering of the Field Student Forum metamorphosis of the Public Realm National Design School Afterglow Geometry and Movement in the Work of Scott Gardiner 
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  Book  Title: 10 Minute Guide to Motivating People  
Classification No: 16 
ISBN: 81-85944-87-3 
Accession No: 3268 
Author: Marshall J.Cook  
Publisher: alpha books  
Published Year: 1997 
No. of Pages: 134 
Description: In the 10Minute Guide to Motivating People you’ll learn about how to create a work environment where people feel strongly motivated to perform at their best. Each 10-minute lesson includes strategies, type, and techniques to unleash the motivation in each employee in any type of organization.  
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  Book  Title: 100 Marvels of the Modern World  
Classification No: 72.036 
ISBN: 978-0-7495-5229-9 
Accession No: 3455 
Author: Alison Ahearn & Others 
Publisher: Automobile Association 
Published Year: 1993 
No. of Pages: 221 
Description: One hundred of the world’s greatest modern manmade marvels are brought to life in these pages. 
01  Avalable    Ms. Fernando, Sachintha
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  Book  Title: 1000 Singapores A Model of the Compact City  
Classification No: 711.2 
ISBN: 978-981-08-6349-4 
Accession No: 3552 
Author: ----- 
Publisher: Singapore Institute of Architects  
Published Year: 2003 
No. of Pages: 347 
Description: 1000 Singapores – A model of the Compact City is about the thousands of lives, faces, ideas and experiences of a high-density city-state, all of which will converge to give you a portrait of our living environment and communities. 
01  Avalable    Ms. Cooray, Seshani
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  Book  Title: 1000 Tips by 100 Landscape Architects 
Classification No: 712 
ISBN: 978-981-245-979-4 
Accession No: 3633 
Author: Daniela Santos Quartino 
Publisher: Page One Publishing 
Published Year: 2011 
No. of Pages: 319 
Description: Those who have a special interest in the design of green spaces will find inspiration in this book promoted by 100 landscape architects from around the world. 
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  Book  Title: 1001 Ways To Improve Your Conversation & Speeches  
Classification No: 407 
ISBN: 81-7224-330-8 
Accession No: 3121 
Author: Prochnow, Herbert V.  
Publisher: Jaico Publishing House 
Published Year: 2006 
No. of Pages: 393 
Description: Here are all the tools and techniques that offer unlimited possibilities for study and self-improvement. Here in one volume are thousands of apt phrases, ‘bon mots’, figures of speech and quotations, that transform commonplace talk into lively, forceful conversation.  
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  Book  Title: 1998 Sri Lanka Labour Law Guide for Employers & Employees  
Classification No: 331.1 
Accession No: 839 
Author: Levins R Kingsbury Law Chambers 
Publisher: Deelaka Art Printers  
Published Year: 1998 
No. of Pages: 120 
Description: Every employment is based on a contract between the employer and the employee. It is inappropriate today to use terms such as master, servant, menials and domestics, there must be respect for human dignity and human personality in employer employee relations.

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  Report  Title: 2004 Tsunami Disaster – Sri Lanka : Issues, Observations, Suggestions 
Classification No: 72.01 
Accession No: 3208 
Author: American Institute of Architects 
Publisher: American Institute of Architects 
Published Year: 2006 
No. of Pages: 90 
Description: The AIA assembled an experienced team composed of five members of the AIA, including the managing director of the AIA Center for Communities by Design. 
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  Book  Title: 20th-Century World Architecture 
Classification No: 72.03 
ISBN: 9780714857060 
Accession No: 3793 
Author: Adam, Hubertus 
Publisher: Phaidon Press 
Published Year: 2012 
No. of Pages: 831 
Description: Global investigation of 20th-century architecture, 750+ masterpieces richly illustrated. 
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  Book  Title: 21st Century Design New Design Icons from Mass Market 
Classification No: 72.012 
ISBN: 9781783130023 
Accession No: 3763 
Author: Fairs, Marcus  
Publisher: Goodman Fiell 
Published Year: 2006 
No. of Pages: 463 
Description: 21st Century Design guides the reader through the often bewildering array of contemporary movements, styles and trends and identifying the most important designers working in the world today as well as the projects that are pivot-points for the future of design. it places the contemporary scene in a historic framework and explores the cultural and technological forces shaping design now and in the future. The text explains the vigorous debates under way in—and between—areas including architecture, fashion, interiors and product design in a way that is accessible and engaging. The book includes both the avant-garde and mass-market ends of the design spectrum. 
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  Book  Title: 25 Tropical Houses in Indonesia 
Classification No: 728.6 
ISBN: 0 7946 0245 2 
Accession No: 3549 
Author: Amir Sidharta 
Publisher: Periplus 
Published Year: 2006 
No. of Pages: 240 
Description: 25 Tropical Houses in Indonesia offers a selection of the best contemporary architecture in the archipelago. 
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  Book  Title: 3 Steel Houses 
Classification No: 728 
ISBN: 1-87690-789-4 
Accession No: 3577 
Author: Barton Myers 
Publisher: The Images Publishing Group Pty Ltd  
Published Year: 2005 
No. of Pages: 126 
Description: 3 Steel Houses showcases groundbreaking residential designs by renowned architect Barton Myers. These houses incorporate “off-the-shelf” components, challenging conventional methods of residential construction and celebrating the beauty of materials. Each house is both prototype and personal statement. 
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  Book  Title: 366 Readings From Christianity  
Classification No: 22 
ISBN: 81-7992-074-7 
Accession No: 3059 
Author: De Weyer, Robert Van  
Publisher: Jaico Publishing House 
Published Year: 2003 
No. of Pages: 374 
Description: Jaico’s 366 Readings Series is the first comprehensive collection of the spiritual literature of the whole world presented in accessible form.

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  Book  Title: 501 Must – Visit Islands 
Classification No: 91(026) 
ISBN: 978-0-7537-1694-6 
Accession No: 3460 
Author: Polly Manguel 
Publisher: Octopus 
Published Year: 2008 
No. of Pages: 544 
Description: This book brings you 501 of the world’s most interesting island. Some are incredibly difficult to reach; Other are just a short trip away from the mainland by boat or plane. 
01  Not Avalable  18/10/2012  Ms. Wanigasooriya, Dinu
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