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Design and technology 14-16: teacher's resource (D and T routes)

 This text is designed for teachers of GCSE Design and Technology, linking closely with GNVQ Manufacturing (intermediate). It covers core topics for Key Stage 4. It offers: an overview of Key Stage 4 Design and Technology and strategies for curriculum planning and project planning; continuity from Key Stage 3 -...
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1996

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Three-dimensional design: a cellular approach

 Here is an effective and contemporary approach to conventional one and two-dimensional modes of education. The author has borrowed 'cells' from the field of biotechnics as 'units of thought' for the solving of problems in design. He uses these space cells as units of structure and functional space. The book is...
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1969

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Art of three-dimensional design

 Profusely illustrated guide shows how basic shapes and surfaces — plane, prismatic, cylindric, conical, spherical, and more — can be adapted and combined to create hundreds of new designs. Applications are endless. Also covers properties of various materials, tools, collaborating with other designers, more. Over...
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1969

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Language of pattern

 Inspired by Islamic decorative patterns, the authors of this book (who are all designers) explore pattern step by step, beginning with simple numerical and geometrical relationships and progressing through the dimensions, so that the reader is drawn into a visual and conceptual game of increasing complexity, as...
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1974

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OCR AS/A level design and technology

 Inspire your students to tackle the iterative design process with creativity and confidence, using a textbook that delivers the knowledge, understanding and skills they need for the 2017 OCR Design & Technology AS and A-level specifications.Our trusted author team help you to confidently navigate both the...
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2018

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Kaleidocycles

 Combining interesting explanations with 3-dimensional models to cut out and glue together, this book is an exploration of the symmetries of Escher's plane tilings. Some designs fold to make polyhedra and there is the delight in how the motifs fit together at the vertices and along the edges. Others make into...
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1977

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Perspective: a guide for artists, architects and designers

  Explicit diagrams and sketches illustrate this guide to portraying such optical perspectives as distance, shadows, reflections, and angles.
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1968

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Penguin book of kites

 An introduction to the making and flying of kites, with more than one hundred patterns ranging from simple paper versions to highly efficient and complicated giants.
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1976

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Stellated polyhedra

 From the 59 different stellations of the icosahedron, the sixth and final are presented here as cut-out models to glue together. Each of the models is coloured to draw attention to all the planes and surfaces which are related to each other.
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1998

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Compound polyhedra

 A kit book containing two large models to cut out and glue together: the compound of five cubes and the compound of ten tetrahedra.
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1997

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