Hacienda Home Karen Witynski and Joe P. Carr Photographs by Karen Witynski With a vast architectural legacy spanning four centuries, Mexican haciendas express a rugged romantic beauty and compelling sense of history. Today, the hacienda’s graceful arcaded silhouette, grand-scale proportions, carved-stone ornament, rich colors and natural textures have become an ever-increasing influence for architects and…


This second installment in the LaminatedWood Art series focuses on using a multi-generational process to create unique, symmetrical wood art patterns withintricate designs. This straightforwardmethod involves cutting laminated strips of different wood species at various angles and gluing them back together to develop new, repeated configurations. The designsdiscussed in this book employ evenly balanced patterns…


For courses in Controls/Systems Process and Control Systems. This practical text examines the main topics in industrial automation. It offers the greatest breadth and practical depth of coverage available on the subject, including a much-needed understandable discussion of process control. Because of its wide array of topics and flexible presentation, students will be able to…


This first book-length treatment of the life and work of Christine Frederick (1883-1970) reveals an important dilemma that faced educated women of the early twentieth century. Contrary to her professional role as home efficiency expert, advertising consultant, and consumer advocate, Christine Frederick espoused the nineteenth-century ideal of preserving the virtuous home–and a woman’s place in…