Friday, December 18, 2015

Student Survey Closing Today - Don't Miss Out

The annual Library, Archives and Collections student survey closes today. If you have not already filled in the questionnaire please take a few minutes to do so. It is only 20 questions, your opinions shape how we developed the services, and you could win £75!

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GSA_Learning_Resources 

Monday, December 14, 2015

Last week of the Student Survey

The annual student survey is still open so please take the opportunity to tell us how we are doing. Your feedback shapes how the Library, Archives and Collections services develop so if we are going something well tell us and we will continue; if we are not meeting your needs tell us and we'll respond. Survey closes on the 18th December. Don't forget that if you do complete the  survey you might win £75!

Library and Computer Centre closing at 12.30pm on Tuesday 15th December

The library and computer centre will close at 12.30pm on Tuesday the 15th of December. This is for a staff development afternoon. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

Design Parts Collection In Japanese Traditional Style

Today we got a book so beautiful that we had to share it. Design parts collection in Japanese traditional style architecture is a beautiful textbook, with drawings of every architectural element imaginable, and beautiful interior design details.


Design parts collection in Japanese traditional style architecture 
Though it's in Japanese, the book is easy to understand. The  book features clear and precise diagrams of whole houses, right the way through to the smallest details.


Design parts collection in Japanese traditional style architecture

The book also showcases interior design elements, such as unbelievably detailed drawings of wooden joists, and isometric views of storage plans.

Intricate diagram in Design parts collection in Japanese traditional style architecture
We also have another textbook in the same format about garden design, featuring beautiful landscape design details. Among the typologies included are footpaths, raked gravel, reservoirs, lanterns, water elements, woven fences, wooden lattices, roofed walls, gazebos and pavilions, and the myriad forms and arrangements of boulders, stones, and other rocky features

Wooden joists in Design parts collection in Japanese traditional style architecture