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- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 29.95
Packed in its dense, historic city centers, Italy holds some of the most prized architecture and art in the world, with which planners and politicians have had to negotiate as they struggle to cope with massive migration from the countryside to the city. Early modern architecture coincided with a sustained drive to transform a country that was... more...
- Sidestone Press 2013; US$ 31.50
There are about 300 archaeological open-air museums in Europe. Their history goes from Romanticism up to modern-day tourism. With the majority dating to the past 30 years, they do more than simply present (re)constructed outdoor sceneries based on archaeology. They have an important role as education facilities and many showcase archaeology in a variety... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 95.00
There is no shortage of books about Le Corbusier, or Mies van der Rohe, or De Stijl. However, this book considers them in relation to each other, observing how a study of one can illuminate the works of the others. Going beyond a superficial look at the end-products of these architects, this book examines the philosophical foundations of their work,... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00
Vor kurzem wurden bei Bauarbeiten in Quedlinburg drei Steuerregister aus dem 16. Jh. entdeckt. Für die UNESCO-Welterbestadt mit ihren 1.200 Fachwerkhäusern ermöglicht der Fund zusammen mit anderen Quellen insbesondere dem Quedlinburger Stadtbuch eine sozialtopographische Untersuchung. Wie verteilte sich das Vermögen? Wo wohnten die ärmeren und wo die... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 29.95
The remains of antiquity define Greek architecture in the popular imagination, but Greek edifices encompass far more than these ancient structures. Offered here is a comprehensive survey of modern Greek architecture of the past hundred-plus years. The book explores the buildings and architects of modern Greece, ranging from nineteenth-century neoclassical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 100.00
Since its publication in 1982 Sir Bernard Feilden's Conservation of Historic Buildings has become the standard text for architects and others involved in the conservation of historic structures. Leading practitioners around the world have praised the book as being the most significant single volume on the subject to be published. This third edition... more...
- IOS Press 2009; US$ 79.00
Uses technology to develop a more comprehensive research method to assess buildings. In this book the focus is on construction engineering, the study of the requirements associated with constructing buildings. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 111.00
Covering all regions of France?from Avignon's Palace of the Popes to Versailles' Petit Trianon?and all periods of French architecture?from the Roman theater at Orange to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris?this volume examines more than 60 of France's most important architectural landmarks. Writing in a clear and engaging style, David Hanser, professor of... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 29.95
Die Architektur und der Städtebau der Nachkriegsmoderne werden zunehmend als baukulturelles Erbe einer jungen Vergangenheit verstanden. Die Qualität einzelner Bauten und Planungen aus den Jahrzehnten nach 1945 sind stark umstritten. Gleichzeitig ist ihr Stellenwert als Baudenkmal ein zentrales Thema. In lokalen und überregionalen Debatten werden planerische... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1994; US$ 148.00
One of the problems faced by heritage organizations and museums is adapting old buildings to their needs or building new ones to fit in with historic sites. How exactly do you create a visitor's centre at Stonehenge? The real difficulty lies where the budget is minimal, and the potential damage to the environment or setting enormous. Architecture... more...