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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
In this volume, some of the best figures in the field have come together to write on preservation movements across the country, from New York to Atlanta to Santa Fe and others. Giving Preservation a History also touches on the European roots of the historic preservation movement; on how preservation movements have taken a leading role in shaping... more...
- 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...
- English Heritage Publishing 2013; US$ 21.88
An introduction to the techniques used for recording historic places. Based on the experiences of practitioners working for English Heritage, it has been prepared as a guide to the widening variety of methods available in the production of documentation for conservation. more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 88.00
Christoph Mäckler?s architecture is distinguished by its reconciliation of tradition and modernity. Mäckler seeks to reconnect architecture with its premodern roots. A pivotal role in his efforts is played by the restoration of surface and volume in the facade and the understanding of the building?s material properties 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$ 62.95
In many cities across the world, particularly in Europe, old buildings form a prominent part of the built environment, and we often take it for granted that their contribution is intrinsically positive. How has that widely-shared belief come about, and is its continued general acceptance inevitable? Certainly, ancient structures have long been treated... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00
First director of the Académie royale d?architecture, François Blondel established a lasting model for architectural education that helped transform a still largely medieval profession into the one we recognize today. Most well known for his 1676 urban plan of Paris, Blondel is also celebrated as a mathematician, scientist, and scholar. Few... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 52.00
Gert Wingårdh (*1951) ist Schwedens führender Architekt. Seine klugen, erfindungsreichen räumlichen Gestaltungen sind ebenso in ökonomischer wie ökologischer und soziologischer Hinsicht bemerkenswert. Diese Monografie analysiert in grundlegenden Essays renommierter Architekturkritiker die Hauptaspekte seines Wirkens. more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 74.00
Diese Monografie bietet eine Auswahl der 20 besten Bauten und Projekte der dänischen Architekten schmidt hammer lassen, darunter auch die viel beachtete Königliche Bibliothek in Kopenhagen. Das 1986 gegründete Architekturbüro ist international tätig und hat Niederlassungen in Kopenhagen, Aarhus, Oslo und London. more...