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- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95
This book looks at relationships between the organization of physical objects in space and the organization of ideas. Historical, philosophical, psychological and architectural knowledge are united to develop an understanding of the relationship between information and its representation. Despite its potential to break the mould, digital information... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 95.00
Praise for the First Edition "Because of its exceptionally wide perspective, even architectural historians who do not teach general survey courses are likely to enjoy and appreciate it." — Annali d'architettura "Not only does A Global History of Architecture own the territory (of world architecture), it pulls off this audacious task with... more...
- Profile Books 2011; US$ 11.98
There are few more historic and evocative places in the world. Caesar was cremated there. Charles V and Mussolini rode by it in triumph. There Napoleon celebrated his festival of liberty. In this radical reappraisal David Watkin teaches us to see the Forum with new eyes and helps us to rediscover its rich history. This is as stimulating to the armchair... more...
- Reaktion Books 2010; US$ 27.95
From Chicago to Toronto to Shanghai, cities around the world have sprouted “iconic” buildings by celebrity architects like Frank Gehry and Daniel Libeskind that compete for attention both on the skyline and in the media. But in recent years, criticism of these extreme “gestural” structures, known for their often-exaggerated... more...
- Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers 2011; US$ 19.95
Five hundred stunning duotone photographs showcase the finest, most majestic, and interesting examples of architecture in one of the world's most beloved cities The greatest buildings, monuments, and structures of New York come to life in these inspiring, neighborhood-by-neighborhood photographic tours. Each building is featured in a rich, fine-resolution... more...
- Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers 2012; US$ 19.99
Five hundred stunning duotone photographs showcase the finest, most majestic, and interesting examples of architecture in one of the world's most beloved cities The greatest buildings, monuments, and structures of London come to life in these inspiring, neighborhood-by-neighborhood photographic tours. Each building is featured in a rich, fine-resolution... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 13.99
Today, there are more than twenty complete zodiacs in Washington, D.C., each one pointing to an extraordinary mystery. David Ovason, who has studied these astrological devices for ten years, now reveals why they have been placed in such abundance in the center of our nation's capital and explains their interconnections. His richly illustrated text... more...
- Parkstone International 2012; US$ 9.95
Die islamische Kunst ist weder die Kunst einer Nation noch eines Volkes, sondern die Kunst des Islam. Die von der arabischen Halbinsel kommenden Gläubigen eroberten innerhalb weniger Jahrhunderte ein Gebiet, das sich vom Atlantik bis zum Indischen Ozean erstreckte. Diese vielgestaltige, sehr spirituelle, multi-kulturelle und multi-ethnische Kunst,... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 9.95
At the turn of the last century, the American middle class was expanding rapidly as homesteaders moved west and as trains took travellers across the country, where they established themselves in the depot towns that erupted along train lines. With that growth came the demand for new homes, and from that demand grew a new industry: mail-order homes.... more...
- Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 39.95
Ernst L. Freud (1892?1970) was a son of Sigmund Freud and the father of painter Lucian Freud and the late Sir Clement Freud, politician and broadcaster. After his studies in Munich and Vienna, where he and his friend Richard Neutra attended Adolf Loos?s private Bauschule, Freud practiced in Berlin and, after 1933, in London. Even though his work... more...