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- University of California Press 2011; US$ 26.95
The great Gothic cathedrals of Europe are among the most astonishing achievements of Western culture. Evoking feelings of awe and humility, they make us want to understand what inspired the people who had the audacity to build them. This engrossing book surveys an era that has fired the historical imagination for centuries. In it Robert A. Scott explores... more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 465.00
Renowned architect Eberhard Zeidler tells his story in a two-volume book that explores his early life in Germany and his years in Canada after he moved there in 1951. Architect of Toronto's Eaton Centre and Trump International Hotel and Tower, Zeidler has left his stamp on the urban landscape of Canada, the United States, and the rest of the world. more...
- Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2010; US$ 19.71
Hauptbeschreibung Frau Rotlaub ist 90 Jahre alt und auf pflegerische Unterstützung angewiesen. Zu ihren Nachbarn hat sie täglichen Kontakt, ein befreundetes Ehepaar besucht sie regelmäßig, um mit ihr zu musizieren, und bei der Kaffeerunde in der Wohnanlage sieht man Frau Rotlaub oft und gerne. Während sich die bezahlte Nachbarschaftshilfe um ihren... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 23.19
Hauptbeschreibung Ausgerechnet Englands König Richard Löwenherz schaffte indirekt eine wichtige finanzielle Grundlage für eine der erstaunlichsten Städtegründungen des Hochmittelalters. Nachdem die österreichischen Babenberger den heimkehrenden Kreuzfahrer 1192 festgesetzt hatten, investierten sie das Lösegeld in den Ausbau von Wiener Neustadt -... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 40.00
In Lost Twin Cities, Larry Millett brought to life the vanished architecture of downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul. Now, in Once There Were Castles, he offers a richly illustrated look at another world of ghosts in our midst: the lost mansions and estates of the Twin Cities.Nobody can say for sure how many lost mansions haunt the Twin Cities, but at... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 49.95
"If you are determined to encourage creativity and provide a collaborative environment that will bring out the best in people, you will want this book by your side at all times." —Bill Moggridge , Director of the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum " Make Space is an articulate account about the importance of space; how... more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2007; US$ 10.99
Sam and Bud were ordinary first-time homebuyers in their early thirties. Their intention, in moving to France, was to create a simple life in a place where they could spend time with their children. The home they actually bought was a 17th century chateau in the Loire valley with over thirty rooms.Chateau Du Bonchamps had been the seat of noble families... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 36.00
When championing the commercial buildings and homes that made the Windy City famous, one can’t help but mention the brilliant names of their architects—Daniel Burnham, Louis Sullivan, and Frank Lloyd Wright, among others. But few people are aware of Henry Ives Cobb (1859–1931), the man responsible for an extraordinarily rich chapter... more...
- Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 45.00
With its distinctive gables and arches, Tudor-style architecture is recognized around the world as a symbol of British culture; it represents the idea of home to British citizens in the United Kingdom and abroad. Some love it, others hate it, but the Tudoresque is still being built—to give a house an old-fashioned air or to create a sense... more...