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- Hardie Grant Books 2010; US$ 29.95
The antithesis of trendy, "Slow London" celebrates all that's local, natural, traditional, sensory and most of all gratifying about living in London. It's an inspirational lifestyle guide for locals who want to live more and fret less. Readers are invited to rise up - in their own sweet time, of course - against the culture of speed,... more...
- Pickering & Chatto Publishers 2011; US$ 99.00
During the second half of the eighteenth century British architecture moved away from the dominant school of Classicism in favour of a more creative freedom of expression. At the forefront of this change were architect brothers Robert and James Adam. Kondos work places them within the context of eighteenth-century intellectual thought. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 49.95
The story of downtown Chicago--its early development, later struggles, and current restoration--is mirrored in the history of the theatres that occupied its streets. This vivid chronicle tells the tale of the Windy City's theatres, from mid-nineteenth century vaudeville houses to the urban decline and renewal of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 85.00
“Although the live-work concept is now accepted among progressive urban design and planning professionals, the specifics that define the term, and its application, remain sketchy. This encyclopedic work is sure to change that, providing the critical information that is needed by architects, planners and citizens.” -Peter Katz, Author,... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1988; US$ 24.95
Built between 1839 and 1842, the domed structure of Iowa City's Old Capitol served as the third territorial capitol and the first state capitol of Iowa. In 1857, when the state government was moved to Des Moines, Old Capitol became the first building of the new University of Iowa. It remains today the centerpiece of this handsome campus. The... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2009; US$ 33.05
Hauptbeschreibung 1010 legte Bischof Bernward den Grundstein für St. Michael in Hildesheim. Die doppelte Symmetrie des frühromanischen Baukörpers, sein ikonoplastisches Programm im Innern und die anmutende Ästhetik insgesamt ließen die Kirche immer als das Ideal der mittelalterlichen Weltsicht erscheinen, als Ort der christlichen Botschaft vom ewigen... more...
- Academia Verlag 2012; US$ 33.37
Robert Grosseteste: Philosophy of Intellect and Vision focuses on two important areas in the philosophy of Robert Grosseteste at the beginning of the thirteenth century: Philosophy of Intellect and Philosophy of Vision. These two areas of Grosseteste's philosophy have not been thoroughly explored, nor their importance established. more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
Against those who considerarchitecture to be a wholly optimistic activity, this book shows how the history of modern architecture is inextricably tied to ideas of failure and ruin. By means of an original reading of the earliest origins of modernism, the Architecture of Failure exposes the ways in which failure has been suppressed, ignored... more...