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- Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2010; US$ 19.41
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$ 22.83
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 2012; US$ 85.00
An innovative look at design solutions for building lifelong neighborhoods Livable Communities for Aging Populations provides architects and designers with critical guidance on urban planning and building design that allows people to age in their own homes and communities. The focus is on lifelong neighborhoods, where healthcare and accessibility... 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...
- Indiana University Press 2009; US$ 33.99
Shaker buildings have long been admired for their simplicity of design and sturdy craftsmanship, with form always following function. Over the years, their distinctive physical characteristics have invited as much study as imitation. Their clean, unadorned lines have been said to reflect core Shaker beliefs such as honesty, integrity, purity, and... more...
- D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 19.95
Vancouver's streetscapes and neighbourhoods have changed drastically in recent years. New buildings representing current architectural trends are mixing with and often replacing those of earlier eras and tastes, and a maturing architectrual melange is emerging. This book invites the reader to explore the city's continually evolving urban landscape... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 19.95
From reflections of three hundred years of history to expressions of the most modern design, Architecture Walks guides readers on a tour of nearly one hundred inspiring, informative, and aesthetically intriguing architectural treasures in and around New York and the surrounding area, including Connecticut, New Jersey, the eastern edge of Pennsylvania,... more...