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- University of Minnesota Press 2008; US$ 75.00
Architectural History/Womens StudiesDespina Stratigakos takes us on a fascinating journey into a largely forgotten city at the heart of early twentieth-century metropolitan Berlin. Both imaginary and physical, A Womens Berlin is a space of agency in which women architects, designers, and patrons shaped not only a network of new institutions... more...
- Reaktion Books 2007; US$ 29.95
A decimated Shiite shrine in Iraq. The smoking World Trade Center site. The scorched cityscape of 1945 Dresden. Among the most indelible scars left by war is the destroyed landscapes, and such architectural devastation damages far more than mere buildings. Robert Bevan argues here that shattered buildings are not merely “collateral damage,”... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 32.00
An important part of the New Deal, the Modernization Credit Plan helped transform urban business districts and small-town commercial strips across 1930s America, but it has since been almost completely forgotten. In Modernizing Main Street , Gabrielle Esperdy uncovers the cultural history of the hundreds of thousands of modernized storefronts that... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2009; US$ 130.00
This study follows on from Yate's standard work Buildings, Faith and Worship: the Liturgical Arrangement of Anglican Churches 1600-1900 (OUP 1991, revised edition 2000) and Liturgical Space in Western Europe since the Reformation (Ashgate, 2008) to provide the first detailed study of Scottish post-Reformation church interiors for fifty years. In... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2010; US$ 35.00
Renowned photographer A. J. Meek takes the novitiate on an inspired visual journey with eighty-eight color photographs of the interiors of churches and synagogues located in south Louisiana, mostly along the lower Mississippi River valley. Tourists may crowd the famous European cathedrals such as Notre Dame in Paris and Westminster Abbey in London.... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 132.00
Drawing on recent archaeology and scholarship, this book establishes a sequence of temples built between the sixth and tenth centuries in Pakistan's northwest that provide a missing chapter in the evolution and origins of the HIndu temple in South Asia. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 30.00
From the years 2004 to 2008, Beijing and Shanghai witnessed the construction of an extraordinary number of new buildings, many of which were designed by architectural firms overseas. Combining ethnographic fieldwork, historical research, and network analysis, Building Globalization closely scrutinizes the growing phenomenon of transnational architecture... more...
- Elsevier Science 1994; US$ 275.00
Computer technology has revolutionized many aspects of building design, such as drafting, management, construction - even building with robots. This revolution has expanded into the field of design creativity. Presented in this book is an up-to-date, comprehensive picture of research advances in the fast-growing field of informatics applied to conceptual... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.00
The discipline of Egyptology has been criticised for being too insular,with little awareness of the development of archaeologies elsewhere. It has remained theoretically underdeveloped. For example the role of Ancient Egypt within Africa has rarely been considered jointly by Egyptologists and Africanists. Egypt's own view of itself has been neglected;... more...