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  • Architektur. Landschaft / Architecture. Landscapeby Nathalie de Vries; Eva Guttmann; Haus der Architektur Graz

    Ambra 2014; US$ 48.00

    The Styrian Architecture Award has been awarded since 1980. This makes it an important indicator of buildings and their cultural importance in the state of Styria, which us known for its unique and richly varied architecture. more...

  • Stadtland Schweizby Angelus Eisinger; Michel Schneider

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 90.95

    Probleme und Potenziale des heutigen Stadtlandes Schweiz ? eine Darstellung für Planer und Städtebauer, Architekten, Politiker, Behörden und Investoren. more...

  • Architectural Atmospheresby Christian Borch; Gernot Böhme; Juhani Pallasmaa; Olafur Eliasson

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 35.00

    There is a growing awareness of the atmospheric dimensions of architecture in contemporary architectural practice as well as in social and architectural theory. Architectural Atmospheres provides a pointed, programmatic discussion of this atmospheric turn. The book is essential reading for architects, planners, and social theorists who take an interest... more...

  • Space, Planning, and Designby Elke Pahl-Weber; Frank Schwartze

    JOVIS Verlag 2014; US$ 21.78

    Im Fokus dieser Veröffentlichung stehen fünf aufstrebende Megastädte und mega-urbane Regionen auf der ganzen Welt. In unterschiedlichen Klimazonen gelegen, von unterschiedlichen ökonomischen Entwicklungsbedingungen und politischen Rahmenbedingungen bestimmt, ist jede der Städte mit unterschiedlichen regionalen Herausforderungen konfrontiert. Ausgehend... more...

  • Wohnen im Alterby Jörg-Rüdiger Sieck

    humboldt 2010; US$ 12.44

    Eigene Wohnung, Seniorendomizil, Wohngemeinschaft oder doch betreutes Wohnen? Heute gibt es viele altersgerechte Wohnformen für die zweite Lebenshälfte. Dieses Buch beschreibt attraktive Modelle, zeigt Vor- und Nachteile und gibt Antworten auf alle wichtigen Fragen. Mit Fragebogen: Was passt zu mir? more...

  • Greeceby Alexander Tzonis; Alcestis P. Rodi

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 29.95

    The remains of antiquity define Greek architecture in the popular imagination, but Greek edifices encompass far more than these ancient structures. Offered here is a comprehensive survey of modern Greek architecture of the past hundred-plus years. The book explores the buildings and architects of modern Greece, ranging from nineteenth-century neoclassical... more...

  • Italyby Diane Ghirardo

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 29.95

    Packed in its dense, historic city centers, Italy holds some of the most prized architecture and art in the world, with which planners and politicians have had to negotiate as they struggle to cope with massive migration from the countryside to the city. Early modern architecture coincided with a sustained drive to transform a country that was... more...

  • Turkeyby Sibel Bozdogan; Esra Akcan

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 29.95

    Turkey: Modern Architectures in History offers a journey through the iconic buildings of Turkey that begins with the end of World War I, when the new Turkish Republic was born out of the disintegration of the Ottoman Empire, includes its democratization in the midst of the Cold War’s competing ideologies, and concludes with the present... more...

  • Living Systemsby Liat Margolis; Alexander Robinson

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 112.00

    The use of innovative new materials is an important trend in landscape architecture today. These materials include biodegradable geotextiles, super-absorbent polymers, and plants that react to changing soil conditions. This book presents the available materials and technologies in the context of practical applications. more...

  • Quedlinburg im 14. und 16. Jahrhundertby Thomas Wozniak

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    jüngst in Quedlinburg gefundene Steuerregister aus dem 16. Jh. ermöglichen eine sozialtopographische Untersuchung. Anhand der Quellen lassen sich die historischen Wohn- und Vermögensverhältnisse sowie topographische, epidemische und politische Zäsuren kartieren, teilweise bis ins Jahr 1310/30. Die Ergebnisse und die Edition der Quellen sind für Historiker... more...