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  • Zürich baut - Konzeptioneller Städtebau / Building Zurich: Conceptual Urbanismby Angelus Eisinger; Iris Reuther; Franz Eberhard; Regula Lüscher; Martin Heller; Martin Bunjes; Jan Capol

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 49.95

    The financial, economic, and scientific capital of Zurich is internationally recognized for its pathbreaking approach to town planning. With examples from the last ten years, "Building Zurich" shows how conceptual urbanism works in that city and presents the factors that make for its success. more...

  • Bothe Richter Teheraniby Klaus-Dieter Weiss

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 74.00

    Seit dem Autohaus Car & Driver steht BRT über Deutschland hinaus für im Detail wie in der Dimension beeindruckende Bauwerke, die das Publikum emotional gefangen nehmen oder visionär provozieren. Dieser Band zeigt labyrinthische und systematische Raumerfindungen im Bürobau, urbane Schauplätze und Identitätspunkte des öffentlichen Lebens. more...

  • Devanthéry & Lamunièreby Joseph Abram

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 65.00

    Dieser Band präsentiert und dokumentiert 15 realisierte Bauten und eine Auswahl von 12 Projekten des Büros Devanthéry und Lamunière, u.a. die rechtswissenschaftliche Bibliothek Fleuret in Lausanne, die psychiatrische Klinik in Yverdon, das Hotel Guisan in Bern und die Villa Beck in Rolle. more...

  • Architecture and Identityby Chris Abel; Norman Foster

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 104.95

    'Instead of tuning the consumer to the machine we can now tune the machine to the consumer' This edited collection of essays, now in its second edition, brings together the author's key writings on the cultural, technological and theoretical developments reshaping Modern architecture into a responsive and diverse movement for the twenty-first century.... more...

  • Organizing for Changeby Michael Shamiyeh; DOM Research Laboratory

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 52.00

    Mit fortschreitender globaler Ökonomisierung und Vernetzung entstehen für Architekten neue Betätigungsfelder und das Berufsbild befindet sich im Wandel. International renommierte Experten setzen sich in 25 Fachbeiträgen mit dieser Entwicklung auseinander. more...

  • The Architecture of Richter & Dahl Rochaby Jorge Francisco Liernur

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 62.00

    Das international renommierte Schweizer Büro gilt spätestens seit dem Zentrum Espacité an der Place Le Corbusier in La Chaux-de-Fonds und seit der Erneuerung von Jean Tschumis Hauptquartier für Nestlé am Genfer See als profilierte Vertreter einer eleganten Moderne. Von den zahlreichen Bauten der letzten 15 Jahre werden in dieser einzigen aktuellen... more...

  • The Value of an Archaeological Open-Air Museum is in its Useby Roeland Paardekooper

    Sidestone Press 2013; US$ 31.50

    There are about 300 archaeological open-air museums in Europe. Their history goes from Romanticism up to modern-day tourism. With the majority dating to the past 30 years, they do more than simply present (re)constructed outdoor sceneries based on archaeology. They have an important role as education facilities and many showcase archaeology in a variety... more...

  • What is Architectural Historyby Andrew Leach

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95

    What is Architectural History? considers the questions and problems posed by architectural historians since the rise of the discipline in the late nineteenth century. How do historians of architecture organise past time and relate it to the present? How does historical evidence translate into historical narrative? Should architectural history be... more...

  • Tales of Two Citiesby Jonathan Conlin

    Counterpoint 2013; US$ 30.00

    Paris and London have long held a mutual fascination, and never more so than in the period 1750-1914, when they vied to be the world's greatest city. Each city has been the focus of many books, yet Jonathan Conlin here explores the complex relationship between them for the first time. The reach and influence of both cities was such that the story... more...

  • Relational Architectural Ecologiesby Peg Rawes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Examining the complex social and material relationships between architecture and ecology which constitute modern cultures, this collection hows how the ?habitats?, ?natural milieus?, ?places? or ?shelters? that construct architectural ecologies are composed of complex and dynamic material, spatial, social, political, economic and ecological concerns.... more...