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  • The Eyes of the Skinby Juhani Pallasmaa

    Wiley 2012; US$ 45.00

    First published in 1996, The Eyes of the Skin has become a classic of architectural theory. It asks the far-reaching question why, when there are five senses, has one single sense – sight – become so predominant in architectural culture and design? With the ascendancy of the digital and the all-pervasive use of the image electronically,... more...

  • Figurierte Gewölbe zwischen Saale und Neisseby Stefan Bürger

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2007; US$ 316.75

    Ein wesentliches architektonisches Element spätgotischer Bauwerke ist das Gewölbe. Im 15. und 16. Jahrhundert wurde vor allem Gewölben mit musterbildenden Rippen- bzw. Gratverläufen besondere Achtung entgegengebracht. Um ihre verschiedenen Figurationen in Beziehung zueinander zu setzen, Genesen, Standards und Modifikationen zu erkennen, wird mit der... more...

  • Forty Ways to Think About Architectureby Iain Borden; Murray Fraser; Barbara Penner

    Wiley 2015; US$ 39.95

    How do we think about architecture historically and theoretically? Forty Ways to Think about Architecture provides an introduction to some of the wide-ranging ways in which architectural history and theory are being approached today. The inspiration for this project is the work of Adrian Forty, Professor of Architectural History at the Bartlett... more...

  • Framing Placesby Kim Dovey

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    Framing Places is an account of the nexus between place and power, investigating how the built forms of architecture and urban design act as mediators of social practices of power. Explored through a range of theories and case studies, this examination shows how lives are 'framed' within the clusters of rooms, buildings, streets and cities. These... more...

  • Future Details of Architectureby Mark Garcia

    Wiley 2014; US$ 41.50

    Despite the exaggerated news of the untimely 'death of the detail' by Greg Lynn, the architectural detail is now more lifelike and active than ever before. In this era of digital design and production technologies, new materials, parametrics, building information modeling (BIM), augmented realities and the nano-bio-information-computation consilience,... more...

  • Future Megacities 5: Space, Planning, and Designby Elke Pahl-Weber; Frank Schwartze

    Jovis Berlin 2014; US$ 19.86

    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...

  • Future Practiceby Rory Hyde

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    Designers around the world are carving out opportunities for new kinds of engagement, new kinds of collaboration, new kinds of design outcomes, and new kinds of practice; overturning the inherited assumptions of the design professions. Seventeen conversations with practitioners from the fields of architecture, policy, activism, design, education,... more...

  • Gaudíby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00

    O arquitecto e designer espanhol Antoni Gaudí (1852-1926) foi uma figura importante e influente na história da moderna arte espanhola. A utilização da côr, a grande variedade de materiais assim como a introdução de formas orgânicas nas suas construções foram uma inovação no domínio da arquitectura. No seu diário Gaudí expressa livremente os seus sentimentos... more...

  • Gaudíby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00

    Architecte et designer barcelonais, Antoni Gaudí (1852-1926) occupe une large place dans l?histoire de l?art espagnol. L?usage de la couleur, l?emploi de différents matériaux et l?introduction du mouvement dans ses constructions furent une innovation dans le domaine de l?architecture. Il laissa dans ses carnets de nombreuses réflexions à propos de... more...

  • Gaudíby Jeremy Roe

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00

    Antoni Gaudí (1852-1926), Architekt und Künstler aus Barcelona, nimmt einen bedeutenden Platz in der Geschichte der spanischen Gegenwartskunst ein. Sein Umgang mit Farbe, die Verwendung verschiedener Materialien und die Einführung von Bewegung in seine Konstruktionen sind Innovationen auf dem Gebiet der Architektur. Antoni Gaudí hat in seinen Notizbüchern... more...