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

    Wiley 2015; US$ 39.95 US$ 35.95

    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...

  • Conservation of Historic Buildingsby Bernard Feilden

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 109.95

    Since its publication in 1982 Sir Bernard Feilden's Conservation of Historic Buildings has become the standard text for architects and others involved in the conservation of historic structures. Leading practitioners around the world have praised the book as being the most significant single volume on the subject to be published. This third edition... more...

  • Analysing Buildings from Context to Detail in Timeby H. Zijlstra

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 79.00

    Uses technology to develop a more comprehensive research method to assess buildings. In this book the focus is on construction engineering, the study of the requirements associated with constructing buildings. more...

  • Architecture of Franceby David Hanser

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 87.00

    Covering all regions of France—from Avignon's Palace of the Popes to Versailles' Petit Trianon—and all periods of French architecture—from the Roman theater at Orange to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris—this volume examines more than 60 of France's most important architectural landmarks. Writing in a clear and engaging style, David Hanser, professor of... more...

  • Architecture in Conservationby James Strike

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    One of the problems faced by heritage organizations and museums is adapting old buildings to their needs or building new ones to fit in with historic sites. How exactly do you create a visitor's centre at Stonehenge? The real difficulty lies where the budget is minimal, and the potential damage to the environment or setting enormous. Architecture... more...

  • Maintaining and Repairing Old and Historic Buildingsby John J. Cullinane

    Wiley 2012; US$ 80.00 US$ 72.00

    A practical guide to the maintenance and repair of old and historic buildings Carrying out work in accordance with the U.S. Secretary of the Interior's standards and guidelines can be a challenge for professionals charged with the preservation, restoration, and care of historic properties. This book-with-CD package facilitates the process with... more...

  • »Der allgemeinen Vereinigung gewidmet.«by Isabel Matthes

    De Gruyter 1995; US$ 154.00

    Die Anfänge öffentlichen deutschen Theaterbaus sind bisher nur in architekturgeschichtlichen Einzeldarstellungen behandelt worden. Die vorliegende Arbeit beschreibt, unter eingehender Berücksichtigung des theater- und sozialgeschichtlichen Kontexts, die Ausformung des in der Aufklärung neu entstehenden Gebäudetyps. Die bedeutendsten zwischen... more...

  • Outlineby schmidt hammer lassen

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 76.95

    Zu den beachtlichen Errungenschaften der skandinavischen Architektur zählen: Verantwortung für die Umwelt und Sinn für das Soziale. Die dänischen Architekten Schmidt Hammer Lassen (1986 gegründet, Büros in Kopenhagen, Aarhus, Oslo und London) knüpfen in ihren bemerkenswerten Gebäuden an diese Standards an, sie legen grossen Wert auf die... more...

  • Hermann & Valentiny and Partnersby Liesbeth Waechter-Böhm; Ingeborg Flagge; Roderick O Donovan

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 88.00

    Seit 25 Jahren führen Hubert Hermann und François Valentiny ihre Büros in Wien und Luxemburg. Was sie verbindet, ist eine gemeinsame Haltung, die sie über die Jahre im verbalen und entwerferischen Gedankenaustausch präzisieren. Was sie trennt ist der Standort: Hier die Großstadt Wien, dort das kleine, ländlich geprägte Luxemburg. Daher auch die unterschiedlichen... more...