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  • Architecture in Conservationby James Strike

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This valuable resource looks at the need of the heritage industry to repond sensitively to the limitations or potentials of the environment. more...

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 75.00

    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... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 88.00

    For twenty-five years, Hubert Hermann and François Valentiny have maintained their offices in Vienna and Luxemburg. Their architecture offersan experience beyondthe parameters of the zeitgeist and makes a highly individual contribution to the current architectural discussion. more...

  • Barthélémy-Griño architectesby Barthélémy-Griño architectes

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 70.00

    Der Franzose Philippe Barthélémy und die Uruguayerin Sylvia Griño realisieren seit über 20 Jahren zahlreiche Bauten auf der ganzen Welt. Zu ihren prominentesten Projekten gehören diverse Läden für den Luxusprodukthersteller Louis Vuitton in Deutschland, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, Südkorea und Brasilien. Das Buch dokumentiert ausführlich die wichtigsten... more...

  • Bothe Richter Teheraniby Klaus-Dieter Weiss

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 119.00

    Seit dem Autohaus Car & Driver steht die Marke 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 ebenso labyrinthische wie systematische Raumerfindungen im Bürobau, visionäre Assoziationen an Ufos, urbane Schauplätze und Identitätspunkte... more...

  • François Blondelby Anthony Gerbino

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    The first full-length study in English to appear on this polymath, this book adds to the scholarship on early modern architectural history and particularly on French classicism under Louis XIV and his minister Jean-Baptiste Colbert. It studies early modern science and technology, Baroque court culture, and the development of the discipline of architecture.... more...

  • Valode & Pistre Architectsby Philip Jodidio

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 98.00

    Das Buch stellt 18 Projekte von Valode & Pistre ausführlich dar, wobei die spezifische Arbeitsweise und die Entwurfsmethoden im Mittelpunkt der Dokumentation stehen. Zu den vorgestellten Projekten gehören u.a das Renault-Technozentrum in Guyancourt, Frankreich, der Büropark Cristalia in Madrid, Spanien, ein Büro- und Hotelturm in Peking, China und... more...

  • The Conservation Movement: A History of Architectural Preservationby Miles Glendinning

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    Certainly, ancient structures have long been treated with care and reverence in many societies, including classical Rome and Greece. But only in modern Europe and America, in the last two centuries, has this care been elaborated and energised into a forceful, dynamic ideology: a ?Conservation Movement?, infused with a sense of historical destiny and... more...

  • Gute Gestaltung / Good Design 13by Deutscher Designer Club (DDC)

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 63.00

    Gute Gestaltung 13 presents prizewinning designs from all disciplines. Whether architecture, corporate design, digital media, graphic fine arts, product design, photo, or film, the works awarded prizes by the Deutscher Designer Club (DDC) in its annual Gute Gestaltung (Good design) competition demonstrate design excellence and skillful use of form.... more...

  • Measured and Drawnby David Andrews; Jon Bedford; Bill Blake; Paul Bryan; Tom Cromwell

    English Heritage Publishing 2013; US$ 21.88

    An introduction to the techniques used for recording historic places. Based on the experiences of practitioners working for English Heritage, it has been prepared as a guide to the widening variety of methods available in the production of documentation for conservation. more...