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  • Architecture of Franceby DAVID HANSER

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 111.00

    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...

  • Nachkriegsmoderne in Deutschlandby Michael Braum; Christian Welzbacher

    Springer 2009; US$ 29.95

    Die Architektur und der Städtebau der Nachkriegsmoderne werden zunehmend als baukulturelles Erbe einer jungen Vergangenheit verstanden. Die Qualität einzelner Bauten und Planungen aus den Jahrzehnten nach 1945 sind stark umstritten. Gleichzeitig ist ihr Stellenwert als Baudenkmal ein zentrales Thema. In lokalen und überregionalen Debatten werden planerische... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Adolf Loosby Joseph Masheck

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 45.00

    Widely regarded as one of the most significant prophets of modern architecture, Adolf Loos was a celebrity in his own day. His work was emblematic of the turn-of-the-century generation that was torn between the traditional culture of the nineteenth century and the innovative modernism of the twentieth. His essay ?Ornament and Crime? equated superfluous... more...