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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...

  • Todd Saunders - Architecture in Northern Landscapesby Jonathan Bell; Ellie Stathaki

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 76.95

    The first reference monograph on a remarkable young architect working in Scandinavia and Canada. The monograph provides interesting unpublished documents, curated by Jonathan Bell and Ellie Stathaki (Wallpaper) as well as three interviews by Olaf Gipser, Zita Cobb, and Brian MacKay-Lyons. The artwork of the book is by the international renowned graphic... more...

  • Outlineby schmidt hammer lassen

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 76.95

    Diese Monografie bietet eine Auswahl der 20 besten Bauten und Projekte der dänischen Architekten schmidt hammer lassen, darunter auch die viel beachtete Königliche Bibliothek in Kopenhagen. Das 1986 gegründete Architekturbüro ist international tätig und hat Niederlassungen in Kopenhagen, Aarhus, Oslo und London. 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...

  • Christoph Mäcklerby Christoph Mäckler; Werner Oechslin; Heinrich Wefing

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 90.95

    Christoph Mäckler?s architecture is distinguished by its reconciliation of tradition and modernity. Mäckler seeks to reconnect architecture with its premodern roots. A pivotal role in his efforts is played by the restoration of surface and volume in the facade and the understanding of the building?s material properties 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...

  • Fran?ois Blondelby Anthony Gerbino

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    First director of the Académie royale d?architecture, François Blondel established a lasting model for architectural education that helped transform a still largely medieval profession into the one we recognize today. Most well known for his 1676 urban plan of Paris, Blondel is also celebrated as a mathematician, scientist, and scholar. Few... more...