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  • German Architecture for a Mass Audienceby Kathleen James-Chakraborty

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 78.95

    This book vividly illustrates the ways in which buildings designed by many of Germany's most celebrated twentieth century architects were embedded in widely held beliefs about the power of architecture to influence society. German Architecture for a Mass Audience also demonstrates the way in which these modernist ideas have been challenged and transformed,... more...

  • Smart and sustainable built environmentsby Jay Yang

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    Sustainable development is rapidly becoming a global phenomenon ? the remit of which encompasses a wide range of professions and societal interest groups. This collection of papers from the CIB Task Group 55 (smart and sustainable built environments) presents key findings to date on a wide range of current research and practice in this emerging field... more...

  • Managing Historic Sites and Buildingsby David Baker; Gill Chitty

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    Managing Historic Sites and Buildings looks at the choices and the tensions that exist in conservation and interpretation of the heritage. Preservation and presentation are central activities, arguably means and ends in the conservation of the historic environment. But are they self-reinforcing or do they work against each other? In a series of essays... more...

  • History of Architectural Conservationby Jukka Jokilehto

    Taylor & Francis 2002; US$ 68.95

    A History of Architectural Conservation expands knowledge about the conservation of ancient monuments, works of art and historic buildings. It includes the origins of the interest in conservation within the European context, and the development of the concepts from Antiquity and the Renaissance to the present day. Jokilehto illustrates how this development... more...

  • The Once and Future New Yorkby Randall Mason

    University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 84.00

    In the popular imagination, the controversial 1963 demolition of Pennsylvania Station gave birth to New York City’s historic preservation movement. As Randall Mason reveals, however, historic preservation has been a persistent force in the development of New York since the 1890s, when the city’s leading politicians, planners, and architects... more...

  • Politics and Preservationby John Delafons; J. Delafons

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 98.95

    This book traces the policy history of urban conservation and its relationship to the town planning process and both are set in their political context. Part One deals with the origins of conservation and its cultural background. Part Two deals with the post-war legislation and the increasing scope of conservation. Part Three deals with churches and... more...

  • Conservation and Sustainability in Historic Citiesby Dennis Rodwell

    Wiley 2008; US$ 109.00

    'There are only a limited number of books on the subject of urban conservation and [this book] is a welcome addition' Journal of Architectural Conservation 'Provides a rounded discussion of sustainability, urban conservation and cultural identity, highlighting the links between them and ending with summary of the challenges and opportunities' Context... more...

  • Universal and Accessible Design for Products, Services, and Processesby Robert F. Erlandson

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 115.95

    New laws, global competition, technological advances, and evolving societal values toward disability all demand the integration of universal and accessible design principles into the general practice of the design community. This growing international movement forces competitors to expand their traditional concepts of design and adopt these principles... more...

  • Denkmäler im Braunkohleabbaugebiet Leipzig Süd - Möglichkeiten und Grenzen der Denkmalpflege im Umgang mit sakralen Baudenkmälern und deren Ausstattungby Ina Gutzeit

    Diplomica Verlag 2007; US$ 43.93

    Hauptbeschreibung Diese Abschlussarbeit befasst sich im Zusammenhang mit der Abbaggerung der Gemeinde Heuersdorf bei Borna südlich von Leipzig mit der Problematik, welche Möglichkeiten seitens der Denkmalpflege bestehen, Denkmäler in Braunkohleabbaugebieten wie dem Leipziger Südraum, zu bewahren und den Verlust an schützenswertem Kunstgut weitestgehend... more...

  • Bauhausstadt Dessauby Regina Bittner

    Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 22.68

    In Dessau steht das international renommierte Bauhaus. Aber ist die Stadt deshalb eine Bauhausstadt? Vielfach zerstört und wieder aufgebaut kämpft Dessau heute mit den Folgen des Zusammenbruchs der Industrie und dem damit verbundenen Bevölkerungsverlust. Zwischen der schrumpfenden Stadt und dem UNESCO-Welterbe der Moderne existiert eine Kluft. Zugleich... more...