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  • Bauhausstadt Dessauby Regina Bittner

    Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 23.34

    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...

  • Gedächtnis, Kultur und Politikby Ingeborg Siggelkow

    Frank & Timme 2013; US$ 28.01

    In jedem der acht Beiträge wird von den Kategorien Zeit, Raum, Symbol und Regel (Salzwedel) in erster Hinsicht die Kategorie Raum thematisiert. Die historische Kommentierung des Berliner Olympiastadions (Endlich) wird ergänzt durch grundsätzliche Fragen zum räumlichen Verhalten, u.a. von Fußballfans (Siggelkow). Der Kategorie Raum zuzuordnen sind Überlegungen... more...

  • Managing World Heritage Sitesby Anna Leask; Alan Fyall

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 67.95

    World Heritage Sites are some of the most recognised locations around the world. They include natural sites such as the Grand Canyon and the Great Barrier and cultural ones such as the Pyramids at Giza, the Walled City of Baku in Azerbaijan and the Historic Centre of Riga in Latvia. The responsibility to manage them successfully and ensure that the... more...

  • Cultural Heritage Management in Chinaby Hilary Du Cros; Yok-shiu F. Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Cultural Heritage Management in China presents a thematic examination of the development of cultural heritage management (CHM) in an Asian context. It challenges assumptions of the primacy of community-sponsored action and heritage authority based on Western-derived ideals and practices that fit with democratic models for civil action. The multidisciplinary... more...

  • Monumentality and the Roman Empireby Edmund Thomas

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 314.99

    The quality of 'monumentality' commonly attributed to the buildings of the Roman Empire has helped to make them enduring models for builders of later periods. This extensively illustrated book is the first full-length study of the concept of monumentality in Classical Antiquity, and its significance for the Romans themselves. - ;The quality... more...

  • Architecture, Ethics and Globalizationby Graham Owen

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 66.95

    Bridging the gap between architectural theory and professional practice studies, this book offers critical inquiry into the shifting ground of ethical thought in the changing climate of the global economy. Looking at issues of contemporary significance to architectural critics, practitioners, educators, and students, the book also examines the role... 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...

  • The Protection of Historic Propertiesby C. Sanz

    WIT Press 2009; US$ 182.00

    This book is an introduction to the protection of historic properties by public agencies in three very different legal systems - the United States, the United Kingdom and Spain - as well as analysing international efforts to protect historic heritage. It is not intended as a comprehensive study of any of the legal systems, but rather as a tool to give... 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...