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  • Studien zu Gottfried Sempers dekorativen Arbeiten am Aussenbau und im Interieurby John Ziesemer

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 1999; US$ 52.15

    Die bisher erschienenen Publikationen zu Gottfried Semper (1803?1879) haben sich weitestgehend auf die ?reine? Architektur konzentriert, was um so mehr erstaunt, als Semper der schmückenden Ausstattung seiner Bauten stets genauso viel Aufmerksamkeit wie der Konstruktion geschenkt hat und beide Aspekte aus seiner Sicht einander unmittelbar bedingen.... more...

  • Die Vorhalle als Paradiesby Christian Forster

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2010; US$ 69.81

    Das Figurenportal in der Westvorhalle der Andlauer Kirche ist nicht nur das umfangreichste, das im Elsass aus romanischer Zeit erhalten ist, es ist auch das bedeutendste Zeugnis geistiger Tätigkeit, das aus dem ehemaligen Kanonissenstift überdauert hat. Die skulpturale Ausstattung erstreckt sich über die ganze Vorhalle und umfasst auch einen Fries... more...

  • Andreas Gaertner (1744-1826)by Kay Thoss

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 1998; Not Available

    In Abfolge der Lebensstationen in Sachsen, Polen, Paris, Koblenz, Würzburg und München umreißt der Autor die Vita von Andreas Gaertner, dem Hofbauintendanten des ersten bayerischen Königs Max I. Joseph. Basierend auf bisher unveröffentlichten Zeichnungsbeständen des Münchener Architekturmuseums und der Kunstbibliothek Berlin... 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...

  • Conservation of Historic Buildingsby Bernard Feilden

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 109.95

    Since its publication in 1982 Sir Bernard Feilden's Conservation of Historic Buildings has become the standard text for architects and others involved in the conservation of historic structures. Leading practitioners around the world have praised the book as being the most significant single volume on the subject to be published. This third edition... more...

  • Monumentality and the Roman Empireby Edmund Thomas

    Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 329.99

    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...

  • Architecture of Franceby David Hanser

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 87.00

    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...