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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Architecture in Conservationby James Strike

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    One of the problems faced by heritage organizations and museums is adapting old buildings to their needs or building new ones to fit in with historic sites. How exactly do you create a visitor's centre at Stonehenge? The real difficulty lies where the budget is minimal, and the potential damage to the environment or setting enormous. Architecture... more...

  • Maintaining and Repairing Old and Historic Buildingsby John J. Cullinane

    Wiley 2012; US$ 80.00

    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 with... 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... more...

  • Outlineby schmidt hammer lassen

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 76.95

    Among the most notable achievements of Scandinavian architecture are a responsible approach to the environment and a keen appreciation for social concerns. The Danish architects schmidt hammer lassen (founded in 1986, with offices in Copenhagen, Aarhus, Oslo, and London) reflect these standards in their remarkable buildings. more...

  • Hermann & Valentiny and Partnersby Liesbeth Waechter-Böhm; Ingeborg Flagge; Roderick O Donovan

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 88.00

    For twenty-five years, Hubert Hermann and François Valentiny have maintained their offices in Vienna and Luxemburg. Their architecture offers an experience beyond the parameters of the zeitgeist and makes a highly individual contribution to the current architectural discussion. more...