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  • 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...

  • Mies van der Roheby Franz Schulze; Edward Windhorst

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 21.00

    Mies van der Rohe: A Critical Biography is a major rewriting and expansion of Franz Schulze?s acclaimed 1985 biography, the first full treatment of the master German-American modern architect. Coauthored with architect Edward Windhorst, this revised edition, three times the length of the original text, features extensive new research and commentary... 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...

  • Valode & Pistre Architectsby Philip Jodidio

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 98.00

    Das Buch stellt 18 Projekte von Valode & Pistre ausführlich dar, wobei die spezifische Arbeitsweise und die Entwurfsmethoden im Mittelpunkt der Dokumentation stehen. Zu den vorgestellten Projekten gehören u.a das Renault-Technozentrum in Guyancourt, Frankreich, der Büropark Cristalia in Madrid, Spanien, ein Büro- und Hotelturm in Peking, China und... more...

  • The Conservation Movement: A History of Architectural Preservationby Miles Glendinning

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    Shortlisted for the 2014 SAHGB Alice Davis Hitchcock Medallion .  In many cities across the world, particularly in Europe, old buildings form a prominent part of the built environment, and we often take it for granted that their contribution is intrinsically positive. How has that widely-shared belief come about, and is its continued general acceptance... more...

  • Gute Gestaltung / Good Design 13by Deutscher Designer Club (DDC)

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 63.00

    Gute Gestaltung 13 presents prizewinning designs from all disciplines. Whether architecture, corporate design, digital media, graphic fine arts, product design, photo, or film, the works awarded prizes by the Deutscher Designer Club (DDC) in its annual Gute Gestaltung (Good design) competition demonstrate design excellence and skillful use of form.... more...

  • Measured and Drawnby David Andrews; Jon Bedford; Bill Blake; Paul Bryan; Tom Cromwell

    English Heritage Publishing 2013; US$ 21.88

    An introduction to the techniques used for recording historic places. Based on the experiences of practitioners working for English Heritage, it has been prepared as a guide to the widening variety of methods available in the production of documentation for conservation. more...

  • Structural Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture XIIIby C. A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2013; US$ 530.00

    Architectural heritage is now recognised to be of great importance to the historical identity. In order to take care of the architectural heritage of a region, town or nation, now recognised as of great importance to their historical identify, we need to share experiences and knowledge regarding heritage preservation in many parts of the world. more...

  • Design of Cold-formed Steel Structuresby ECCS - European Convention; Associacao Portuguesa de

    Wiley 2013; US$ 95.00

    The book is concerned with design of cold-formed steel structures in building based on the Eurocode 3 package, particularly on EN 1993-1-3. It contains the essentials of theoretical background and design rules for cold-formed steel sections and sheeting, members and connections for building applications. Elaborated examples and design applications... more...

  • Landmarks of Russian Architectby Brumfield

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    A comprehensive guide to Russian architecture, this volume is designed for students and other readers wishing to gain an understanding of the subject. more...