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  • Adolf Loosby Joseph Masheck

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 45.00

    Widely regarded as one of the most significant prophets of modern architecture, Adolf Loos was a celebrity in his own day. His work was emblematic of the turn-of-the-century generation that was torn between the traditional culture of the nineteenth century and the innovative modernism of the twentieth. His essay ?Ornament and Crime? equated superfluous... 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...

  • Look Up Glasgowby Adrian Searle; David Barbour

    Freight Books 2013; US$ 36.46

    Glasgow is Scotland?s largest city, its streets a constant frenetic bustle of activity. But rarely do its residents take the time to stop and look up at the extraordinary architectural heritage all around. Glasgow?s ‘no mean city? image belies this world-class architectural detail, comprising of stunning sculpture, ornament, friezes, gables and decoration,... 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...

  • Leo von Klenzeby Friedegund Freitag

    Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2013; US$ 9.01

    Leo von Klenze (1784-1864) war einer der bedeutendsten Vertreter des Klassizismus in Deutschland. Als bevorzugter Architekt König Ludwigs I. stieg er innerhalb kürzester Zeit an die Spitze des bayerischen Bauwesens auf. Die von ihm entworfenen Bauten, Denkmäler, Straßen- und Platzanlagen prägen bis heute das Erscheinungsbild Münchens. Zeugnisse von... more...

  • 101 Amazing Facts about Michael Schumacherby Jack Goldstein; Frankie Taylor

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99

    From the age of just four years old when he became the youngest member of his local karting club, it was clear that Michael Schumacher would be a star. Progressing from Junior German Kart Champion through to becoming the greatest F1 driver the world has ever seen, Michael won legions of fans along the way. This fantastic book contains over one hundred... more...

  • Conservation Todayby David Pearce

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Architecture and the Historical Imaginationby Martin Bressani

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    The importance of Eugène-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc (1814-1879) within modern architecture cannot be overstated. Key theoretician of modernism, renowned restoration architect, medieval archaeologist and champion of Gothic revivalism, he also published some of the most influential texts in the history of modern architecture. Martin Bressani expertly... more...

  • Die kurfürstlichen Marmorkamine des 18. Jahrhunderts im Schloss Augustusburg in Brühlby Ilona Glade

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 21.63

    24 stattliche Marmorkamine zieren die fünf Appartements des Schlosses Augustusburg in Brühl. In einer reich bebilderten und detailreichen Studie stellt Ilona Glade diese Kamine vor und betrachtet sie aus kunsthistorischer und kulturwissenschaftlicher Perspektive. Die im 18. Jahrhundert entstandenen Marmorverkleidungen der Kamine wurden nach Bedürfnissen... more...

  • The Conservation and Structural Restoration of Architectural Heritageby G. Croci

    WIT Press 1998; US$ 380.00

    Knowledge of the architectural history; material characteristics; techniques for investigations, diagnosis and restoration are all vital aspects for the correct understanding of structural behaviour and making correct decisions for repair and strengthening techniques. This book contributes to the development of new approaches in these areas. more...