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  • 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...

  • François 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$ 67.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 95.00

    Dan Dubina ist Leiter des Instituts für Stahlbau und Technische Mechanik an der Politehnica Universität von Timisoara in Rumänien. Er hat in den Themenfeldern kaltgeformte Stahlkonstruktionen, Stahlkonstruktionen in Erdbebengebieten, Verbindungen und Statik mehr als 400 wissenschaftliche Artikel und 25 Bücher veröffentlicht.... 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...