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  • 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...

  • 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

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Conservation Todayby David Pearce

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This book provides a comprehensive survey of the latest developments in heritage preservation, including 60 case histories of successful developments over the last decade and sets out an action agenda for the future. 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...

  • 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...

  • Architecture in Northern Landscapesby Jonathan Bell; Todd Saunders; Ellie Stathaki

    De Gruyter 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 renowned graphic... more...

  • Outlineby schmidt hammer lassen

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 76.95

    Diese Monografie bietet eine Auswahl der 20 besten Bauten und Projekte der dänischen Architekten schmidt hammer lassen, darunter auch die viel beachtete Königliche Bibliothek in Kopenhagen. Das 1986 gegründete Architekturbüro ist international tätig und hat Niederlassungen in Kopenhagen, Aarhus, Oslo und London. more...