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  • Barthélémy-Griño architectesby Barthélémy-Griño architectes

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 70.00

    Der Franzose Philippe Barthélémy und die Uruguayerin Sylvia Griño realisieren seit über 20 Jahren zahlreiche Bauten auf der ganzen Welt. Zu ihren prominentesten Projekten gehören diverse Läden für den Luxusprodukthersteller Louis Vuitton in Deutschland, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, Südkorea und Brasilien. Das Buch dokumentiert ausführlich die wichtigsten... more...

  • Zeit des Labyrinthsby Ulrich Conrads

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 39.49

    Der wahre Architekturkritiker, hat Ulrich Conrads einmal gesagt, kenne nur einen Maßstab, den Maßstab 1:1. Eine notwendige Ergänzung: Der wahre Architekturkritiker beschränkt sich nicht auf sein Ressort. Ulrich Conrads hat seine Texte stets als Einmischung in die öffentliche Debatte über Architektur und Stadt verstanden. Der Band versammelt Artikel,... more...

  • 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

    The works awarded prizes demonstrate design excellence and skilful use of form. The book invites comparison, both within and between the various design categories, making it a valuable and handy compendium of project assignments and creative solutions 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...