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Architecture and the state

  • 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$ 26.48

    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...

  • Architectural Heritage Revisitedby Ilan Vit-Suzan

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    This book argues that we need to recognize the historic monument as a tangible aspect of a holistic expression of culture that is rooted in specific spatio-temporal conditions. However, since the latter are constantly changing, it is vital to identify an implicit contradiction with the goals of conservation. By examining three major heritage monuments... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Gedächtnis, Kultur und Politikby Ingeborg Siggelkow

    Frank & Timme 2013; US$ 33.50

    In jedem der acht Beiträge wird von den Kategorien Zeit, Raum, Symbol und Regel (Salzwedel) in erster Hinsicht die Kategorie Raum thematisiert. Die historische Kommentierung des Berliner Olympiastadions (Endlich) wird ergänzt durch grundsätzliche Fragen zum räumlichen Verhalten, u.a. von Fußballfans (Siggelkow). Der Kategorie Raum zuzuordnen sind Überlegungen... 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...

  • Leo von Klenzeby Friedegund Freitag

    Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2013; US$ 11.02

    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...

  • 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...