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Architecture and the state

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Analysing Buildings from Context to Detail in Timeby H. Zijlstra

    IOS Press 2009; US$ 79.00

    Uses technology to develop a more comprehensive research method to assess buildings. In this book the focus is on construction engineering, the study of the requirements associated with constructing buildings. 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...

  • Architecture, Ethics and Globalizationby Graham Owen

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 66.95

    This book provides critical and interdisciplinary reflection upon issues of contemporary cultural and social significance to architectural critics, practitioners, educators and students. 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...

  • Architecture in Conservationby James Strike

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This valuable resource looks at the need of the heritage industry to repond sensitively to the limitations or potentials of the environment. more...

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

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 69.95

    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...

  • Architecture of Franceby DAVID HANSER

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 111.00

    Covering all regions of France?from Avignon's Palace of the Popes to Versailles' Petit Trianon?and all periods of French architecture?from the Roman theater at Orange to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris?this volume examines more than 60 of France's most important architectural landmarks. Writing in a clear and engaging style, David Hanser, professor of... more...

  • 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...