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  • Jews and the Renaissance of Synagogue Architecture, 1450?1730by Barry L Stiefel

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Before the mid-fifteenth century, the Christian and Islamic governments of Europe had restricted the architecture and design of synagogues and often prevented Jews from becoming architects. Stiefel presents a study of the material culture and religious architecture that this era produced. more...

  • Kaiser Trajan als Bauherrby Heiner Knell

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 34.33

    Das Imperium Romanum war unter der Herrschaft Trajans (98 bis 117 n. Chr.) größer und mächtiger als je zuvor und je danach. Der Kaiser nutzte seinen durch militärische Erfolge abgesicherten Herrschaftsanspruch, um Bauwerke und Anlagen wie das Trajansforum in Rom und das Siegesmonument in Adamklissi errichten zu lassen. Er förderte zivile Einrichtungen... more...

  • The Nautical Homeby Anna Örnberg

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 19.99

    Are you a beach bum, a beach lover, or simply just a fan of the water? If you find yourself constantly longing for a relaxing vacation along the sandy shores of Tahiti or yearning to go on a coast-to-coast cruise, look no further. Interior designer Anna Örnberg has all the solutions to bring the waves to your home and living room. With Anna?s advice... more...

  • Ornamentby Antoine Picon

    Wiley 2014; US$ 45.00

    Once condemned by Modernism and compared to a ‘crime’ by Adolf Loos, ornament has made a spectacular return in contemporary architecture. This is typified by the works of well-known architects such as Herzog & de Meuron, Sauerbruch Hutton, Farshid Moussavi Architecture and OMA. There is no doubt that these new ornamental tendencies... more...

  • Palast und Stadt im severischen Romby Natascha Sojc; Aloys Winterling; Ulrike Wulf-Rheidt

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 55.35

    Die Paläste auf dem römischen Palatin waren über Jahrhunderte hinweg Sinnbild für die alles überragende Macht der Kaiser und für die Vorherrschaft Roms in der antiken Welt. <BR>Zugleich bildeten sie den konkreten räumlichen Rahmen für die sozialen Interaktionsformen und politischen Organisationsstrukturen des kaiserlichen Hofes. Beide Aspekte... more...

  • Patterns of Stylistic Changes in Islamic Architectureby Michael Meinecke

    NYU Press 1996; US$ 63.75

    Drawing upon a lifetime's knowledge, Patterns of Stylistic Change in Islamic Architecture presents Michael Meinecke's unique view of the evolution and development of Islamic architecture. Departing from conventional method which groups buildings and monuments according to dynasties and defines national characteristics based on the ethnic origins... more...

  • The Perfect Ofsted Lessonby Jackie Beere

    Crown House Publishing 2010; US$ 13.11

    How can a teacher make sure, in the brief time that an inspector (or other assessor) spends in their classroom, that the lesson ticks enough boxes to impress -- AND gain that outstanding grade? The Perfect (Ofsted) Lesson is a great new book by Jackie Beere designed to help improve school's Ofsted Results. Jackie Beere leads the teacher through the... more...

  • Skyscraper Facades of the Gilded Ageby Joseph J. Korom

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book is about the design of the facade of 51 of America's most extravagant early skyscrapers. Included are the biographies of noted architects and the aristocrats who financed America's first skyscrapers. This book discusses the influences of European aesthetic values in America--and scandals, rogues and class distinctions. Interpretations... more...

  • Terrassen und Wege selbst pflastern und beleuchtenby Ulrich E. Stempel

    Franzis Verlag 2009; US$ 9.53

    Sie wollen Geld sparen und die Pflasterarbeiten am Haus und im Garten selbst vornehmen? Dann haben Sie mit diesem Buch den perfekten Praxisratgeber. Ihre Terrasse oder Ihren Gartenweg können Sie mit etwas handwerklichem Geschick und dem üblichen Handwerkszeug selbst pflastern. more...

  • Translucent Building Skinsby Scott Murray

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Exploring the design of innovative building enclosure systems (or skins) in contemporary architecture and their precedents in earlier twentieth century modern architecture, this book examines the tectonics, the history and the influence of translucency as a defining characteristic in architecture. Highly illustrated throughout with drawings and full... more...