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  • Fassadenby Ulrich Knaack; Tillmann Klein; Marcel Bilow; Thomas Auer

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 49.00

    Dieses Buch zeigt die Prinzipien des Fassadenaufbaus auf. Die wichtigsten Typen wie Pfosten-Riegel-Fassade, Vorhangfassade, Elementfassade, Doppel- und Komponentenfassade werden vorgestellt und ihre Anforderungen an Entwurf und Konstruktion verdeutlicht. Zeichnungen erläutern die Prinzipien der einzelnen Fassadentypen und veranschaulichen... 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...

  • Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restorationby Lesley Durbin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Providing hands on advice for the conservator, Architectural Tiles: Conservation and Restoration is a unique and valuable guide. Topics covered offer practical guidance on conservation and restoration techniques including the problems of manufacture, cleaning, replacement or repair and mortars. Techniques are illustrated by comprehensive case studies,... more...

  • The Memory Palaceby Edward Hollis

    Counterpoint 2014; US$ 28.00

    The rooms we live in are always more than just four walls. As we decorate these spaces and fill them with objects and friends, they shape our lives and become the backdrop to our sense of self. One day, the houses will be gone, but even then, traces of the stories and the memories they contained will remain. In this dazzling work of imaginative re-construction,... more...

  • Fundamental Concepts of Architectureby Alban Janson; Florian Tigges

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 56.00

    This dictionary provides a vocabulary that allows the architecture discourse to go beyond the declaration of constructive relationships or the description of architectonic forms in familiar terms like ?roof,? ?base,? ?wall,? and ?axis? or ?proportion?. The point is to describe the experience of architecture: how exactly does it contribute to the experience... more...

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

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 59.38

    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...

  • Crypts of Londonby Malcolm Johnson

    The History Press 2013; US$ 24.78

    After the devastation of 1666, the Church of England in the City of London was given fifty-one new buildings, in addition to the twenty-four that had survived the Great Fire. During the next 100 years others were built in the two cities of London and Westminster, most with a crypt as spacious as the church above. This book relates the amazing stories... more...

  • Interior Design for Autism from Adulthood to Geriatricsby A. J. Paron-Wildes

    Wiley 2013; US$ 14.99

    When designing spaces for individuals with Autism, there are specific design strategies that can be employed to create optimal spaces that can have a positive impact on special learning and sensory needs.  Interior Design for Austism from Adulthood to Geriatrics gives designers the exact information they need to implement these design strategies... more...

  • Staircases: History, Repair and Conservationby James W. P. Campbell; Michael Tutton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    The staircase dates back to the very beginning of architectural history. Virtually every significant building from the ziggurats of ancient Mesopotamia to the present day, has not only contained one or more staircases, but has celebrated them. For such an apparently simple part of a building they have been made in a bewildering variety of forms and... more...

  • Die Traianssäule in Romby Ritchie Pogorzelski

    Nünnerich Asmus Verlag & Media 2013; US$ 23.86

    Politisches Propagandamonument farblich gefasst. Die imposante, fast 40 Meter hohe Marmorsäule auf dem Traiansforum im Herzen Roms ist das Musterbeispiel eines römischen Siegesmonumentes. Auf dem über 200 Meter langen Fries der Traianssäule in Rom dokumentierte der römische Kaiser Traian (98 - 117 n. Chr.) seine beiden Feldzüge... more...