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  • Windowsby Michael Tutton; Elizabeth Hirst; Hentie Louw; Jill Pearce

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 115.00

    This is the first and only reference volume covering the subject of windows in depth - no other book offers this wealth of practical detail. It is highly accessible, written for both the professional and interested layperson Written by a team of 15 experts - surveyors, structural engineers, craftsmen and conservators describing their own approaches... 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...

  • Plastering Plain and Decorative: 4th Revised Editionby William Millar; George Bankart

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 110.00

    William Millar's classic book "Plastering Plain and Decorative" is universally referred to as the 'Plasterer's Bible'. It was first published in 1897 and was clearly a great success, with a second edition following a couple of years later in 1899 and a third edition in 1905 (a reprint of the first edition is available from Donhead). In 1927 the publishers,... more...

  • The Handbook of Interior Designby Jo Ann Asher Thompson; Nancy Blossom

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    The Handbook of Interior Design explores ways of thinking that inform the discipline of interior design. It challenges readers to consider the connections within theory, research, and practice and the critical underpinnings that have shaped interior design. Offers a theory of interior design by moving beyond a descriptive approach to the discipline... more...

  • 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

    Antoine Picon is the G Ware Travelstead Professor of the History of Architecture and Technology and Co-Director of Doctoral Programs at Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD). He is also Director of Research at Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, Paris. He has published numerous books and articles mostly dealing with the complementary... 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... 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...