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  • Nachhaltige Gebäudetechnikby Bernhard Lenz; Jürgen Schreiber; Thomas Stark

    DETAIL 2010; US$ 84.00

    Energieeffizienze Gebäudetechnik planen und betreiben. Für den nachhaltigen Betrieb von Gebäuden sind energieeffiziente Systeme für Heizung, Kühlung, Lüftung und Stromversorgung unentbehrlich. Gerade bei Gebäudesanierungen lassen sich durch Modifikationen in der Gebäudetechnik mit relativ wenig Aufwand große Einsparungen erzielen. Das Buch erläutert... more...

  • Heritage Masonryby S. SYNGELLAKIS

    WIT Press 2013; US$ 158.00

    Various issues of heritage masonry structures are addressed by the present collection of scientific papers with considerable insight and thoroughness. It is thus hoped that this volume will fill a gap in the literature as a valuable source of information and guidance to researchers and engineers working in the area of restoration and conservation of... more...

  • Practical Stone Masonryby Peter Hill; John David

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.00

    Practical Stone Masonry is the first major book in nearly seventy years on the craft of the stonemason. Today the work of the stonemason is almost exclusively confined to the repair of historic buildings, requiring a full working knowledge of the detailed traditional craft practices relating to repairs. This book addresses that need. It covers the... more...

  • Counterheritageby Denis Byrne

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The claim that heritage practice in Asia is Eurocentric may be well-founded, but the view that local people in Asia need to be educated by heritage practitioners and governments to properly conserve their heritage distracts from the responsibility of educating oneself about the local-popular beliefs and practices which constitute the bedrock of most... more...

  • Japan's World Heritage Sitesby John Dougill

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 34.95

    Visit the most compelling cultural and nature sites in all of Japan! In Japan's World Heritage Sites , readers are introduced to the temples, gardens, castles and natural wonders for which Japan is so justly renowned—all of those now declared to be UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Author John Dougill describes each site in detail, stating why they... more...

  • Rechtssysteme im Donauraumby Ellen Bos; Kàlmàn Pòcza

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 46.56

    Im ersten Teil des Sammelbandes wird der gegenseitige Einfluss der Rechtssysteme und Rechtskulturen des Donauraumes und des ungarischen Rechtssystems aufeinander im Mittelalter und der frühen Neuzeit behandelt. Der zweite Teil des Sammelbandes widmet sich dem Rechtstransfer durch Übersetzung. Hier stehen die sich aus der Mehrsprachigkeit in der Donau-Monarchie... more...

  • Heritage Planningby Harold Kalman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Heritage Planning: Principles and Process provides a comprehensive overview of heritage planning as an area of professional practice. The book first addresses the context and principles of heritage planning, including land-use law, planning practice, and international heritage doctrine, all set within the framework of larger societal issues such... more...

  • Babylon of Egyptby Peter Sheehan

    I.B.Tauris 2010; US$ 33.99

    This book presents a history of Old Cairo based on new archaeological evidence gathered between 2000 and 2006 during a major project to lower the groundwater level affecting the churches and monuments of this area of Cairo known by the Romans as Babylon. Examination of the material and structural remains revealed a sequence of continuous occupation... more...

  • Erased from Space and Consciousnessby Noga Kadman; Oren Yiftachel

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 31.99

    Hundreds of Palestinian villages were left empty across Israel when their residents became refugees after the 1948 war, their lands and property confiscated. Most of the villages were razed by the new State of Israel, but in dozens of others, communities of Jews were settled?many refugees in their own right. The state embarked on a systematic effort... more...

  • The Country Blacksmithby David L. McDougall

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 7.95

    The blacksmith was once crucial to village life, whether commissioned for the humblest repair, the most luxurious ironwork or even the odd anvil marriage. Occupying prime position in the village, the forge attracted custom from miles around and was a hive of industry and social interaction. David L. McDougall here describes the varied work blacksmiths... more...