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  • At Home with Apartheidby Rebecca Ginsburg

    University of Virginia Press 2011; US$ 35.00

    Despite their peaceful, bucolic appearance, the tree-lined streets of South African suburbia were no refuge from the racial tensions and indignities of apartheid?s most repressive years. In At Home with Apartheid, Rebecca Ginsburg provides an intimate examination of the cultural landscapes of Johannesburg?s middle- and upper-middle-class neighborhoods... more...

  • Visuality for Architectsby Branko Mitrovic

    University of Virginia Press 2013; US$ 40.00

    What is more important in architectural works?their form, shape, and color, or the meanings and symbolism that can be associated with them? Can aesthetic judgments of architecture be independent of the stories one can tell about buildings? Do non-architects perceive buildings in the same way as do architects? For the greater part of the twentieth... more...

  • Brunelleschi's Domeby Ross King

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2013; US$ 10.99

    On August 19, 1418, a competition concerning Florence's magnificent new cathedral, Santa Maria del Fiore--already under construction for more than a century--was announced: "Whoever desires to make any model or design for the vaulting of the main Dome....shall do so before the end of the month of September." The proposed dome was regarded far and wide... more...

  • Architecture and Filmby Mark Lamster

    Princeton Architectural Press 2013; US$ 19.99

    Architecture and Film looks at the ways architecture and architects are treated on screen and, conversely, how these depictions filter and shape the ways we understand the built environment. It also examines the significant effect that the film industry has had on the American public's perception of urban, suburban, and rural spaces. Contributors to... more...

  • Philosophy for Architectsby Branko Mitrovi

    Princeton Architectural Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    Philosophy for Architects  is an engaging and easy-to-grasp introduction to philosophical questions of interest to students of architectural theory. Topics include Aristotle's theories of "visual imagination" and their relevance to digital design, the problem of optical correction as explored by Plato, Hegel's theory of zeitgeist, and Kant's examinations... more...

  • UmBau 27 Plenum. Orte der Machtby ÖGFA

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 28.00

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  • The Genius in the Designby Jake Morrissey

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    The rivalry between the brilliant seventeenth-century Italian architects Gianlorenzo Bernini and Francesco Borromini is the stuff of legend. Enormously talented and ambitious artists, they met as contemporaries in the building yards of St. Peter's in Rome, became the greatest architects of their era by designing some of the most beautiful buildings... more...

  • Simulationby Andrea Gleiniger; Georg Vrachliotis; Andrea Gleiniger; Georg Vrachliotis; Thomas Hänsli; Erich Hörl; Nils Röller

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 32.00

    Die Reihe «Kontext Architektur» stellt eine kritische Auswahl jener Begriffe zur Debatte, die im aktuellen Diskurs eine Rolle spielen. «Simulation» erörtert, welche Potenziale aber auch Grenzen uns die verschiedenen Verständnismöglichkeiten des heutigen Simulationsbegriffes eröffnen. more...

  • Komplexitätby Andrea Gleiniger; Georg Vrachliotis; Kostas Terzidis; Klaus Mainzer; Andrea Gleiniger; Johann Feichter; Georg Vrachliotis; Clemens Bellut; Denise Scott Brown; Robert Venturi

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 32.00

    Die Architektur wird mit den unterschiedlichsten Komplexitätsebenen der Gegenwart konfrontiert. Dass es oftmals eher um Entwürfe einer weiteren Ebene von Komplexität und damit immer auch um das Ersinnen eines weiteren Weltbildes, als um das präzise Kategorisieren oder Analysieren schon vorhandener geht, ist offensichtlich. more...

  • Bauen in Chinaby Bert Bielefeld; Lars-Phillip Rusch

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 62.95

    «Bauen in China»: das Handbuch für Architekten, die im Boommarkt China erfolgreich aktiv werden wollen. more...