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  • Ordnungswahnby Niels Gutschow

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 42.00

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  • Die ausgestellte Stadtby Michael Müller; Franz Dröge

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 42.00

    Eine Studie über den Zusammenhang und die Differenz städtischer Orte und Räume sowie über die Strategien von deren kultureller Vermittlung. more...

  • Räume der Wandlung, Wände und Wegeby Rudolf Stegers

    Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 45.00

    Mit Sankt Fronleichnam in Aachen und Sankt Anna in Düren hat Rudolf Schwarz die Baukunst im Abstand eines Vierteljahrhunderts um zwei sakrale Utopien bereichert. Er sah sein Bauen "jenseits von Tradition und Moderne". Und seine Kirchen galten ihm als "Bilder Gottes". Insofern war er ebenso Eidetiker wie Visionär. Doch auch ein deutscher Architekt des... more...

  • Enclaves of Americaby Ron Theodore Robin

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    Whether determining the style of its embassies or the design of overseas cemeteries for Americans killed in battle, the U.S. government in its rise to global leadership greatly valued architectural symbols as a way of conveying its power abroad. In order to explain the political significance of American monuments on foreign soil, this illustrated... more...

  • 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$ 20.00

    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...

  • San Franciscoby Andrea Ponsi

    University of Virginia Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    San Francisco is a city designed for artists and wanderers. From North Beach, to Chinatown, to the cold, rough surf of Ocean Beach, to Marin, both visitors and lifelong residents have endless opportunities to explore new neighborhoods, buildings, environments, and cultures just by getting in the car, hopping on a cable car, or by simply walking around... more...

  • Gardens and Landscapes in Historic Building Conservationby Marion Harney

    Wiley 2014; US$ 107.50

    This comprehensive guide on historic garden and landscape conservation will help landscape professionals familiarise themselves with what the conservation of historic gardens, garden structures and designed landscapes encompasses.   The aim of the series is to introduce each aspect of conservation and to provide concise, basic and up-to-date... more...

  • 1922 ? Ausblick auf eine Architekturby Fondation Le Corbusier

    Birkhäuser 2000; US$ 39.00

    In seinem ersten Buch fasst Le Corbusier jene anregenden Aufsätze über Architektur zusammen, die er 1920/22 für die Zeitschrift «Esprit Nouveau» schrieb. Vers une Architecture wurde eines der einflussreichsten und zugleich am wenigsten verstandenen Architekturbücher des 20. Jahrhunderts. more...

  • 1929 ? Feststellungen zu Architektur und Städtebauby Fondation Le Corbusier

    Birkhäuser 2000; US$ 39.00

    Zusammenstellung von Le Corbusiers südamerikanischen Vorträgen über den Menschen und seine Umwelt, die gleichermaßen auf die Arbeiten des Ingenieurs wie auf die des Architekten eingehen. more...