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- University of Virginia Press 2015; US$ 45.00
During the quarter century between 1945 and 1970, Americans crafted a new manner of living that shaped and reshaped how residential builders designed and marketed millions of detached single-family suburban houses. The modest two- and three-bedroom houses built immediately following the war gave way to larger and more sophisticated houses shaped... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 63.64
Der deutsche Architekt und Chinaforscher Ernst Boerschmann besuchte 1933 für drei Monate die Städte Hongkong, Macau und Kanton (heute Guangzhou). Gerade Kanton wandelte sich in dieser Zeit von einer traditionellen zu einer funktional gegliederten Großstadt. Boerschmanns bislang unpublizierte Beschreibungen einer radikalen Stadtstrukturveränderung... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2013; US$ 23.88
From awe-inspiring Norman castles, to the skyscrapers of today, Simon Thurley explores how the architecture of this small island influenced the world. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
Mid-Century Modernism in Turkey studies the unfolding of modern architecture in Turkey during the 1950s and 1960s. The book brings together scholars who have carried out extensive research on post-WWII modernism in a global context. The authors situate Turkish architectural case studies within an international framework during this period, providing... more...
- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 19.95 US$ 18.15
For a century and a half, women have been proving their passion and talent for building and, in recent decades, their enrollment in architecture schools has soared. Yet the number of women working as architects remains stubbornly low, and the higher one looks in the profession, the scarcer women become. Law and medicine, two equally demanding and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 95.00
A History of Architecture and Urbanism in the Americas is the first comprehensive survey to narrate the urbanization of the Western Hemisphere, from the Arctic Circle to Antarctica, making it a vital resource to help you understand the built environment in this part of the world. The book combines the latest scholarship about the indigenous past... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
In the mid-1920s a physiologist, a glass chemist, and a zoo embarked on a project which promised to turn buildings into medical instruments. The advanced chemistry of "Vita" Glass mobilised theories of light and medicine, health practices and glassmaking technology to compress an entire epoch?s hopes for a healthy life into a glass sheet ? yet it... more...