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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
Although the history of the Military Orders has been subject of research for a long time, their material legacy has attracted less attention. In recent years, however, a vast range of topics concerning the Orders building activities were studied, primarily with the help of archaeology. This volume contains ten articles discussing the archaeology... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
Cityscapes in History: Creating the Urban Experience explores the ways in which scholars from a variety of disciplines - history, history of art, geography and architecture - think about and study the urban environment. Through such an approach it is able to make fascinating connections between such seemingly diverse topics as 15th century France and... more...
- Verlag Friedrich Pustet 2014; US$ 11.55
Passau, die zweitgrößte Stadt Niederbayerns, liegt an der Grenze zu Österreich sowie am Zusammenfluss der Flüsse Donau, Inn und Ilz. Seit der Grenzöffnung nach Osten und angesichts der Erweiterung der Europäischen Union nach Mittel- und Osteuropa sieht sich die ?Dreiflüssestadt? wieder zunehmend in den Mittelpunkt Europas gerückt. Damit nimmt sie eine... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 69.00
Before skyscrapers forever transformed the landscape of the modern metropolis, the conveyance that made them possible had to be created. Invented in New York in the 1850s, the elevator became an urban fact of life on both sides of the Atlantic by the early twentieth century. While it may at first glance seem a modest innovation, it had wide-ranging... more...
- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 25.99
Space and place have become central to analysis of culture and history in the humanities and social sciences. Making Place examines how people engage the material and social worlds of the urban environment via the rhythms of everyday life and how bodily responses are implicated in the making and experiencing of place. The contributors introduce the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00
Architecture and the Paradox of Dissidence maps out and expands upon the methodologies of architectural action and reinvigorates the concept of dissent within the architectural field. It expands the notion of dissidence to other similar practices and strategies of resistance, in a variety of historical and geographical contexts.The book also discusses... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 54.95
This accessible and engaging text is the first to offer a comprehensive critical history and analysis of the greening of architecture through accumulative reduction of negative environmental effects caused by buildings, urban designs and settlements. Describing the progressive development of green architecture from 1960 to 2010, it illustrates how... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 35.00
Built in the fifth century b.c., the Parthenon has been venerated for more than two millennia as the West?s ultimate paragon of beauty and proportion. Since the Enlightenment, it has also come to represent our political ideals, the lavish temple to the goddess Athena serving as the model for our most hallowed civic architecture. But how much do the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 144.95
The Ashgate Research Companion to Giorgio Vasari brings together the world's foremost experts on Vasari as well as up-and-coming scholars to provide, at the 500th anniversary of his birth, a comprehensive assessment of the current state of scholarship on this importantand still controversialartist and writer. Contributors examine the... more...
- Exeter University Press 2014; US$ 95.00
Ramparts of Empire is a detailed and engaging study of his life and works. As the first comprehensive study of this influential Victorian, the book is an important contribution to military and engineering history as well as to the history of Imperial Britain. Timothy Crick makes extensive use of extracts from Jervois diaries in order to present... more...