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  • Antiochia in der Spätantikeby Gunnar Brands

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 27.16

    Unser Bild von Antiochia am Orontes, eine der Metropolen der römischen Welt, wird im wesentlichen von den Berichten antiker Autoren geprägt. Gemessen daran ist die spätantike Stadt archäologisch weitgehend gestaltlos geblieben. Doch zeichnet sich immer deutlicher ab, dass die Stadt als Folge von Eroberungen und Naturkatastrophen, aber... more...

  • Georgian Gothicby Peter N. Lindfield

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 87.50

    First full-length study of the impact of the Gothic Revival across the arts, from literature and architectural theory to houses, furniture and interiors. more...

  • CWGC Battlefield Companion Somme 1916by Bloomsbury Publishing

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 14.99

    The Battle of the Somme was the most devastating engagement in which British troops fought during the First World War. The 141 days of conflict saw 400,000 British and Commonwealth casualties, with 60,000 on the first day alone. Since the end of the war, the battlefield has become hallowed ground as visitors fall silent at the sight of the rows of... more...

  • Alexander Robey Shepherdby John P. Richardson; Tony Williams

    Ohio University Press 2016; US$ 23.99

    With Alexander Robey Shepherd, John P. Richardson gives us the first full-length biography of his subject, who as Washington, D.C.?s, public works czar (1871?74) built the infrastructure of the nation?s capital in a few frenetic years after the Civil War. more...

  • Women Architects and Modernism in Indiaby Madhavi Desai

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Studies on architecture in South Asia continue to ignore women in canonical histories of the discipline. This book attempts to recover the stories of the women architects whose careers nearly parallel the development of modernism in colonial and postcolonial India. Writing their experiences into the narrative of mainstream architectural history within... more...

  • A House in the Sunby Daniel A. Barber

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21

    A House in the Sun describes a number of experiments in solar house heating in the 1940s and 1950s. It shows how resource limitations were seen as an opportunity for design to attain new relevance for social and cultural transformations. more...

  • Architecture and Urbanism in the British Empireby G. A. Bremner

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    A comprehensive overview of the architectural and urban transformations that took place across the British Empire between the seventeenth and mid-twentieth centuries, exploring the built heritage of Britain's former colonial empire as a fundamental part of how we negotiate our postcolonial identities. more...

  • The Language of Citiesby Deyan Sudjic

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 16.91

    The director of the Design Museum defines the greatest artefact of all time: the city We live in a world that is now predominantly urban. So how do we define the city as it evolves in the twenty-first century? Drawing examples from across the globe, Deyan Sudjic decodes the underlying forces that shape our cities, such as resources and land, to... more...

  • Dominique Perrault Architecture (Paris - 2008)by Encyclopædia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Après Christian de Portzamparc (1996), Renzo Piano (2000), Jean Nouvel (2001), Morphosis (2006) et Richard Rogers (2007), le Centre Georges-Pompidou a présenté du 11 juin au 22 septembre 2008 la première grande exposition consacrée à l'architecte de la Bibliothèque nationale de France, Dominique Perrault... À PROPOS DE L?ENCYCLOPAEDIA UNIVERSALIS... more...

  • John Soane, le rêve de l'architecte (Paris - 2001)by Encyclopædia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Architecte parmi les plus réputés de son époque en Grande-Bretagne, John Soane (1753-1837) est un des créateurs de formes les plus originaux du néo-classicisme. Ses archives, ses dessins et ses maquettes sont conservés à Londres, par le musée qu'il créa dans sa propre maison... À PROPOS DE L?ENCYCLOPAEDIA UNIVERSALIS Reconnue mondialement pour... more...