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  • Sixteen Acresby Philip Nobel

    Henry Holt and Co. 2005; US$ 8.99

    A no-holds-barred look at the collision of interests behind the ambitious attempt to raise a new national icon at Ground Zero When we stand in downtown Manhattan in the future and look up and ask, "Why?"--Why is it so strange, so rude, so striving, so right, so wrong?--we will have Sixteen Acres to give us the answers. Tracing the redevelopment... more...

  • Workmanshipby Klaus-Dieter Weiss

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 90.95

    This documentation of the last ten years presents sixty-ive structures and projects fromRKW and looks behind-the-scenes in numerous interviews and essays. The works considered range from the research facilities for Audi to residential buildings, schools, railroad station, urban office buildings and shopping centers, as well as the soccer... more...

  • Workmanshipby Klaus-Dieter Weiss

    Birkhäuser 2011; US$ 90.95

    This documentation of the last ten years presents sixty - five structures and projects from rkw and looks behind the scenes in numerous interviews and essays. The works considered range from the research facilities for Audi to residential buildings, schools, railroad station, urban office buildings and shopping centers, as well as the... more...

  • Old & Newby Frank Peter Jäger

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 112.00

    Old and New provides a comprehensive overview of intelligent approaches for working with existing building stock. Presented in this volume are everyday projects such as the revitalizing of structures from the 1950s to the 1970s but also more specialized examples. Including essays on technical aspects such as improving energy efficiency... more...

  • Stadien der Fussballweltmeisterschaft 2006by Gernot Stick; P. Köster; A. Schnell

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 46.00

    Für die WM 2006 wurden in Deutschland zwölf Stadien teils neu errichtet, teils umgebaut. So prominente Umbauten wie der des Berliner Olympiastadions von 1936 durch von Gerkan, Marg und Partner haben bereits große Aufmerksamkeit erzeugt, und mit der neuen Allianz-Arena von Herzog & de Meuron in München wird ein weiteres Highlight moderner... more...

  • Linking Architecture and Educationby Anne Taylor; Katherine Enggass

    University of New Mexico Press 2009; US$ 125.00

    Taylor argues persuasively for "three dimensional textbooks"--innovative environments that maximize learning. more...

  • Building Ideasby Jay Pridmore; Tom Rossiter

    University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 45.00

     Many books have been written about the University of Chicago over its 120-year history, but most of them focus on the intellectual environment, favoring its great thinkers and their many breakthroughs. Yet for the students and scholars who live and work here, the physical university?its stately buildings and beautiful grounds?forms an important... more...

  • Back to the Futureby Karl Besel; Viviana Andreescu

    UPA 2013; US$ 28.99

    This book explores new urbanism and urban revitalization within the context of public policy developments. Back to the Future examines the historical roots and the beginnings of new urbanism and illustrates how this movement has become a nationwide trend in response to changing demographics and the real estate crisis. more...

  • The Sacred In-Between: The Mediating Roles of Architectureby Thomas Barrie

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    The sacred place was, and still is, an intermediate zone created in the belief that it has the ability to co-join the religious aspirants to their gods. An essential means of understanding this sacred architecture is through the recognition of its role as an ?in-between? place. Establishing the contexts, approaches and understandings of architecture... more...