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- Ebury Publishing 2015; US$ 20.78
For centuries carved writings and artworks in churches lay largely unnoticed. So archaeologist Matthew Champion started a nationwide survey to gather the best examples. In this book he shines a spotlight on a forgotten world of ships, prayers for good fortune, satirical cartoons, charms, curses, windmills, word puzzles, architectural plans and heraldic... more...
- Open Road Media 2015; US$ 14.99
This enthralling study of the church of St. Agnes Outside the Walls brings to vivid life the stories, rituals, and architectural meaning contained within this seventeen-hundred-year-old building In The Geometry of Love , acclaimed author Margaret Visser, the preeminent ?anthropologist of everyday life,? takes on the living history of the ancient... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 74.00
This book provides a timely review of the contemporary interpretation of the ?comprehensive health centre?, a building type that was originally advocated by health reformers in the UK in the first half of the twentieth century. The book discusses the development of this idea, the failure under the NHS to apply the idea in practice in the second half... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Illustrated by a range of case studies of affordable housing options in Canada, this book examines the liveability and affordability of twenty-first-century residential architecture. Focussing on the architects? and communities? commitment to these housing programmes, as well as that of the private building sector, it stresses the importance of the... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 24.78
Founded in 1196, Torre Abbey began as a monastery. It was later adapted as a private house - home to the secretive Roman Catholic Cary family, who lived there for nearly 300 years. The local council acquired Torre Abbey in 1930, and adapted it for use as an art gallery and Mayor's Parlour, and it has recently been renovated. The important but little-known... more...
- Penguin Random House South Africa 2015; US$ 20.00
A unique glimpse into the homes of 14 of South Africa?s most respected artists. Superb photography, detailed captions and short introductions capture a moment in the life of the featured artists. more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 38.16
Krankenhauskirchen stellen als Sakralbauten in profanen Bauzusammenhängen eine eigenständige Bauaufgabe dar. Besonders zu Beginn der 30er Jahre des 20. Jahrhunderts entstanden zahlreiche große Kirchenräume in modernen Klinikkomplexen. Die Kirche des Krankenhauses St. Elisabeth in Köln-Hohenlind, 1928-1932 von Dominikus Böhm entworfen, ist ein mustergültiges... more...
- Birkhäuser 2015; US$ 70.00
The book illustrates how the most up-to-date educational strategies are realized in built form. This specialized field is explained in all its relevant aspects such as role in the community, outdoor spaces, sustainability and technical requirements like lighting and acoustics. With over 70 case studies from Europe, North America and the... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2015; US$ 20.00
Rome, the Eternal City - birthplace of western civilisation and soul of the ancient world - has a history that stretches back two thousand five hundred years. It is also one of the most-visited places in the world, but where does one begin to delve into two millennia of history, culture, art and architecture, whilst also navigating the vibrant modern... more...