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  • Building Historiesby Mrinalini Rajagopalan

    University of Chicago Press 2017; US$ 55.00

    Building Histories offers innovative accounts of five medieval monuments in Delhi?the Red Fort, Rasul Numa Dargah, Jama Masjid, Purana Qila, and the Qutb complex?tracing their modern lives from the nineteenth century into the twentieth. Mrinalini Rajagopalan argues that the modern construction of the history of these monuments entailed the careful... more...

  • Theater Planningby Gene Leitermann

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 64.95

    This book introduces theater planning to students and practitioners of each field, and provides a detailed guide to the process and the technical requirements particular to theater buildings. Part I is a guide to the concepts and practices of architecture and construction, as applied to performing arts buildings. Part II is a guide to the design of... more...

  • Understanding Tall Buildingsby Kheir Al-Kodmany

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    In recent years, the rapid pace of tall building construction has fostered a certain kind of placelessness, with many new tall buildings being built out of scale, context and place. By analyzing hundreds of tall buildings and by providing hundreds of visuals that inspire, stimulate and engage, Understanding Tall Buildings contends that well-designed... more...

  • Clunyby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte de Cluny avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! Cluny, abbaye bourguignonne de l'ancien diocèse de Mâcon (aujourd'hui de celui d'Autun, Saône-et-Loire), a joué un rôle majeur dans le renouveau monastique français des Xe et XIe siècles. Un ouvrage spécialement conçu pour le numérique afin d?en savoir plus sur Cluny À PROPOS... more...

  • Monumentby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte des monuments avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! À son origine, la notion de monument est étroitement liée à celle de mémoire. En latin, monumentum dérive de monere (avertir, rappeler). Un ouvrage spécialement conçu pour le numérique afin d?en savoir plus sur les monuments À PROPOS DES GRANDS ARTICLES D?UNIVERSALIS ... more...

  • Habitat contemporainby Encyclopaedia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2017; US$ 4.99

    Partez à la découverte de l'habitat contemporain avec ce Grand Article Universalis ! Les besoins en logements neufs ont atteint, en France comme dans de nombreux autres pays, un niveau très élevé, en raison de la convergence de plusieurs facteurs : la vague démographique, le nombre des immeubles vétustes que l'on ne peut plus conserver, le ralentissement... more...

  • Marijuana: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Editionby David Newton

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 60.00

    The use of marijuana has consistently been a highly controversial, polarizing, and emotional topic, so much so that social, cultural, and religious factors have largely influenced public opinion, legislation, and law enforcement's treatment of marijuana use. At the same time, much of the scientific information about the plant has largely been ignored... more...

  • Architects of Buddhist Leisureby Justin Thomas McDaniel; Mark Michael Rowe

    University of Hawaii Press 2017; US$ 68.00

    Buddhism, often described as an austere religion that condemns desire, promotes denial, and idealizes the contemplative life, actually has a thriving leisure culture in Asia. Creative religious improvisations designed by Buddhists have been produced both within and outside of monasteries across the region?in Nepal, Japan, Korea, Macau, Hong Kong,... more...

  • Filoliby Julia Bly DeVere

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 10.99

    Built more than sixty years after the California Gold Rush that inspired massive migration to Northern California, and ten years after the devastating 1906 earthquake and fire in San Francisco, Filoli represented a desire to create a magnificent and enduring country estate. Designed between 1915 and 1917 and set against the dramatic backdrop of the... more...

  • Das Wirken Ernst Neuferts in den Jahren von 1920 bis 1940by Patricia Merkel

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 44.60

    Patricia Merkel  stellt in dieser Studie erstmals das Schaffen des Architekten Ernst Neufert (1900?1986) detailliert und im architekturhistorischen Kontext vor. Besonders im Fokus stehen Neuferts prägende  Jahre zwischen 1920 und 1940 in Weimar, Dessau und Berlin ? den Geburtsorten des Neuen Bauens. Die Autorin widmet sich den Voraussetzungen... more...