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- University of Minnesota Press 2000; US$ 60.00
Believe it or not, Minnesota?s architectural landscape has included a house made from the fuselage of a B-29 bomber, a hotel that spent its final years as a chicken hatchery, a Civil War cemetery, a treehouse built and occupied year-round by an eccentric university professor, and a railway that once carried passengers up Duluth?s steep incline from... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2003; US$ 90.00
Photography by Bob FirthAlan Lathrop profiles more than one hundred religious buildings in a compendium made even richer by the photography of Bob Firth. More than 140 black-and-white and full-color images reveal the intrinsic character of these buildings and Lathrop uncovers the enchanting stories behind the lives of those connected to each church?the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 73.95
RIBA Book of British Housing Design looks at the design solutions developed during the 20th and the 21st centuries, and illustrates over 200 of the most successful projects. It provides an overview of the evolution of housing development, and includes present day schemes and estate regeneration as well as special sections on housing in Scotland and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 73.95
With contributions from provocative art and architectural historians, this book is a unique exposition of the temporary architecture erected for festivals and the role it has played in developing Western architectural and urban theory. Festival Architecture is arranged in historical periods ? from Antiquity to the modern era ? and divided between... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 56.95
The design of bars and cafes has played an important role in the development of architecture in the twentieth century. This influence has been felt particularly strongly over the past thirty years, in a time when these social spaces have contributed significantly to the rediscovery and reinvention of cities across Europe and North America. This volume... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 40.00
"Even though it's bold, it doesn't shout at you," David Salmela says of the silvery house he designed for a woodsy setting in Deephaven, Minnesota. "It's not a barking dog. It's a resting, very gentle animal." The American Institute of Architects, conferring its 2008 Housing Award, was more direct: the house was,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.95
Over recent decades, many museums, galleries and historic sites around the world have enjoyed an unprecedented level of large-scale investment in their capital infrastructure, in building refurbishments and new gallery displays. This period has also seen the creation of countless new purpose-built museums and galleries, suggesting a fundamental re-evaluation... more...
- Agate Publishing 2013; US$ 35.00
10 Buildings that Changed America is the story of our country's most influential works of architecture and the people who imagined them. It is a journey across America and inside these groundbreaking works of art and engineering. more...
- Primus Verlag 2013; US$ 30.52
Unter einem "Schloss" versteht man im Allgemeinen den repräsentativen Wohnbau des Adels und des bürgerlichen Patriziats. Aber was genau ist ein Zweiflügelbau? Oder ein Mittelrisalit? Und welche Architekten prägten den Schlossbau im 18. Jh.? Walter Hotz gibt umfassend Auskunft. Er beschreibt anschaulich die verschiedenen Bauformen der deutschen... more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2013; US$ 22.88
Türme und Zugbrücken, Verliese, Ritter und Burgfräulein beherrschen unsere Vorstellungen von der mittelalterlichen Burg. Diese entsprechen jedoch nicht unbedingt der vergangenen Realität. Michael Losse, Kunsthistoriker und seit Langem in der Burgenforschung tätig, legt mit diesem anschaulich illustrierten Band einen kompakten Überblick über die Geschichte... more...