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  • Colonial Homesby Verna Fisher; Andrew Christensen

    Nomad Press 2001; US$ 5.99

    Taking young readers on a journey back in time, this dynamic series showcases various aspects of colonial life, from people and clothing to homes and food. Each book contains creative illustrations, interesting facts, highlighted vocabulary words, end-of-book challenges, and sidebars that help children understand the differences between modern and... more...

  • Das Burgenbuchby Michael Losse

    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...

  • Das Fachwerkhaus in Deutschland, Frankreich und Englandby Wilhelm Fiedler

    Primus Verlag 2013; US$ 30.52

    Die Fachwerkbauweise war vom frühen Mittelalter bis in die Neuzeit die gängigste Bauweise in Mitteleuropa. Wilhelm Fiedler hat sein Buch "als eine Art Leitfaden für die Architekten geschrieben, der auf kürzestem Wege durch das umfangreiche Gebiet der Holzbaukunst führen und dabei das Wesentliche hervorheben, das minder Wichtige zurückdrängen soll".... more...

  • Das Glück ist aus Glasby Petra Hauser

    Info Verlag 2009; US$ 9.05

    Der große Karlsruher Roman-Erfolg jetzt in der 5. Auflage. Von drei Generationen Karlsruher Leben zwischen 1890 und 1950 erzählt Petra Hauser in ihrem Roman - vom angenehmen Leben inmitten der feinen Gesellschaftskreise, vom schönen Haus in der Karl-Friedrich-Straße, den Sommerfrischen auf dem nahen Dobel ... Der großherzogliche Theatermaler Albert... more...

  • A Devon Houseby Jocelyn Hemming

    Intellect Books Ltd 2005; US$ 12.00

    A DEVON HOUSE relates the story of one of Devon's great houses through the people and events which have coloured its existence over the past 400 years. The book traces the architectural progression of Poltimore from Tudor manor to grand 20th century mansion, records its historic role in England's tempestuous Civil War and details its use after 1920... more...

  • Festival Architectureby Sarah Bonnemaison; Christine Macy

    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...

  • Higherby Neal Bascomb

    Crown/Archetype 2003; US$ 19.00

    The Roaring Twenties in New York was a time of exuberant ambition, free-flowing optimism, an explosion of artistic expression in the age of Prohibition. New York was the city that embodied the spirit and strength of a newly powerful America.  In 1924, in the vibrant heart of Manhattan, a fierce rivalry was born.  Two architects, William Van Alen... more...

  • Introduction to Urban Housing Designby Graham Towers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    This clear and concise guide is the ideal introduction to contemporary housing design for students and professionals of architecture, urban design and planning. With the increasing commitment to sustainable design and with an ever-increasing demand for houses in urban areas, housing design has taken on a new and crucial role in urban planning. This... more...

  • The Invisible Element of Placeby Thomas Fisher; Peter Bastianelli-Kerze

    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...

  • Kleine Kunstgeschichte der deutschen Schlösserby Walter Hotz

    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...