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Domestic architecture. Houses. Dwellings

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  • Early Mexican Housesby G. Richard Garrison; George W. Rustay; David Gebhard

    Architectural Book Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99

    Here is a wonderful collection of houses from the days of Mexico's viceroys, presented in this handsomely illustrated book. Every aficionado of architecture or home design will find the patios, window designs, and floor plans a delight to look at. Over 200 illustrations, including 42 pages of measured drawings and floor plans, make this a comprehensive... more...

  • Freestanding Housesby Günter Pfeifer; Per Brauneck

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 48.95

    To develop existing building types in an intelligent way is a crucial task in residential building. This volume deals with the types of freestanding houses, whose all-around orientation allows for the optimal dwelling arrangement. The range of potential solutions is presented in uniform ground plans and sections newly drawn to scale. more...

  • Frank Gehry MARTa Herfordby MARTa Freunde und Förderer

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 39.95

    Im Mai 2005 wurde in Herford, Zentrum der Möbelindustrie Nordrhein-Westfalens, der von Frank O. Gehry entworfene Museumsbau eröffnet. Die Galerie im bestehenden Gebäude ist neutral gehalten und entspricht der Vorstellung von einem White Cube; der Dom und die umliegenden Galerien weisen dagegen den eigenwilligen Charakter von Gehrys Formensprache auf.... more...

  • James Carpenterby Sandro Marpillero; Jörg Schlaich; Kenneth Frampton

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 69.95

    Internationale Monografie über den herausragenden New Yorker Architekten James Carpenter. Seine Arbeiten sind eine ungewöhnliche Verbindung aus Architektur und Kunst. Seine Glasfassaden spielen mit Licht, Reflexion und Refraktion. Seine Arbeiten sind u.a. der Moiré Treppenturm im Post Tower in Bonn, das Tulane University Student Center in New Orleans... more...

  • Row Housesby Günter Pfeifer; Per Brauneck; Usch Engelmann

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 48.95

    This book is devoted to the various types of row house, a particularly widespread form of residential structure. A general discussion of the row as organizing principle?the row as urban building block, linear space, ways of handling corners?is followed by the systematic presentation of the different types. more...

  • Freistehende Häuserby Günter Pfeifer; Per Brauneck

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 48.95

    To develop existing building types in an intelligent way is a crucial task in residential building. This volume deals with the types of freestanding houses, whose all-around orientation allows for the optimal arrangement of all dwellings. The range of possible solutions is presented in uniform ground plans and sections newly drawn to scale. more...

  • Courtyard Housesby Günter Pfeifer; Per Brauneck; Usch Engelmann

    Birkhäuser 2007; US$ 48.95

    This volume deals with the various types of the courtyard house, which utilizes the courtyard as an intimate outdoor living space. A presentation of the courtyard as a building block of the city is followed by coverage of the complete spectrum of types?cluster, network, carpet, terraces, etc. more...

  • Casas unifamiliaresby Rüdiger Krisch; Gert Kähler; Christian Schittich

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 105.00

    In this book,22 international examples are presented, reviewing the most important aspects of construction including the use of wood, steel, brickwork and concrete which have all become established materials for this type of building. more...

  • In Detail Small Structuresby Christian Schittich

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 104.95

    Shelters, kiosks, snack bars, market stalls, bus stops, telephone booths, toilets, advertising columns, ticket booths, mobile tents or housing units, emergency shelters, tourist information booths?this list of small, autonomously functioning buildings could be expanded almost infinitely. Small buildings shape our daily lives; they are found at the... more...

  • Reihen- und Doppelhäuserby Andrea Wiegelmann; Walter Stamm-Teske; Lars-Christian Uhlig; Patrick Jung; Christian Schittich

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 90.95

    Nach Konstruktionsmaterialien gegliedert, sind die vorgestellten Reihen- und Doppelhäuser übersichtlich mit Lageplan, Grundrissen und zusammenhängenden Detailschnitten dokumentiert. Ergänzt wird die Beispieldokumentation durch Fachbeiträge, die konkrete Hilfestellungen für den Planer und Bauherren bieten. more...