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  • Freistehende Häuserby Per Brauneck; Günter Pfeifer

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 46.00

    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; Kenneth Frampton; Jörg Schlaich

    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 Per Brauneck; Günter Pfeifer; Usch Engelmann

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 46.00

    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 Per Brauneck; Günter Pfeifer

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 46.00

    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 Per Brauneck; Günter Pfeifer; Usch Engelmann

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 46.00

    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...

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

    Taylor Trade 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...

  • Im Detail: Bauen im Bestandby Christian Schittich

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 98.00

    Unconventional concepts for reusing existing buildings ? economical, ecological and of historical / cultural value. more...

  • Im Detail: Einfamilienhäuserby Christian Schittich; Gert Kähler; Rüdiger Krisch

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 105.00

    Fully revised and expanded: the extremely successful volume on single family houses. more...

  • In Detail Small Structuresby Christian Schittich

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 98.00

    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...