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  • 50 Schlüsselideen Architekturby Philip Wilkinson; Regina Schneider

    Springer 2014; US$ 19.99

    Eine Entdeckungsreise durch die Ideenwelt der Baukunst von der griechischen Antike bis heute  _____  Worin besteht der Unterschied zwischen einer dorischen und einer ionischen Säule? Welche Funktion hat ein Strebebogen? Was sind die Leitmotive der modernen Architektur? Wie unterscheidet sich Restaurierung von Konservierung? Wann ist ein Bauwerk bloß... more...

  • Der Palazzo Barbarigo della Terrazza zu Venedigby Ines Lamprecht

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 179.00

    The Palazzo Barbarigo has always featured a characteristic façade with a terrace looking out on the Grand Canal. The main façade is located on the Rio di San Polo. This study explains the origin of this unusual architectural hallmark and examines the multi-epochal features of the Palazzo?s interior decoration and the Barbarigo family?s once renowned... more...

  • Exploring the Small Towns of Western Virginiaby Mary Burnham; Bill Burnham

    Hunter Publishing 2012; US$ 4.99

    Mineral springs and cooler climes have drawn vacationers to the resorts of the Shenandoah Valley and Blue Ridge for more than a century. Civil War campaigns raged up and down the valley, leaving nearly every small town with a tale to tell and a battlefield nearby. Today’s visitors come searching for antique treasures, to explore deep caverns,... more...

  • Tiny House Livingby Ryan Mitchell

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 26.99

    Tiny House, Large Lifestyle! Tiny homes are popping up across America, captivating people with their novel approach not only to housing, but to life. Once considered little more than a charming oddity, the tiny house movement continues to gain momentum among those who thirst for a simpler, "greener," more meaningful life in the face of society's... more...

  • Frank Lloyd Wright for Kidsby Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen

    Chicago Review Press 2014; US$ 13.99

    An engaging, kid-friendly exploration of America?s leading architect and his work   This revised and updated edition of a longstanding classic, Frank Lloyd Wright for Kids , details the life, times, and work of the celebrated architect. Through simple, kid-friendly prose and anecdotes, author Kathleen Thorne-Thomsen describes the influences... more...

  • New Urban Configurationsby R. Cavallo; S. Komossa; N. Marzot

    IOS Press 2014; US$ 210.00

    Urban areas have been caught up in a turbulent process of transformation over the past 50 years and changes have been rapid, with issues such as mobility, nature, water management, energy use and public space featuring prominently._x000D_ In each Olympic year since 1988, the Faculty of Architecture at Delft University of Technology has held an international... more...

  • Heimatby Christoph Türcke

    zu Klampen 2014; US$ 7.12

    Der Begriff der Heimat hat eine dunkle Geschichte, die der Erhellung bedarf, und sie hat womöglich mehr Zukunft, als uns lieb ist. Je mehr Heimatlosigkeit die mobile, flexible neoliberale Welt mit sich bringt, desto unausweichlicher wird es, von Heimat zu reden. Heimat ist ein deutsches Wort, das sich nicht umstandslos in andere Sprachen... more...

  • Old Philadelphia Houses on Society Hill, 1750?1840by Elizabeth B. McCall; Michael Maicher

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 18.99

    Officially known as Washington Square Park, Philadelphia?s Society Hill district contains an impressive number of eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century houses. This book presents, in text and pictures, the stories of its outstanding Colonial and Early American mansions and dwellings and simple row houses; its churches and other exceptional... more...

  • The Invisible Housesby Gonzalo Lizarralde

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    There is an increased interest among architects, urban specialists and design professionals to contribute to solve ?the housing problem? in developing countries . The Invisible Houses takes us on a journey through the slums and informal settlements of South Africa, India, Colombia, Honduras, El Salvador, Cuba, Haiti and many other countries of the... more...

  • Das orientalische Wohnhausby Ayse Öztürk-Samadzade

    Traugott Bautz 2009; US$ 17.26

    Inhaltsübersicht1. Einführung in die Thematik2. Einige islamische Grundbegriffe2.1. Der Islam2.2. Allah2.3. Din2.4. Der Koran3. Die fünf Säulen des Islam3.1. Das Glaubensbekenntnis (Schahada)3.2. Das Gebet (Salah)3.3. Die Almosensteuer (Zakah)3.4. Das Fasten (Saum)3.5. Die Pilgerfahrt (Hajj)4. Die Moschee4.1. Der Mihrab4.2. Der Minbar4.3. Funktion... more...