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- Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 19.95
In 1901, Gustav Stickley began to create the first uniquely American style of furniture and home design?known as Craftsman. Stickley's principles of home design include construction that is in harmony with its landscape, open floor plans, built-in storage, and natural lighting. He was a major influence on Frank Lloyd Wright, and he remains... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 29.95
In recent decades, few nations have transformed themselves as radically as Korea. Amid Seoul's glass-and-steel skyscrapers and luxury apartments, however, the traditional Korean home or Hanok is experiencing a surprising renaissance. Hanok: The Korean House showcases twelve very special Hanok that reflect today's Korea—a country that's putting a... more...
- zu Klampen 2014; US$ 6.61
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...
- Birkhäuser 2014; US$ 70.00
Helmut von Werz founded his architecture office in Munich in 1946. He was later joined by Johann Christoph Ottow, who became his partner in 1952. Erhard Bachmann and Michel Marx joined the firm as partners in 1971. The spirit of post-war architecture is visible in his work, which was defined by moderation and preservation, while remaining... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 36.00
When championing the commercial buildings and homes that made the Windy City famous, one can?t help but mention the brilliant names of their architects?Daniel Burnham, Louis Sullivan, and Frank Lloyd Wright, among others. But few people are aware of Henry Ives Cobb (1859?1931), the man responsible for an extraordinarily rich chapter in the city?s... more...
- Ivan R. Dee 2008; US$ 15.99
Chicago's marvelous architecture and the great paintings and sculpture of its famous museums are the stars and focus of this unique new tour guide. In a compact, easy-to-carry, and easy-to-follow format, the book contains twenty-five self-guided tours to the city's world-renowned masterpieces. Each brief tour can be accomplished in roughly an hour.... more...
- Architectural Book Publishing 2012; US$ 19.99
This book delves into the roots of the bold yet elegant Mexican style, illustrated with many photographs from Spain and Portugal reflecting the Moorish influence. In addition to coverage of the architecture of the houses, the book shows other spatial and decorative elements, including iron gates and grilles, stairways, and old paintings, combs,... more...
- Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 98.00
Unconventional concepts for reusing existing buildings ? economical, ecological and of historical / cultural value. more...
- Birkhäuser 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...
- Beaufort Books 2014; US$ 24.95
Although relatively unknown in modern day San Antonio, John H. Kampmann was an imposing force during his lifetime (1819-1885). Professor Maggie Valentine explores the lasting legacy Kampmann had on the city. Valentine traces his life from his move to Texas, his involvement in the Civil War (he later received a presidential pardon... more...