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Domestic architecture. Houses. Dwellings

  • West Country Households, 1500-1700by John Allan; Nat Alcock; David Dawson

    Boydell & Brewer 2015; US$ 50.00

    Essays on the development of the post-medieval house, its contents and decoration. more...

  • The Progressive Architecture Of Frederick G. Scheibler, Jrby Martin Aurand

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1994; US$ 37.50

    Frederick G. Scheibler, Jr. (1872?1958) was the rare turn-of-the-century American architect who looked to progressive movements such as Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts for inspiration, rather than conventional styles. His fresh house designs and plans for apartment buildings and multifamily ?group cottages? feature dramatic massing, rich detailing,... more...

  • Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architectsby George Baird; Thomas Fisher; Mark Kingwell; Mirko Zardini

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 53.07

    Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg Architects, founded in 1987 in Toronto, is one of most innovative architectural offi ces in North America today. They have made a name for themselves both for their integrated design process embodying collaboration with experts, clients and future users as well as the diversity of their aesthetically refined... more...

  • Tudoresqueby Andrew Ballantyne; Andrew Law

    Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 45.00

    With its distinctive gables and arches, Tudor-style architecture is recognized around the world as a symbol of British culture; it represents the idea of home to British citizens in the United Kingdom and abroad. Some love it, others hate it, but the Tudoresque is still being built?to give a house an old-fashioned air or to create a sense of exotica.... more...

  • Complexityby Clemens Bellut; Johann Feichter; Andrea Gleiniger; Klaus Mainzer; Denise Scott Brown; Kostas Terzidis; Robert Venturi; Georg Vrachliotis; Andrea Gleiniger; Georg Vrachliotis

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 24.38

    Die Digitalisierung hat den Diskurs der Architektur verändert: Dieser ist mittlerweile von einer Fülle neuer Begriffe bestimmt, die bislang entweder keine oder doch andere Bedeutungen im Kontext der Architekturtheorie und des architektonischen Entwurfs hatten. Seine Begrifflichkeiten und Strategien werden zunehmend durch Einflüsse geprägt,... more...

  • Yin Yu Tangby Nancy Berliner

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 29.99

    With hundreds of photographs and a wealth of information Yin Yu Tang tells the history of a traditional Chinese house and the fascinating stories of its occupants. In the late Qing dynasty, around the year 1800, a prosperous Chinese merchant named Huang built a house for his family in a remote village southwest of Shanghai. He named the house... more...

  • Bowhillby Stuart R Blaylock

    Historic England 2013; US$ 29.17

    Bowhill is an important late medieval house near Exeter. This monograph demonstrates how examination of its historical development and the material of its contruction were used to deepen understanding about it and to inform a repair programme. more...

  • Fenestra prospectivaby Gerd Blum; Kurt W. Forster

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 84.94

    Aussichten auf Land, ?Landschaft' und Gärten sind ein bestimmendes Merkmal von Palästen und Villen der Frühen Neuzeit in Italien, deren Diskurse über ideale Orte und architektonisch inszenierte Aussichten in diesem Buch erstmals umfassend rekonstruiert werden. Die Wirkungsgeschichte des antiken Topos des ?Theaters aus Anhöhen' als idealtypische... more...

  • Baukultur des Öffentlichenby Michael Braum; Ursula Baus

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 26.51

    Zu den zentralen Bereichen der öffentlichen Baukultur gehören die Architektur von Kindertagesstätten, Schulen und Universitäten, die Gestaltung städtischer und stadtnaher Freiräume und der Umgang mit Verkehrsorten. Wie lassen sich in einer offenen Gesellschaft mit komplexen Abstimmungsverfahren die programmatischen und ästhetischen Qualitäten... more...

  • Blackpool's Seaside Heritageby Allan Brodie; Matthew Whitfield

    Historic England 2015; US$ 12.99

    Blackpool is Britain's favourite seaside resort. Each year millions of visitors come to walk on its three piers, ride donkeys, enjoy shows at the Winter Gardens, scream on the thrilling rides at the Pleasure Beach and ride the lift to the top of the Tower. Generations of holidaymakers have stayed in its hotels, lodging houses and bed and breakfasts... more...