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Domestic architecture. Houses. Dwellings

  • Kleine Kunstgeschichte der deutschen Schlösserby

    Primus Verlag 2013; US$ 33.21

    Unter einem »Schloss« versteht man im Allgemeinen den repräsentativen Wohnbau des Adels und des bürgerlichen Patriziats. Aber was genau ist ein Zweiflügelbau? Oder ein Mittelrisalit? Und welche Architekten prägten den Schlossbau im 18. Jahrhundert? Walter Hotz gibt umfassend Auskunft. Er beschreibt anschaulich die verschiedenen Bauformen der deutschen... 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... more...

  • Yin Yu Tangby Nancy Berliner

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 34.95

    In the late Qing dynasty (1644-1911) a Chinese merchant named Huang built a house for his family in a small, remote village in the southeastern region of Huizhou in China's Anhui Province. He named the house Yin Yu Tang. For seven generations, members of the Huang family ate, slept, laughed, cried, married, and gave birth in the house. By the mid-1990s,... more...

  • Bowhillby Stuart R Blaylock

    English Heritage Publishing 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...

  • Schloss Bückeburgby Heiner Borggrefe; Schaumburger Landschaft

    Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft 2010; US$ 19.71

    Das Renaissanceschloss Bückeburg entstand in den Jahren 1560-64. Höchsten Glanz erlebte es im frühen 17. Jahrhundert, als Künstler von europäischem Rang das Schloss ausstatteten. Ihre Werke machen es zu einem Höhepunkt der Weserrenaissance. Das üppig bebilderte Buch zeichnet ein spannungsreiches Bild der renaissancezeitlichen Residenz. Der Autor rekonstruiert... more...

  • Row Housesby Per Brauneck

    Springer 2007; US$ 39.95

    To continue developing existing building types in an intelligent way is a crucial task in the field of residential building. A deeper understanding of the underlying types is indispensable for the success of the individual design, as well as for ensuring that tried and tested structures can be utilized, repeated, and varied in a wide variety of situations.... more...

  • Stadthäuserby Per Brauneck; Günter Pfeifer

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 48.95

    The third volume of this typology of residential buildings deals with the different types of the townhouse. The authors present them according to urban constellation: row, twin-row, block perimeter and infill sites. more...

  • Freistehende Häuserby Per Brauneck; Günter Pfeifer

    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...

  • Reihenhäuserby Per Brauneck; Günter Pfeifer

    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...