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Domestic architecture. Houses. Dwellings

  • Kleine Kunstgeschichte der deutschen Schlösserby

    Primus Verlag 2013; US$ 33.17

    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...

  • Vernakulare Moderneby Anita Aigner

    transcript 2014; US$ 28.00

    Dieses Buch eröffnet neue Perspektiven für die Moderne-Forschung in der Architektur. Von poststrukturalistischer Kulturforschung inspiriert, fragen die Beiträge nach Grenzüberschreitungen und Durchdringungen in der architektonischen Kultur der Moderne und suchen nach den Spuren des Traditionalen im Modernen. Im Zentrum steht dabei die bürgerliche Aneignung... more...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 32.00

    Today it is complexity studies, with their starting point in physics, that define the current approach to the concept of complexity. They have established a new connection between the natural sciences and information technology and have thus become a central premise of computer-based approaches to design. more...

  • Yin Yu Tangby Nancy Berliner

    Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 29.95

    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

    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$ 17.24

    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...