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  • Louise Blanchard Bethuneby Johanna Hays

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00

    Louise Blanchard Bethune was the United States' first female professional architect. Bethune belonged to the influential group of pioneer architects--Daniel Burnham, John Root and Louis Sullivan--who supported her in becoming a fellow in the American Institute of Architects. In the booming industrial city of Buffalo, she preceded Frank Lloyd Wright... more...

  • John H. Kampmann, Master Builderby Maggie Valentine

    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...

  • Diagrid Structuresby Terri Meyer Boake

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 56.00

    Diagrids are advanced framing systems composed of diagonal steel grids. Developed a decade ago for spectacular buildings like the Swiss Re (?the gherkin?) in London, diagrid structures connect a breathtaking appearance with tangible advantages: a massive reduction in material use, a gain of available floor surface area and more flexibility. For the... more...

  • Driving Desired Futuresby Michael Shamiyeh

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 56.00

    Driving Desired Futures addresses the question how do individuals in social systems achieve credibility for new ideas? What are the criteria that render the comprehension of new ideas more likely within a group of people with diverse sets of beliefs? What triggers management?s attention to allocate resources to the development of new ideas? To address... more...

  • 50 Schlüsselideen Architekturby Philip Wilkinson; Regina Schneider

    Springer 2014; US$ 29.99

    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...

  • EigenArchitectureby Ludger Hovestadt; Vera Bühlmann

    Ambra 2014; US$ 37.00

    A path out of the technological and economical excesses in contemporary architecture:A book on research and education in architecture and information technology, conceived of as philosophical interplay between two species similar in kind. Neither of them is in the least disciplinal: both affect everything, both are arts of structuring. The one 2500... more...

  • Das Burgenbuchby Michael Losse

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2013; US$ 13.87

    Viele Türme, Zugbrücken, Verliese und tiefe Brunnen ? Burgen sind vielfältiger als die gängigen Klischees ahnen lassen. Vor allem vom 11. bis 15. Jahrhundert errichteten die Adligen im Heiligen Römischen Reich beeindruckende Wehrbauten als Residenzen, Zoll- oder Belagerungsburgen, als Frontturm-, Schildmauer- oder Kastellburgen. Nicht nur auf Bergen,... more...

  • At Home in New Englandby Richard Wills; Keith Orlesky

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 19.99

    Royal Barry Wills was the founder and namesake of one of America?s most famous architecture firms. Now run by his son, Richard Wills, the Boston firm has been designing elegant private homes in the Colonial New England tradition for over 85 years. This fully illustrated, handsome book features examples of the firm?s work from the beginning to the... more...

  • Starting From Zeroby Michael Sorkin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Future Livingby Claudia Hildner

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 56.00

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