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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
During the twentieth century, an increasingly diverse range of buildings and spaces was used for theatre. Theatre architecture was re-formed by new approaches to staging and performance, while theatre was often thought to have a reforming role in society. Innovation was accompanied by the revival and reinterpretation of older ideas. The contributors... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00
The book presents a broad panoramic overview of church architecture in the Russian North between the fourteenth and nineteenth centuries. While it is inevitably overshadowed by the imperial splendour of the country?s capital cities, this unique phenomenon is regarded as the most distinctive national expression of traditional Russian artistic culture... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 85.00
The Association of British Theatre Technicians produced its first guide to the design and planning of theatres in 1972. Revised in 1986, it became the standard reference work for anyone involved in building, refurbishing, or creating a performance space. Theatre Buildings ? a design guide is its successor. Written and illustrated by a highly experienced... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 95.00
KlingStubbins is an internationally recognized architecture and design firm with more than sixty years of experience. Founded on values of design excellence, technological sophistication, and client service, KlingStubbins has designed high-performance research environments since its inception. With offices in Philadelphia, PA; Cambridge, MA; Raleigh,... more...
- Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 62.95
Latin America has been an important place for architecture for many decades. Recently, architecture on the continent has continued to evolve, and an extremely creativescene has developed.Within this context, the book considersoutstanding projects that have prompted discussion and provided fresh impetus all across Latin America. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
Latin American Modern Architectures: Ambiguous Territories has thirteen new essays from a range of distinguished architectural historians to help you understand the region?s rich and varied architecture. It will also introduce you to major projects that have not been written about in English. A foreword by historian Kenneth Frampton sets the stage... more...
- Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd 2012; US$ 10.19
Legend has it that Damascus once had 365 hammams or 'Turkish baths': one for each day of the year. Originally part of an ancient Roman tradition, hammams were absorbed by Islam to such an extent that many became almost annexes to nearby mosques. For centuries, hammams were an integral part of community life, with some 50 hammams surviving in Damascus... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 20.94
In den 1990er Jahren erlebte das Kino eine explosionsartige Steigerung der Ticketverkäufe. Binnen kurzer Zeit wurden Kino-Komplexe gebaut und mit jeder großen Neuerung erlebte das Kino einen Aufschwung. Besonders männliche Jugendliche waren seit Jahren die Kernzielgruppe des Kinos und trugen zum Aufschwung der Branche und dem Erfolg der Multiplex-Kinos... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95
This book offers new ways of investigating relationships between learning and the spaces in which it takes place. It suggests that we need to understand more about the distinctiveness of teaching and learning in post-compulsory education, and what it is that matters about the design of its spaces. Starting from contemporary educational and architectural... more...
- Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2011; US$ 29.95
?Ich frage mich zuerst, ob etwas richtig und dann, ob etwas schön ist. ? Egon Eiermann Als Lehrbeauftragter für Baustoffe/Bauchemie werde ich von meinen Studenten - mer wieder gefragt, warum ich nur anhand von negativen Beispielen lehre. Eine e- fache Antwort hierauf gibt die Psychologie. Fehler sind kein Anzeichen für Versagen, sondern Hinweise auf... more...