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  • Vom Wildwerden der Städteby Florian Rötzer

    Birkhäuser 2006; US$ 39.49

    Essays des renommierten Journalisten und Medientheoretikers zum Thema «Zukunft der Stadt». more...

  • Towards Creative Learning Spacesby Jos Boys

    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...

  • Patterns from the Golden Age of Rustic Designby Albert H. Good

    Roberts Rinehart 2003; US$ 28.99

    In this informative treasure of a design book, you will find that the author reached his principal goal to present structure that appear to belong and be a part of their settings. more...

  • Relearning from Las Vegasby Aron Vinegar; Michael J. Golec

    University of Minnesota Press 2009; US$ 75.00

    Immediately on its publication in 1972, Learning from Las Vegas, by Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown, and Steven Izenour, was hailed as a transformative work in the history and theory of architecture, liberating those in architecture who were trying to find a way out of the straitjacket of architectural orthodoxies. Resonating far beyond the professional... more...

  • Terminal Architectureby Martin Pawley

    Reaktion Books 1998; US$ 24.95

    In Terminal Architecture, Martin Pawley argues that nearly all modern architecture is misconceived. To embrace a genuinely innovative architectural future would entail a radical shift in values and Pawley considers new vocabularies to achieve this aim. The vision described in Terminal Architecture is an apocalyptic one, spelling the end of architecture... more...

  • Sacred Buildingsby Rudolf Stegers

    Springer 2008; US$ 119.00

    The building of religious structures represents a rare opportunity for the architect to concentrate on the creation of volume, space, and form. Sacred architecture is far less determined than other building tasks by functional requirements, norms, and standards. As a rule, it is free to unfold as pure architecture. Thus in design terms this building... more...

  • Architekten Profile 2009/2010by Birkhäuser Verlag AG; Birkhäuser Verlag AG

    Springer 2008; US$ 79.95

    Die "Architekten Profile 2009/2010" prasentieren 150 ausgewahlte Architekten aus Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz mit ihren aktuellen Arbeiten und zukunftsweisenden Projekten in den Bereichen Architektur, Innenarchitektur und Landschaftsarchitektur. Durch umfassende Informationen und zahlreiche Farbabbildungen bietet das Buch ein klares... more...

  • Utopia?s Ghostby Reinhold Martin

    University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 75.00

    Architectural postmodernism had a significant impact on the broader development of postmodern thought: Utopia?s Ghost is a critical reconsideration of their relationship. Combining discourse analysis, historical reconstruction, and close readings of buildings, projects, and texts from the 1970s and 1980s, Reinhold Martin argues that retheorizing... more...

  • Der Alltag der Möncheby Andrea ZurNieden

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 48.51

    Der Alltag in einem mittelalterlichen Kloster übt auf uns noch immer den Reiz des Geheimnisvollen und Unbekannten aus. Dort lebten die Bewohner nach eigenen Regeln und Richtlinien, zu denen viele Zeitgenossen keinen Zugang hatten. Zeugnisse dieser Zeit sind Chroniken, Urkunden, Pläne und Bauwerke, die bis heute noch überliefert und erkennbar sind.... more...