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  • 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...

  • University Planning and Architectureby Jonathan Coulson; Paul Roberts; Isabelle Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 140.00

    The environment of a university ? what we term a campus ? has long been the setting for some of history?s most exciting experiments in the design of the built environment. Christopher Wren at Cambridge, Thomas Jefferson at Virginia, Le Corbusier at Harvard, Louis Kahn at Yale and Norman Foster in Berlin: the calibre of practitioners that have worked... more...

  • Quel avenir pour quelles églises ? / What Future for Which Churches?by Lucie Morisset; Luc Noppen; Thomas Coomans

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2006; US$ 29.25

    Des spécialistes européens et nord-américains analysent les expériences vécues et formulent des propositions concernant l'avenir et la propriété de ces nobles bâtiments, leur vocation et leur usage. Ils évaluent également les défis que posent la planification urbaine et la gestion de tels édifices... more...

  • Les églises du Québecby Luc Noppen; Lucie Morisset

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2005; US$ 22.50

    À travers les épopées de l'édification et de la conservation des églises, les auteurs nous convient à un récit sur l'imaginaire québécois. Et sur ses avatars qui nous ramènent aux mésaventures universelles du patrimoine; Les églises du Québec. Un patrimoine à réinventer... more...

  • Von der Burg zum Blobby Simone Jeska

    Springer 2006; US$ 29.95

    Anhand einer Auswahl von etwa 18 bekannten Gebäuden entsteht eine spielerische Reise durch die Architektur der letzten Jahrhunderte, ihre Formen, Stilrichtungen und baulichen Besonderheiten. Das Buch ist in Form einer Sehschule aufgebaut: Die Gebäude werden in großformatigen Bildern gezeigt, die durch Detailabbildungen am Rande ergänzt sind. Die Suchaufgabe... more...

  • Lost Churches of Mississippiby Richard J. Cawthon

    University Press of Mississippi 2010; US$ 35.00

    Lost Churches of Mississippi is a collection of archival photographs, postcards, and drawings of more than one hundred notable churches and synagogues vanquished by fire, disaster, development, or neglect. Constructed primarily from the mid-1800s through the early 1900s, these places of worship were often among the most visually prominent and architecturally... more...

  • Fortress-Churches of Languedocby Sheila Bonde

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 30.00

    Traces the relationship between religious and military realms in medieval Europe by examining fortress-churches. more...

  • Slow Guide to Londonby Affrim Press

    Hardie Grant Books 2010; US$ 29.95

    The antithesis of trendy, "Slow London" celebrates all that's local, natural, traditional, sensory and most of all gratifying about living in London. It's an inspirational lifestyle guide for locals who want to live more and fret less. Readers are invited to rise up - in their own sweet time, of course - against the culture of speed,... more...

  • Downtown Chicago’s Historic Movie Theatresby Konrad Schiecke

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 49.95

    The story of downtown Chicago--its early development, later struggles, and current restoration--is mirrored in the history of the theatres that occupied its streets. This vivid chronicle tells the tale of the Windy City's theatres, from mid-nineteenth century vaudeville houses to the urban decline and renewal of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.... more...

  • The Churches and Chapels of Walesby Nigel Yates; Jonathan M Wooding

    University of Wales Press 2011; US$ 25.00

    This book provides a comprehensive guide to the most important church and chapel buildings in Wales from the early Middle Ages to the present day. more...