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- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 54.99
Wie wird Kultur, wie wird Theater in Deutschland und Großbritannien produziert und finanziert? Resultiert das geringere staatliche Engagement in Großbritannien in einem ?schlechteren? Theatersystem, produziert kommerzielles Theater ?schlechtere? Stücke und setzt das deutsche öffentliche Theater seinen finanziellen Spielraum tatsächlich in ?bessere?... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 90.00
“Although the live-work concept is now accepted among progressive urban design and planning professionals, the specifics that define the term, and its application, remain sketchy. This encyclopedic work is sure to change that, providing the critical information that is needed by architects, planners and citizens.” -Peter Katz, Author,... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1988; US$ 24.95
Built between 1839 and 1842, the domed structure of Iowa City's Old Capitol served as the third territorial capitol and the first state capitol of Iowa. In 1857, when the state government was moved to Des Moines, Old Capitol became the first building of the new University of Iowa. It remains today the centerpiece of this handsome campus. The story... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2009; US$ 26.71
1010 legte Bischof Bernward den Grundstein für St. Michael in Hildesheim. Die doppelte Symmetrie des frühromanischen Baukörpers, sein ikonoplastisches Programm im Innern und die anmutende Ästhetik insgesamt ließen die Kirche immer als das Ideal der mittelalterlichen Weltsicht erscheinen, als Ort der christlichen Botschaft vom ewigen Leben und der imperialen... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99
Against those who considerarchitecture to be a wholly optimistic activity, this book shows how the history of modern architecture is inextricably tied to ideas of failure and ruin. By means of an original reading of the earliest origins of modernism, the Architecture of Failure exposes the ways in which failure has been suppressed, ignored... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 39.95
Newark?s Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart is one of America?s greatest cathedrals and most exceptional Gothic Revival buildings. Rising from Newark?s highest ground and visible for miles, it spectacularly evokes its historic models. Gothic Pride sets Sacred Heart in the context of American cathedral building and, blending diverse fields,... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2007; US$ 149.95
In the years since the completion of Jørn Utzons Sydney Opera House countries throughout the South Pacific have displayed a particular fascination with the possibility that architecture may be able to embody regional cultural identity. This book examines a number of major museums, art galleries and cultural centers that have been constructed... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 44.00
In The Story of Post-Modernism , Charles Jencks, the authority on Post-Modern architecture and culture, provides the defining account of Post-Modern architecture from its earliest roots in the early 60s to the present day. By breaking the narrative into seven distinct chapters, which are both chronological and overlapping, Jencks charts the ebb and... more...