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  • 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...

  • Live-Work Planning and Designby Thomas Dolan

    Wiley 2012; US$ 85.00

    “Although the live-work concept is now accepted amongprogressive urban design and planning professionals, the specificsthat define the term, and its application, remain sketchy. Thisencyclopedic work is sure to change that, providing the criticalinformation that is needed by architects, planners andcitizens.” -Peter Katz, Author, The... 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...

  • Old Capitolby Margaret N. Keyes

    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...

  • Himmlisches Jerusalem in Hildesheimby Manfred Overesch; Alfhart Günther

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2009; US$ 26.12

    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...

  • The Architecture of Failureby Douglas Murphy

    John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99

    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...

  • Robert Grosstesteby John Shannon Hendrix

    Academia Verlag 2012; US$ 20.90

    Robert Grosseteste: Philosophy of Intellect and Vision focuses on two important areas in the philosophy of Robert Grosseteste at the beginning of the thirteenth century: Philosophy of Intellect and Philosophy of Vision. These two areas of Grosseteste's philosophy have not been thoroughly explored, nor their importance established. more...

  • Gothic Prideby Brian Regan

    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... more...

  • Museum, Gallery and Cultural Architecture in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Regionby Michael J. Ostwald; Steven Fleming

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2007; US$ 149.95

    In the years since the completion of Jørn Utzon’s 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...

  • Der Dom zu Mainzby Fritz Arens; Günther Binding

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 45.14

    Päpste und Kardinäle, Kaiser und Könige fanden sich im Dom zu Mainz ein, um Synoden abzuhalten, Hochzeiten zu feiern oder Krönungen zu zelebrieren. Mainz war eines der mächtigsten Erzbistümer in Europa, seine Kathedrale zählt bis heute zu den Höhepunkten romanischer Baukunst. Der vorliegende Band, im baugeschichtlichen Teil von Günther Binding überarbeitet,... more...