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  • Gothic Prideby Brian Regan

    Rutgers University Press 2012; US$ 42.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Story of Post-Modernismby Charles Jencks

    Wiley 2012; US$ 44.00 US$ 39.60

    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...

  • Living Over the Storeby Howard Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 53.95

    The shop/house – the building combining commercial/retail uses and dwellings – appears over many periods of history in most cities in the world. This book combines architectural history, cross-cultural understandings and accounts of contemporary policy and building practice to provide a comprehensive account of this common but overlooked building.... more...

  • Modern Architecture Through Case Studies 1945 to 1990by Peter Blundell Jones; Eamonn Canniffe

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 85.00

    Once again, new interpretations are presented of some of the most famous architecture of the period. Work by lesser-known architects, whose influence and role have been overlooked by conventional histories of the subject, is discussed. The case study structure allows each example to be discussed and used as a springboard to explore different theoretical... more...

  • Entwurfsatlas Sakralbauby Rudolf Stegers

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 140.00

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  • Unfoldedby Petra Schmidt; Nicola Stattmann

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 35.00

    Mit Unfolded – Papier in Design, Kunst, Architektur und Industrie erobert Papier die dritte Dimension und zeigt, welche ungeahnten Möglichkeiten Papier heute für Leichtbau, Produktdesign, Mode und Kunst bietet. Von der Taschenkollektion „Papier“ eines Stefan Diez, über Konstantin Grcics Papiermodelle bis hin zu den duftigen Papierkleidern... more...

  • Unfoldedby Petra Schmidt; Nicola Stattmann

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 35.00

    Mit Unfolded – Papier in Design, Kunst, Architektur und Industrie erobert Papier die dritte Dimension und zeigt, welche ungeahnten Möglichkeiten Papier heute für Leichtbau, Produktdesign, Mode und Kunst bietet. Von der Taschenkollektion „Papier“ eines Stefan Diez, über Konstantin Grcics Papiermodelle bis hin zu den duftigen Papierkleidern... more...

  • MOVEby Oliver Schaeffer; Michael-Marcus Vogt; Anna Scheuermann

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 112.00

    Dynamic components and adaptive elements are becoming increasingly important in contemporary architecture, and not just because of their visual effect. If architects and engineers are engaging more and more with the issue of movement – whether in the form of sun-tracking solar cells, lowerable walls, or intelligently programmed elevators... more...

  • Universal Designby Oliver Herwig

    Birkhäuser 2008; US$ 39.49

    The future is looking old. We are currently at the threshold of the largest demographic transformation of modern times, the advent of the age of the senior citizen. What awaits us – what kinds of products, what kinds of houses? The fifty-and-over generation represents an enormous potential: in Germany alone, twenty million seniors have... more...