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  • The Architecture of Failureby Douglas Murphy

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Story of Post-Modernismby Charles Jencks

    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...

  • Der Dom zu Mainzby Fritz Arens; Günther Binding

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 45.78

    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...

  • Werkmeister der Spätgotikby David Wendland; Stefan Bürger; Maria Jose Ventas Sierra; Bruno Klein; Brigitte Kurmann-Schwarz; Katja Schröck; Christoph Brachmann; Christian Freigang; Marc Carel Schurr; Dirk Schumann; Johann Josef Böker; Günter Donath; Heinrich Magirius; Peter Kurmann

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 137.39

    Baukünstlerisch, ingenieurtechnisch und organisatorisch begabte Werkmeister prägten die Architektur des Spätmittelalters. In ihren Werken spiegelt sich eine markante Veränderung des Architektenberufs wider, aber auch unterschiedliche Auffassungen der Architektur und ihrer Funktionen lassen sich daran ablesen. Die 17 Originalbeiträge dieses Bandes stellen... more...

  • Designing Tall Buildingsby Mark Sarkisian

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    The first of its kind, Designing Tall Buildings is an accessible reference that guides you through the fundamental principles of designing high-rises. Each chapter focuses on one theme central to tall-building design, giving you a comprehensive overview of the related architecture and structural engineering concepts. Mark P. Sarkisian provides clear... 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...

  • Almost Heavenby Leslie Thomas

    Bene Factum Publishing 2012; US$ 14.57

    that surround world famous salisbury Cathedral more...