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  • 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...

  • Designing Tall Buildingsby Mark P. Sarkisian

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    This reference guides you through the fundamental principles of designing high-rises, with clear definitions and equations for the related architecture and structural engineering concepts, and is illustrated with Skidmore, Owings & Merrill work. more...

  • Living Over the Storeby Howard Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 60.00

    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

    Ein Grundlagenwerk zum Entwurf und zur Planung von Sakralbauten ? praxisorientiert, systematisch und umfassend. Mit zahlreichen Beispielen von international renommierten Architekten wie Tadao Ando, Steven Holl, mecanoo, Renzo Piano, Peter Zumthor u. a. more...

  • MOVEby Michael Schumacher; Oliver Schaeffer; Michael-Marcus Vogt

    Birkhäuser 2010; US$ 112.00

    Architects and engineers are engaging more and more with the issue of movement in architecture: How can we control and reduce the energy requirement of buildings? How can we expand the range of possible uses? And how can we represent, accommodate, and control dynamic movements in buildings? more...

  • Universal Designby Oliver Herwig

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 39.49

    In einem attraktiven Layout, durchgehend illustriert und mit pointiert verfassten Texten, untersucht «Universal Design» die Lebensgegebenheiten der Generation 50+ von Kopf bis Fuß und stellt Gestaltungsstrategien, Produktinnovationen und Raumlösungen für eine barrierefreie Welt vor. more...