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  • Live-Work Planning and Designby Thomas Dolan

    Wiley 2012; US$ 85.00

    “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...

  • 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... more...

  • Himmlisches Jerusalem in Hildesheimby Manfred Overesch; Alfhart Günther

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2009; US$ 34.80

    Hauptbeschreibung 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... 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...

  • 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$ 18.40

    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; Bruno Klein; Maria Jose Ventas Sierra; Katja Schröck; Brigitte Kurmann-Schwarz; Christoph Brachmann; Christian Freigang; Marc Carel Schurr; Dirk Schumann; Johann Josef Böker; Günter Donath; Heinrich Magirius; Peter Kurmann

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 55.23

    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...