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  • Einfach Bauenby Christian Schittich

    Birkhäuser 2005; US$ 89.95

    In Detail: Building Simply demonstrates the breadth and complexity of the issues involved in building simply, from functional and economic demands, through ecological and energy-related aspects, to design and construction requirements. more...

  • Pelli Clarke Pelli Architectsby Michael C. Crosbie

    Birkhäuser 2013; US$ 84.00

    The worldwide renown architecturaloffice Pelli Clarke Pelli, founded in 1977 by Cesar Pelli,is known in particular forits elegant and technically advanced tower designs.This publication encompasses a selection of works from the past eight years such as:Bloomberg Tower in New York, Minneapolis Central Library, Transbay Transit Center in... more...

  • Memory and Architectureby Eleni Bastéa

    University of New Mexico Press 2004; US$ 39.95

    An international study of cultural relationships with built environments. more...

  • Discovering the Smallest Churches in Walesby John Kinross

    The History Press 2007; US$ 21.42

    This book, which is lavishly illustrated with colour and black and white photographs, drawings and location maps, will appeal both to those living in Wales and to visitors. more...

  • Candi, Space and Landscapeby V.M.Y. Degroot

    Sidestone Press 2010; US$ 42.00

    Central Javanese temples were not built anywhere and anyhow. On the contrary: their positions within the landscape and their architectural designs were determined by socio-cultural, religious and economic factors. This book explores the correlations between temple distribution, natural surroundings and architectural design to understand how Central... more...

  • Building Type Basics for College and University Facilitiesby David J. Neuman

    Wiley 2013; US$ 90.00

    Essential information for the design of college and university facilities Building Type Basics for College and University Facilities, Second Edition is your one-stop reference for the essential information you need to confidently begin the planning process and successfully complete the design of college and university buildings, large or small,... more...

  • Birminghamby Brian Hall

    Wharncliffe 2011; US$ 8.99

    There are now over 25 books published as part of the Aspects Series, each one taking readers on a voyage of nostalgic discovery through their town, city or area. Here Birmingham, once "The Workshop of the Empire" is revealed in twelve studies of the city and its people. Here we find "Birmingham Municipal Bank", the only successful... more...

  • Symbolische Interaktion in der Residenzstadt des Spätmittelalters und der Frühen Neuzeitby Gerrit Deutschländer; Marc Höh; Andreas Ranft

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 126.00

    The essays in this volume take a cultural-historical perspective to explore the development of the royal capital from the late Middle Ages well into the early modern era. They examine the wide range of symbolic interactions inside these royal capital societies and show that rather than being mere epiphenomena, such symbolic interactions... more...

  • Pedestrian Modernby David Smiley

    University of Minnesota Press 2013; US$ 105.00

    In Pedestrian Modern , David Smiley reveals how the design for places of consumption?stores and shopping centers?informed emerging modernist tenets. Tracing the history of architecture?s relationship with retail environments during a time of significant transformation in urban centers and in open suburban landscapes, Pedestrian Modern expands... more...

  • Wine and Architectureby Denis Duhme; Katrin Friederichs; Heinz-Gert Woschek

    DETAIL 2012; US$ 42.00

    "Several wineries and vineyards have captured the public?s eye in recent years thanks to their distinctive architecture, which thoroughly conveys the atmosphere of their surroundings while reflecting the tradition of the winemaker. Through selected vineyards, this book traces the path of winemaking from grape harvest to tasting - all through the eyes... more...