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  • 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 San Francisco,... more...

  • Tragende Bauteile aus Glasby Geralt Siebert; Iris Maniatis

    Wiley 2012; US$ 47.95

    Glaselemente als tragende Bauteile sind aus dem Hochbau nicht mehr wegzudenken. Jedoch gehören die ingenieurwissenschaftlichen Grundlagen für Entwurf, Bemessung und Konstruktion für die Mehrzahl der Planer in der Praxis noch nicht zur Routine. Dieses Buch fasst die grundlegenden Kenntnisse über den Baustoff Glas sowie die aktuellen... 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...

  • Renaissance Architectureby Christy Anderson

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 25.99

    The Renaissance was a diverse phenomenon, marked by innovation and economic expansion, the rise of powerful rulers, religious reforms, and social change. Encompassing the entire continent, Renaissance Architecture examines the rich variety of buildings that emerged during these seminal centuries of European history. Although marked by the rise of powerful... 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...

  • Time Matter(s)by Federica Goffi

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95

    This book fills in a blind spot in current architectural theory and practice, looking into a notion of conservation as a form of invention and imagination, offering the reader a counter-viewpoint to a predominant western understanding that preservation should be a 'still shot' from the past. Through a micro-historical study of a Renaissance... 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...

  • 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...

  • Wein und Architekturby Denis Duhme; Katrin Friederichs; Heinz-Gert Woschek

    DETAIL 2011; US$ 42.00

    Viele der in den letzten Jahren entstandenen Weingüter überzeugen durch ihre besondere Architektur: Auf die Umgebung eingehend, vermitteln sie dessen Atmosphäre und spiegeln die Tradition der Winzer wider. Anhand ausgewählter Weinbauten spannt dieser Titel den Bogen von der Lese bis zur Verkostung aus Sicht der Architekten: sie erzählen ihre persönlichen... 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...