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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00
Live Architecture explores the physical form of popular music performance space from 1960 to the present day. This book quantifies the factors that determine what makes a venue successful focusing on both famous and less well-known examples from the smallest barroom music space to the largest stadium-filling rock set. It draws on the author?s... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00
Milwaukee's City Hall on East Wells and North Water streets is a landmark. Not only officially, but as part of Milwaukee's identity, from the city's flag to the Laverne and Shirley sit-com in the 1970s. The site for this familiar building was not easily chosen. The final location was not the first choice for most of Milwaukee's movers... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 39.99
Seit dem Muslime nicht langer in den Hinterhofen der Vorstadte beten mochten, sondern reprasentative Moscheebauten errichten, scheint die lokale Politik in Deutschland herausgefordert. Akteure vor Ort wie kommunale Mandatstrager und leitende Beamte aus der stadtischen Verwaltung entscheiden uber die Genehmigung eines Moscheebau-Projektes. Aber auch... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 98.95
Making extensive use of information gained from in-depth interviews with architects active in the period between 1928-1953, the author provides a sympathetic understanding of the Modern Movement's architectural role in reshaping the fabric and structure of British metropolitan cities in the post-war period and traces the links between the experience... more...
- Ambra 2011; US$ 42.00
In this large-format pictorial, the artist Roman Bönsch pays homage to Viennas former Southern Train Station (Südbahnhof) and documents its demolition. While the 4th Southern Train Station or now, to use its official nomenclature, the Vienna Main Train Station is already under construction, the station erected by the architect and ÖBB planner Heinrich... more...
- Nomad Press 2014; US$ 12.95
Over centuries and across cultures people have defied gravity in a quest to build the tallest, grandest structures imaginable. Skyscrapers: Investigate Feats of Engineering with 25 Projects invites children ages 9 and up to explore the innovation and physical science behind these towering structures. Trivia and fun facts illustrate engineering... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 74.95
This book provides a comprehensive, critical overview of the developments in architecture from 1960 to 2010. The first section provides a presentation of major movements in architecture after 1960, and the second, a geographic survey that covers a wide range of territories around the world. This book not only reflects the different perspectives of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 133.95
Great Britain not only invented the main-line railway but has also led the way in it's preservation - not just locomotves and carriages but also the buildings and structures that bear witness to the confidence of railway developers, architects and engineers. This book defines the nature of the railway heritage - from signalboxes, viaducts, tunnels... more...