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  • 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$ 119.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Live Architectureby Robert Kronenburg

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 110.95

    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 extensive... 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...

  • Das Theater der Gegenwartby Andreas Englhart

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 7.40

    Das deutschsprachige Gegenwartstheater gilt vielen als verrückt oder zumindest weitgehend unverständlich. Andere halten deutschsprachige Ensemble- und Repertoiretheater für die weltweit avanciertesten. Sicher ist, dass das Regietheater kaum einen kalt lässt oder langweilt, obwohl es bereits ein halbes Jahrhundert alt ist. Wer es besser verstehen will,... more...

  • Building Milwaukee City Hallby Dennis Pajot

    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...

  • Moschee-Konflikteby Christoph Hohage

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.99

    Seit dem Muslime nicht länger in den Hinterhöfen der Vorstädte beten möchten, sondern repräsentative Moscheebauten errichten, scheint die lokale Politik in Deutschland herausgefordert. Akteure vor Ort wie kommunale Mandatsträger und leitende Beamte aus der städtischen Verwaltung entscheiden über die Genehmigung eines Moscheebau-Projektes. Aber auch... more...